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Badminton

All competition dates and venues subject to change

All medals must be collected during the Games.
The NHSG will not mail medals after the Games.

Venue Manager:  Mark Rynearson

Phone:  603-345-4723

Email:  mryno07@hotmail.com

 

Events:

Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles

Venue:  Colby-Sawyer College

Mercer Gym

Address: 541 Main St, New London, NH 03257

Phone:  603-526-3600

Web link:  Campus Map

Directions:  Click here

Characteristics:  3 Courts, wooden floor

 

Registration Deadline:  August 6th 2017

Date of Event:  Sunday, August 13th 2017

 

Check-In:  Prior to competition.

Start Time:  10:00am

Practice Time:  Before competition starts and 5 minutes prior to each match.

Format:  Format will be determined by number of competitors in each bracket.

 

Rules:

Badminton will be conducted in accordance with United States Badminton Association (USBA) rules.

http://www.usabadminton.org/

Badminton will be conducted with USBA rules unless modified by the NSGA Rules.

NSGA Rule Book

NSGA Qualification Requirements (in qualifying years):

  1. All first, second, third, and fourth place winners in competition at the NHSG qualifying games will qualify for the following year's National Senior Games.
  2. Athletes must qualify in each Badminton event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.

 

NHSG Entry Requirements (in any year):

  1. Competitors must be at least 40 years by the end of this calendar year.
  2. The age division of a partner event will be determined by the younger age of both partners by the end of this calendar year.
  3. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, doubles is classified as an event. Therefore athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles.
  4. Partners will not be assigned by the New Hampshire Senior Games. Athletes must provide their own partner to participate in any partner sport.
  5. Competitors must bring their own racquets. Shuttlecocks will be provided.

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