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Upcoming Events
For other upcoming events, click calendar of events - Calendar 2014

ACT CALD Team Challenge

6 September 2014

at Kaleen High School, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen,  ACT see location

Grade: A, B, C.

Team consists of 2 Men (Up to 3 men, optional) & 2 Women .

Team must be named after a Country or Ethnicity (i.e. Australia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka etc) as part of CALD (Culturally And Linguistically Diverse) Program.

Playing formats:

One Men's Double, One Women's Double and Two Mixed Doubles.

Entries close Friday 22 August 2014

Please send your entry either using the Print Entry Form or fill in the Online Entry Form as soon as possible before the closing date. Thank you.

Follow the draws and results at Tournament Software

Badminton Products For Sale

Kindle Sports from Sydney will be selling some FZ Forza badminton products, such as racquets, bags, shoes and other apparel during the ACT CALD tournament. They are offering discounted prices to the players at this tournament. However, cash only sales as they cannot accept credit card or cheque payments as they do not have the facility.

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton


World Chinese Badminton Federation Australia Division

Crown WCBF Australia Cup

Junior & Amateur Doubles

4-5 October 2014

Venue: Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre,
Cnr Victoria Road & Weaver Road, Ryde NSW

Start 9:00am
Start 1:00pm
04/10/2014
U18 Girls, Age 30 - 39, & 40 – 49
Combined age 100 and 115
05/10/2014
U18 Boys, Age 50 – 59, & 60+
Combined age 60 and 80

Click here for more details and entry form


Past Events

2014 ACT Closed Tournament

Saturday 19 July 2014

at

Kaleen High School

Baldwin Drive, Kaleen.

see location

Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Grade A, B and C

(limited number of Interstate entries to A grade only will be accepted)

      Entries Close: 6 July 2014

The schedule of plays

Event Saturday Time to start
C Men's Singles 19-7-2014 9.00am
All other Singles 19-7-2014 10.00am
All Doubles 19-7-2014 2.00pm
All Mixed Doubles Sunday 20-7-2014 9.00am

Please note that due to the large number of entries, ALL MIXED DOUBLES are scheduled to play on SUNDAY 20 July 2014. Our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

The tournament has been run and won. Congratulations to all the winners and the runners-up. Click here for the Final Results

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton


2014 Gosen NSW State Open

21 - 22 June 2014

at Sydney Olympic Sports Hall,

Grand Parade, Sydney.

For the draws and results, click here

Sponsored by


ACT Interclub Team Challenge

14 June 2014

at

UC High School Kaleen, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen.

see location

Entries Close: 30 May 2014

Thank you to all those who have sent their teams' entries.

The competitions have been run and won.

Congratulations to all the winners and the runners-up.

Event Winner Runner Up
Grade B Kaleen Juniors HufflePuff
Grade C UC Karma Sensation

Click here for List of Teams

For the details of the draws and results, click here at

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton


Gosen ACT Open

3 - 4 May 2014

at

Australian National University, North Road, Acton ACT 2601

Events: Singles – Doubles – Mixed.

Open, B and C grades

Sponsored by

The tournament has been run and won. Congratulations to all the winner and the runners-up. Well done all ! Click here for the final results

For more details of the draws and results click here

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton


ACT Junior Open

Saturday 15 March 2014

at

UC High School Kaleen, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen.

see location

Singles, Doubles (no mixed)

U19, U17, U15, U13

Thank you to all those players who have sent their entries.

The competition has been run and won. Congratulations to all the winners and the runners-up

Follow the draws and results on Tournament Software here

Photos of U13 Winners and Runners-Up.

Congratulations to all.

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton


2014 ACT Australia Day Doubles Tournament

Saturday 25 January 2014

at

Australian National University

North Road, Acton, ACT 2601

see the location

Open, B, C - Doubles/Mixed Doubles

Thank you to all those who have sent their entries. The competitions have been run and won.

Congratulation to all the winners and the runners-up.

Click for the finals results.

For more details of the draws and results click here

If you need further information, please send an email to: act badminton





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ASEAN Games Australia 2014

On behalf of the Malaysian Students’ Council of Australia, Victoria Chapter (MASCA Victoria), we would like to share with you this exciting opportunity and cordially invite all members to join them at this event. This event is held in collaboration with the ASEAN Students’ Council of Australia (ASCA) and is proudly supported by the Council of International Students Australia (CISA).

