Welcome to our website, Orkney Badminton Association promote badminton in the Orkney Isles which are located a few miles off the north coast of Scotland.
Affiliated to the Scottish Badminton Union, we hold internal leagues and compete annualy against the neighbouring counties of the Shetland Isles and Caithness from the Scottish mainland.
There is a large contingent of junior players in Orkney who play and also compete in Inter-County matches at under 13, 15 & 18 age groups.
The badminton season is nearly upon us and it's time for the trials for the Orkney U13, U15's & 18's squads for the season. All trials will be at Picky with £3 per session. This is open to all players wanting to be considered for our Orkney squads, who will then get the opportunity to represent Orkney in Intervcounty matches and attend coaching throughout the winter months with our coaches.
Dates are 18th Sept, 25th Sept & 2nd Oct. Times for each week are:
U13's (born 2004 onwards) 11am -12:30pm
U15's (born 2002 onwards) - 12:30-2pm
U18's (born 1999 onwards) - 12:30-2pm.
COME & TRY
We are also be running a come and try badminton sessions on the same dates for beginners to intermediate abilities with then the opportunity to come and get weekly coaching by our qualified on Sunday's throughout the winter months. Dates are the same as above with times from 10-11am each week. Cost £3.
Highlands & Islands Restricted
Senior Team event on Saturday 10th September in Dingwall Leisure Centre.
Teams of 3/4 Men & 3/4 Ladies.
More info here...