Badminton WA
Kingsway Indoor Stadium, 130 Kingsway, Madeley

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Postal: PO Box 39, Kingsway WA 6065
Phone: (08) 9409 4433 / 4466

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Player grading

The aim of the Grading Rules is for players to be playing in their correct grade – against players of a similar level – which makes matches far more enjoyable. One-sided matches offer no challenge and/or can be disheartening.

The Grading system provides an opportunity for players to demonstrate their improved playing ability by moving up the Grading Levels

It is recognised that sometimes players need to compete in several tournaments before their ‘correct’ grade is determined.

Explanation of Grades:

  • A Grade (open events) = International player, National player, State player, top club player
  • A Reserve Grade = Good club player
  • B Grade = Sound competitive player
  • C Grade = Social, but competitive player
  • D Grade (Recreational) = Adult social player (entry level)

All grading enquiries should be made in writing to the attention of the Grading Committee to or by regular mail to Badminton WA, PO Box 39, Kingsway 6065.

Requests for downgrade in regards to an upcoming tournament should be received by the Grading Committee before the entries closing date for the tournament.

Grading changes since the latest Grading List release:

NameFirst Name Member ID New Grades Comment
AradhyaShivaprasadWA1494MD D GradeTo be revisited after the LiveLighter Perth Championships
ChewEdwin2196MD A ReserveTo be revisited after the LiveLighter Perth Championships
DransfieldCaitlin WA1498 WD D Grade
FanSamuel WA357 MD C Grade
GlazmanEugene WA1073 XD D Grade
GrantMark WA188 MS D Grade, MD D Grade To be revisited after the LiveLighter Perth Championships
KoJennie WA604 WD A Reserve
KudiarasuChristine WA784 XD A Reserve
LauHui Seanne WA335 XD A Reserve
NamaskumarPreetham WA1455 XD D Grade
NguyenTan WA765 MD A Reserve, XD A Reserve To be revisited after the LiveLighter Perth Championships
RudrumPenny WA1856 XD D Grade
SentosaIlyas WA1146 MD D Grade
TangTommy WA755 MS D Grade, XD D Grade