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The Exeter & District Badminton League creates and administers Mens, Ladies and Mixed leagues, providing competitive play for club teams. They also run tournaments for singles and doubles players. Clubs in East Devon are listed, complete with contact details. The website seems to be dormant at present (December 2021), but there are some updates on their Facebook page.
The Devon County Badminton Association is linked to Badminton England and oversees Badminton activities for the whole of Devon. It promotes the sport, organises teams for inter-county competition and encourages training.
Badminton England is the national body for the sport. All members of
Sidmouth Badminton Club are affiliated to and insured by this
organisation. It maintains a list of affiliated clubs, and via a link on
its home page, you can find a club in your locality. Additionally, it
promotes national and international tournaments, so it is where to go
for the big event tickets.
Badminton England has a video streaming facility which displays live and recorded matches. Previously free, it has now been made a subscription service.
The Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) is the governing body of
badminton in Europe. It is one of the five continental bodies under the
flag of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the other four being
Africa, Asia, Oceania and Pan-America. It now has 52 Member
Associations, of which Badminton England is one. It was founded in 1967
in Frankfurt, Germany. The current Confederation's headquarters is in
Badminton Europe has a video streaming service showing live and recorded matches, but you have to register and log in to watch.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) started life in 1934 as the
International Badminton Federation, changing to its present name in
2006. Its purpose is to regulate, manage and develop the sport
worldwide, and is recognised by the International Olympic Committee as
the world governing body for badminton. The BWF has its headquarters in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Badminton World Federation has a video streaming service showing live and recorded matches via YouTube, which may include adverts and tracking.
Sidmouth Sports Centre is located in the grounds of Sidmouth College and is where the club plays. It is operated by LED (Leisure East Devon) Ltd., a not-for-profit organisation which runs many facilities previously provided directly by East Devon District Council.
In addition to other activities, Steve also finds time to restring rackets, so if yours is feeling a little soggy, have a word on a club night or contact him via any of the many and varied methods listed above. How do you recognise him? The clue is in the name.