Under 15:


This squad, for those players born in 2004 or later, is a selected group.

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

The under 15 (U15) age group squad trains at the Springvale Stadium Extension on Monday nights between 5-00pm and 7-00pm. This squad starts in late February and continues through the school terms to finish at the end of Term 3. No sessions are held during the school holidays.

Starting date for the 2018 season is 19 February. The session times are 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Training sessions involve coaching in all aspects of badminton plus competitive matches.

U15 team competition involves teams consisting of a minimum of 4 girls and 4 boys. A Tie consists of 4 boys singles matches, 4 girls singles matches, 2 boys doubles matches, 2 girls doubles matches and 4 mixed doubles matches: a total of 16 matches.

Wanganui enters a team in both the Central Region Teams Competition and the Badminton NZ Competition.

The Central Region competition involves 2 Sundays of play at Palmerston North. On each date 3 teams are played. Competition dates for 2018 are Sunday 8 April and Sunday 10 June.

The New Zealand Teams Competition is held at Palmerston North during the July school holidays. 2018 dates are Sunday 8 July to Wednesday 11 July.

Players also have a choice of playing in individual-based regional tournaments. Central Region Associations hosting U15 events include Wanganui 22 September, Hutt Valley 5 May and Hawkes Bay (held in Wanganui) 9 June.

In addition, there is the NI Champs - held in Auckland 19 May, and the NZ Champs - held in Waitakere (Thursday to Sunday) from 3-6 October.

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