SABA competition starts this week. Please see the attached by-laws, scoresheets and fixtures.
The City of Adelaide Tournament will be going ahead on the 21st, 24th & 25th of April at Lockleys. Please enter online through Tournament Software:
We are delighted to announce Bendigo Bank at West Beach as a 'Junior Sponsor' for 2021. The Community Bank at West Beach has been helping the western suburbs' community for 20 years and we are thrilled to be partnering with an incredible organisation.
This has been in the pipeline for a number of months now so we are glad to announce this and share it with our Badminton community.
Badminton South Australia are calling for expressions of interest for our Under 17's state squad. If you want to be considered for state under 17's representation you need to be part of this squad. Please email your expressions of interest to Sharon: email@example.com , applications close on the 22nd of January 2021.
Badminton South Australia is seeking a coach for our Under 17's State Team. The team is due to go away in early April. Applications for the position close at 11:59pm on Wednesday the 20th of January.
Please email applications to Sharon: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please see the attached file below
Our Junior Development Squad is back on Saturday at 12:00pm at Lockleys. Sessions will take place on Mondays 5:30pm-7:30pm and Saturdays 12:00pm-2:00pm.
There will be no court hire available on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. There will be limited court hire over the holiday break. More information will be provided soon.
Our school holiday clinics with the City of West Torrens Council are back in January. We have 3 sessions on the 8th, 15th & 22nd of January. There will be 2 age groups per day. Please arrive on time, good idea to arrive 15-20 minutes before the session.
Please use the link to register:
If you have any questions please email Development Officer, Callum Dunk, email@example.com
The junior development squad will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The squad will return to training on Saturday the 9th of January at 12:00pm at Lockleys.
We have finally settled on a date for the Shuttletime coaching course. The course will take place on the 6th of February 2021 at WA Satterley Hall Lockleys at 8:00am (sharp).
Participants will be required to complete the online module before attending on the 6th, please use the following link: https://shuttletime.bwfbadminton.com/online-component
To book your place in the course please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/132743761163/
Any questions please contact Development Officer, Callum Dunk, firstname.lastname@example.org
Badminton South Australia are seeking new casual coaches to join our team for 2021 and beyond. Please see the attached position description. If you have any questions please email our Development Officer, Callum Dunk, email@example.com
If this sounds like something you would like to apply for please email your resume and cover letter to Development Officer & Schools Coordinator, Callum Dunk, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Sunday the 10th of January 2021 at 11:59pm. Late applications will not be accepted.
Our training sessions are back at Lockleys starting tonight with Para-Badminton at 5:00pm. Junior Development starts up again on Saturday. Please use the QR code upon entry.
Extremely important information regarding entry into Lockleys from the 1st of December 2020. As of tomorrow (1st of December 2020), we have a new covid plan and QR code. The bottom line is that recording your entry to the building at Lockleys regardless of your purpose is now mandatory.
Simply taking a photo of the QR code with your smart phone will bring up the check in page. At the moment the user must fill this in. If the user has no smart phone then they MUST fill in their full name and contact details as per before.
Our COVID Marshals will ensure you fill out your details when you enter the venue.
This summer we are really excited to team up with Study Adelaide for some Badminton Come N Try sessions at Lockleys. Study Adelaide assist international students who are coming to study in Adelaide whether that is high school or university study. With the COVID-19 pandemic a large number of the international students have decided to stay in Adelaide for the summer.
We have two 'Come N Try' sessions available this summer on the 7th & 14th of January. Sessions start at 12:30pm and will go until 3:30pm.
Due to the COVID-19 setback we have decided to push the Shuttletime course planned for December this year into 2021. The course will most likely take place at the end of January or in early February.
If you would like to register your interest for the Shuttletime course please use the following link, please ignore the date questions as it is no longer relevant:
Please be advised that WA Satterley Hall will not be opening until we get permission from the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Please be patient and we will update you as soon as possible with any changes.
Please be advised that we have tentatively rescheduled the first weekend of the coaching course to be the 12th and 13th of December. The second weekend will remain as originally scheduled in January. This is a fluid situation and should the COVID conditions not improve the course will be rescheduled in full.
Applications for the level 1 course will close today. If you would like to do the course please contact Stuart Rowlands.
Due to the sudden increase in COVID-19 cases in Adelaide we have decided that from 11:59pm tonight that WA Satterley Hall will be closed. As soon as there is any update in regards to returning to play we will let you know. Please stay tuned to our website and social media pages.
We hope everyone is safe and healthy at this time. Please follow the Government recommendations so that we can get back on court sooner rather than later. Please take care of yourself and your families!
Badminton South Australia and the Glenelg Badminton Club will host a Come N Try Para-Badminton event on the 6th of December at WA Sattlerley Hall Lockleys. Wheelchairs will be available to use on the day if need be. More information about Para-Badminton can be found on the on the Para-Badminton page of our website.
Sporting Schools applications for term 1 2020 open from the 16th of November at 8:00am and I will remain open until 8:00pm on Friday the 27th of November. Please make sure you select Badminton as your sport of interest so that we can get in contact with you. We have a group of qualified coaches who have been especially trained to deliver our Sporting Schools programs. After an interrupted 2020, we are very keen to visit as many schools as possible in 2021 and make sure that students are being active and healthy.
If you want to get in touch with our Sporting Schools manager please contact Development Officer, Callum Dunk, email@example.com
Badminton South Australia would like to welcome new board members Yulius Tejoseputro, Ya-Hui Tseng & Helen Bethell. Can't wait to see the contribution that these three new members can have for Badminton in South Australia.
Yulius has been involved with the Great Southern Badminton Association for a number of years. Ya-Hui has been involved with umpiring for the SA International and Helen has been an active member for the Sturt Badminton Club.
Pleased to announce our regional trip to Renmark in week 9 of the school term. The purpose of the trip with to work with students from Renmark High School as part of the Sporting Schools program. We have also locked in a clinic on the 9th of December at St Joseph School in Barmera.
Super excited to announced our trip to the APY Lands, Coober Pedy and Port Augusta from the 23rd of November until the 27th of November. We will be working with Mimili Anangu School in the APY Lands & Coober Pedy Area School and we will be doing a school visit in Port Augusta on the way back to Adelaide on the 27th of November.
A lot of planning has gone into this and we are excited that we can finally announce it.
As of the 2nd of November 2020 there will be a change in the casual court hire rates at Lockleys. For SABA members the cost of court hire will be $20.00/hour. Only those people who are members of SABA will be eligible to receive the cheaper rate. Non-member casual court hire will remain at $25.00/hour.
Court hire is available at Lockleys through Badminton SA. Please contact Chris Thirlwell (weekdays excluding all public holidays) on 8443 5422 or 0412 075 244 and Michelle (weekends and all public holidays) on 8356 2261 or 0411 679 796.
After some consideration we have decided to change the entry requirements for the BWF Level 1 coaching course starting on the 28th of November. There are no prerequisites for the course now; however, if you currently hold a coaching qualification such as BWF Shuttletime that will be of advantage to you in the application process and during in the coaching course.
Applications close on the 19th of November and then successful applicants will be contacted. Please email applications to Stuart Rowlands: SRowlands@stpeters.sa.edu.au
Please CC in Development Officer, Callum Dunk, in your application to Stuart: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the form attached below