 Details for ASEAN Games Australia 2014

Date                       : 12th - 14th September 2014

Games                  : Badminton, Basketball, Futsal, Netball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Venue                    : Melbourne, Australia

Registration is now open and more details at www.aseangamesaustralia.com.au 

Sports registrations close on 6th September 2014,


2014 GOSEN Australian Malaysian Nationals Championships

2-3 August 2014,

Hobart, Tasmania.

Congratulations to Anthony Joe (ACT) for winning the Open Men's Singles.

Anthony also ended up as Runners-Up in the Men's Doubles, partnering with Rowan Henderson (STBA) Tasmania.

Anthony also ended up third in Mixed Doubles, partnering Waheeda Abdullah from Malaysia. Well done !

See the draws and results here


2014 SBA VETERANS TEAM EVENT  

2-3 AUGUST 2014

Sydney NSW

Congratulations to the team CANBERRA -  SYLVANIA HEIGHTS , who won the C grade. The team consists of Indu Sealy, Sheila Tran, Jason Koh, Martin Loke and Ben Siben.

see photo of the team


BWF Uniform Regulation Information

Badminton World Fedaration has Uniform Regulation for Australian players participating in BWF sanctioned tournaments both abroad and within Australia.

This is designed to uphold the event status and the integrity of the sport from administrative, presentation and sponsorship aspects.

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Attention all veteran age players (35yrs +)

Important news from the Victorian Badminton Veterans Association (VBVA)

The VBVA has decided that from 1 September 2014 all players wishing to play in a VBVA tournament must be a registered member of the VBVA.  This decision applies to all interstate players/teams that play in their tournaments.  Membership of the VBVA also allows voting rights at annual and general VBVA meetings. see more...>


Badminton - Wednesday Night Sessions at University of Canberra

There will be an additional Badminton session on Wed nights from 8.00pm to 10.00pm starting 23rd July to end of Sept. 2014.

Please inform your friends and other players, all players welcome.


CP Maddern Trophy Championships

Madeley, WA

5-8 July 2014

We wish Anthony Joe and Jay Cui good luck in The Territories Team.

Follow the draws and results here


Australian U19 Championships

Madeley, WA

9-12 July 2014

We wish Anthony Joe and Jay Cui good luck

Congratulations to Anthony Joe for reaching the Finals in three Events of the Championships, Singles, Doubles and Mixed.

In Singles, Anthony faced the old rival Daniel Guda., unfortunately Anthony Joe (ACT) was beaten by Daniel Guda (NSW) in a thrilling final with the end result Daniel Guda beat Anthony Joe 21-14, 20-22, 22-20 in 1 hour 11 minutes.

In Doubles Anthony Joe (ACT) partnering Simon Leung (Qld) beat Daniel Guda (NSW) and Eddie Luk (Vic) 21-16, 21-9 in just 20 minutes. Well done AJ and SL

In Mixed Doubles Anthony Joe (ACT) with Joy Lay (Vic) against Daniel Guda (NSW) and Alice Wu (Vic). The match was also in a thrilling 3 sets, where Daniel Guda/Alice Wu beat Anthony Joe/Joy Lai 24-22, 19-21, 21-11 in 43 minutes.

Follow the draws and results here


Commonwealth Games Team Announced

Badminton Australia and the Australian Commonwealth Games Association have today announced a 10 strong team to compete in next month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland.

Click here for more details.


Aussie Women Set to Depart for Uber Cup

The Australian women’s team will depart for New Delhi, India this Friday to take part in the 2014 Uber Cup from 18 - 25 May 2014. Click here for more details

Follow the draws and results in TournamentSoftware

Click here for the final results


World Junior Championships Team Named

Following the conclusion of the Australian Junior International last week Badminton Australia is pleased to announce an eight strong team to participate in the World Junior Championships to be held in Alor Setar, Malaysia this April.

Congratulations to Anthony Joe for being selected for the team. Click here for team details.

The Team Event is from 7 April to 11 April 2014. Click here for the group draws .

For more details of the draws and results of the Team Event, click here. Congratulations to the Australian team for achieving good result by ending up in position number 23 out of 32 teams. see the final standings

The Individual Junior Championships will be held from 13 April to 18 April 2014

For more details of the draws and results of the Individual Junior Championships, click here.


2014 Li-Ning Australian Junior International

19 - 22 February 2014

The Ballarat Badminton Association will be the host of the 2014 Li-Ning Australian Junior International.

Click here for draws and results

Congratulations to Anthony Joe (ACT) for reaching the Finals in Boys Singles, Boys Doubles and Mixed Doubles. In the Boys Singles finals Anthony Joe lost to Daniel Guda (NSW) 8-21, 19-21. In Boys Doubles Anthony Joe/Simon Wing Hang Leung beat Justin Lee/Huaidong Tang 21-18, 21-11. In the Mixed Doubles, Anthony Joe/Joy Lai lost to Daniel Guda/Alice Wu 11-21, 26-24, 17-21.

