BEC Awards 2017 

Every year Badminton Europe recognizes the achievements of European players and the hard work and enthusiasm of other individuals or projects with the BEC Awards in various categories. Since 2011, Badminton Europe has recognized individuals or projects with the BEC Women in Badminton Award. In 2015, Badminton Europe also introduced an official recognition of coaches and technical officials who significantly contributed with their work and enthusiasm to our sport.

The Player of the Year Award 2017 includes 5 categories:
  •         BEC Male Player of the Year
  •         BEC Female Player of the Year
  •         BEC Young Player of the Year
  •         BEC Senior Player of the Year
  •         BEC Para badminton Player of the Year
The list of nominees in these categories has already been published and it is now up to you - our readers and badminton fans - to select the 5 winners by voting online. The voting ends on 12 March, 9.00 CET and runs simultaneously on our Facebook and Instagram profiles.

Click through the left-side menu for more details about how to vote.

Further on, for the 2017 BEC Awards we are accepting nominations in the following categories:
  •         BEC Coach of the Year 2017
  •         BEC Technical Official of the Year 2017
Badminton Europe’s Member Associations, BEC Athletes’ Commission and European Technical Officials have been invited to send nominations in the two above mentioned awards, including for the BEC Badminton for Women Award 2017.

The nominations for the BEC Badminton For Women Award 2017 has already been accepted and you can find the final nominees by clicking here

The BEC Awards Panel will determine the winner for the three awards. Nomination(s) shall be sent by completing the nomination form – BEC 6th Awards (2017) – General Nomination Form.


15 February 2018   -   Deadline to send nominations for the BEC Coach of the Year and BEC Technical Official of the Year Awards

Please submit your nominations to

12 March 2018   -   Deadline (9:00 CET) to vote online for your favourite players of the year 2017

14 April 2018   -   Announcement of the winners

Award Presentation

The awards will be presented during the 6th BEC Awards Gala Evening on 14 April 2018 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The winners will be invited to attend the Awards Gala Evening with flights and accommodation paid by Badminton Europe.

For further information please contact Brian Agerbak, BEC General Secretary at  

Click here to get more information about the 2018 BEC Congress, the weekend where Badminton Europe organizes its' Annual Delegates' Meeting, Members' Forum and the 6th BEC Awards Gala.

Go to Badminton Europe's yearbook to find the full list of award winners throughout the years.