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October 3, 2016
Hope everyone had fun at our internal tournament last Saturday. Here are two group photos, if you would like to see and download them: Photo 1 | Photo 2

September 7, 2016
The Club's official practice hours during the Fall 2016 Semester are as follows:

  • Tuesday: 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Sunday: 2:30-5:00 pm

Membership fees are due every semester:

  • Students: $10
  • Faculty/Staff: $20
  • Non-Affiliated: $25

Benefits for club members include: (1) Free shuttlecocks during official club practice hours; (2) 1 free over-grip per semester; (3) 1 set of free string for replacing the broken string per semester; (4) partial sponsorship for participating in out-of-state tournaments; (5) badminton clinics and training sessions.

May 23, 2016
The Club does not officially practice during the summer. If you would like to play, please come and join a few of us who show up on a regular basis. You will be required to furnish your own shuttles.

Shawn Lam has initiated an internal club ladder competition for the summer. If you are interested in joining in the fun, please contact Shawn.

March 18, 2016
The 2016 OU Badminton Tournament is scheduled for April 2, 2016. Here are the tournament details.
Registration deadline is March 28, 2016.

September 10, 2015
Official practice hours for the club are Thursdays (6pm to 10pm), Saturdays (10am to noon), and Sundays (beginning with 2pm). There is a $10 fee charge for students, $20 for faculty, and $25 for unaffiliated

August 16, 2015
The 2015 Dallas Classic Puccini Open Badminton Tournament at UT Arlington. The deadline is August 23, 2015.

June 5, 2015
The Club does not officially practice during the summer term. However, there are many players who show up and play all year round. If you would like to continue playing during the summer, please be aware that you will have to furnish your own shuttles. The normal expectation is that you leave 3 brand new birds in a collection box before playing. It is to ensure cost sharing fairness.

March 29, 2015
The 2015 OU Badminton Tournament is scheduled for April 4. Please register using this official online form. The registration deadline is 1:30pm, March 30. For group or club registration, please use this form (Excel). The 2015 Tournament Rules are here.
See the list of participants here.

February 2, 2015
The official practice sessions for the Spring 2015 semester are as follows:

  • Thursday, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, for beginners and intermediate players
  • Thursday, 8:00pm to 10:00pm, for intermediate and advanced players
  • Saturday, 10:00am to 12 noon
  • Sunday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

August 19, 2014
Welcome back to the new academic year. If you are new to us, please contact Kyle for information about when club practices will take place this year. The Club has grown at all levels (beginner to advanced) in recent years. Please join in the fun of playing and promoting this sport.

August 12, 2014
The annual 2014 Puccini Texas Classic Championship is scheduled for August 29-31 at UT Arlington. The deadline is August 17.

July 25, 2014
Even though our Club does not officially practice during the summer months, there is a core of us who have been practicing on a regular basis. Courts at Huffman are set up every day for our use. Please take advantage of them either on your own or join us.

March 13, 2014
Our 2014 OU Open Tournament is set for April 5, 2014. The deadline for registration is March 30, 2014.

August 23, 2013
Welcome back all existing and new players to the new academic year. The Club hopes that you will have great academic success and plenty of fun playing badminton this year
. If you have ideas about to make the Club better, please contact any of our club's officers or Shawn.

Official Club Practice Hours for the Fall 2013 semester are: Tuesdays (5:00pm to 8:00pm); Thursdays (5:00pm to 8:00pm); Saturdays (10:00am to 1:00pm). On Saturdays when extra courts are available, you can get free coaching and instructions to improve your game.

August 8, 2013
The 2013 Dallas Tourney is from August 31 to September 1, 2013 (labor day weekend)
. The deadline is August 21. Here is the list of winners.

January 21, 2013
We recognize and appreciate your valuable and important participation in our 2013 OU Tournament. The results are here.

December 13, 2012
The 2013 OU Open Badminton Tournament is scheduled to take place in the Huston Huffman Center on the OU campus on January 19, 2013. The deadline for registration is January 14, 2013.
If you know of club members or friends who may be interested in participating, please forward this information to them.

October 2, 2012
The 2012 Yonex Houston Badminton tournament will be held from Nov. 9-11, 2012. Registration deadline is October 28.

March 23, 2012
Wei Loon and his club members in Oklahoma City are organizing an open tournament at the University of Central Oklahoma from April 21-22. We need to support their efforts by participating in the tournament.

February 24, 2012
The 2012 Brushy Creek Tournament in Austin, Texas will be held from March 9-11. Registration and info is here.

August 22, 2011
Welcome back to campus for existing members. I hope you had an enjoyable summer. The annual Puccini Texas Badminton Tournament is upon us. It is scheduled for September 3-4 on the UT Arlington campus. Registration is here. If you are new and would like to join the club, please contact Jerry Zhou, the Club's President.

April 19, 2011.
We hope everyone had a great time at our tournament as much as we did. Here are the complete summary results of the tournament. Photos will follow shortly. Here are all the draw results for all events: B Men's Doubles; B Men's Singles; B Mixed Doubles; Open Men's Doubles; Open Men's Singles; Open Mixed Doubles; Senior Doubles; Senior Singles; Women's Doubles; and Women's Singles.

