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  • Grant Application

    Spring Grant Deadline: March 31. Fall Grant Deadline: September 30. Download the application here:

  • “Badminton Goes Viral” Goes Worldwide

    Congratulations to “Badminton Goes Viral”, a USBEF funded project, which was recently featured by the Badminton World Federation!

  • Dick Witte Another Great Champion Gone   OCT. 17, 2016, 1:02 P.M. (ET)   Dick Witte, national and international champion many times over, passed away on Monday, October 10, at 91.  His body was gifted to science, and a memorial will be held in St. Louis in November. Contact with Pat, his wife, and family can […]

  • Hugh Forgie

    ”I did for badminton what the Harlem Globetrotters did for basketball” Sports Illustrated, May 31, 1993 Brief Video of Hugh Forgie and Stig Larson playing badminton on ice, in the Ice Capades:

  • 2013 USA Masters Badminton Championships National

    2013 USA Masters Badminton Championships National Estero , Florida May 21-25, 2013 Ages 35+ For details, visit the Southwest Florida Badminton Club website  

  • Belgian scientists develop new Badminton Robot

    A robot to play with! A childhood’s dream has now come true for researchers at the Flanders’ Mechatronics Technology Centre (FMTC) in Belgium. Wim Symens and his team pioneered the development of the first robot ever to play badminton. But this robot is only a guinea pig to test a software application designed to optimise energy efficiency […]

  • USA Win Medals At 2011 World Senior Championships

    link to article For the first time ever Americans have won medals at the 2011 Senior World Championships!  The 2011 Senior World Championships was held in Richmond, Vancouver  BC, Canada from 21 -27 August 2011 ( ). The USA team was comprised of 36 members. The USA winners are: + 55 Women’s  Singles  Gold Medalist […]

  • USBEF Board of Director Jim Bosco Passes Away

    Link to article USA Badminton was deeply saddened by the passing of life-long competitor and supporter 83-year-old Jim Bosco (Santa Cruz, Calif.) who succumbed to a massive heart attack while finishing his singles match in the 80+ division at the 2011 USA Badminton Senior National Championships in Raleigh/Durham, NC on March 24th, 2011. Born on […]

  • Some Aspects of the Ethics and Spirit of Badminton

    The “spirit” of Badminton involves a proper attitude concerning the game – a perspective that considers, for one, that there are no opponents – only participants. Aspirants, if you prefer, demanding the best of themselves… working, perhaps, in a sort of conflicting harmony – the barometer of excellence being determined by doing the best we can… […]

  • What does the Super Series Mean for You?

    With the International Badminton Federation (IBF), world-wide badminton players could go for the gold at the Olympics, try to win the All-England, play in the World Championships, the Thomas Cup/Uber Cup, Sudirman Cup, or other top tournaments. Players set their sights on national titles as well. But with the change in the name to the […]