Cub Scout Badminton

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Cub Scout Badminton has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Belt Loop and Pin
Badminton Sports Belt Loop
Badminton Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)


Cub Scout Badminton requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of badminton to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing badminton skills.
  3. Participate in a badminton game.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Badminton belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack or community badminton tournament.
  2. Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment needed to play badminton: shuttlecock (shuttle or bird), racket, court, net, and comfortable clothes and shoes.
  3. Demonstrate skill in the following grip techniques: forehand and backhand.
  4. Spend at least 60 minutes practicing to develop skills for shots and strokes (clear, drive, drop, and smash). Keep track of your time on a chart.
  5. Demonstrate skill in the following: hit the shuttle using forehand or backhand; hit the shuttle, alternating forehand and backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall with a forehand or backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall, alternating forehand and backhand.
  6. Accurately lay out a badminton court, including net and lines.
  7. Play five games of badminton.
  8. Participate in a badminton skills development clinic.
  9. Play at least three games during which you make your own foul calls effectively to your leader's satisfaction.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #620714)

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Requirement resources

Related awards

Bear Cub Scout
  • 15. Games, Games Games! Badminton is an option.
Bear Electives
  • Elective 20f. would be met by earning the Cub Scout Badminton Pin while a Bear Cub Scout
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Badminton Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)

Sports and Fitness Awards

Sports-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal

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