The standard dimensions of a badminton net (i.e. the size of badminton nets) are defined in the regulations of the BWF (Badminton World Federation) the governing body for the sport of badminton.
Given below are some of the frequently asked questions related to the standard specifications for the Badminton Net Size, or the overall Dimensions of the badminton net and poles.
How tall/ high is the badminton net at the center of court?
At the center of the court the net is at a height of 5 feet (1.524 metres) when measured from the ground level.
How tall/ high is the badminton net at the extreme ends of the court?
At the extreme ends the net is 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 metres) high measured from the ground level.
What should be the height of the badminton net Poles/Posts?
The badminton net poles should stand 1.55 metres tall when the net is stretched over both its ends.
What is the depth of the badminton net?
The standard depth of the net is 2 feet 6 inches (760 mm in depth)
What is the Length (Width) of the badminton net?
The net should cover the entire width of the court, and hence should be at least 6.1 metres wide
What should be the thickness of the badminton net cords/mesh?
The cords of the net should be 15 mm to 20 mm thick.
What should be the colour of the badminton net cords/mesh?
The net cords should be of Dark Color to aid visibility of the shuttlecock.
What colour should be the lining on upper edge of the badminton net?
The upper edge of the net has a 75mm white tape lining.
The BWF regulations provide clear specifications regarding all technical aspects of badminton, such as the badminton court size, the badminton net size (net dimensions), the standard shuttlecock dimensions, weight and feathers, and the standard racket size and shape, as also the various rules related to playing a badminton game.