Schools Badminton - Shuttle Time



**School Affiliations are operated on a yearly basis and schools will need to affiliate every school year.

Secondary Schools who wish to compete in their Provincial Branch finals must be affiliated at least one week before their Finals are due to take place**


*Badminton Ireland have a new membership system so if you would like to affiliate your school for the 2021/22 school year please get in touch with to set up your profile on the new system


School Affiliation Fee is €15 which can be paid through Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cheque (you will be redirected to 'Pay Badminton Ireland' page upon completion of form)


Affiliation to Badminton Ireland will include the following benefits:


  • Access to Provincial Branch competitions and Badminton Ireland All-Ireland Schools Finals
  • Up to three full-time teachers can attend ‘Shuttle Time’ courses for FREE.

  • Teachers gain access to FREE lesson plans, a teachers manual and online video resources and application upon completion of Shuttle Time course.

  • Following completion of the course participating schools are eligible for a kit bag which is valued at €334 at a reduced price of €90. The kit bag includes 15 rackets and 2 tubes of shuttles!

  • The school is applicable for School of the Year at the Badminton Ireland Annual Awards Night

How to get involved in Shuttle Time


Shuttle Time is a comprehensive badminton programme for primary and secondary schools in Ireland.

The aim is to give all children a chance to try the sport by helping teachers deliver badminton lessons. 



Click here to find a course

Click here for the course application form

*Note: Participants must be at least 16 years of age to take this course.*

You can email for more information on Shuttle Time courses.


The program is complemented by two competitions:

  • Shuttle Time Primary School finals 


  • Shuttle Time Secondary School finals


Contact:  or call +353 1 839 3028 for more information on these school competitions.