The Badminton Young Official Award (YOA) is aimed at young people aged 14-19. The 4 hour course is a combination of practical and theory sessions designed to equip the Young Official with the necessary skills and a qualification that will allow them to officiate at badminton events.
- The Laws of Badminton
- Scoring and Umpiring
- Service Judging
- Line Judging
- Match Control
- Health & Safety
The YOA is delivered by trained BADMINTON England Tutors. Each candidate will receive a resource pack including a Young Officials Student CD ROM.Following the course candidates will be supported to gain experience as an official. Once they have done this they will receive a Certificate of Completion
Following the completion of this Award the Young Official will be directed towards officiating at badminton competition, starting with low level events, and leading onto some being selected to officiate at high profile events.
To register a Badminton Young Officials Award course please read the information sheets below. Contact your local Workforce officer for information about local tutors. Send the completed Registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prior to the attending a Young Official Award course, why don't you test your knowledge of the Badminton Laws by completing the Online YOA Test
Or, if you have completed the Young Officials Award already, go ahead and GET INVOLVED!