Halifax/Dartmouth Badminton Playdowns


Dates & Locations


Wednesday April 6th, 2016.

Citadel High School - Intermediate

          8:30 am Gym Opens

9:00 am Opening announcements

9:15 am Matches Begin


Thursday, April 7th, 2016.

Citadel High School - Junior

          8:30 am Gym Opens

9:00 am Opening announcements

9:15 am Matches Begin


Citadel High School Senior

          1:00pm (Approx.) Opening Announcements

          1:15pm Matches Begin



Preliminary Rounds:  Round Robin

One game consists of 21 points in all age/gender classes in the round robin.

At 20 all, the side which gains a 2 point lead first, wins that game.

At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point, wins that game.

Switch sides when lead score is 11 points.


Cross Over Rounds

  Best of 3 Games to 21 points.

At 20 all, the side which gains a 2 point lead first, wins that game.

At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point, wins that game.

The side winning a game serves first in the next game.

 Switch sides after each game and for the third game

when the lead score reaches 11 points.
Coaches may meet with their players for 2 minutes games. On the court!



There is a maximum of 8 students permitted to compete at each level.

You can only compete in one event.

Top 2 finishers advance to Regionals on Tuesday, April 12th.

Team competition will follow.

Top 2 teams will advance to the Regional Tournament.

The Regional Tournament for all classifications will be held at  Sackville High School.


Team Points

Individuals will score team points for their school if they have at least 4 out of 5 sections entered. Points will be awarded as follows:

5 Points for 1st place

4 Points for 2nd place

3 Points for 3rd place

2 Points for 4th place

1 Point for 5th place


Halifax/Dartmouth Badminton Playdowns


Notice To All Coaches:



Please let me know your team compliment with names (preferred) or without names no later than Friday, April 1st, 2016 by 3pm or you will be omitted.  Annette Sherlock will be the tournament director for Day 1 and Jared Griffiths will be the tournament director for Day 2.


When sending your team list, please rank your players according to the following categories:      A: high skill

                                          B: average skill

                                          C: weak skill


If you do not rank your athletes or send a team list, your players will be randomly placed in pools. The ranking should allow for an even and fair playing field.


Send all of the above information to:    Jared Griffiths


                                                    902-442-4459 or 902-880-0046(cell)

                                                              Sacred Heart School




3.     ** For all tournaments, please have your athletes on site before the starting time. The start time is set. If you are late you will be forfeited




5. Read the NSSAF Badminton Information as well as information on the new rules.


6. Registration fee is $5.00 per athlete.     

Athletes can only play in one event and age class.

Schools can only enter one student in each event.

There will be awards to the top three individuals in every class.


7. The Mavis 300 is the tournament shuttle (Yellow).


8. Top two finishers (Individual) in each classification will advance to      Regionals.


9. REGIONALS will be held at Sackville High School on April 12th for all divisions.  The Individual Competition will start at 9:00am with the Team Competition following 20 minutes later.   


10. The team winners will be compiled from the placing of the individual events in the districts. Top 2 Teams will advance.


11. Cheques will be collected during the tournament or they can be mailed to the MHSAA.



12. If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. E-mail is preferred.  DDuggan@hrsb.ca


13. City Banners will be awarded at the start of the Regional Team   Tournament.                        


Please make cheques payable to: Metro High School Athletic Association


NSSAF Provincials

From the Regional Tournament, the top 2 individuals from each class section and top 2 Teams from each age group will advance to Provincials.

 Host Schools: CEC, April 22nd 23rd.