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

To register a team, individual interest or ask any questions, please contact James at or on 0204 097 0530.

2019 Competition Dates:

  • Round 1: 17th January to 14th February
  • Round 2: 21st February to 18th April (no play 7th, 14th & 28th March)
  • No TNBL for 4 weeks (25th April to 16th May)
  • Round 3: 23rd May to 27th June (no play 30th May)
  • Round 4: 4th July to 15th August (no play 11th & 18th July)
  • Round 5: 22nd August to 26th September (no play 5th September & 3rd October)
  • Round 6: 10th October to 31st October (4 week round)
  • Round 7: 7th November to 5th December (4 week round – no play 21st November)

Team Fees:

Team Registration Fee of $20 (once-off annual payment). All TEAMS must pay for the Full Round at the start of each Round.

All subs will be asked to pay the appropriate fee, if applicable.

New teams can be entered, or current ones withdrawn, between each round.

Adults (18+) $60 / Round (5 weeks) ($12 / night)
Secondary School Aged $45 / Round (5 weeks) ($9 / night)
Primary School Aged $35 / Round (5 weeks) ($7 / night)