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Calendar of Events 2012, 2013

Tournaments Results

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ACTBA  - Annual General Meeting

to be held on Friday 30 Nov 2012

6.30pm - 7.30pm

at the University of Canberra Club House, Allawoona Street, Bruce.

2012 CGS Open

Saturday - Sunday

1st – 2nd Dec 2012

at Canberra Grammar School Gym, Building 11 (see school map), Monaro Crescent, Red Hill, ACT.(enter from Golden Grove entrance.)

Single - Doubles – Mixed

A, B , C and D grades

Playing Dates

Grades A and C to be played on Saturday the 1st of December.

Grades B and D to be played on Sunday the 2nd of December.

Please note that A Grades may need to play Semis and Finals on Sunday 2nd December (depending on number of entries).

Entries Close 26 November 2012

The entries have closed, thank you to all those who have sent their entries. Good luck to all.

 If you need further information, please send us an email

Sydney 16 - 20 January 2013

There are 17 sports on the AYOF program for 2013, including for the first time, the 2016 Olympic sports of Rugby 7s and Golf. To see more details, click here>>>

ACT Australia Day Doubles

26 January 2013

at the Australian National University gym, North Road Acton ACT.

Doubles/Mixed Doubles

Grades: Open, B and C.

 ENTRIES CLOSE:   Friday 13th January 2013

 ENTRIES TO:  The Organiser

Cheque made to:  ACT Badminton Association,  P.O. Box 794, Belconnen, ACT 2616

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. This tournament is part of the BA Ranking System, so please include your ID Number if you have one. Check your ID Number here

Also, to help reduce the Organiser's workloads during the tournament day, please pay your entry fees before the closing date. Thank you.

If you need further information, please send us an email


University of Canberra Badminton Closed – Doubles/Mixed Only

Saturday 13 October 2012

at the University of Canberra GymBuilding 4, UCU Sports & Fitness Centre

Allawoona Street, Bruce, ACT 2617

THe tournament has been run and won.

Click here for the final results

Click here for the deraws and results

Some photos are available on the gallery, click here

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ACT Interclub Team Challenge

8 Sept 2012

at Kaleen High School, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen

click here for KHS location.

Grade A, B and C

Team consists of 2 Men & 2 Women

Thank you to all those who have sent their entries.

The tournament has been run and won.

Click here for the results

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For other past events, click here

.Other Information

ACTBA Business Plan 2013-2015
ACTBA has produced its Business Plan for 2013 - 2015.click here for details

If you have any comments, please email us

ACT Badminton Affiliation Benefits

ACT Badminton is committed to helping your association/club grow, retain existing members and to encourage active involvement in the sport. This information sheet provides you with details on how to make the most of your affiliation through utilising the numerous benefits on offer. click here for more....>

Buy-Sell or Exchange Page If members have something that is badminton related item  that they want to buy or sell or swap and not for profit, please send the details by email to the webmaster The Association does not sell any badminton products, nor accept advertisement from company or business with commercial nature.

Shuttle Tips and Hints
Interested in finding out more about badminton, its rules and laws, see simple hints and tips on playing badminton by clicking shuttle tips

ACTBA Flyer, click here

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Badminton News

For more ACTBA news and announcements see noticeboard.

Badminton World Federation Videos On Demand.

Twelve of the nation’s leading badminton juniors will have the chance to make a name for themselves after being selected to represent Australia at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Congratulations to Anthony Joe (ACT) who is one of among the twelve selected, good luck to all. see more >>>>

The University of Canberra 2012 Blues and Leadership Awards.

Acknowledging the Achievements of Clubs and Societies and Student Athletes.

Congratulations to Toan Trinh for receiving the Half Blue Award presented during the Awards Night on 14 Nov2012.


ACT Interschool Championships

30 October 2012

ACTBA was pleased to host the ACT Interschool Badminton Competition for the first time. It was held at the ANU gym on Tuesday 30 October.

A total of 160 players from 11 different schools participated in an atmosphere of friendly rivalry. It was a team event, divided into two sections - year 7/8 division and year 9/10 division.
The results were

Year 7/8 Year 9/10
Winner: Telopea
Second: Melrose
Third: Belconnen
Winner: Telopea
Second: Alfred Deakin
Third: Stromlo

It was pleasing to welcome new schools to the competition - St Clares, Canberra Boys Grammar, Amaroo, Kingsford Smith. The other schools who participated were Calwell and Lyneham.
Well done to all players who participated

2012 Joy Twining  Open & Joan Jones Titles Badminton Championships

Lockleys Adelaide SA,  3 - 7 Oct. 2012

Congratulations to Anthony Joe (ACT) for winning the Men's Singles and the Men's Doubles Finals of the above championships partnering with Teng Wei Khoo of SA.

Click here for the draws and results

Welll done  AJ !

Clendinnen Shield and Australian Closed Championships

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

25 Aug - 1` Sep 2012

A total of 10 ACT players, 1 NSW player (Melinda Sun) and 1 Northern Territory player (William Ponsonby)  represented the Territories team in the Ede Clendinnen shield held at the Sydney Olympic park from Saturday 25 August to Tuesday 28 August.

ACT players included Anthony Joe, Terrance Wong, Toan Trinh, Steven Huynh (player / umpire), Jacinta Joe, Melanie Pill, Sanoja Ramasundara, Victoria Wang, Kam Joe (umpire / manager) and Shuen Joe (Coach).

In the battle for the minor positions, the Territories defeated Tasmania 7-6 in a thrilling match to take out 7th out of the top 8. Prior to the mixed doubles matches, the Territories were narrowly leading Tasmania 6-5. The territories had to win 1 mixed doubles match to win the match. Two mixed doubles went down to 3 sets, with the Territories successfully grabbing 1 mixed doubles match to win.

Click here for the draws and results of Ede Clendinnen Shield tournament

The Australian Closed Championships got underway on Wed 29 August to Saturday 1 September. Anthony Joe battled in a 3 sets match, winning against Cham Chen (NSW). He again had another 3 set match coming back to win against Nelson Oon (Victoria) in the quarter finals . In the semi finals, Anthony lost to Nicholas Kidd (WA). Jacinta lost in the womens singles quarter finals to Wendy Chen (QLD). Jacinta partnered with Buddhima Fernanado (NSW) in the womens doubles and lost to Ann Louise Slee (Victoria) and Michelle Zhang (NSW) in the quarter finals.

In the overall singles placing, Anthony Joe got 4th placing in the mens singles whilst Jacinta Joe got 6th placing in the Womens singles.

Click here for the draws and results of Australian Closed Championships

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Jacinta and Melanie in action

Toan and William in action

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