Tournament at Arizona Badminton Center

The president of the UA Badminton Club informed us of a tournament coming up: The Arizona Badminton Club is holding its semi-annual SmashBash at a brand new location: The new Arizona Badminton Center, Arizona’s fist dedicated badminton facility. The event will be held on September 8th and 9th 2012. It will be approximately 1 hour and 45 mins away from the UofA Campus.

The format will be best of 3 games to 21, rally, with a consolation bracket (guaranteed at least 2 games per category). The following categories will be contested:

Saturday, 9/8

JV Girls (<18yo)

Varsity Girls (<18yo)

<18yo Boys

Open Men’s Doubles

Open Women’s Doubles

Sunday 9/9

Open Mixed Doubles

Senior Women’s Doubles (combined age at least 90)

Senior Men’s Doubles (combined age at least 100)

Family Doubles

For more information, here is the Entry Form.

Udall Gym Closure! August 13 – 21, 2012

Please note the Morris K Udall Recreation Center badminton courts will be closed for refurbishment from August 13 until August 21, 2012.

Randolph Gym Closure! August 5 – 11 2012

Please note the Randolph Gym will be closed for maintenance from August 5 until August 11, 2012.

Badminton president disappointed with Olympic disqualified women

Tucson Badminton Club’s president speaks on KVOA News 4 Tucson about the controversy surround the disqualified ladies in the London 2012 Olympics: