If you've ever wanted to get closer to the action, becoming an official could be the answer! Badminton Wales is running the following officials courses next month:
Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff:
1st September - 10:00-16:00 - Umpire training.
1st September - 11.30-16:00 - Line Judge training.
Bryn Estyn Badminton Centre, Deganwy
7th September - 10:00-16:00 - Umpire training
7th September - 11:30-16:00 - Line judge training.
The courses are free and open to anyone aged 16+ years.
Both courses will run along side each other with a theory and practical session.
On completion, candidates can officiate at local and national tournaments. Umpires will be monitored and assessed and maybe eligible to officiate at the Welsh International Badminton Championships.
Many Welsh Line Judges have officiated at the following events: Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, All England Open Championships and other European Events.
For further information or to book a place on one of the Line Judge or Umpire courses please email firstname.lastname@example.org