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|
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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.
A reminder about a couple of key dates:
Presentation Evening – 18th May (Deadline for tickets is 10th May) – 7:30PM start
AGM – 12th June at East Lancs cricket club
Any Club who wishes to make a rule change proposal must submit that rule change to Jean Wilson or Claire Banfield before the end of April 2018.
The times cup final will be held at Norden School on Wednesday April 25th, starting at 8:00PM.
Independent Vs St Nicholas
It should be a good evening, please come along and support the teams.
The John Culshaw Tournament is a handicapped team tournament with an aim to raise money for charity.
Teams consist of 2 men and 2 ladies and will cost £7.50 per player with plenty of games throughout the day.
This tournament is available to all players, whether registered with a league or not.
To enter the tournament or for further information, please email Claire Edmundson on email@example.com with details of your team including team name, players and, if applicable, the league, team and division they play in no later than 17th April.
The Presentation Evening will be held on Friday, 18th May, at Blackburn Golf Club. The evening will start at 7pm, to be seated by 7.30pm.
There will be a substantial carvery buffet at a subsidised cost of £12 per adult and £6 per under-18. Various entertainments will also be provided!
Please do your best to come and support this event. Tickets can be booked through Cathy Hunt – either by phone – 01254 720965 – or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org