2012 Games

2012 Games

On this page you will find content relating to 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As new information becomes available to us we will add it here: it will cover events, opportunities for players, clubs and coaches. There are many agencies involved: Sport England, BE, Local Authorities, county-wide co-ordinating organisations like ourselves, HBA and HSBA, and the umbrella organisation 'Herts is Ready for Winners' whose website is continually updated and where you can sign up for their regular newlsetters as we count-down to the Games.
If you know of something going on in your club, sports centre or area please email HBA Development Co-ordinator, Dave Bartlett or newsletter editor Gill Bartlett.
Our Badminton Herts Development Committee will also be helping make the most of this unique opportunity, so if you have any events, ideas or jsut want to register that you'd like to be involved, please contact your BHDC Representative, see details by clicking here
HBA, HBA and BADMINTON England Herts is Ready for Winners
Opportunities for clubs and coaches - a presentation by our Badminton Development Officer, Jenni Crisp: summary, click here , full version, click here.  
'BE Prepared' suggestions and template for a celebration or Legacy event; for more information contact Herts BDO Lee Bent.
Keep up to date with what BE HQ are doing by visiting their 'Road to 2012' webpage 

All the latest news from Herts Olympic-Paralympic organisation to maximise the opportunities for people and organisations in our county.

All the county's 2012 information on 'Herts is Ready for Winners'

Torchbearers in Herts - on JackFM site
Sport England and LOCOG

New 'Community Games' funding and volunteer opportunities. Register your event, here and then contact Herts Sports Partnership's Rebecca Small.

SportMakers workshop 18th April at Herts Sports Village: Flyer
Sport England 2012 'Inspired Facilities Fund' for Clubs' Facilities Refurbishment launched August 2011
Sport England has launched a £50million programme to refurbish and improve up to 1000
community sports clubs.  Herts Sports Partnerships are organising workshops to explain the application process.  See website 'Funding' section.

Dates for Your Diary

HBA January Newsletter 

Promote Women's and Girls' Badminton  
'This Girl Can 'in Herts is back in less than 2 weeks – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th June 2018.
Create an event and get  it promoted by Herts Sport Partnership,
Then see it advertised on TGC website
Hertfordshire Senior Silver
18 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Singles on Saturday, Doubles Sunday
 Entry open: 03 June 2018 10:00 (GMT +01:00)
Entry deadline: 29 July 2018 23:59 (GMT +01:00)
 Tournament contact Eddie Lintott
 County Fixtures evening
Thursday 6th September  7:30pm until 10:00pm
in Birchwood Leisure Centre Sportsman's room
 Contact Graham: Cobbie62@virginmedia.com
Compliance with General Data Protection Regulations
All  badminton clubs, leagues and county badminton associations will need to be compliant with these EU regulations by 25 May this year. BE Head Office are preparing advisory documents and they will become available on their Governance
webpage over the coming weeks. 
MasterStrokes Badminton Coaching -  Starting 22 April
 Returning to the sport after some time out?
A social player looking to play competitively?A regular player looking to make improvements to your game?An older junior looking to step up to a senior club?Come and join us!·Sessions led by qualified and experienced coaches·A mixture of coaching and games·For those looking to take their game on to the next levelWhen: Sundays 7-9pm: Starting 22 April Where: Hertfordshire Sports Village (HSV) Cost: £10 per night (pay on the night)Interested? Email msbcoachingl@gmail.com or call 07899 726909 to register


Wimbledon Summer Team Tournament 21st & 22nd July 2018

One of the best team tournaments in the badminton calendar is back in 2018 at the Wimbledon Racquets & Fitness Club.

The Wimbledon Summer Team tournament has been going for over 10 years and in that time has gone from strength to strength. It's a fabulous competitive and fun 

Team event but also a fantastic social event on the Saturday night with disco, BBQ and fancy dress.

Anyone who has played Gold or Silver Senior events, or has represented their county at Senior Level or is a Division 1, 2 club player would be eligible and enjoy this event.

Each team consists of three men and three women ranked one to three. Each team will play a minimum of five hybrid matches over the two days. A hybrid match consists of 9 rubbers ( 1 game to 21), 3 men's doubles, 3 women's doubles and 3 mixed.

Entry fee of £44 per player (£264 per team) is great value as it includes all the weekends badminton, party pass to disco and BBQ (which is great food) and a free Tournament Shirt. Cash prizes are available for at least first and second placed teams plus other prizes available.

If you are interested or want to find out more, please find attached link to the entry form 


or please contact the tournament organiser Tracy Dineen Tracy.Dineen@gmail.com. Places are limited and this is a popular event so don't delay!!