Rep Information

2022 Inter-Association Info

In consultation with the Inter-Association Committee, Badminton NZ have made the following decisions for the 2022 Inter-Association season:
– Revamp of Wisden/Slaz event to 12 teams.
– All Senior divisions (including Wisden/Slaz and regional divisions) now align to the same tie format (12 matches).
– All ‘NZ Divisions’ revert to ‘North Island Divisions’ given lack of South Island participation.
– Senior age group retains regional divisions below NI Division 3.
– Masters age group reverts to full North Island Divisions with no regional divisions.
– Masters tie format remains the same (12 matches).

Seniors Format:
All Divisions – 12 Match Format – 2x MS, 2x WS, 2x MD, 2x WD, 4x XD
– Minimum of 4 men & 4 women per team

Masters (35+) Format:
All Divisions – 12 Match Format – 4x MD, 4x WD, 4x XD
– Minimum of 4 men & 4 women per team

Vets (50+) Format:
All Divisions – 9 Match Format – 3x MD, 3x WD, 3x XD
– Minimum of 3 men & 3 women per team

Super-Vets (60+) Format:
All Divisions – 9 Match Format – 3x MD, 3x WD, 3x XD
– Minimum of 3 men & 3 women per team

Manawatu Teams

In 2022, Manawatu will be entering a total of 5 representative teams:

  • 2 Senior teams
  • 1 Masters team
  • 1 Vets team (possibly 2 if there is enough interest)
  • 1 Super-Vets team

Trials

All trials will be held at Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School. Entry is via the blue gates on South St.

Players must attend at least 1 session to be eligible to be selected. Please contact James at james@manawatubadminton.org.nz if you are unable to trial but wish to be considered for selection.

Read our Rep Player Selection Policy to familiarise yourself with the process and criteria Selectors are looking for.

  • SENIORS – Wed 9, 16 & 23 Feb (6pm-9pm)
  • MASTERS / VETS / S-VETS – Sun 13, 20 & 27 Feb (6pm-8pm)

Fees for 2022

  • $230 for 1 team
  • $280 for 2 teams
  • $60 for a junior playing in a senior team
  • $50 refundable uniform bond (if applicable)

Fees will be invoiced during March/April and payable during April/May. As always, we are open to payment plans to suit an individuals’ circumstances, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

Practices

  • Wednesdays 6pm-9pm at PNINS (Seniors)
    • Coaching – 6pm-7pm (Open to all reps)
    • Match-play – 7pm-9pm (Senior teams only)
  • Sundays 4pm-7pm at PNINS (Masters/Vets/Super-Vets)

Dates & Locations of Ties for 2022… available in March 2022