Development

Schools Competition

Center Parcs National Schools Championships 2008/2009

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What does it involve?


There will be four inter-school events split by gender and age as follows:

  • Boys years 7, 8, 9
  • Boys years 10, 11
  • Girls years 7, 8, 9
  • Girls years 10, 11

There will be four rounds of the championships; culminating in a National Final. In each round teams play one another in round robin groups. If there is more than one group, the group winners will move into a knock-out stage. The winners of the round will proceed to the next round of the competition.

Who can enter?


SSPs as a whole partnership
Independent / Individual schools

What is the aim?


The Championships will provide uniform competitive school badminton for Key Stages 3 and 4 across the whole of England by:

  • Inter School CompetitionIncreasing access to badminton and widening the choice of sports to young people
  • Increasing high quality badminton competition within and between schools
  • Increasing participation in badminton with more opportunities across the “talent ladder”
  • Transforming badminton’s talent identification and development processes

You can download an application form from the BADMINTON England website http://www.badmintonengland.co.uk or contact Patrick Lucas (Regional Officer) patricklucas@badmintonengland.co.uk

Schools play a vital role in nurturing our athletes