The 2017 Australian Badminton Open is coming to Sydney Olympic Park on the 20th to 25th of June. This tournament is one of twelve Super Series tournaments held around the world and it will attract the world’s best players. This is the last year Australia will be holding a Super Series event so don’t miss this chance to see your favourite players in action! You can buy tickets at the Australian Badminton Open Website.
The 2017 Sudirman Cup is coming to the Gold Coast! It is the world badminton mixed team championship held every two years. The championships will be held on May 21st to May 28th. The Australian team will be represented by players from NSW, VIC, QLD, SA and our very own ACT. You can get your tickets at: www.sudirmancup.com.au
The ACT sent a team to participate in the 2017 Australia National Championships and Ede Clendinnen Shield team event held in Melbourne in February. Anthony Joe held his title by winning the men’s singles event for the second consecutive year. The ACT combined with the Northern Territory to create the “Territories” team and finished 7th after narrowly beating Tasmania 7-6 in the final match.
U13 Regional Teams Challenge / U13 Australian Championships
13 – 14 January 2017, Altona North, Victoria.
Aline and Cédric made the trip down to Melbourne to compete in the annual U13 carnival, a 2-day events comprising of a team event and an Individuals event.
In the team event, the siblings played with the Combined States team which was made up of players from 3 different territories/states (2 ACT, 1 SA, 4 VIC). The Combined States team finished Runner Up in the Regional Teams Challenge, a great effort by all since the players have never played together previously. The team won
We are looking for expressions of interest for the 2017 Australasian Under 17 National Championships (individual event) and the June Bevan Trophy (team event) held in Launceston, Tasmania.
The June Bevan Trophy will be held on Friday 14th to Tuesday 17th April. The Individual event will be held on Friday 14th – Tuesday 17th April. If you are interested, please contact us at email@example.com.
Host Association: Tasmania Badminton Association
Venue: Elphin Sports Centre, Racecourse Crescent, Launceston
Dates: June Bevan Trophy – Friday 14th – Tuesday 17th April
Individual Under 17 Championships – Wednesday 18th – Saturday 22nd
Pascal : Singles (Quarter Finals), Doubles (Semi Finals), Mixed Doubles (Quarter Finals)
Aline : Singles (Round 1), Mixed Doubles (Consolation Semi Finals)
Cédric : Singles (Round 1), Doubles (Round 1)
This is the final year for Pascal in the U15 championship which started in 2013 (Sydney), 2014 (Launceston), 2015 (Adelaide) and lastly Darwin. He has matured as a competitor and was nominated the team captain. He played 3 matches in each team tie and played pivotal matches to help the team achieve its final standing. He achieved sound results in the Individuals events and was ranked 8th
Several of ACT players are taking part at the June Bevan Trophy and The Australasian U17 Championships combined with players from the Northern Territory to form the “Territories Team”.
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Congratulations to The Territories team, finished at position 6 of the final standings.
For more details of the draws and results, click here
Congratulations to Anthony Joe (ACT) for winning the men’s singles final, beating Ashwant Gobinathan (VIC), 21-11 21-12 in 27 minutes. Well done!
Congratulations to the Australian Women’s Team, winning the Championships, beating New Zealand 4-1 in the Final.
However, the Australian Men’s Team was not so lucky, losing to New Zealand 1-4 in the Final.
Better luck next time!
Call for Expression of Interest from those who wish to be line judge volunteers for the Australian Badminton Open, 7-12 June 2016.
Please register using this link: australian badminton open volunteers
The more line judges we have, the easier it will be for the team during the tournament.