About Us

The Bay of Plenty region is home to over 10 Badminton clubs catering to social and competitive badminton for all ages.

Coach Force Officer, Delwyn Cooper, and the team work with schools throughout the region offering introductory skills to children and Shuttle Time, a programme that focuses on introducing basic Badminton coaching skills to teachers and coaches working with school aged children.

We work closely with Badminton New Zealand to  "Inspire Kiwis to Love Badminton for Life."

How can you get involved?

  • Find a club to join
  • Encourage your students to join their school and a club
  • Volunteer to help at school, with tournaments, coaching or on our committee

    What opportunities are available for Juniors?

    • Each year Bay of Plenty Badminton hold interschool tournaments for the following age groups through out the regions in terms 2 & 3:
      • Intermediate - years 7-8
      • Junior - years 9-10
      • Seniors - years 11-13
    • Children are invited to trial for spaces in the BOP Rep teams that travels to Palmerston North each July to compete in the New Zealand Junior Team Championships.
    • Tauranga is lucky to also be the host town for the AIMS Games for years 7-8 every September which attracts students from far and wide - start thinking about getting your students into the game at year 5-6.
    • For dates, check out the 2022 BOP Badminton Calendar

    What opportunities are available for Adults?

    • We hold interclub tournaments and there are plenty of other events for you too!
    • For dates, check out the 2022 BOP Badminton Calendar
    Delwyn Cooper
    General Manager / Coach Force Officer
    027 212 4720
    Tarryn Espitalier
    Event Coordinator / ShuttleTime Program Deliverer
    021 112 4570
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