memorial day opening at UA

A message from the University of Arizona badminton club president. There will be a normal schedule for Memorial Day (Monday May 28, 2012), so there will be badminton practice 7pm-10pm.

photos from USAB senior masters tournament

The USA Badminton Senior masters tournament held at Tucson was a great spectacle and a wonderfully run event. Many thanks to the Tucson Badminton Club and Tucson Sports for bringing a badminton tournament to this town.

A few pictures of the event can be seen below. Don’t forget to visit our facebook page for full size photographs of the tournament.

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University of Arizona summer badminton schedule

A message from the UA Badminton administration. This Friday May 18th, there will be no badminton practice, but the Senior National Tournament will be in town. Thursday-Saturday will be the tournament, so you can at least watch some great badminton.

The following week May 21 until the end of Summer August 9, we will have official practices on Mondays 7pm-10pm and Fridays 6pm-10pm, ONE
side on both days. Please do not set up more courts if there are basketball players.

USA Badminton Masters tournament on TV

The USAB Senior Masters Tournament was mentioned on Arizona Illustrated. You can watch the clip below:

2012 grand canyon state games

link to the grand canyon summer games siteon Saturday, June 9, 2012, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m, the Grand Canyon Summer Games will host the badminton tournament for it at Sunnyslope High School. Their address is: 35 W Dunlap Ave Phoenix, AZ 85021. Phone: 623-915-8760.

You can register for this event here. The details are below.

The tournament features:

DIVISIONS:

Novice/Beginner Open
Mixed Doubles Mixed Doubles
Open Seniors* (40 & up) Juniors** (18 & under)
Men’s Singles Men’s Singles Boys’ Singles
Ladies’ Singles Ladies’ Singles Girls’ Singles
Men’s Doubles Men’s Doubles Boys’ Doubles
Ladies’ Doubles Ladies’ Doubles Girls’ Doubles

(All events played and completed on Saturday, June 9)
*Seniors: birthdate as of June 9, 1972 or before
**Juniors: birthdate as of June 10, 1992 or after

HOTEL INFORMATION:  For Summer Games accommodations in Phoenix, please contact the official Hotel of the GCSG, the DoubleTree Guest Suites by Hilton Hotel Phoenix for a special Summer Games room rate. Please call 602-225-0500 for details.

ENTRY FEES: $17 first event, $13 each additional event.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Early Entry Deadline (submitted on or before) Saturday, May 26, 2012. After that date – add $10 late fee. Late Entry Deadline (in the State Games Office) by Saturday, June 2, 2012. Any entry after June 2 will be accepted only with the Commissioners’ approval and will be based on availability – Add $10 Late Fee.

For more information on Badminton, contact Francis Hartojo at 602-321-3829 or Guy Chadwick at the Arizona Badminton Center at 480-699-2760.

 

 

2012 pasadena senior games

pasadena senior gamesFor those aged 50+ who are looking for a tournament to play in, have a look what’s going on at the Pasadena Senior Games.

On Sunday, June 3rd, the badminton tournament will commence there at their San Gabriel Badminton Club. This is located at: 3410 Pomona Blvd, Pomona, CA 91768.
Here’s the important stuff:

Fees: $37 registration fee includes 3 events.
Entry deadline – May 28, 2012.

All information can be found on this flyer or the website for the Pasadena Senior Games.