USA Badminton Seeking Site for 2014 Adult Nationals
2 Apr, 2013
Application Deadline is April 15, 2013
USA Badminton, the governing body of badminton in the United States, is seeking a site to host the 2014 Adult Nationals.
Indoor venues are currently being sought. Specific information on space requirements can be located at USA Badminton website, http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Badminton.aspx
Cities and facilities interested in bidding on this prestigious event should contact n account of the fact that no bids were received by the original February deadline from interested hosts of the 2014 Adult Nationals, the bid deadline has now been extended until April 15th, 2013. Interested hosts should contact Lauren LeQuire at the National Office at 719-866-3645 for a bid form.
About USA Badminton:
USA Badminton (USAB), the recognized national governing body for the sport of badminton in the United States, is headquartered at the United States Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado. USA Badminton oversees sanctioned tournaments nationwide, develops grassroots initiatives to foster increased participation in the sport, certifies and educates coaches and prepares the best players in the nation to excel in international competition, including the Olympic Games.
USAB sends teams to major international tournaments, including the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, World Championships, Sudriman Cup, Thomas and Uber Cup and World Junior Championships, to name a few. USAB also hosts major national events such as the US Adult National Championships, US Junior National Championships, and the US Senior National Championships. The organization also maintains the national player rankings, publishes educational materials on the sport and holds regular training camps and coaching clinics.
USA Badminton boasts over 4,000 members nationwide and estimates many more thousands of recreational badminton players in the United States. A 2008 study by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association reported that approximately 1,362,000 people play badminton frequently in the US. Badminton is truly a growing sport in the US as well as on the international level. The website for the organization is http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Badminton.aspx