The trophy presentation evening took place on 4th May 2022 and Harborough Leisure Centre. Congratulations to all the winners/runners up of the recent club tournament and to those who were presented with most improved and outstanding club member awards. A couple of pictures from the evening are included below.
The Leicestershire Badminton Association (LBA) is running a junior badminton tournament on 20th March 2022 at Babington Academy, Leicester.
This is a non-county singles event, which is a great opportunity for new players to badminton to experience a tournament. The exclusion of county players really gives a greater opportunity for players from the club to acheive good results.
- This tournament is a singles event (i.e. boys or girls).
- The tournament is based on school years (i.e. not Badminton England age groups based on your birthday from 1st January).
- Hard copies of the event form will also be available to hand out on Wednesdays from 2nd March 2022.
- Also please note this Tournament is being run independently by the LBA Junior Club and both (i) “Harborough LC Junior Badminton Club or (ii) the Leicestershire Schools Badminton Association (LSBA) are not involved in the organisation and/or rules associated. Therefore, all players are representing themselves and not anyone else. However, should they decide to wear club shirts we would expect them to comply on the day with the organiser’s requirements.
For full details, please see the entry form below. The entry form with player’s name and the £5.00 entry fee should be returned to the tournament organiser by Thursday 17th March 2022 (NOT TO RAY PHIPKIN AT THE CLUB).
The Leicestershire Schools Badminton Association (LSBA) are running a Junior American Tournament on Sunday 5th December 2021 at Babington Academy, Strasbourg Drive, Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire, LE4 0SZ.
This is a non-county level doubles event and is a great opportunity for junior players to to experience a tournament event.
The tournament is level doubles (i.e. boys doubles and girls doubles) and is based on school years. Players do not have to play with members from the club, so you can just play with a friend or single entries will also be considered and a partner will be found if possible.
Please note that only ONE entry form (see below) with both players names and the £10.00 (i.e. £5.00 per player) fee should be returned by Thursday 30th November 2021 to the tournament organiser (not to Ray Phipkin at the club) as follows:
Mr G. Forryan, 239 Main Street, Stanton under Bardon, LE7 9TQ.
Telephone: 01530 245098
Players from Harborough LC Junior Badminton Club took part in the Derek Meakin Memorial Badminton Tournament held on 1st February 2020.
A special mention to the two boys who were runner-up’s in the U12’s Boys Doubles event and well done to all players who entered.
The Derek Meakin Memorial Badminton Tournament will take place on Saturday 1st February 2020 at Hermatiage Leisure Centre, Whitwick, Coalville, LE67 5EU.
The tournament includes boys and girls doubles in various age groups. Please download the entry form below for more details.
Note that entry forms and payment should be sent directly to the organisers (details provided on the entry form) and not the given to the club.
The Leicestershire Schools Badminton Association is again running a Junior American Tournament on Sunday 1st December 2019 at Babington Academy. The tournament is doubles and open to non-county boys and girls with separate competitions for U10s, U12s, U14s and U17s.
If interested, please fill in the entry form available below and return it along with payment to the address specified on the form (not to Ray Phipkin).
The Whitwick Tournament took place on 2nd February 2019, with club members having some success. Evie of the club, with her partner Jasmine were winners of the U14’s girls doubles.
The Leicestershire U14 County Championships will be held on Sunday 17th February 2019 at Babington Academy, Strasbourg Drive, Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire, LE4 0SZ.
The event is open to any player born on or after 1st January 2006 that was born, lives or goes to school in Leicestershire and entrants do not have to be county players.
Details and the entry form can be downloaded below and must be sent to Adam Sewell by Monday 11th February 2019.
The Derek Meakin Memorial Badminton Tournament will be held on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at Hermitage Leisure Centre, Whitwick, Coalville, LE67 5EU.
This is a non-county doubles event and over the past few years players from our club have done well, winning or finishing runners up in some of the age groups.
We would recommend all club members consider entering this event as it is a great opportunity to take part in a competitive tournament for the first time.
At a club session, we can help find a partner or you members can enter with a school friend, even if they do not belong to a badminton club. Players can also enter without a partner and the organisers will then find you a partner on the day.
The events are based on school years and the entry form should be sent directly back to Carole Spencer by 30th January 2019 (and not to be given to Ray Phipkin).
We will have hard copies of the entry form to hand out at our next club session on 9th January 2019, or you can download the entry form below.
The LSBA Junior American Tournament took place on 25th November 2018 at Babington Academy, Leicester. Three girls from Harborough LC Juniors took part in the U14s girls doubles, with one pair finishing third and one girl finishing second with her partner from South Leicestershire Juniors.