Thursday Night League

Thursday Night Badminton League (TNBL) takes place almost every week and runs throughout the year. This is a 4-person team competition that caters for players of all abilities. Teams are graded and the competition runs in ‘Rounds’ that usually include 5 weeks of play.

Spaces are available now so get some friends or workmates together and make a team!

  • Play 3 matches of doubles each week (1½ hours)
  • Beginner through to advanced grades
  • Shuttles provided, racquets available
  • No experience necessary!
  • Start times are 6pm or 7.30pm in the B&M Centre, Arena Manawatu

Register a team:

Individual interest or to ask any questions, please contact James at or on 0204 097 0530.

2021 Competition Dates:

Please note that these dates are subject to change. Dates of each round will be communicated in advance of each round.

  • Round 1: 21 Jan to 18 Feb
  • Round 2: 25 Feb to 1 Apr (No play 25 Mar)
  • Round 3: 8 Apr to 13 May (No play 15 Apr)
  • Round 4: 20 May to 24 Jun (No play 27 May)
  • Round 5: 1 Jul to 12 Aug (No play 15 & 22 Jul)
  • Round 6: 19 Aug to 23 Sep
  • Round 7: 30 Sep to 11 Nov (No play 7 & 14 Oct)
  • Round 8: 18 Nov to 16 Dec


Team Fees:

All TEAMS must pay for the Full Round at the start of each Round.

All subs will be asked to pay the appropriate nightly fee.

New teams can be entered, or current ones withdrawn, between each round.

Adult (18+)$60 per Round (5 weeks)
MBA Volunteer$50 per Round (5 weeks)
Tertiary Student$50 per Round (5 weeks)
Secondary School Student$45 per Round (5 weeks)
Primary / Intermediate Student$35 per Round (5 weeks)