• Open Singles (A, B, C and D)
  • Female-identifying Singles (A, B, C and D)
  • Open Doubles (A, B, C and D)
  • Female-identifying Doubles (A, B, C and D)
  • Mixed Doubles (A, B, C and D)

Open refers to all genders and identities.

Female-identifying refers to cisgender women, transgender women and non-binary AFAB.

  • A: Extensive tournament and playing experience
  • B: Comprehensive tournament and playing experience
  • C: Recreational with competition/tournament experience
  • D: Recreational without competition/tournament experience

We encourage people with disabilities to register. We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations as may be needed, however, for this sport there may be limitations as to how we can accommodate. If you are interested, please contact us at so we can provide you with more details.


Register now to participate for the Rainbow Games. For only $150 NZD, your player package includes:

  • Registration to one Badminton discipline (options to neter more)
  • Player accreditation
  • Goodie bag
  • A ticket to the Rainbow Games Opening Ceremony (Thursday 4 April)
  • A ticket to the Rainbow Games Closing Ceremony (Monday 8 April)
  • Transport discount options
  • Access to the arts, culture and social hub
  • Exclusive retail and hospitality discounts
  • Contribution towards our Rangatahi legacy initiative

The price includes booking fees and gst

Please note:

Feather shuttlecocks will be used.

The tournament format will be decided once final entry numbers are confirmed. Please indicate your classification accurately so that we can guarantee a fair tournament that correctly reflects everyone’s skill level.

In the event of insufficient registrations for any given competition, we reserve the right to merge competitions or to move participants to another competition. We will inform you through email should this be the case.

If you want to participate in the doubles, but don’t have a partner, please write partner required when prompted once full registrations open. Otherwise, please ensure you confirm your partner during the registration stage.

Participants must be 18+ by Friday 5 April 2024 to take part. Find out more in our terms and conditions. More information will be available soon.


Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 April 2024


The Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive Henderson Auckland

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