About Us

IBIS which stands for Illini Badminton Intercollegiate Sports Club has a long standing history in the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The club was founded over a decade ago by student badminton enthusiasts and is continued by student enthusiast who maintain the badminton haven.

The club is considered recreational yet competitive and it is available to the U of I campus community. Tryouts are held during the year, usually at the beginning of each semester. Tryouts dates will be announced on our websites or you can simply visit us on Quad Day for the Fall tryout date. We seek to spark a friendly competition among our members so they can get better with the help of one another. Club members often join various competitions in the nation but mostly those in Midwest area. Once a year we may also participate in an intercollegiate tournament.

You will find that the club is a welcoming and tight-knit community that offers much diversity. Members have come from various backgrounds and nationalities including USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, China, Korea, Germany, Sweden, England and many others. Join our club for unforgettable thrills and great memories.