Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is the governing body responsible for ensuring that the sport of badminton in Malaysia is conducted in accordance with the standards set by BAM and BWF.
Tournament sanction regulations to ensure that tournaments that are organised in Malaysia and open to public participation will be played under Laws of Badminton as published by the BWF as well as other rules and regulations promulgated by BAM.
Types Of Tournaments That Require Sanctions
All badminton tournaments organised in Malaysia must be sanctioned by BAM and/or the State Badminton Association.
For the purposes of sanctioning, badminton tournaments are categorised as follows:
|State||Junior||Tournament is only open to players under 18 years old and those from one (1) state only.|
|Adult||No age limit to participate in the tournament. Participation is limited to players from one (1) state only.|
|National||Junior||Tournament is only open to players under 18 years old. Participation is open to all Malaysians. No foreigners.|
|Adult||No age limit to participate in the tournament. Participation is open to all Malaysians. No foreigners.|
|International||Junior||Tournament is only open to players under 18 years old. Participation is open to Malaysians and foreigners.|
|Adult||No age limit to participate in the tournament. Participation is open to all Malaysians and foreigners.|
Closed badminton tournaments that are not open to the members of the public to participate are exempted from any sanctions being imposed.
i.e. ‘ABC Sdn. Bhd. Inter-Department Badminton Tournament’, ‘Hari Sukan DEF Sdn. Bhd.’
Tournament Sanction Application Fees
Why Sanction Your Tournament?
- Ability to appoint qualified umpires, referees and line judges
- Attract the best players to participate in your tournament
- Rules and Regulations of tournament are consistent with BWF Laws of Badminton