Judy Devlin Fund

Welcome to MassBad

May 15, 2018

 

Dear Fellow Badminton Enthusiasts,

 

Welcome to Massachusetts Badminton Association aka MassBad.  As we continue our work to build a vibrant badminton community here in Massachusetts (and our neighboring states) for enthusiasts of all types, interests and levels of skill please take not of the following new initiative and upcoming events: 

  • MassBad is supporting our Region organization, Northeast Badminton Assn (NEBA), to facilitate its receipt of donations for its Judy Devlin Fund by allowing it to use our Paypal account for those who wish to donate this way.  Please see the article under the ‘News’ tab for information about this important fund the purpose of which is to assist accomplished Northeast athletes compete in major events.
  • The annual Bay State Games competition will again take place at Boston Badminton Club June 23-24.  Please see baystategames.org for more information including entry details.
  • This summer we are hosting a special event – the USA Badminton Masters International – scheduled July 25-29 at Boston Badminton Club.  Any and all badminton athletes over the age of 35 are invited to enter for great competition, good fun and new friends!  We anticipate hosting about 200 players from throughout the US and Canada as well as other countries.  Our organizing committee is hard at work planning all the details to make this a most enjoyable event for all both on and off the court.  Anyone interested in helping us with this exciting event should contact me – the more the merrier and we are a merry crew!  Please see our special Masters International page for details as they emerge.  Entry is now open at:

USAB Masters International Entry

 

For those of you under 35, we invite you to come help as well as to spectate to see what you can look forward to down the road!  You will find good times, great camaraderie and competition there …

 

Cheers!

Beth Sopka

Beth Sopka, President