PLAY DAY event.  Sep 14 (Sat) from 10-5ish

Badminton enthusiasts – the WNC Open will take place on Sep 12, 13, 2013.  Due to illness and injuries of committee members, we chose to make this year a PLAY DAY event.  Sep 14 (Sat) from 10-5ish.  Lunch provided, same gym as last year, same good food and play till ya drop!!  No preregistration required, but let us know your intent and possible how many from your club or area.  This is a good time for NC seniors to get in some good practice before state tournament.  Cost is $20 per person.  Thanks for all your support.  We are trying to get a program started for youth in this school.  The principal is real supportive.

Mountain View Intermediate School gym.

MaryAnn Ingram
1545 Highlands Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
828-524-1100 – M
828-524-9879  Fax

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Location: Montford Community Center, 34 Pearson Drive, Asheville, NC 28801.
Directions are here.

1. To provide competitive recreational play for experienced players of all ages from area badminton clubs. No trophies, no medals, no eliminations – just good play and camaraderie

2. A fund raising event to provide support for the Montford Community Center After School Program.

Refreshment: Drinks, fruit and pizza will be provided for lunch.

Contribution:  $20 per participant. This event does not financially benefit the Asheville Badminton Club. Funds remaining after expenses are covered will be donated to the Montford Community Center After School Program. You are welcome to contribute more than $20 if you wish.

Registration: Participants may bring their completed waiver forms or fill them out as they register. Payment can be made by check or cash

Format: We have four courts and to prevent extended waiting time between games, we will playing mostly doubles games. All games will be played in a standard 21 point format. We expect to make the games competitive and fun.

Shuttles: Please feel free to bring your own shuttles. For more information, please contact:

Johnnie Ho 704-904-9752

Leigh Svenson Ken Faulkner 828-658-3499 828-776-0227

Waiver of Liability:  For, and in consideration of the benefits accrued by me as a result of the badminton program sponsored by the Asheville Badminton Club, I hereby waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages or any and all injuries I may sustain in any manner whatsoever arising out of or otherwise connected with this program. This includes Asheville Badminton Club and their respective officers, agents, and representatives.

Name: (please print)____________________________________ Age:_____

Email: (or mailing address)__________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________ Date: _________________


Charlotte Open 2012  – November 16-18
Please send in the completed forms (PDF) in time.

Greenville, SC Badminton Tournament  –  Saturday, November 10.

This annual charitable tournament is sponsored/funded by General Electric and co-organized by GE and Greenville Badminton Club. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. Delicious and FREE Asian lunch and drinks will be provided. Trophies and prizes from each division will be awarded to the winners. There will be trophies/prizes for consolation winners too!

Tournament details can be found at
You can register online at
Registration deadline is Monday November 5.

Registration is free, and a donation of at least $20 per person per event is suggested. 100% of the donations goes to MathCounts Piedmont Chapter, an upstate non-profit organization promoting math education. This is not a USBA sanctioned tournament.

State Finals Raleigh / Cary Event
September 24-30, 2012   Link

Lots of Gold & Silver left Cary, NC with Helen McKie, Joanne Robert, Leigh Svenson, Ken Faulkner and Johnny Ho.

HOORAH  2012 Badminton Tournament – Aug.18, 2012
Sponsored by Macon Co. Sr. Games

LOCATION:  Macon Co. Recreation Center, 1288 Georgia Rd. (S 441), 828-349-2090
Franklin, NC (across from Whistle Stop Mall)

Purpose of this tournament:
To provide a venue in North Carolina for badminton players from surrounding states, of all ages, to meet and engage in competitive play with players from outside their local areas; therefore level of competition does vary. To increase camaraderie and more play among Badminton enthusiasts.

Competition with players outside our own clubs can only increase our skill level; therefore, we welcome and invite as many of you who may, to join us for a GREAT day of fun, fellowship and competition. GEARUP for NC State Senior Games in Sep!

This is NOT a USA Badminton sanctioned tournament.  This tourney is sponsored by the Macon County Senior Games and all proceeds benefit the MCSG.

Fees:  $15.00 1st event, $5.00 ea. add’l., 4 events max & no more than 2 per S, D, X
M/W Singles, Doubles, Mixed
U 17, Open, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+, 80+
Schedule:  Pool play when age category is 4 or less and single elim. w/ consolation, otherwise

Saturday: gym opens for warm-up and registration 7:30 am
8:30 am (doubles, singles, mixed) – 9:00 pm
Gym has 4 regulation courts, air conditioned and shower facilities.

*NO food or drink allowed in the gym.  Concession stand in hallway with ample room to eat.

Rules:  USBA 21 point game rules.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Medals given in all divisions.
Prize given to the club/team that brings the most members to participate and to 1st entry rec’d.

Pre-register by Aug 14, on-site check-in will be Saturday, Aug 18, 7:45 am.

Return forms to: Macon Sr. Games; % Macon Recreation Dept.;
Attn.: MaryAnn Ingram, 1288 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
828-524-0936  /fax: 828-524-9879;

** The Macon Rec. Pool will be open and available for you/ your family to enjoy.

Greenville Badminton, November 12, 2011    9:00-5:00
Play is in the pavilion and here’s the link.

It’s a fund raiser for the Piedmont MathCounts team!
Registration can be done electronically or through a downloaded hard copy. 

2011 Duke Open
April 09, 2011 to April 10, 2011 – Durham, North Carolina

Tournament Director: Nathan Pham
Phone: 404-472-4272Email:
Entry Deadline:  March 30, 2011

Tournament info can be acessed HERE.
Click HERE for the tournament flyer.

Click HERE for the tournament directions sheet.

US Senior National Badminton Championships

March 23- 27, 2011
USA Badminton Sanctioned

Kentucky Badminton Tournament – Deadline, December 31, 2010
Tournament- January 8 & 9 at the University of Louisville

National Games Entry Form
National Senior Games
in Houston, Texas on June 14-30, 2011.   A list of all qualifiers and additional details are at on the Nationals page. National Games Office:  1-225-766-6800 if you have any questions or comments.

Georgia State Games – July 11, 2010 (07/06 Deadline)
Date:  July 11, 2010
Site:   Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, University of Georgia
Time:   Athlete Check-In – 8:15am
Warm-Up: 8:45am
Competition Starts:  9:00am
Entry Fee:  $21.00 for 1st event, $16 for each additional event– Maximum of 3 events
*Alabama, South Carolina & Tennessee Residents add $5.00 to entry fee*
Entry Deadline:  July 6, 2010
Contact:  Sue Wieloch – – 770-377-3404
***The 21 point score system will be used for this tournament.***
Divisions:  Men/Women Singles/Doubles
Mixed Open
Seniors 40+ Singles/Doubles
Masters 50+ Singles/Doubles
Golden 60+ Singles/Doubles
Boys/Girls Youth Singles/Doubles

Southern Open – August 6, 7, 8  (07/30 Deadline)

Southern Open Entry Form


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