Kings Head Season Opener and Expo!

Come Celebrate the Start of the Season with Free Clinics, Games & a FUN DOUBLES TOURNAMENT!


"Free activities" and "meet the sponsors" for all Regional, Provincial and National Members of MBA, just because you're awesome!

Courts 1-3

9:00am - Overhead Strokes with Provincial Coach Justin Friesen!

10:00am - Racquet Preparation & Readiness with Former Provincial Coach and WWC Pro Archie Chawla!

11:00am - Serves & Serve Returns with 7-time Provincial Doubles Champion Ryan Giesbrecht!

Courts 4-6

9:00am - 12:00pm - TRY IT OUT 3-on-3 Badminton, led by Current and Former Provincial Team Members!

All Courts

12:00pm - 12:30pm - Free Play

All courts from 12:30-1:00pm will be exclusively set aside as practice times for players in the Kings Head Season Opener.  Thank you.


Sponsor Vendors

Liberty Athletic & Medical Supplies (MBA Members Receive 15% off ALL PRODUCT)

Maples Chiropractic (MBA Members Receive Free Massage & Nervous System Exam)

Cards & Promotional Materials from Winnipeg's Creative Studio & Racquets Pro Shop



King's Head Season Opener & BANQUET


Register HERE

(Same link for Draws/Times/Results)


Saturday September 17

Wheelies Roller Rink

1010 Logan Ave., Winnipeg


Followed by Banquet at King's Head Pub @ 6:30pm



A/B Open Doubles (Feather Shuttles) - $25
C/D Open Doubles - Nylon Shuttles - $15


3 Matches (minimum)



Banquet at King's Head Pub

Winner Prizes


Play with your favorite partner, doesn't matter if they're male or female.  Mens, womens and mixed doubles teams will all be in the same draw!


Guide for Choosing Your Calibre of Play:

A/B - Consistently Finish in A or B draws in Provincial Tournaments, or Top 20 in Rankings

C/D - Consistently Finish in C or D draws in Provincial Tournaments, Below Top 20 in Rankings and/or are Under the Age of 17


Registration Deadline: Sunday September 11 @ Midnight


Must be MBA Regional Member to participate.  MBA Regional Memberships are automatically monitored and administered during Online Registration.


General Tournament Info

We want to welcome all our badminton players from beginner to advanced to the 2016-17 badminton season by hosting a fun and friendly badminton tournament and banquet at an incredible price!  No frills or gimmicks except that we want as many people out as possible, chatting and enjoying the first tournament of the season.

Thank you to King's Head Pub for sponsoring the season opener again and hosting the banquet for all of us to enjoy!  We are sure to spread the word of your great food and friendly atmosphere!


Refund Policy: Badminton Manitoba does not permit refunds of MBA Memberships or Tournament Registration Fees.

Availability: Participants must be available to play during the entirety of the events that they are registered for.  MBA will not accept special requests for time, for any reason.  All participants must be prepared to play.

The Tournament will enforce a strict 10 minute disqualification rule and 3-minute warm-up rule.

Clothing: Participants must have a change of clothing and non-marking indoor athletic shoes

Equipment: Participants must bring their own racquets

Volunteers: If you would like to volunteer at the draw desk, please contact Badminton Manitoba at or call (204) 925-5621

Draws: Draws will be posted on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12:00pm (noon).




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