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2017 Badminton for Women Award - Nominate Now!
Date: 6/2/2017 11:14 AM
Published by : Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe’s Women in Badminton Commission has replaced the name ´Women in the Spotlight´ to ‘Badminton for Women in one of its initiatives since April 2017. The reason to the change of name is to be inclusive for both men and women. Both genders will be seen to feature in our Women in Badminton activities (interviews, videos, award nominations, etc). ‘Badminton for Women’ will also be used as the new award name at the 6th BEC Awards Gala next year, replacing ‘BEC Women in Badminton’ Award.


Chair of the BEC Women in Badminton Commission, Klavs Andreassen on the name change, ‘The main reason is because we want to honor the person who do something to get women into badminton. This award can also be for a man’. The nomination process has begun since April and all Member Associations are invited to nominate any person/project for this award.

Nominations need to be sent through the national federation and there is no limit to the total nominations. Cross nominations are also welcome. (E.g. Country A nominates person(s)/project(s) from Country B.) The deadline to send in the nomination(s) is on Monday, 26th June 2017 before 12:00 CEST.

To download the nomination form, click on the links below:

2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award (Person) Nomination Form 
2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award (Project) Nomination Form 

The shortlisted nominees will automatically be the nominees for the 2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award, which will be awarded at the 6th BEC Awards Gala in Dubrovnik, Croatia next year. Article on each nominee will be published on BEC website. The award winner will be decided from the shortlisted nominees by the BEC Award Panel in cooperation with the Women in Badminton Commission.

This award is open to both male and female and with no age limit. Member Associations are welcome to send in as many nominations as they wish.

Key dates

26th June 2017    Deadline to send in the nomination(s)
From June 2017   BEC will publish the featured nominees on BEC official platforms
14th April 2018    Announcement of the 2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award winner in Dubrovnik

For the detailed award nomination procedure, click here .

To visit the ‘Badminton for Women’ page, click here.

To view past award winners, click here.

If you have other enquiries, please contact Tania Teoh at tania.teoh@badmintoneurope.com.

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