Sanction requests

Guidelines for Organisers

We have developed a useful guide for tournament organisers to follow when organising junior events. Download the guide here.

Sanction your event

Badminton Scotland have an extensive tournament calendar, and therefore we request that if you would like to organise a tournament, you apply to us to sanction that tournament. This means we can ensure the portfolio of tournaments and events in Scotland is put together in a structured and logical way, allowing us to avoid potential clashes which could harm the size of entry to your tournament. If you would like to request sanction for your tournament in Season 2016/17, please download the Tournament Sanction form, complete it and return it to Badminton Scotland. 

If you would like to discuss possible dates for your tournament before applying for sanction, contact us:

0141 445 1218


Badminton Scotland dates for National and International competition in season 2016/2017

Scottish National Championships (U15/19)                          8-9 October 2016

Scottish Open Grand Prix                                                     23-27 November 2016

Scottish National Veterans Championships                          10-11 December 2016

Scottish International Veterans Championships                    20-22 January 2017

Scottish National Senior Championships                              3-5 February 2017

Scottish National Junior Championships (U13/17/21)           25-26 March 2017

Scottish National Junior Championships (U11)                     13 May 2017 and possibly 14 May 2017

Three weekends will once again be reserved for Restricted Tournaments during season 201-2017. No "Open" tournaments will be scheduled during these weeks so you are asked to consider holding restricted tournaments at these times. Other dates may, however, be sanctioned as in previous seasons. The three reserved weekends:

  • week ending 16 October 2016
  • week ending 20 November 2016
  • week ending 19 February 2017


Establish the Seeds for your tournament

Once you have received all the entries to your tournament you will need to establish which players should be seeded. To do this, please contact the following appointed persons:

Senior Ranking Tournaments

Mr Kenneth Middlemiss, Chairperson Senior, Selection Committee
Phone: 0131 343 5970

Junior (1998) Tournaments

Mrs Karen Stalker, Chairperson Junior Selection Committee

Junior (1999) or later Tournaments

Mr Douglas Walker
Phone: 01968 677244

Masters (non-ranking) Tournaments

Mrs Karen Stalker, Chairperson Masters Selection Committee (details as above)

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