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The Smash Cancer Draw Will Take Place Today

Welcome

In 2019, as part of our 120th Anniversary, Badminton Ireland will be raising money for Cancer research.

We have partnered with the Irish Cancer Society and  National Breast Cancer Research Institute to create our new campaign SMASH Cancer.

Throughout the season we will be running a number of fundraising initiatives, in conjunction with out Member Organisations, to raise much needed funds for this important charity.

Badminton Ireland are conducting a raffle with some amazing prizes for our members. Our goal is to sell 5000 tickets by midnight on May 8th, 2020, at €5 each. All money raised will go to the Irish Cancer Society and National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

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PRIZES

 To raise money for Cancer research, and as part of our SMASH Cancer campaign, Badminton Ireland are conducting a raffle with some amazing prizes. Here are the list of prizes that can be won

Paid Trip for two to the Yonex All England including weekend tickets, flights and accommodation along with 500 euro spending money

Box of shuttles for your club

VIP Awards Packages including accommodation and spending money

On court Coaching session with our National Coach

Meet and Greet with out HP Players in our National Training Centre

Club Visit from our development officer including 5 tubes of shuttles and a Kit bag

Other Prizes:
  • VIP Tickets to the Irish Open
  • Signed Badminton Shirts

Tickets Cost €5

The cost of entry into the draw
is €5.

Ticket Availability

Tickets are available online. Maximum of 5,000 tickets. Last date to buy: 08/05/2020*.

Draw Date

The Draw will be conducted live at our Graded Final Awards on May 9th

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FUNDRAISING

Badminton Ireland encourage all clubs to get involved with our SMASH Cancer campaign by fundraising vital fund for Irish Cancer Society and National Breast Cancer Research Institute

There are different ways you can support our Smash Cancer campaign.

Including:

  • Host an Open Play Night at your local badminton club – Raise money by involving the local community
  • Host a friendly competition internally or against a neighboring club
  • Quiz nights/Coffee Mornings/Local Collection
  • Sell SMASH Cancer Raffle tickets in your club and community

If your club wishes to host a fund-raising event please register with the SMASH Cancer campaign HERE

If you require any further information on fundraising or the SMASH Cancer campaign, please email nkrahulcova@badmintonireland.com

120th ANNIVERSARY

2019 is a very special year for Irish badminton as we celebrate our 120th Anniversary.  

We are planning a range of events to mark this special milestone and these will be announced over the coming months. The Irish Badminton Union was formed in 1899 following a disagreement between clubs from Wicklow and Dundrum on the structure of their match.  

Dundrum felt that a central body should be formed to legislate on such matters and on November 25th, 1899 the inaugural meeting, attended by delegates from Dalkey, Dundrum, Sandford and Wicklow, was held at 4 Foster Place Dublin and the Irish Badminton Union was established.  In 1901 the Irish Badminton Union passed a resolution that clubs affiliated to it must also be members of the Badminton Association [of England].

Events in 1899 to 1903

  • On November 25th, 1899 at 4 Foster Place, Dublin, the Irish Badminton Union was formed
  • In 1902, the first Irish Open Championships was held at the Earlsford Terrace Rink in Dublin and it proved to be very successful. Interestingly, the Badminton Association of England presented a trophy for the Men’s Singles. 
  • In 1903,  Ireland play England in first ever Badminton International Match at Earlsfort Terrace.
  •  Ailesbury Badminton was formed
Foster Place, Dublin

The Badminton Museum of Ireland

Has a copy of S.M. Massey’s 1911 edition of “Badminton”, which describes the formation of the Irish Badminton Union, along with a copy of the Press report on the match between Dundrum and Wicklow which was the catalyst for the formation of the Irish Badminton Union.

The Badminton Museum of Ireland is currently located in Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Dublin, Ireland.

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1899 The Formation of Badminton Ireland

The Irish Badminton Union was formed in 1899 following a disagreement between clubs from Wicklow and Dundrum on the structure of their match.  On the

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CONTACT

If you have any queries or would like to donate additional prizes to the draw, you can contact us as follows:

  • Irish Sport HQ National Sport Campus,
    Blanchardstown,
    Dublin 15
  • +353 1 839 3028
  • info@badmintonireland.com
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