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Provisional fixtures for 2019-20 season

You may now find all the provisional fixtures which have been sent to me by 03/09/19 by clicking on the relevant age group tab. The fixtures are not binding UNLESS the word “Confirmed” has been written in the Status column.

Team photos from Shires League Finals

Click heading first and then link below to order your team photos from the Shires League Finals 2019 U12 age group ; U14 age group ; U16 age group ; U18 age group...

Planning for the Shires League 2019-20 needs to start now

So your county is ready for your requirements next season, I should be very grateful if you would discuss at your meetings which age groups you would like to enter into the Shires League 2019-20 out of U12, U14, U16, U18 and U20 and whether you may enter 2nd teams also. You need to make your choice by 21/05/19. This may mean bringing forward events used to assess the breadth and depth of ability at the age groups and ascertain whether it is feasible to run a team (or teams) at each of the age groups. As indicated at the SL AGM In 2018, I have enlisted the help of Graham Hall who will be seeding the counties, collating the travelling preferences and creating the fixture grids for the Shires League 2019-20. A timetable of actions is listed below. We must keep to this schedule to ensure that we are ready for the fixtures meeting at AGM on 06/07/19. Date letter sent out Closing date for information Information required 20/04/19-01/05/19 Send out application form for counties to enter SL 2019-20 15/05/19 21/05/19 Complete the application form stating the age groups you intend to enter during 2019-20 22/05/19 28/05/19 Ranking 8 counties of least travelling distance to you. You must complete one list for each age group you enter. 29/05/19 20/06/19 SL officials will sort out who plays who at each age group. They will also make suggestions for One-Day-Fixtures. 21/06/19 30/06/19 You may make “One-Day-Event” fixtures only 01/07/19   Or at AGM on 06/07/19 30/09/19 Arrange fixtures, venues and start times, sending the League Secretary a copy of any...

Shires League AGM 2019

I can now confirm that the date of this year Shires League AGM will be held on Saturday, 06/07/19 from 11am to 1pm at the National Badminton Centre, Bradwell Road, Loughton Lodge, Milton Keynes, MK8. It is hoped that every county can send at least one representative to the meeting. The first hour will be used for discussion and the second hour to plan fixtures. An agenda will be sent out nearer the time of the...