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Venue – Selwyn Sports Centre (hubbed with Basketball, Boccia, Table Tennis)

Entry Fee – $70+gst per team

Tournament Information

Badminton:   Jo – Canterbury Badminton

If you require further assistance when putting together or training your badminton team please contact Canterbury Badminton or your local Badminton sporting body.

Rules: The Koru Games Badminton competitions will be played under the Laws of Badminton.

  1. All games will be played in the spirit of ‘Fair Play’. To mark this all players will shake hands before and after each game.
  2. Each team will consist of at least two and a maximum of four players.
  3. Each match will consist of three games; two singles games and a doubles game. Players can fill any position within the team throughout the Koru Games but must not change during each match.
  4. A throw of the shuttle will determine who selects to serve or select end at the start of each game.
  5. All sets are best of three games, each up to 15.
  6. Allow 40 minutes per match on Day 1 and 35 minutes on Days 2 & 3.
  7. Rally point scoring, each rally/serve is worth a point regardless of who served.
  8. Serves must be made from below the waist.
  9. Three points are awarded to the winning team and 1 for a loss.
  10. If teams are drawn after pool play, they will be separated by who won during pool play.

Competitions: Boys and Girls tournaments will be played separately, girls are able to play within a ‘boys’ team but will play within the Boys competition. Each school can only enter 2 teams in each of the gender competitions.

Format: The Badminton tournament has separate boys and girls competitions. They will play round robin games in pools, the results of which will give seeding for a knockout round resulting in overall placings.

Team Manager: All schools/teams must be accompanied by a manager who is able and willing to umpire (teacher, parent, senior student).

Equipment: Schools are encouraged to supply their own racquets and shuttles but some equipment can be provided, contact Canterbury Badminton for assistance with equipment.

First Aid: Currently being organised

Food/BeverageCurrently being sourced

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