Senior Badminton - General Information

Senior Badminton General Information

The Badminton New Zealand Inter-Association Teams Competition takes place every season – typically April to September. There are 8 categories that Associations can compete in:- Seniors, Masters, Veterans, Super Veterans, Under 23, Under 19, Under 17 and Under 15. Each category is split into divisions – depending on numbers of entries. Division 1 is the highest ranked in each category. See for Badminton New Zealand info.

Manawatu Badminton Association usually enters teams in the Seniors, Masters, Veterans and Super-Vets (60yr+) categories and we play in the North Island zone. Seniors covers all players, Masters incorporates any player who is 35 years or older anytime during the year of competition and Veterans incorporates any player who is 50 years or older anytime during the year of the competition. Teams are mixed and consist of approximately 6-10 players. The draw is done by Badminton New Zealand with each Senior tie consisting of singles, doubles and mixed matches (16 matches per tie); Masters (12 matches per tie) and Veterans (9 matches per tie) do not have singles. Each match is the best of 3 games to 21 points with extension.

Manawatu holds trials every March after which the teams are selected. Teams are selected by a selection committee and the follow the Manawatu Badminton Team Selection Guidelines. Vets, Masters and Senior Reps


Manawatu Badminton Senior Trials 2017.pdf440.22 KB
Manawatu Representative Badminton Information Sheet 2017.pdf635.63 KB
Manawatu Badminton Junior Trials 2017 flyer.pdf766.72 KB