New League Club Player Tournament

SAVE THE DAY

Introducing the new tournament .

Further to our recent posts regarding a new tournament for League players only, we have now booked courts

Date                             Sunday 7th May

Entry categories         Mens and Ladies doubles

Venue                         Littlehampton Squash and Badminton Club

Cost                           yet to be agreed

Entry form     To be issued at the beginning of March

Look out for the tournament flyer and entry form.

If there is a good turnout for this event then we will be looking at including mixed doubles next time.

 

 

Club Player Coaching Session

Please see below details of  coaching sessions held by Sussex County Badminton:

Club Player Coaching Sessions

Sussex County Badminton will be r unning several free coaching sessions across the county. These sessions are aimed at club players who would relish the opportunity to improve by receiving FREE coaching from an experienced and highly qualified coach.

The first session aimed at the west of the county will take place at Littlehampton Squash & Badminton Club on Saturday 18thFebruary from 10.00 to 12.00 with Karen Chapman-Gain.

Places will be limited so if you would like to attend please download the application form from the SCB website and return to SCBA_Secretary@mail.com . We will be in touch if you have been successful in gaining a place at the session. Should demand outstrip spaces SCB will be looking at running further courses and anyone unsuccessful on getting on the first round of courses will be given first refusal for second round.

More details will follow shortly on other sessions across the county.

 

SCBA Club Player Coaching

Highlights from the League meeting 11th January 2017

The committee held one of their regular meetings on 11th January, here is a precis of what was discussed :

  • There has been an increase in traffic on both the website and Facebook  – Have you added these sites to your social media?
  • All clubs have paid their Badminton England Fees and you will be pleased to hear your club is insured
  • League results are being forwarded to Paul at worthingleague@gmail.com, please can captains continue to do so and also advise him of any re-scheduled matches
  • A mens and ladies tournament for Non-county league players is being arranged. The provisional date is Sunday 7th May at Littlehampton Squash & Badminton Club.
  • Worthing Leisure Centre is holding an open day and BE has arranged for Panuga Riou to attend and challange local young players.
  • AGM is set for Wednesday 17th May at Worthing Leisure Centre.

 

 

 

SUPPORT B.E. APPEAL TO HAVE GB BADMINTON FUNDING REINSTATED

As you are all probably aware there is a petition calling for the reinstatement of government funding for the Badminton GB team.

At present the number of signatures stands at 21,169.

We have added the link to the petition below and badminton would appreciate your assistance by adding your name to the list.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/175561

Many thanks

Worthing & District Badminton League.

 

Worthing & Brighton League Tables – 7th January 2017

UPDATE

Please follow these links to access the results spreadsheets.

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brighton-badminton-leagues-7th-january-2017

If you see any information missing from your clubs, i.e. fixture dates or matches that have happened but you haven’t sent in the scorecard I’d really appreciate you sending in the details.

Thanks and best wishes,

Paul

3 Series -1st leg – Bognor, 20 November 2016

Well done to all competitors in the 1st leg of the 3 Series held at Bognor on 20 November 2016.

A total of 119 games were played on the day, some very keenly fought, especially the finals with all three ending 21-20!  Many thanks to Colin Morris for his hard work leading up to and on the day of the tournament and also to members of the Bognor Committee for supporting the tournament.

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Mens winners: Mark De Arriba Smith and Josh Barnes

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Ladies winners: Kim George & Ellie Crossley

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Mixed winners: Kim George & Ben Timms.

Next is the Brighton tournament to be held at Portslade Leisure Centre on Sunday 5th February.’

Don’t forget to get your entries in.