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LOCAL Umpire Course
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Category:Technical Officials Development
Entry deadline:8/3/2022


Date: Monday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 9 (an 8-hour course over two evenings)

Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm each evening

Location: Vancouver Racquets Club (VRC), 4867 Ontario St, Vancouver

Registration Fee (BBC Members): $150 per attendee, includes venue (classroom), Learning Facilitator, and course materials

Registration Fee (Non-Members): $195 per attendee, includes BBC Officials Membership (value=$45), venue (classroom), Learning Facilitator, and course materials

Fee Payment (PayPal): Link will be sent to registered participants prior to event

Learning Facilitator: Liz-Anne Eyford


This course is the first step along BC's umpiring pathway and designed to provide participants with the introductory knowledge, the training and the confidence to umpire matches during a competition.  The learning objectives cover the laws of badminton, scoring on a scoresheet, verbiage, and practical on-court sessions.  The course fee includes 8 hours of classroom and practical training combined, a workbook and a log book. Full description of Officials Pathway can be found on the BBC website here: