Para-Badminton World Championships 2015
The BWF Para-Badminton World Championships is hosted every two years (on odd numbered years), with the last edition of the Championships taking place in Dortmund, Germany in 2013. The Championships determine who are the World Champions in each of the Sport Classes / Events on the programme.
The BWF Para-Badminton World Championships is an individual competition and each Member Association or organisation recognised by the BWF, is invited to enter players into the Championships.
The 2015 Para-Badminton World Championships will be held in Stoke Mandeville, England from 08 - 13 September 2015.
This is the sixth time the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships are being held in Europe. Previously, the Championships were held in the Netherlands in 1998, Germany in 2000, Spain in 2001, Wales in 2003, and Germany again in 2013.
Host Organisations - Badminton England
Host City - Stoke Mandeville, England
Competition Venue - Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Competition Dates - 08 - 13 September 2015
Team Managers Meeting - 09 September 2015
Draws (Linked here)
Winners (Linked here)
Please note - it is recommended that you aim to arrive in Stoke Mandeville by noon on Sunday 06 September 2015 to ensure that you are free to attend all of the required registrations and meetings.
Any new players wishing to participate in the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships will need to be classified according to the BWF Para-Badminton Classification Regulations. All new players will need to submit the following medical forms and supporting information:
Submission of the forms has to be made to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than four (4) weeks before the start of the championships.
All forms must be submittedno later than Tuesday 11 August 2015
Monday 07 September 2015 - Classification Meeting at Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Tuesday 08 September 2015 - Classification at Competition Hall Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Every team manager who has players without a valid classification or need to be re-classified must attend the Classification Meeting.
All players listed on this document (coming soon) will be required to attend classification on Tuesday 08 September 2015.
Countries that are eligible for the participation grant for this year's BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Stoke Mandeville can find further information in the guidelines document linked here and can apply for the participation grant by completing and submitting the required application form linked here.
Please submit by 09 August 2015.
Thursday 21 July 2015 @ 23:59 Kuala Lumpur time (GMT +7hrs) - Entry Closing Date - NO ENTRIES WILL BE CONSIDERED AFTER THIS DATE - LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Friday 07 August 2015 - Visa Application Letter Request deadline. No support/confirmation will be provided until Team entries are accepted and confirmed by the TD.
Friday 14 August 2015 - Practice Facilities Form submission deadline. No support/confirmation will be provided until Team entries are accepted and confirmed by the TD.
Friday 14 August 2015 - Transport request deadline. No support/confirmation will be provided until Team entries are accepted and confirmed by the TD.
Tuesday 11 August 2015 - Classification medical forms submission deadline
Sunday 09 August 2015 - Participation Grant submission deadline
BWF Anti-Doping Programme – Theraputic User Exemption
Below you will see information relating to the important requirement of TUE’s.
Players must be aware of their responsibilities towards anti-doping. Testing can take place at any international competition.
There is a lot of information on education on the WADA website (see link) or the BWF website (see link).
All tournament documents can be downloaded through the tournament calendar page linked here.
Andy Hines-Randle - email@example.com
Syahmi Sabron - firstname.lastname@example.org