Badminton

2021 Badminton Information

This Sport is offered at Tauranga Girls’ College for competitive and social players. Social badminton is offered throughout Terms 2 and 3. See further information below.

Competitive badminton begins for juniors in week 10 of Term 1. For seniors it begins In week 3 of Term 2. See further information below regarding junior and senior competitive seasons. The competitive season wraps up at the end of week 8, Term 3.

Social Badminton Information
Beginning Term 2, Wednesday 29th April and running until the end of August. Students are welcome to play games each week on a Wednesday in the Old Gym from 3.30-5pm. Badminton rackets and shuttles will be available for students to use. There will be full supervision, no charge and it is a great opportunity for students to gain schoolwide participation points.

Junior Competitive Badminton Information

Junior Competitive Badminton Registration Form


Students aiming to be selected into a team to represent the school should look to attend sessions that are on offer.
Training: All in the Sports Hall. Weekly Wednesday open court/game practice from 3.30-4.30pm beginning Wednesday 31st March, Term 1. Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime sessions held on week 10 of Term 1 AND during weeks 1-3 in Term 2.
Equipment: The school does have loan badminton rackets, however if a student is wanting to pursue badminton seriously then purchasing a racket is recommended. Shuttles will be provided by the school.
Trial Process: All sessions in Term 2 will be used as trials for selection into teams. Teams consist of 4 players. Sport Bay of Plenty will be involved in the trial and selection process.
Team Training: Students selected into a competitive team will be expected to commit to all lunchtime sessions to prepare for the WBOP Tournament. Students not selected may continue to play games on Wednesday’s.

Tournament 1: Junior Western Bay of Plenty (WBOP)
Tournament Date: Friday 21st May, T2
Time: 9am-3pm
Venue: QEYC
Cost: $20pp

Teams that qualify from the WBOP to the BOPSS Junior Badminton Finals will continue weekly training until Wednesday 5th August.

Tournament 2: BOPSS Junior Badminton Finals
Tournament Date: Wednesday 4th August, T3
Time: 9am-3pm
Venue: QEYC
Cost $20pp

 

Senior Competitive Badminton Information


Students aiming to be selected into a team to represent the school should look to attend sessions that are on offer.
Training: All in the Sports Hall beginning Term 2. Weekly Wednesday open court/game practice from 3.30-4.30pm from week 1. Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime sessions beginning week 2 of Term 2.
Equipment: The school does have loan badminton rackets, however if a student is wanting to pursue badminton seriously then purchasing a racket is recommended. Shuttles will be provided by the school.
Trial Process: All sessions in Term 2 from week 3 will be used as trials for selection into teams. Teams consist of 4 players. Sport Bay of Plenty will be involved in the trial and selection process.
Team Training: Students selected into a competitive team will be expected to commit to all lunchtime sessions to prepare for the WBOP Tournament. Students not selected may continue to play games on Wednesday’s.

Tournament 1: Senior Western Bay of Plenty (WBOP)
Tournament Date: Wednesday 23rd June, T2
Time: 9am-3pm
Venue: QEYC
Cost: $20pp

Teams that qualify from the WBOP to the BOPSS Senior Badminton Finals will continue weekly training until Wednesday 19th August.

Tournament 2: BOPSS Senior Badminton Finals
Tournament Date: Wednesday 18th August, T3
Time: 9am-3pm
Venue: QEYC
Cost $20pp

 

Teacher in Charge:

Junior and Social: Tamara Patete ([email protected])

Senior: Joanna Thomason ([email protected])

 

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