Congratulations to all.


2014 Kumpoo Oceania Team Championships

Date: 10th - 11th February 2014
Venue: Ken Kay Stadium, Ballarat, Victoria
Click here for details and results

There are 8 teams competing in this tournament from the Oceania countries. Australia won the A Group and will be in final against New Zealand who won the B group. Australia has come through a tough final against New Zealand to secure their third consecutive Oceania Mixed Team Championships in Ballarat last night. The Aussies came back from 1-2 down to claim a thrilling 3-2 victory

Anthony Joe (ACT) was playing for the Australian Team. Congratulations to all.

Final standings

1 Australia
2 New Zealand
3 New Caledonia
4 Tahiti 1
5 Tahiti 2
6 Nauru
7 Tonga
8 Kiribati

2014 Kumpoo Oceania Individual Championships
Date:
12th - 15th February 2014
Venue: Ken Kay Stadium, Ballarat, Victoria

Click here for details and results

Several ACT players: Anthony Joe, Jacinta Joe, Sheehan Lim, Bong Wong and Terrance Wong are taking part in this tournament. Good luck all.

Jacinta Joe (ACT) reached the Final of the Women’s Doubles partnering Louisa Ma of Victoria, but unfortunately was overpowered by the number 1 seed, the combination of Jacqueline Guan/Gronya.Somerville from Victoria.

Congratulations to Yip Ming (Terrance) Wong (ACT) for winning the Mixed Doubles Consolation partnering Tiffany Ho (NSW). Well done !

The other players tried their best and have gained some valuable experience in playing against strong players at the international level.

For the first time ever the Oceania Badminton Championships will be broadcast live on the internet through the website www.mysportlive.com.au. The broadcast will cover the final 2 days (14-15 Feb 2014) of the event and will take in the action from the quarter finals onwards.


AUSTRALIAN OPEN SUPERSERIES 2014
– CALL FOR LINE JUDGES (NSW AND ACT ONLY)

Dear badminton fans,
We are recruiting the second batch of line judge volunteers for the Australian Open Superseries in Sydney in June 2014. This is the first time that a Superseries event will be held in Australia. We are making advance preparations for the event by inviting expressions of interest from line judge volunteers. (Please note that this application process is for volunteers from NSW and ACT only. Please contact Badminton Australia directly if you are from other states).

Dates: 24 – 29 June 2014 (Tues – Sun)

Venue: State Sports Centre, Sydney Olympic Park
Deadline for expressions of interest: 31 March 2014

Please click here for more details


2014 Under 13 Regional Teams Challenge (17 Jan 2014)
2014 U13 Australian Championships (18 Jan 2014)
Altona, VIC

The U13's Territories team consists of 3 players from the ACT (Pascal Souksavat, Lisa Xing and Aline Souksavat) and 4 players from the Northern Territory (Romy Puhalovich, James Deluso, Elysia Viravong and Bernadete Aniceto), Sadina Pawero and Shuen Joe (Team Coaches), Valouny Souksavat (Team Manager) and Sheehan Lim (Umpire). The Territories had a great carnival and enjoyed the competition despite the heat wave.
Congratulations to the Territories team for taking out the Regional Teams Challenge, it was the first team competition for many of our young players.
 The juniors also took part in the individuals event and gained valuable experience. Congratulations to Romy and Bernadete for reaching their respective Singles Quarter Finals. And a great effort from Romy & Pascal for reaching the Boys Doubles Semi Finals, loosing 24-30 to the eventual winners.

Below are the pictures of the team.


Referee's Courses

Badminton Australia and Badminton Oceania invite interested people to attend a Referee's Course during Oceania Championships.

Please download the brochure for more information.


Southside Badminton Club

Tuggeranong Valley

New Southside venue opens 28 November

You are invited to attend the first badminton session at the recently opened Tuggeranong Indoor Multi-sport Facility, Soward Way, Greenway on 28 November from 7pm.

The venue is managed by the Tuggeranong Archery Club and three badminton courts have been marked, with a further three planned for 2014.

Come along and have a look at the venue, nibblies will be provided.  And if you want to have a hit, bring your gear as it will be a free session.  Southside Badminton Club will be hosting a weekly Thursday night hit out session from 28 November.

For more details, click here

Contact Brideen Allen on 0410 666 541 or secretary@badmintonact.asn.au for more details.


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