The following By-Laws are made by the Racket Games Sub-Committee pertaining to the game of badminton under Rule 24 of the Club Constitution for the purpose of regulating the playing of badminton at Kelab Golf Sarawak.


1. Definition

“Club” means Kelab Golf Sarawak
“Committee” means the Racket Games Sub-Committee of Kelab Golf Sarawak.

2. Who May Play

(a) All members of the Club under Rule 7 of the Club Constitution and divided into the following categories:

(i) Adult Men Members
(ii) Adult Ladies Members
(iii) Junior Members (18 – 21 years)
(iv) Family Members (Below 18 years)

(b) Members’ Guest: Subject to Rule 16 of the Club Constitution and the Badminton By-Laws.

3. When to Play

The Courts are available during the following sessions:

(a) Open Day Sessions
(b) Booking Sessions
(c) Free Sessions

4. Open Day Sessions

(a) Open Day Sessions are reserved for Adult & Junior Members only and shall be designated as follows:

Monday to Friday 4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Saturday 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Sunday and Public Holiday 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m
Ladies’ Day (Tuesday) 4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m
Men’s Day (Friday) 4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m

(b) Rules for Open Day Sessions:

(i) Players are to “Register” their turn to play on a particular court by hanging their rackets on the rack of that court in sequence.
(ii) First to Register, First to Play provided that when it is a player’s turn to play he must be present at the court, otherwise he shall forfeit his turn of play.
(iii) A player is allowed to register in one court only at any one time.
(iv) A turn of play shall include a warm up time of not more than 5 minutes upon entering the court and a match shall be based on best of 3 sets.
(iv) Players must stop play and leave the court as soon as they complete their game.
(vi) A player may register for another turn of play after completing his match.
(vii) Ladies’ days are reserved for ladies only and men’s days are for men only.
(viii) All players must stop play and leave the court at 7.00 p.m. when the time signal is given.

5. Booking Sessions

(a) Reserved for Adult Members only.
(b) Booking Sessions start daily from 7.00 p.m. on an hourly basis until 10.00 p.m.
(c) Rules for Booking Sessions:

(i) A playing member may book any one court on an hourly basis at RM5.00 per hour.
(ii) The member making the booking must be present at the court during the session booked by him.
(iii) A member can only book one court per session.
(iv) Booking may be made in advance at the Club Reception Counter. Booking is deemed confirmed upon the member entering his name, signature, time of play and court used in the Booking Register. Booking by telephone will not be entertained. Any cancellation must be done at least 12 hours before the registered time of play.

(v) A member who has booked a court must claim it within ten minutes from the registered time of play by occupying the court, and must leave the court at the end of the hour irrespective of whether the match is finished or otherwise.
(vi) The Committee shall reserve every right to cancel any booking under the following circumstances:-

(a) if there is any competition approved by the Club which may infringe into the booked time.
(b) court closed for repair work.

6. Free Sessions

(a) Free Sessions are designated as follows:

Monday to Friday 8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m
Saturday 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m
Sunday and Public Holiday 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m

(b) Free Sessions are open to all members under By-Law 2 (a) above.
(c) Rules for Free Sessions - same as By-Law 4 (b) (i) - (vi).

7. Guests

(a) Guests are allowed to play only during the Booking Sessions by invitation of the members in accordance to Rule 16 of the KGS Constitution. Each member is allowed to bring in not more than three (3) registered guests.
(b) Each Registered Guest shall be charged RM5.00 per hour. The charges for Registered Guest shall be debited to the account of the member inviting the said guest.

Note: The Registered Guest charges shall be in addition to the booking fee stipulated in Rule 5(b) (i) above.

8. Prohibitions

(a) No animals are allowed within the building area.
(b) No food and drinks may be brought into the hall.
(c) No littering in and around the hall.
(d) No liquor is allowed in the hall.
(e) No smoking is allowed in the hall.

9. Attire and Equipment

(a) Sports attire and equipment, appropriate to the game of badminton, shall be used. Singlet is not allowed at any time.
(b) Only shoes with rubberised soles are allowed on courts. Boots and shoes with leather soles or soles leaving clear marks are not allowed.
(c) All shoes must be free from dirt before entering the hall.

10. Competitions/Training/Coaching

The Committee reserves the right to book the courts for the purpose of holding competitions, training, coaching and friendly matches between the Club and other organisations, and other activities as the Committee may think fit.

11. Championships

Subject to the approval of the KGS Management Committee, the badminton courts may be used for the State Level or Inter State Level Championships or any other competitions approved by the Committee.

12. Discipline

Disciplinary action will be taken against those who breach any of the above By-Laws in accordance with Rule 28 of the Club Constitution.

13. Amendment to the By-Laws

The Committee reserves the right to amend any of the above By-Laws from time to time as it deems fit. Such amendments shall be conveyed to the members through posting on the Club Notice Board.