Last date for cup entries is the 16th November, please confirm if you’re entering and who your players are to Jean.
This years handicapped tournaments will be held week commencing 19th November at Norden Sports Centre, Rishton. Each event will begin at 7pm with the following events available:
Tuesday 20th November- men’s singles
Wednesday 21st November- level doubles
Thursday 22nd November- mixed doubles
Entry fees are £5 per player, per event and players must be registered with the Blackburn Badminton League. The closing date is 12 noon Wednesday 14th November. To enter the tournament, please email me the following details as well as your partners name, where relevant:
Team (where applicable):
College has changed venue from St Wilfreds to Blackburn College Leisure Center (BB2 1LQ, new time of 8:00PM)
Lancashire fees are now due from clubs, £3.25 per player and the money and list of players either needs to be sent to Claire Banfield or given to Jean when clubs pay their league fees.
The Lancashire fees don’t need to be sent on until the end of October but Jean needs the league ones before the start of the season.
Men required for Hit and Miss B Team – if interested contact Keith Ashton on 07713770181
Player registrations need to be with Jean by the 16th please, cost is £4/player.
Good quality goose feather shuttles to be used.
|Yonex||30, 40, 50|
|Yehlex||Premiership, Championship, Tournament|
|RSL||Classic SL, Tourney N01 , Tourney No 2|
|Forza Airforce||Champion XL, Tournament, Black|
Please see the fixtures page and report any issues
After receiving the Official of the Year Award from Blackburn & Darwen Sports Council for her consistent, lifetime commitment to the sport of badminton in Blackburn as both President of the league for 22 years and fixtures’ secretary for 37 years (and counting), Jean was honoured by the BAE who sent a former president and lifetime member, Mr Roger Ewing, to the league’s AGM where he presented her with a Long Service Award for her exceptional contribution over the years.
John Culshaw Tournament
Five excited teams entered a very sweaty Hyndburn Sports Centre on Sunday 22nd April as the Edmundson family prepared to do battle.
The John Culshaw Tournament is an annual Blackburn & District tournament for 4 players, 2 ladies and 2 men, playing one level doubles and two games of mixed. Although the entry for this year’s tournament was small, the matches were many, resulting in a lot of red cheeks by the end of an exhausting afternoon play. It was lovely to see families unite in their teams with Jenny Woods bringing her whole family together on court; it was also entertaining to see families ‘get in to each other’s heads’ as they faced each other on either side of the net!
The promising young team of: Lily and Honey Edmundson, and Connor Bell and Adam Ashraf came out as worthy winners on the day.
Well done to all those who participated this year and many thanks to Claire Edmundson for all of her hard work both on and off court, organising the tournament.