March 25, 2011
The 2011 OU Badminton Tournament will be held at the Huston Huffman Center on April 16, 2011. The registration deadline is April 8. If you have questions, please contact Shawn Lam, the Tournament Director or Jerry Zhou, the Club's President.

January 17, 2011
The OKC Badminton Club is organizing its first 2011 Oklahoma Badminton Open Tournament on February 12. For more information, please contact Weilun.

September 7, 2010
The 2010 Dallas Yonex Championship was held on September 4-5 at the Maverick Activity Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington. A bunch of players from OU, UCO, and OKC Badminton Club went, including players and friends from clubs in Tulsa. The tournament, which in essence became a national tournament, created fun and excitement for all skill levels. It was a fantastic and enjoyable tournament. Everyone had a great time. Here are the results of the tournament in case you are interested.

April 18, 2010
The 2010 Texins Badminton Open Tournament will be held on May 29-30 at the Texins Activity Center in Dallas.

March 1, 2010
The 2010 Brushy Creek Badminton Tournament will be held on March 13-14 in Round Rock, Texas (right outside of Austin). The deadline for enrollment is March 1.

October 6, 2009
The Missouri Badminton Club is hosting the 2009 St. Louis Open Doubles Tournament on November 21 and 22 at the Arnold Recreation Center in St. Louis. The maximum number of teams that will be allowed to compete is 50. If you are interested in participating in this exciting tournament, please contact Shawn.

August 27, 2009
Welcome old and new players! We hope that you will have a productive academic semester and a great time playing this game. If you need information about joining the club, please email Tyler Owens, the club's president. We have not yet set the practice schedule for this semester but please continue to check back for additional information.

Some of us are planning to play in the Dallas Badminton Tournament during the labor day weekend (Sept. 5-6, 2009). If you are interested, please contact Mangesh, Kedar, Q, or Shawn.

May 11, 2009
This week we must say good bye to our dedicated player and vice president of the club, Laura Seyler, who will be returning to France. She has served with distinction and was instrumentally involved in the planning and implementation of our very successful 2009 OU Badminton Open Tournament last February. We also want to congratulate Mayumi Saito, one of our persistent players, who will be graduating this semester.

February 3, 2009
The OU Badminton Club will be hosting its open badminton tournament on February 21, 2009 on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Please contact Shawn at (405) 325-5888 if you have questions

October 14, 2008
The Houston Tournament will be held on November 8-9. The deadline for registering on-line is October 24. If you are interested in participating in this exciting tournament, please contact Shawn

August 27, 2008
Welcome, all new and current badminton club players and members. This fall, the Club's formal practices will be on on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. If you want to find out more about the sport of badminton or are interested in joining the club, please contact Tyler Owens, our club's president

July 14, 2008
The 2008 Dallas Open Badminton Tournament was held on August 30-31. Shawn and Q participated in this tournament. The results of this tournament can be found here.

February 28, 2008
The Brushy Creek 2008 Tournament is coming up on March 22-23.

January 14, 2008
The club's normal practice hours this semester are from 5:30pm to 8:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

September 24, 2007
If you are interested in participating in the First Victory Tulsa Badminton Open Tournament scheduled for October 6, please contact Tyler Owens.

August 6, 2007
The 2007 2nd Annual Dallas Doubles Open Badminton Tournament will be held at the Reverchon Recreation Center on September 1 and 2. Here is the registration form and tournament announcement.

April 29, 2007
The 2007 Southern Regional Tournament (registration form) will be held in Shreveport, LA. If you are interested in participating, please contact Shawn.

March 6, 2007
The OU Badminton Club was awarded the bid to host the the 2008 Southern Regional Badminton Open Tournament. However, due to a scheduling conflict, the venue of this tournament was changed to Charlotte, North Carolina. Please check with the Southern Badminton Association for more information.

March 3, 2007
Brushy Creek (Austin) 2007 Tournament is scheduled for March 24, 2007. If interested, please contact Santhosh.

August 25, 2006
There is a Dallas Doubles Tournament on September 23-24, 2006. If you are interested in participating, contact Shawn.

March 5, 2006
We thank all who took part in our recent tournament on the OU campus, particularly the Lincoln-Omaha (Nebraska) group who traveled the farthest to get here. Pictures of most trophy winners are available here.

February 6, 2006
The 2006 Hitachi OU Badminton Tournament registration starts today.  Detailed information and on-line registration are now available.

November 17, 2005
Congratulations to the SBA Houston Tournament trophy winners: Mangesh Edke (2nd place in Men's B Singles); Shawn Lam and Mangesh Edke (consolation in Men's Doubles B); and Natsue Tsuchida and Noriko Utamura (consolation in Women's Doubles Open). Details about all winners are available here.

October 3, 2005
Details on the 2005 Houston Kaneyama SBA Open Badminton Tournament in Houston has been posted. Click on "Tournament Announcements.

August 28, 2005
The 2005 Houston Kaneyama Open Badminton Tournament will be held from November 11-13. The details of the tournament are not yet announced on the Houston Club website, but the dates of the tournament have been officially announced on the USA Badminton website (click on the "Event" button). If you are interested in taking part in this tournament, please contact one of us.

May 6-7 , 2005
Shawn Lam and Natsue Tsuchida participated in the Brushy Creek Badminton Tournament in Austin, Texas. Jeffrey Saw (one of our club alumni) who lives in the area also participated in the tournament.


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