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: https://www.manawatubadminton.org.nz/tnbl-registration/

Individual interest or to ask any questions, please contact James at james@manawatubadminton.org.nz 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 – entry deadline: Fri 15 Jan
  • Round 2: 25 Feb to 8 Apr (No play 25 Mar) – entry deadline: Fri 19 Feb
    • No play 15 Apr
  • Round 3: 22 Apr to 20 May – entry deadline: Fri 16 Apr
    • No play 27 May
  • Round 4: 3 Jun to 1 Jul – entry deadline: Fri 28 May
  • Round 5: 8 Jul to 19 Aug (No play 15 & 22 Jul) – entry deadline: Fri 2 Jul
  • Round 6: 26 Aug to 30 Sep – entry deadline: Fri 20 Aug
    • No play 7 & 14 Oct
  • Round 7: 21 Oct to 18 Nov – entry deadline: Fri 15 Oct
  • Round 8: 25 Nov to 16 Dec – entry deadline: Fri 19 Nov

 

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New teams can be entered, or current ones withdrawn, between each round.

PlayerCost
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)