Sunday 4 September 2022

Cornwall Badminton Newsletter 2022/2023


 2022-23 SEASON


Welcome to the 2022-23 Season. We hope you’re having a good break and are raring to go! Please note -

Key dates:
Sun 4th September Pool 1-4 Open Practice-all welcome
Sat/Sun 1st & 2nd October Pool 10-6 Restricted Championship
Sun 16th October Pool 10-6 Trials
Sun 18th December Pool 10-6 U21 Championship

We aim to enter 2 teams this year in the Senior County Championships. Badminton England are running the Champion of Champions event again at the NBC on November 5th & 6th. All players should attend practice & Training, enter the Restricted, and attend the Trials. We welcome those who have graduated from the under 18s to all of these events.

County Training/Practice: at Cornwall College Pool Sports Hall TR15 3RD, on Sundays 1pm – 4pm, starting on Sunday 4th September, and then:

September 15th with James Elkin
October 23rd with James Elkin
December 4th open practice
January 15th with James Elkin
March 12th with James Elkin

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

Matches: all matches will be played on fixed dates at central venues (tbc) - please note (and be available on!) the following dates –

Saturday 12th November – 2 matches
Saturday 21st January – 2 matches
Saturday 25th March – 2 matches
Sunday 26th March – 1 match

Fees: per player, payable by BACs to CCBA 30-98-98 00734585 before each event - £20 for each James Elkin training, £15 for each practice, Trials £15 for the day.

Match fees will be £9 per event per match. Match players will also be expected to contribute towards any accommodation costs for the 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 on the basis of results in the Restricted, Trials and performance at training sessions. Restricted Champs entry forms will be available later – please organise your partners!

Selectors: Brian Hannibal 01736 740913 07770 442800 Lorna Riggs 01726 862878 07775 934679
Sue Biscoe 01872 242293 07804 584663

We would be grateful for help with any of these events – please support your hard-working committee!