Oceania Badminton

Oceania Badminton

New Resource for Officials
The Badminton World Federation has released a new resource for Umpires
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BWF Sanctioned Para-Badminton Events in Geelong, Australia
Badminton Oceania are pleased to announce, in partnership with Badminton Australia the first ever BWF sanctioned para-badminton events to be held in the Oceania region: the Australia Para-Badminton International followed by the VICTOR Oceania Para-badminton Championships, both being played in Geelong, Victoria 20-27 November 2018
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NEW POSITIONS - Regional Development Officers
We are now recruiting two Regional Development Officers; one based in Fiji and one based in Papua New Guinea to develop, co-ordinate and manage the BWF Shuttle Time and development programme both within the country where the successful candidate is based and in other Pacific Island countries
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New Position - Communications and Events Manager
Badminton Oceania is seeking a Communications and Events Manager; a full-time position to work from head-office in Auckland, New Zealand

This is a newly created position and offers the successful candidate a lot of scope to grow and develop these areas
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Sydney International 2018
A BWF Level 3 International Series event - prize-money USD10,000
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Yonex South Australia International 2018
A BWF level 3 International Challenge Event - USD25,000 prize-money
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Nynette Sass Wins Women in Badminton Award
Nynette Sass from Samoa was awarded the POWA (President of Oceania Women's Award) at the Oceania Annual General Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand in May 2018

Pictured - Nynette receiving the award from Badminton Oceania President - Geraldine Brown who is also the Chair of the BWF Women in Badminton Commission
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BOC Executive Board Elected
The Badminton Oceania Executive Board for the next two years was confirmed at the Annual General Meeting in May, Bangkok, Thailand

Geraldine Brown (AUS) and Nigel Skelt (NZ) were both re-elected unopposed respectively as President Deputy President

Pictured - Attendees at the AGM
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Australian Junior International 2018 - entries are now open
Entries are now being accepted for the Australian Junior International tournament being played in Perth, Western Australia 13-16 September

Preceding it will be the Asia Pacific Team Championships (un-sanctioned), a five match format team event
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Straight-up Wins for Finals at the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2018.
While “straight-game wins” was the overall theme of the Finals, picking a winner was not all that straight-forward. Read on for a glimpse of the last matches of the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2018 in Hamilton, New Zealand last weekend.
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Calendar of Events

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Positive Sports Coaching

OSFO have partnered with the Oceania Australia Foundation and Matt Scholes of Positive Sports Coaching to create a FREE 30 min online course that introduces Positive Sports Coaching.

This course teaches coaches how to raise the optimism, resilience and wellbeing of their athletes to enable them to reach their potential.

Click Here to complete the course.

Click Here to watch our Launch

OSFO Updates

2015 OSFO/ONOC GENERAL ASSEMBLIES, ASSOCIATED MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS - GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL, SUVA FIJI - APRIL 29th - MAY 3rd.

April 30th - UNESCO meeting 

May 1st - OSFO General Assembly 9-12

              - Sports marketplace all day

May 2nd - ONOC General Assembly all day

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