U13 & u15 Meet the Coaches will take place at the NEW TIME of 6pm at Marist Clubrooms this week. There will NOT be any pizza and tracksuits will not be distributed under Alert Level 2. Players & parents may bring food with them but must take all rubbish home.
The u17 & u19 age groups have been postponed to ensure that we remain under the 100-person gathering limit in the venue. U17 & u19 meet the coaches shall now take place at the start of training next week at 5:30pm-6pm at PNINS (Tue 9 Mar)
Senior Rep Trials (Wed 3 Mar) – Going Ahead.
These trials have been moved to the Feilding Civic Centre 6:30pm-9pm. A later start to allow everyone more time to arrive on time. Any junior or non-drivers needing transport, please ask another trialist or contact us and we can help.
Year 5-8 School Comp (Thu 4 Mar) – Cancelled.
We have not been able to secure additional venue/courts. Given the anticipated number of participants and limited space in the only venue available to us, we have decided to cancel the competition this week. We will look at incorporating extra matches during the remaining weeks, to balance out the competition.
TNBL (Thu 4 Mar) – Going Ahead.
Proceeding under Alert Level 2 conditions in Arena 3 for all those teams scheduled to play.
Shuttle Time Badge Course (Fri 5 Mar) – Postponed.
We are not able to play at PNINS during Alert Level 2. We will run an extra week at the start of Term 2, meaning the end date is now Fri 14 May.
Masters Rep Trials (Sun 7 Mar) – Going ahead.
The Masters / Vets / Super-Vets trials will now be held at Feilding Civic Centre on Sun 7 Mar at 4pm-7pm. We hope that sun 14 Mar trials will be held at PNINS during Alert Level 1.
Please familiarise yourselves with NZ Government guidelines
and MBA COVID-19 protocol during Alert Level 2:
Manawatu Badminton Association knows how important health and well-being is going to be as people return to their work and navigate the new working landscape. As a result we are promoting Badminton as a well-being activity for Social Clubs and Team building within business organisations.
Our ‘I’d SMASH That’ initiative encourages physical exercise, fun and hopes to strengthen social relationships. We will use the CET Arena as one of our main venues or alternatively we have some equipment that we can bring to the workplace.
Manawatu Badminton has been working behind the scenes and we have been managing the impact COVID-19 has had on our operations. As a result we are launching our ‘Play it FORWARD‘ fundraising initiative in the form of E-vouchers📨As we navigate our way to Level 2✌️we are attempting to generate some income for the association but in return offering you services that can assist you in your return to the court.
🏸 Please see our voucher list attached below ✅4 Simple Steps:- 1. Pick voucher 2. E-mail Sandra 3. Make payment 4. Receive E-voucher
Grassroots sport, local clubs and our association will be key providers to get you back into exercise and recreation, and we will need your support!