Venue Information

The Picky has 8 wooden semi-sprung flooring courts, 6 of which will be used for the competition, overlaid with badminton court mats. Spectator seating will be made available on viewing balconies as well as courtside.

Training and Warm-Up Information

Courts will be made available for visiting teams to practice prior to the competition. Once entries are received all Badminton Team Managers will be contacted to arrange a suitable time slot.


All equipment necessary for the events will be supplied and top-grade feathered shuttlecocks will be used for the duration of the competition. Re-stringing service available at the event.

Competition Format

The competition will be controlled by the Tournament Referee and Umpires all of whom shall be suitably qualified. The committee shall draw up the seedings for both the Team Event and the Individual Events.

Proposed events
Men’s Singles
Women’s Singles
Men’s Doubles
Women’s Doubles
Mixed Doubles
Team Competition
Men & Women’s Plate Event (TBC)

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