Second Half 2006

13 December 2006

Invitational Under 13 Championships

An Under 13 NSW representative team will be selected to participate in the inaugural 2007 U13 Triangular Tournament in Altona (VIC) during the Australia Day long weekend.

To qualify, a player must be a NSW resident, under 13 years of age by the Dec 31 2006 (born on the date of Jan 01 1994 or after) and must be a member of NSWBA or SBA.

If you are interested, please contact Philip Wong (E-mail: kw666984@optus.com.au, Mobile : 0423-829-150). Registration closes on Friday 15th December 2006.

The selection for the NSW 13 Badminton teams detail is confirmed as below:
Date : 16/12/06 (Saturday)
Time : 9:00AM-12:00PM
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park Sports Hall, Grand Parade, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost : Approximately $10-$13 (depends on the number of participants)


27 November 2006

See tomorrow's Olympians today!

The Australian Youth Olympic Festival will be held in Sydney from 17-21 January. Attached is a poster and flyer about the event. Come, try, see, and enjoy!


13 November 2006

Draft 2007 Tournament Calendar

Attached here is a draft tournament calender for next year.


02 November 2006

Bring our your artistic abilities!

The International Badminton Federation recently changed its name to Badminton World Federation (BWF). In line with this change, BWF has decided to create a new logo and launched a Logo Design competition on 1 Nov 2006.

The worldwide competition will be conducted through a website www.bwflogodesign.com and is open to anyone, 18 years of age and above.

Attached is the press release relating to this launch and the competition.


01 November 2006

UNSW 2006 Summer Open

Please find attached the UNSW Summer Open tournament entry form for your participation and information. This will be the final tournament in Sydney this year.

UNSW would be delighted to have as many as possible attend and would appreciate your registration by the due date of 17 November 2006 so the UNSWBC Committee can schedule courts and matches cost effectively.


24 October 2006

2006 SBA Annual Dinner

The Sydney Badminton Association is holding its annual dinner in November. See attached for further information and menu.


20 October 2006

2007 NSW U17 June Bevan Carnival Selection

The final selection for the NSW 2007 U17 Badminton teams has been proposed for mid December. There are 2 sessions for this selection, the Fitness Level Assessment and the Selection Trial. Players must attend both sessions to qualify. The cost for participating is approximately $10-$13, depending on the number of applicants. Following are the details.

Fitness Level Assessment:
Date : 3rd December 2006 (Sunday)
Time : 5:00-5:30pm
Venue : NSW Netball Association, Church Street, Lidcombe 2141

Selection Trial:
Date : 9th December 2006 (Saturday)
Time : 9:00am-1:00pm
Venue : Sydney Olympic Park Sports Hall, Grand Parade, Sydney Olympic Park

To qualify, a player must be a NSW resident; under 17 years of age by the end of 2007 (born in 1991 or after) and must be a member of NSWBA or SBA. All selected players will represent NSW to participate in the 2007 U17 June Bevan Carnival in New Zealand during the April school holiday.

The selection criteria includes:
- Previous NSWBA/SBA tournament results
- Selection trial results
- Fitness test results
- General skill level and potential

Please distribute this to badminton clubs and interested individuals. If you are interested, please contact Steve So (E-mail : steveso@au1.ibm.com, Mobile : 0403-036-338). Registration closes on Friday 24th November 2006.


22 September 2006

2006 SBA Open

The SBA Open entry form is attached here. Please take note of the starting times for events.


01 September 2006

Newspaper publishing on another NSW badminton athlete

The Hornsby Advocate has published another article on a NSW badminton athlete, this time detailing the Olympic aspirations of Stuart Gomez.


30 August 2006

Fancy a trip to Fiji? Or just a local tournament?

If you're heading to Fiji, why not participate in thet Fiji International. Anyone interested can view further information at http://www.oceaniabadminton.org.

Otherwise, the 2006 NSW Veterans Open tournament will be held in Sydney soon. Further details about rules and entry form are available on this website. Get your entries in soon as nominations are limited and closing date is soon!


28 August 2006

Newspaper publishing on a NSW junior badminton athlete

The Hornsby Advocate has published an article on up and coming NSW junior badminton athlete Jonathan So.


15 August 2006

The Australian Closed Championships now begin!

The final playoffs of the Clendinnen Shield were completed this evening, with VIC taking the Shield over NSW, while SA got over QLD for 3rd place in similarly tight matches. TAS finished in 5th place, while WA overcame NT to finish in 6th place.

So now begins the Australian Closed Championships and the results will be available here.


12 August 2006

The Ede Clendinnen Shield has kicked off!

Winners in the first round ties include NSW, TAS, and QLD. VIC had the bye. View the results here.


07 August 2006

The National Badminton Championships will be here this week!

Please find attached the information in preparation for the upcoming Clendinnen Shield and Australian Closed Championships, to be held in Sydney Olympic Park from 12 August - 19 August.


26 July 2006

Results Update

Please find attached the 2006 NSW Open results and 2006 SBA Junior Open results.

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