Entries sought for next North Tyneside social badminton tournament

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

Monday, 20th February 2017, 01:05 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:37 am

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.