All affiliated members of Badminton Ireland are graded against their ability based on competition and league results.
The Grades run from Premier to H. Players can play Badminton Ireland and Branch events in their grade or lower.
Players can check their grades by looking at their profiles or by contacting their Club, County or Branch secretary.
The image above displays the Grading Procedure. For more information on (1) Requesting a Grade and
FAQ Sheet - Click here if you have any member query in relation to the Badminton Ireland Grading System.
After the Grading Meeting, within one month, a player can appeal their grade. The appeal must be typed
via the 'grade change request form' (All fields must be filled in). The Branch reviews any appeal that did not come to the
Branch level in the previous Grade Request. Any remaining appeals and rejected Branch appeals are sent to the
Grading Appeals Committee.The Appeals Committee meet and can either accept or reject an appeal.
Automatic Upgrade Doc can be found here
National Grading and Appeals 2020/21.
The National Grading Committee met on the 30/7/2020 and it was decided due to Covid-19 to postpone the August/September 2020/21 Grading and Appeals until the 26th or 29th November 2020.
The committee decided to shorten the appeals window to two weeks from the 30th Nov to 14th Dec and the Appeals Committee will meet on Thursday 17th December.
Underage Irish National Squad Teams Automatic Upgrades
The committee approved any U13,15,17 and 19 selected Irish squad players will be automatically upgraded in August 2020.
The Branch grading contacts are: Member Gradings:
Please note : Junior = A/B grade; Intermediate = C grade
(Players not yet graded should contact their respective Branch for advice. Unaffiliated players are not graded.)
Grades have now been updated 31st January 2020 - click on your branch. BI number, your name, to view your current grade.