ISBO Rules

The ISBO is in charge of maintaining the international rules for speed badminton. On this site, you find the different match rules, umpire rules and tournament guidelines.


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Age requirements for players participating in official tournaments.

In category Junior U18, players must be under 18 years old at midnight on the 31st December of the year preceding the year in which the tournament takes place.

In category Junior U14, players must be under 14 years old at midnight on 31st December of the year preceding the year in which the tournament takes place.

In category Junior U12, players must be under 12 years old at midnight on 31st December of the year preceding the year in which the tournament takes place.

In category Ladies O35, players must be over 35 years old at midnight on 31st December of the year in which the tournament takes place.

In category Men O40, players must be over 40 years old at midnight on 31st December of the year in which the tournament takes place.

In category Men O50, players must be over 50 years old at midnight on 31st December of the year in which the tournament takes place.

As example, for year 2014:

Junior U18: Players born in the years 1996 to 1999.

Junior U14: Players born in the years 2000 or 2001.

Junior U12: Players born in 2002 or later.

Ladies O35: Players born in 1979 or before.

Men O40: Players born in 1974 or before.

Men O50: Players born in 1964 or before.