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Whether you’re trying to set up your own badminton court or just want to know for fun or educational purposes, let’s get down to the details of the size of a badminton court! I already have a post that details the dimensions of a badminton court and some strategies but this post will give the details specifically in feet and be very concise.

A full badminton court is 20 feet wide and 44 feet long. This is used for doubles and mixed doubles.

A singles badminton court is 17 feet wide and 44 feet long. The singles court has a smaller width because the side alleys are not used in singles and are considered out of bounds.

Summary

CategoryLengthWidthArea
Singles Court44 feet17 feet748 square feet
Singles Service15 feet 6 inches8 feet 6 inches131.75 square feet
Doubles Court44 feet20 feet880 square feet
Doubles Service13 feet10 feet130 square feet
Net2 feet 5.9 inches20 feet89.93 square feet
Pole5 feet 1 inchN/AN/A
LineN/A1.57 inchesN/A

Dimensions of a Full Badminton Court in Feet

A full badminton court is 20 feet wide and 44 feet long.

Badminton Court with Dimensions (U.S. customary units) - Vertical
Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet
Badminton Court with Dimensions (U.S. customary units) - Horizontal
Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet
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Dimensions of a Singles Badminton Court in Feet

A singles badminton court is 17 feet wide and 44 feet long.

Singles Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet
Singles Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet
Singles Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet
Singles Badminton Court Dimensions in Feet

What are the Dimensions of the Badminton Alleys in Feet?

The badminton alleys are 1.5 feet wide and 44 feet long. There are 2 badminton alleys on a full badminton court – one on the left and one on the right. The area of a single badminton alley is 66 square feet, which is taken by multiplying the width of the alley by its length.

Badminton Side Alley Dimensions
Badminton Side Alley Dimensions

What is the Area of a Full Badminton Court in Square Feet?

The area of a full badminton court is 880 square feet. This is calculated by multiplying the width of the full court (20 feet) by the length of the court (44 feet).

Full Badminton Court Area in Feet
Full Badminton Court Area in Feet

What is the Area of a Singles Badminton Court in Square Feet?

The area of a badminton court is 748 square feet. This is calculated by multiplying the width of the singles court (17 feet) by the length of the court (44 feet).

Singles Badminton Court Area in Feet
Singles Badminton Court Area in Feet

What are the Dimensions of a Singles Service Area?

The singles service area is 8 feet 6 inches wide and 15 feet 6 inches long. This produces an area of 131.75 square feet. This is calculated by multipying its width (8.5 feet) by its length (15.5 feet).

Badminton Singles Service Dimensions and Area in Feet
Badminton Singles Service Dimensions and Area in Feet

What are the Dimensions of a Doubles Service Area?

The doubles service area is 10 feet wide and 13 feet long. This produces an area of 130 square feet. This is calculated by multiplying its width (10 feet) by its length (13 feet).

Badminton Doubles Service Dimensions and Area in Feet
Badminton Doubles Service Dimensions and Area in Feet

How Tall are the Badminton Poles in Feet?

The poles that the net attaches to are each 5 feet and 1 inchtall. The poles are placed on the doubles lines in the middle of the court. The poles cannot be placed past the thickness of the doubles line, which are 1.57 inches thick.

What are the Dimensions of a Badminton Net in Feet?

A badminton net is 20 feet wide and 2 feet and 5.9 inchestall. This produces an area of 89.83 square feet by multiplying the width by the length of the net.

The tape at the top of the net is 20 feet wide and 3 inches tall on both sides of the net. 

The net must be at 5 feet 1 inches tall at the poles (which is the height of the poles) and can dip down to 5 feet in the middle of the net according to Badminton World Federation (BWF) regulations.

How Thick are the Lines on a Badminton Court?

The lines on a badminton court are 1.57 inches thick.


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