The National Junior Squad aims to Identify and develop the top junior players from across the country with the aim of progressing players to meet the “Winning Edge” targets as outlined in the Badminton Australia High Performance Plan. Please see the links below for further information.
Youth Development Squad (16 years of age and younger)
Elite Development Squad (U19)
Nomination and Selection Policy
World Junior Championships
The BWF World Junior Championships, held annually, consists of two separate events: a team event for the Suhandinata Cup followed by an individual event for Eye Level Cups – all hosted within 12 days.
Oceania Junior Championships
This event is held every two years (on odd years) and consist of both a team (Sudirman cup format) and individual event. Australian won the 2015 Oceania Junior Team Championships for the second consecutive edition. In addition the win in the team event, Australian players claimed 3 of the 5 titles on offer in the Oceania Junior Championships.
2015 Singapore Youth International
This Singapore Youth International is one of the strongest events on the junior calendar and consists of individuals events (excluding mixed doubles) across U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19 age groups. The event is a key part of Badminton Australia’s junior program, with a strong focus on the U15 and U17 age groups. Download the forms below for further information
Selection Policy Resources
The Australian Sports Commission has a set of Generic Selection Guidelines which can be used by States and Territory’s who want to put some selection policies in place.
To download a copy of the booklet click on the following link
BA Seeking National Junior Coaches