National school chamionships 2010/2011 record entries anticipated
BADMINTON England has today announced that they anticipate record entries for this year’s Center Parcs National Schools Championships, the largest schools badminton event in Europe. Schools wishing to take part in this year’s tournament should visit www.badmintonengland.co.uk/nationalschoolschampionships for more details on how to enter. The deadline for entries this year is 29th October.
With Badminton being played in over a third of all schools in England, and with 22% of 11-15 year olds playing badminton in or out of school each month, Badminton is one of the most popular sports amongst school children. 'Last year over 1,600 schools entered with over 23,000 children taking part and this year's tournament promises to be even bigger with organisers anticipating the number of schools entering topping 1,800 and over 25,000 children taking part.