To encourage young athletes to play badminton Recreationally, Competitively, Nationally and Internationally.
Recreationally - thousands of young people in all kinds of settings playing badminton and having fun.
Competitively - young athletes competing in local and national tournaments, having had the coaching and training necessary to play their best in formal competition.
Nationally - individuals and teams competing in elite regional tournaments and Junior Nationals to become the best in the U.S.
Internationally - individuals and teams representing the U.S. across the world.
*US Junior Badminton is not an official website of USA Badminton, the National Governing Body for Olympic Badminton in the U.S. USA Badminton is a membership organization and all badminton players- Juniors, Collegiate, and Adult are encouraged to join USABadminton. Our goal is to help the sport grow.
See the attached documents for the latest JAG minutes.
Attached below are two documents regarding updates to the junior ranking system.
The most current US junior rankings can be found at the website listed below:
Draws for the Yonex BWF World Junior Mixed team championships 2012 are available online.
New ranking information for the 2012 year has been uploaded. Please check the ranking section of the website for links to updated junior rankings.
Attached is an announcement for the 2013 JIT.
The minutes for the 2012 Junior Advisory group minutes have been posted under the Junior Committee tab.
The 2012 World Junior Championships will be held in Chiba, Japan from October 26-November 3, 2012.
Team Manager: Carl Khor
Assistant Manager 1 & Team Chaperone: Allysa Khor
Head Coach & Assistant Manager 2: Andy Chong
Assistant Coach: Don Chew
Athletes for the team event include: Phillip Chew, Jeffrey Kuo, Alan Shekhtman, Kenneth Hui, Iris Wang, Cherie Chow, Christine Yang, and Christine Chen.
Athletes for the individual event include: Jeffrey Kuo, Alan Shekhtman, William Cheung, Phillip Chew, Michael Buasan, Iris Wang, Christine Chen, Angela Lin, Jenny Jin, and Lily Wen.