Entries sought for next North Tyneside social badminton tournament

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​The next North Tyneside Social Tournament ​is ​on​ Sunday, March 19, starting 12.30pm,​​ at​ John Spence Community High School in North Shields.

It comprises ​men’s and ​ladies​‘ doubles and ​mixed ​doubles, and anyone from North Tyneside as well as from outside of the​ borough ​can​ enter.

​Games are played in groups, so everyone gets plenty of matches.​ The entry fee is just £5 for one event, or £8 for​ two, per person, and anyone aged 14 upwards can enter.

No ​league or ​county players will be accepted​ and the emphasis is on an afternoon of friendly, enjoyable competition.

Trophies will be awarded to all event winners and runners-up, and there will be special trophies for outstanding performances by players aged over 5​0.​

Volunteers from Bewicke Badminton Club,​ which plays at John Spence, and from the North Tyneside Badminton Partnership, will ensure that the tournament runs smoothly.

The closing date for entries is ​ Monday, March 13, and entry forms can be obtained from leisure centres in North Tyneside, or by contacting the​ tournament ​secretary​ Viv Harmer​, email viv.harmer@googlemail.com or ​call (0191​) 2637686 or​ 07881 375559.