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Here, you'll find all the old favourites like junior and senior clubs, league calendars, results, HBA and CBN reports, and maps showing clubs' locations, and the BADMINTON England feed, below.  
New for 2016!  HBA Facebook     and Twitter @BadmintonHerts for all Herts Badminton News: thanks to Ben vranjkovic..
'Find a Club or Session'     Want a quick game, No Strings?              
Information for juniors is mainly on the Herts Schools Badminton Association website
  Long-lasting items of news will stay on this page while other items will apear on News.   Any errors email Dave Bartlett website manager
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Herts Badminton People at Rio

Good to see Herts players and coaches with the GB Badminton Team in Rio.
Herts Vets player, Jon Austin,  left of Rajiv (from neighbouring Middlesex) and Level 3 coach, Peter Jeffrey, 2 to his right.  Follow the action on Twitter with BE's Lauren Smith.
Herts Parabadminton Tournament 23 July 2016
A really enjoyable tournament at Herts Sports Village.
Herts Parabadminton Tournament 2016 
More photos to follow 

SchoolHire Partnership

 Herts Sports Partnership has formed a new partnership with SchoolHire to provide the public with access to sports facilities throughout Hertfordshire. it will give schools and other facilities the opportunity to maximise the use of their sports halls, pitches and courts allowing more people to be more physically active on a regular basis.Beach or e-badminton anyone? 
SchoolHire was launched to help the public easily locate sport facilities in their vicinity, while at the same time providing venues with an online platform to advertise their onsite facilities. To find out more about the partnership, click the link below:

HSP & SchoolHire Partnership

Free Resources for Schools

 Badminton England have released free resources for schools, click the image for link to BE webpage

Could be useful to clubs, too.
Dave Bartlett, HBA Development Coordinator 

BADMINTON England News Feed

Austin: teamwork and togetherness key to Rio success

Jon Austin believes everyone involved with the Badminton England programme can feel a part of Team GB’s success at Rio 2016. 


Ellis and Langridge's road to Rio bronze

We show how Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge went from a new partnership to Rio 2016 bronze medallists in the space of less than two years.


Hoi hoping Ellis and Langridge can inspire rising stars

Head coach Jakob Hoi has urged badminton players across the country to take inspiration from Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge’s bronze medal success.


Hoi confident as Langridge and Ellis target Olympic bronze

Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis face China’s Chai Biao and Hong Wei for an Olympic medal today.


How Twitter reacted to Ellis and Langridge's historic achievement

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge are Olympic bronze medallists and here is how Twitter reacted to their monumental win. 


Dates for Your Diary

HBA Newsletter for February 2016 


Senior County Squad Training

-> August: 5 x Tuesday nights (2nd-30th inclusive), 8pm-10pm, at Hertfordshire Sports Village
-> September: 4 x Sundays (4th-25th inclusive), 4pm-6pm, at Birchwood Leisure Centre

There will be 4 courts available throughout each session.

 For full details see HBA FaceBook
Herts County League Fixtures Meeting for 2016-17 
Monday 5th September (7:30p.m. - 10:00p.m.)
Birchwood Leisure Centre 

The team entry fee has been reduced from £12.50 to £10.00. Please bring your entry fee to the fixtures meeting in September 

Team nominations and 

Confirm Club Contact Details by 5th August to Graham

Player Nominations by 10th September to Graham

Complete Player Registrations by 30th September

 Contact Graham (Cobbie62@virginmedia.com) if you need more information

Tournaments aimed at League / County players. 


  Bucks Open – 24th September

 Categories – MS / WS  / MD / LD / MXD / O40 MD / O40 WD / O40 MX

Hertfordshire Senior Silver  ('Herts Open')
 3rd & 4th September
Venue:Hertfordshire Sports Village
Hatfield Business Park
AL10 9EU Hatfield
Entry closes on 14 August 2016 at 23:59 
 Herts Restricted (Herts Championships) 01 October 2016 to 02 October 2016
Suitable for players in top divisions of local leagues and others. 
Come and Have  a Go! 
Birchwood Leisure centre
Longmead, Birchwood
AL10 0AN Hatfield,
Entry closes on 27 September 2016
Beginner to league-level coordinated games with hints and tips or coaching   
Laura Trott LC in Cheshunt Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm and Thursday 10am to Noon. Click for leaflet
Allenburys Sports & Social in Ware Wednesdays 10am to Noon.
Cost £5 includes shuttles. Coordinating games or coaching I am flexible.  Click for leaflet
Feel free to bring feather shuttles along and share the cost.