National School Championships  2023/2024

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National KS3 & KS4 Schools Competition 

Badminton England are pleased to announce that our National School Championships will be returning for 2023/24 and registration is now OPEN.

Detailed below are the age groups, format, and dates for the Championships. The finals will be held at the National Badminton Centre on the weekend of the 20th and 21st April. We are running this year’s event with limited resources, and therefore we have taken the decision to charge to enter the Championships. Each school will be required to pay £15 per team to enter the competition. Schools will be given the option to host both local and regional rounds. To register, schools need to click on the following link

The competition will run for the following age groups.

  • Girls Key Stage 3 (years 7, 8 and 9)
  • Boys Key Stage 3 (years 7, 8 and 9)
  • Girls Key Stage 4 (years 10 and 11)*
  • Boys Key Stage 4 (years 10 and 11)*

*Unlike in previous years, we will allow players to play up into the key stage 4 event. However, players will not be able to play down.

  • Teams will consist of 4 players, arranged in order by their singles strength.
  • Each match will consist of 5 games: 2 x singles and 3 x doubles, with each player playing 2 games. 1st Game: Singles (No.1 ranked player in the team). 2nd Game: Doubles (the 2 players not selected for a singles game). 3rd Game: Singles (No. 2 or 3 ranked player chosen for singles). 4th Game: Doubles (first singles player + either one of non-singles players). 5th Game: Doubles (second singles player + the other non-singles player).

Detailed below are the dates each round with be required to be completed by

Round 1, local round, completed by the 30th November

Round 2, county round, completed by 1st February

Round 3, inter county round, completed by 14th March

Finals will be held at the National Badminton Centre on the weekend of the 20th and 21st April

Schools can register for the event by clicking on the following link registration closes on the 22nd September.

If you have any questions, please email


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