Badminton Geelong Inc. (BGI) has secured the rights to stage this years Li-Ning Ede Clendinnen Shield & Closed National Championships.
The Li-Ning Ede Clendinnen Shield & Closed National Championships is a State teams based tournament where each state from Australia participates against each other for the Ede Clendinnen Shield.
Each state is expected to send a team, with the ACT & Northern Territory combining to send a team and Victoria able to send 2 teams as the current holder of the Shield bringing the total to 8 teams competing this year.
After the teams event there is an individual tournament comprising of the 5 disciplines (Mens & Ladies Singles, Mens & Ladies Doubles, Mixed Doubles).
This years Carnival will commence on Saturday 30th August and conclude on Saturday 6th September.