Gold 4-Nations Worcestershire
Inclusive badminton tournament for physical and learning disability players.
Venue: University of Worcester Arena, Worcester WR2 5JN
Date: 18th & 19th January 2020
Time: Saturday 10am - 4pm and Sunday 9am - 3pm.
There will be a free inclusive doubles event on Sunday for any players participating in the tournament. If you want to play please select the event on your entry.
Entry form: Please click here to enter.
A free come and try badminton session, to provide a fun introduction to the sport for players with a disability, including friends/family.
Date: Sunday 19th January 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 3.00pm
- Try out your aim with our target challenge
- Practice you serve accuracy with the serve challenge
- Test you foot work with our speed challenge
- Coaching sessions throughout the day - learn about the basics and brush up your skills
- Just play – pick up a racket and try it out!
- Learn about disability badminton
- Information on local inclusive clubs.
- Disability classification for badminton.
- Meet our England players
To register for the event please click here.
Offering para-badminton classification, and learning disability. Other disabilities may also be available TBC.
Disability badminton includes Para-Badminton which is the International and Paralympic recognised categories set according to the Badminton World Federation’s Para-Badminton classifications.
For tournaments with categories for learning disabled players, players will be eligible if they have an IQ of 75 or less.
Players of any standard are welcome to enter events. Some tournaments may require players must be classified (BWF classifications), which will be stated in the tournaments Terms and Conditions, and usually available at the tournament unless otherwise stated.
Physical Disability Classifications – a quick guide:
|Group||Classification Name||Typical Examples of Impairment Types*|
Spinal injury causing impairment to upper
Spinal injury causing no impairment to
*These are given as an example – final classification will be based on a full classification process at an event and may differ to the suggestion in this guide.