Badminton Europe

Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) is the governing body of badminton in Europe. BEC is a continental body under the Badminton World Federation. Ireland joined BEC in 1968 when there were only 16 Member Associations. BEC now has 51 Member associations. Headquarters for Badminton Europe Confederation are in Brondby, Denmark.

Badminton Europe’s main goal is to promote and develop the game of badminton in Europe by providing rules, programs, and funding. The arbiter for Ireland is Richard Vaughan (

Badminton Europe has programs for both high performance athletes as well as developmental programs for other members. Badminton Europe hosts U15, U17, Junior, Men’s, Women’s, Mixed Team, and Senior Championships.


Badminton Europe Confederation

Brondbytoften 14

2605 Brondby