Sunday, 4 August 2019

CORNWALL BADMINTON – NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the 2019/20 Cornwall Badminton Season. We hope you’re having a good break and are raring to go! Please note - 


Key dates: Sun 1st September               Pool     1-5 Open Practice-all welcome
                             Sun 8th September                                      Carn Brea 10-4 Trials for 1st/2nd/3rd teams
Sat/Sun 21st/22nd September               Truro Duchy Championships
Sat/Sun 28th/29th September               Carn Brea 10-6 Restricted Champs
                             Sun 22nd December                                    Carn Brea 10-6 Under 21 Champs


 All of last season’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd team players should attend practice & Training, enter
the Duchy Champs and Restricted, and attend the Trials to be considered for selection. Any
other players wishing to be considered for squad selection may attend the Trials and we
welcome those who have graduated from the under 18s to all of these events.


County Training/Practice:  now at Cornwall College Sports Hall, Pool, TR15 3RD on
Sundays 1pm – 5pm, starting on Sunday 1st September, and then 1pm – 4pm:                                         
October 20th with James Elkin      
November 3rd with James Elkin
January 12th with James Elkin
March 8th with James Elkin

                  ALL expected to attend all of the above to be considered for team selection


Matches: all 1st/2nd/3rd matches will be played on fixed dates at central venues –
1st team TBC, 2nd and 3rd TBC  - please note (and be available on!) the following dates –
Saturday 9th November – 2 matches 
Saturday 25th January – 2 matches 
Saturday 28th March – 2 matches 
Sunday 29th March – 1 match 


Fees: per player, payable at start of each event - £25 for each James Elkin training,
£15 for each practice, Trials - £8 for each event (singles/doubles/mixed), or £20 for
all 3 events. Match fees - £9 per event for each match eg if you play singles and
doubles then you pay £18. Match players will also be expected to contribute towards
any accommodation costs for March weekend.


Please let us know asap if you will NOT be available for any of the above.


If you have any questions, please contact one of the Selectors if you need any
information in advance, or we can see you at the first practice and training.

Thanks, and have a good season!

Team selections will be made after the Restricted Championships,

entry forms will be available soon – please organise your partners!



Selectors: Brian Hannibal   01736 740913 07770 442800 
brianhannibal@hotmail.co.uk
Lorna Riggs 01726 862878 07775 934679
Sue Cooper         01872 870897 07840 335734 
scooper1964@hotmail.com
Sue Biscoe 01872 242293 07804 584663 
bertbiscoe@btinternet.com   
Sam Spencer      07775 338394                        
samspencer365@gmail.com


We’d be grateful for help with any of these events – please support your hard-working
committee & join us!