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Welcome Players 


Welcome to Ole Miss Badminton Club! Hope you would enjoy this Olympic sport and have fun with us. For your better understanding of our beloved club, please kindly follow frequently asked questions.


Where could I meet with or find out more about Ole Miss Badminton C lub?

You always to welcome to meet us in our regular practice time and the schedule is available on : http://www.olemissbadminton.com/Events

We also keep updating our;

Here are our club officers : http://www.olemissbadminton.com/Members


Who can join the club ?

Our club is a "student lead - student run" organisation/sports club governed under the Department of Campus Recreation (DCR) and Dean of Students (DOS) office.

Students, Faculty/Staff members of the university are eligible to represent the club in competitions and participate our official club activities

Families of official members, and community members are also welcomed to join the club and participate in our practice time and social events.


How can I join the club? 

  1. Please come to the court (Court 1, 3rd Floor Turner center) to during the practice time to participate practice our session and fill the club application form.
  2. You also need to fill out the “Individual Paperwork Packet” form as follow. (Required by the DCR – the Department of Campus Recreation) http://www.olemiss.edu/campusrec/sportclubs/individual_paperwork1213.pdf 

Does the club provide training ?


What if I do not have my own racket now?

  • So far there are 8 club rackets which can be borrowed by new members or visitors for temporary use. However, the club members are encouraged to buy their own rackets, and the following websites are just for your reference. Check Vendors

What equipment do I need beside the racket?

  • All of the badminton players are strongly encouraged to wear badminton shoes (not basketball or running shoes) for self-protection and injury prevention.
  • Replacement strings and grip for the racket will be provided by our club.

Do I need to pay for the string service?

  • Yes, even though the string is provided by our club; however, the labor cost may be paid by the member who needs the service and to the stringer.

Do I need to pay a membership fee?

Yes, the badminton club do collect membership fee of $20 in each regular semester (Fall and Spring); however, there are lots of benefits for the members who pay the dues.

1. Use of club practice time and participate special training sessions.
2. Receive free Competition-level shuttlecocks (birdies) for practice sessions
3. Use of club rackets.
4. Free supplies of racket strings and grip.
5. Reimbursement for the competition participation.
6. Club banquet (social event)

Membership fee is due from the existing member within first two weeks of the first practice day of the semester, and for new members it is two weeks after joining the club. Please feel free to talk with club officers if you have any concerns about paying the membership fee.

 


Is there any badminton activity beside the regular practices? 

  • Annual club competition Intra-Club Team Challenge. (previous event)
  • Intramural competition.
  • Our annual community event, the Ole Miss Badminton Open (previous event)
  • Special practice sessions/coaching camps.
  • Novices Competition (for beginners and newly joined members) (previous event)
  • We will be participating several extramural competitions in various locations like Memphis, St. Louis, Little Rock, Atlanta, MSU.

Does badminton club have club t-shirt?

Yes, we are plan to make additional club t-shirt this year. If you want to have one, please contact club officers if you prefer to have one. 


Club Policies and Operations Manual

Please read : https://orgsync.com/27174/files/405003/download


Contact Us


Pease do not be hesitate to let us know if you have any question or concern. Looking forward to seeing you on the badminton courts.

 

Fall 2014 Practice

Location : Turner Center (Basketball Court #1)

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