Badminton Pan Am

Badminton Pan America Confederation
Official logo
Abbreviation PANAM
Formation February 13th, 1976
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Lima, Peru
37 member associations
Vishu Tolan

The Badminton Pan Am (BPAC) organisation is the governing body for the sport of badminton in the Americas and is recognized as such by the Badminton World Federation - BWF. It was founded as a continental governing body on February 13, 1976 in the headquarters of the Mexican Olympic Committee in Mexico City. The Pan American Badminton Confederation was founded by Badminton Canada, the Jamaica Badminton Association, Federacion Mexicana de Badminton, Comision Nacional de Badminton Peru and the United States Badminton Association.[1] Badminton is part of the Olympic Games since Barcelona 1992, and Badminton is also part of the Pan Am Games since 1995.

The mission of the Badminton Pan Am includes promoting the sport, organizing regional tournaments, certifying referees and umpires, maintaining a set of unified rules, and providing a forum for member nations. There are now 33 member associations and its headquarters are now located in Lima, Peru.[2]

Following a general meeting held in Campinas, Brazil back in November, 2006, the confederation decided to change the name from Pan American Badminton Confederation to Badminton Pan Am.

Member associations

Badminton Pan Am has 37 member associations:[3]

  • Argentina
  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • Bolivia
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Falkland Islands
  • French Guiana
  • Grenada
  • Guadaloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Lucia
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
Logo of the Pan American Badminton Confederation prior to 2006
Logo of the Pan American Badminton Confederation from 2006-2016



  2. "BWF Member Pan America". BWF. Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  3. "Member Associations". Badminton Pan Am. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
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