Auckland Badminton Association (ABA) is committed to achieving sustained success through representative programs being the top performing Association across competitions or tournaments including Wisden, New Zealand Junior Team Championships (NZJTC), and Inter Association.

Our representative program aims to provide the optimal environment for players to achieve their potential, whether that is international success, national representation, or their personal best achievements

The Wisden Squad for ABA is the highest senior priority for us, and our focus for our senior high performance players annually is the Badminton New Zealand Wisden Cup.

The New Zealand Junior Team Championships, held annually in the July school holidays in Palmerston North is the highest junior priority for us. All eligible players in our representative programs that are selected to represent ABA at these prestigious team championships are required to play for ABA.

Key Dates:

31 October 2023 - Parents Meeting 5pm to 6pm Gillies Ave or 4th November 2023 - Parents Meeting 9am to 10am Pakuranga College

7 November 2023 - Registration closed for all Players interested in playing for ABA in 2024.

1 December 2023 - Deadline for Senior Squad Offers to be Accepted

14 December 2023 - Deadline for Junior Squad Offers to be Accepted

31 January 2024 - Deadline for payments to qualify for Prompt Payment Discount for all Squads, and first payment for anyone who chooses a Payment Plan

31 March 2024 - Deadline for all Payment Plans to be paid in full.




Yonex Youth Super League (YYSL) played on Saturdays each term. Players move up or down divisions based on results.

* Term 1 2024 will alternate between singles and doubles as we look to select our NZJTC Teams

* Term 2 NZJTC Teams will train together

* Term 3 will be Singles as we start our selection process for 2025

* Term 4 will be Doubles

· All ABA Junior Representative Squad members are required to play in the YYSL.

· Wisden and Division 3 Squad members are required to play in the Yonex Senior Super League (YSSL) in 2024. Wisden and Division 3 Squad no extra entry fee, other players from any other squad or association with high enough rankings can join for a nominal fee.

· Junior players over 15 who are in Wisden or Division 3 Squads must play in the YSSL and the YYSL.