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.

2022 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: 20 Jan to 17 Feb – entry deadline: Fri 14 Jan
  • Round 2: 24 Feb to 24 Mar – entry deadline: Fri 18 Feb
  • Round 3: 31 Mar to 28 Apr – entry deadline: Thu 25 Mar
  • Round 4: 5 May to 2 Jun – entry deadline: Fri 29 Apr
  • Round 5: 9 Jun to 7 Jul – entry deadline: Fri 3 Jun
  • Round 6: 14 Jul to 18 Aug (No play on 28 Jul) – entry deadline: Fri 8 Jul
  • Round 7: 25 Aug to 13 Oct (No play on 1 & 8 Sep & 7 Oct) – entry deadline: Fri 19 Aug
  • Round 8: 3 Nov to 15 Dec (No play 17 Nov) – entry deadline: Fri 28 Oct

 

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New teams can be entered, or current ones withdrawn, between each round.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