This squad, for those players born in 2000 or later, is a selected group.
Enquiries: contact Graham Feist phone: 342 1852 or 027 6588 680.
The under 19 (U19) age group squad trains at the Springvale Stadium Extension on Monday nights between 7-00pm and 9-00pm. 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.
Start date for the 2018 season is 19 February. The sessions are from 6-00pm to 8-00pm.
Training sessions involve coaching in all aspects of badminton plus competition matches.
U19 team competition involves teams consisting of a minimum of 2 girls and 2 boys. A Tie consists of 2 girls singles matches, 2 boys doubles mayches, 1 girls doubles match, 1 boys doubles match and 2 mixed doubles matches. A total of 8 matches.
Wanganui enters a team in the Central Region Teams Competition.
Central Region competition involves 2 Sundays of play. The 2018 dates are Sunday 8 April and Sunday 10 June where 3 teams will be played on each day.
A team, if there are enough players, will also be entered in the New Zealand Teams Competition to be held in Palmerston North from Sunday to Wednesday 8-11 July.
Players also have a choice of playing in individual-based tournaments. Central Region tournaments are: Manawatu 7 April and Hawkes Bay (held in Wanganui) on Saturday 9 June.
In addition, there is the North Island Champs to be held at Waikato on Saturday-Sunday 24-25 March 2018. The New Zealand Champs will be held in Hutt Valley during the period of Friday-Sunday 17-19 August.
Refer to the Documents tab to see the 2018 Badminton New Zealand Calendar.