Center Parcs National Schools Championships 2008/2009
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:
Increasing 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) firstname.lastname@example.org