Badminton South Australia now has a dedicated Para-Badminton page on our website with information regarding upcoming events, classifications and playing opportunities.
Head over to the page now:
On Sunday the 1st of March, Badminton SA hosted a Come N Try Para-Badminton event at Lockleys. We had a fantastic turnout of players. Truly inspirational people!
Please watch this video to learn about our para badminton players and hear their amazing stories.
We also have a separate page for Para-Badminton on our website: Para Badminton
Sporting Schools applications for term 2 open tomorrow. The applications will be open from the 2nd of March until the 13th of March. Badminton South Australia is aiming to visit 50 schools in 2020, so far we have visited 15 schools in term 1 across Sporting Schools and our School Participation Strategy (SPS Program). So far in term 1 Badminton South Australia has visited 8 different schools through the Sporting Schools program, with more bookings to be completed before the end of this term.
Whether you are located in Adelaide or in regional areas, Badminton South Australia would love to visit your school!
If you wish to find out more information about Sporting Schools please use this link:
If you wish to organise a program please contact Development Officer, Callum Dunk,
In episode 5 of 'Meet the Coaches' we catch up with one of our newest coaches, Charlotte. Charlotte joins the SABA team after completing a sports degree at Flinders University and is currently studying a Masters of Sports Science.
Congratulations to all of our U17 state team players! This team will be competing for the June Bevan Trophy and U17 Australasian championships in Madeley, Western Australia.
A very formidable team indeed!
Badminton South Australia would like to congratulate all of the medal winners for the U17 Aged Titles. An amazing amount of local talent on display.
Introducing our second Come 'N' Try sessions for 2020! Partnering with YMCA Walkerville, these sessions will run from week 7 to week 10 in the Term 1 school year (Beginners Advised).
Best part? It's only $10!
Introducing our first Come 'N' Try sessions for 2020. Taking place from week 8 to 11 of Term 1, the Lockleys sessions will be coached by our amazing community coaches. Each session will include exciting games paired with expert tips and analysis (Beginners Advised). This session will be held at our hub located in Lockleys, 5032
The best part? It's only $10 per session!
Aged 40 or above? Love travelling? Enjoy playing badminton? Like being a member of a team?
Oceania Masters in Paradise 2020 is the first Master’s (40+) Badminton team event to be hosted by Badminton Oceania, to take place in the stunning surroundings of Rarotonga, Cook Islands; combining all the elements of: travel, badminton competition, tourist activities, and social functions with new and old friends.
For more information please use this link: https://badmintonoceania.org/oceania-masters-in-paradise/
Please see the attached flyer below:
Time for episode 4 of 'Meet The Coaches', in this episode we catch up with new Shuttletime Community Coach, Simon. Enjoy the video.
Badminton South Australia is seeking an accredited badminton coach to lead our under 19's state team in July. The team will go to Geelong to compete at the CP Maddern Team Event & Australian Championship.
Applications for the position close on the 16th of March. if you are interested please email Sharon email@example.com
Time for our 3rd episode of 'Meet The Coaches'. In this episode we chat with Shuttletime Community Coach, Alex.
Badminton South Australia would like to congratulate the following junior players who have been selected to be part of the 2020 Badminton Australian Junior High-Performance Program (JHP).
Badminton SA is hosting a Come N Try event for Para-Badminton on Sunday the 1st of March at WA Satterley Hall, Lockleys. For more information please contact Melinda, firstname.lastname@example.org
With current Development Officer, Callum Dunk, taking a position with the Port Adelaide Football Club, Badminton South Australia is excited to announce the appointment of Jack Crispin as the new Development Officer & Schools Coordinator.
Jack is a Flinders University graduate and has a variety of coaching experience. Jack temporarily filled in for Callum in late 2019 when he had to finish his university degree. Jack has previously completed a placement at Arsenal Football Club in London back in 2018. Jack has also been a Shuttletime Community Coach for Badminton South Australia since April last year.
The board are excited about Jack's appointment and hope he can continue the work done by Callum.
Best of luck Jack.
If you want to get to know Jack a bit more, click the link below!!!
Badminton SA is starting a new video series called Meet The Coaches. This will allow the public to meet our coaches in case you see them at a school or working for us in the community. Our first video in the series is Development Officer, Callum.
Callum has been the Development Officer for nearly 2 years. Callum is actually leaving his position as Development Officer because he has just received a full-time position at the Port Adelaide Football Club and will be moving to Hangzhou in early February.
Exciting new announcements about our school programs for 2020!
Badminton SA is hosting some more school holiday clinics at YMCA Marion Leisure & Fitness Centre on the 23rd of January 2020. There will be 2 sessions available with ages 5-9 from 12pm-1pm & ages 10-15 from 1:30pm-2:30pm. The cost of the program is $10/person with online payments available, cash on the day will also be accepted. Online booking is still strongly preferred. Please use this link to book your place: https://www.trybooking.com/BHWHN
We hope to see as many people there as possible!!!
Badminton SA is hosting it's Under 13 & Under 17 Aged Titles on the 15th and 16th of February at WA Satterley Hall. This tournament will be used for selection of the Under 17 state team.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you wish to be considered for the Under 17 state team, you must enter this event.
Please use the entry form below
Badminton SA is hosting our first Shuttletime course of 2020. The course will take place on the 1st of February at WA Satterley Hall, Lockleys, starting at 8:00am (sharp). Please use this link to book your place in the course: www.trybooking.com/BHVEH
The course will cost $100 for SABA members and $150 for non members. Online component will need to be completed for attending the practical workshop. Please use this link to access the online module: https://shuttletime.bwfbadminton.com/online-module
This may the last course for the next few months so if you are interested in doing the course please take this opportunity.
Badminton SA in on the lookout for a team manager and umpire to assist with the under 17's state team which will be held in Western Australia from April 10th to April 18th. These are both voluntary positions. If you are interested in either of these positions please email Sharon by the 24th of January. Sharon can be contact by her email address email@example.com
Everyone at the South Australian Badminton Association would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. All the best for 2020!
Please see the attached Summer Season By Laws and Schedule:
You can also see the by laws & schedule on our Players page
Due to withdrawal of several squad members the senior state team is now not viable and there will be NO senior state team in 2020
Badminton South Australia is excited to announce a set of school holiday clinics with The Lights Community and Sport Centre in 2020. We have Come N Try days available on the 7th and 14th of January. All equipment will be provided.
Bookings are essential so please contact The Lights Centre on 08 8405 6670 or firstname.lastname@example.org