Inaugural Pacific Under 15 Invitation Team Challenge launching in February 2023

Badminton Oceania is delighted to announce a brand-new initiative for 2023, which will bring together the most aspiring Under 15 players from targeted Pacific Island Member Associations. The Pacific U15 Invitation Team Competition 2023 is linked to the Player Development programme and targets six countries to compete in a Mixed Team competition, including: Cook Islands,…

BWF – World Academy of Sport ‘National Administrators Programme’ completed in Auckland

From Friday 8 – Monday 12 December 2022, 17 participants from 8 member associations joined Badminton Oceania staff in Auckland to take part in the National Administrators’ Programme – delivered by Nadia Bleaken (Badminton Oceania Development Manager) and John Shearer (BWF Head of Continental Development), in partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS). Held…

Northern Marianas legacy transpires with first BWF international tournaments sanctioned in 2023

Pictured: Janelle Pangilinan and Jenine Savellano, Northern Marianas, competing at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games. Photo Credit: Michael Jornal Badminton Oceania and Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) are delighted to announce the addition of two new International Challenge tournaments to the BWF Calendar in 2023, taking place back-to-back in June.   Tournament Category Date Location…

Oceania Tour 2022 winners announced

The Oceania Tour is an initiative linked to our player development programme which encourages players from Oceania to participate in international tournaments across the region, earn world ranking points and compete for prize money which will be used to support future international training and competition opportunities. The Oceania Tour 2022 awards $1,500 NZD for singles winners…