February Lightning Rosters 2024


A four-week competition, commencing on Sunday the 4th February and concluding Sunday the 25th February.

STBA will be running two separate Lightning rosters, a Singles Lightning roster 5pm-7pm and a Paired doubles Lightning Roster 7pm-9pm. 

Registrations close on Wednesday 31st January or when full. 


– $40 entry fee per player

– Players must provide their own shuttles each week.

– Players must be a registered STBA member in order to play in the roster.

What type of roster is running?

This Sunday Lightning Roster Series will have 2 separate rosters running.

The Singles Lightning roster will run weekly 5pm- 7pm and the Paired doubles will run 7pm-9pm. The singles roster will be capped at 20 players and the paired doubles at 20 pairs. 

  • Players will each do an individual registration for paired doubles ensure you enter with your partner’s name. Both players will need to register for the registration to be accepted.
  • Players will play all games with their partner each week.
  • From week 1, players are graded and distributed across the courts in pools of 4 pairs. 
  • At the end of each night, the players who finished in first place (based on their wins, sets taken and points) is then promoted up a pool and the losing player is demoted down a court (obviously there are no changes made to the top and bottom groups). 

What are the fees for the roster?

The roster costs $40 per player. Shuttles are an additional cost and are available to purchase from the office.

What if you need a fill-in?

You are required to find your own fill-in to play for you if you are unavailable to play on any given week. These players can be found by posting on the Facebook STBA Players’ Group. In the lightning roster, the STBA must be informed of who the fill-in is prior to games commencing on the evening, and it must be marked on the sheet for the night’s games. Fill-ins cannot be promoted, however they can still be demoted. 

Please select all options that you would like to play

Your submission will not be counted until you have paid on the next screen. You will receive a confirmation email when we get your nomination. You are expected to find your own fill-in player if you are unavailable to play (this can be done by posting on the 'Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association (Players)' group or you can visit www.stba.net.au/stba-fill-ins. Additionally you are required to pay your STBA Membership prior to commencing the roster.