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.
More than 180 participants from 15 Universities took their racquets to Boston Badminton in Westborough MA on Feb 1-2 to slug it and determine the winners of the 2014 YONEX Northeast Collegiate Team Championship. The 2014 Crown goes to the Drexel University Team with a little help from a friend and guest player, Kenneth Bohr of University of Maryland. The other winners include:
2nd Place New York University
3rd Place University of Pennsylvania
4th Place Cornell University
5th Place Syracuse University
Champion Yale University
2nd Place Princeton University
3rd Place Columbia University
4th Place Stony Brook University
Full results can be found at tournamentsoftware.com
Thank you Referee Liz; Umpires Arthur, Wen, Ben, Junichi, Henry, Beth; tournament software lady Min; Nelson/Kitty and all the parent volunteers.
The draws for the 2014 JIT are up at tournamentsoftware.com.
BOSTON BADMINTON TO HOST THE 2014 NORTHEAST COLLEGIATE TEAM BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS ON FEBRUARY 1-2, 2014
The 2014 Northeast Collegiate Team Badminton Championships, a joint venture between the NE Collegiate and NE Badminton Associations, will be the first of its kind in years. It expects to bring together over 200 badminton players from 16 colleges and universities from all over the Northeastern US which has seen tremendous growth in the organization of badminton clubs and teams in recent years. Massbad and YONEX will be providing support for this event.
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.