Badminton



​​​​​​​Badminton is played on both competitive and recreational levels for all year groups.  Teams are made up of 5-6 members of whom at least 4 students must attend every fixture.  Students wishing to play recreationally may select their own teams of up to 8 players to avoid defaults.

Training: 
Junior teams – Thursday lunchtime in school gym
Senior teams – Friday lunchtime in school gym

Competitions: 
Juniors (Years 9-10) play every Thursday between 4-6pm from May-August
Seniors (Years 11-13) play every Friday between 4-6pm from May-August
The Premier team is selected to compete in Annual Sport Exchanges (Mercy Tournament and Sacred Heart College Exchange)

Important dates 2018:
27th June  – CSW Junior Singles Championships held at Badminton Hall (Hataitai)
4th July  – CSW Open Singles Championships held at Badminton Hall (Hataitai)
9th August – CSW Junior Badminton Team Finals (Naenae)
17th August – CSW Senior Badminton Team Finals (Hataitai)

Venues:
Games are played at Colleges in the Wellington area (not in the Hutt Valley or Porirua areas) and Badminton Hall in Hataitai.

Uniform: 
PE uniform, white socks and non-marking sports shoes.  Premier Senior/Junior teams are allocated playing uniform which will be issued at the start of the season.

Equipment: 
Players that are registered to play Badminton are required to have their own Badminton racquet (the school does not provide these).  Shuttles will be supplied.

Cost: 
$ 40.00 per student

Plus additional costs for Championship entry fees and exchange costs as they arise.

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