The SPBA hosted their sixth annual junior tournament on President’s weekend, Feb 14-16th, 2015. This was the second year in a row that the tournament counted for Junior National Rankings. In 2015 the tournament counted for 10% Ranking Points.
This was the largest event ever for the SPBA with 125 participants including players from IL, CT, VA, MO, GA, OH, WI, and IN. Locally, 68 athletes competed for Shannon Pohl Badminton Academy, 27 athletes competed for Midwest Badminton Club, and 16 competed for Egret Badminton Club.
In 2014, the event hosted 111 participants including players from IL, MA, MD, MO, NJ, OH, and TX. As a result of this tournament last year, the number of total girls ranked nationally increased by 29%. In the Under 19 age group, the number of girls ranked nationally increased by a whopping 66%!
2015 Jr. National Ranking Tournament | Results
See photos and results from the 2014 Midwest Regional Jr. Championships here!
RSVP here on our Facebook Invite!
Shannon Pohl Badminton Academy at Adversity Volleyball Center
710 Corporate Woods Parkway • Vernon Hills, IL 60061
GS, BS, GD, BD, and MXD in the age categories of
U11, U13, U15, U17, U19, & U22.
• Player’s age must be under the age category as of as of December 31, 2015.
• All events cannot span more than two age groups:
U13 GS + U15 GD + U15 XD = OK
U13 GS + U15 GD + U17 XD = NOT OK
• Please Note: U22 category not eligible for junior national ranking
Shannon Pohl • 847.722.8857 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants must be legal US residents and active USA Badminton (USAB) members. USAB club junior tournament sticker does not apply for national level events.
Non-members may join before registering for the tournament.
Annual USAB membership can be obtained for $40 at
30 minutes from Chicago O’Hare Airport, 1 hour from Chicago Midway Airport
TOURNAMENT PARTY DINNER:
Badminton participants, friends, coaches, families, and spectators welcome!
Details coming soon…
VOLUNTEER FOR THE EVENT:
Volunteers & Umpires needed!