Under 13:


This squad, for those players born in 2006 or later, is a selected group.

Enquiries: contact Graham Feist  Phone: 342 1852 or 027 6588 680

The under 13 (u13) age group squad trains at the Springvale Stadium Extension on Wednesday nights between 6-00pm and 7-30pm. This squad starts on 21 February and continues through the school terms to finish at the end of Term 3. No sessions are held in the school holidays.

Training sessions involve coaching in the technical and tactical aspects of badminton plus competitive matches.

U13 team competition involves teams consisting of a minimum of 2 girls and 2 boys. A Tie consists of 2 boys and 2 girls singles matches, a boys and girls doubles match and 2 mixed doubles matches: a total of 8 matches.

In 2018  teams will again be entered in the Central Region competition. This competition involves 2 days of play - Palmerston North on Sunday 27 May and in Wanganui on Sunday 17 June. On each date 3 teams will be played.

A team will also be entered into the New Zealand Teams Competition to be held in Palmerston North, 8-11 July.

Players also have a choice of playing in individual based regional tournaments. Central Region Associations hosting U13 tournaments include Wanganui (2 September), Oroua (29 April), Wellington (22 July).

Additional tournaments are the North Island u13 Champs to be held in Bay of Plenty (18 August) and the NZ u13 Championships to be held in Napier, 29 September to 1 October.

Refer to the Documents tab to see 2018 Badminton New Zealand Calendar for all of the events.