Chris Lawrence Receives Award for Lifetime Contribution to Elite Junior Tournament Development

Feb. 21, 2014, 4:20 p.m. (ET)

Tournament Advisory Group Chair Chris Lawrence was recognized by USA Badminton this past weekend at the 2014 California Junior Championships in Fremont, Calif. Lawrence was awarded for his Lifetime Contribution to Elite Junior Tournament Development, by setting a standard for excellence in the planning and conducting of premier level tournaments. He has played a significant role in the success of USA Badminton tournaments and is the first USAB Member to receive an award of this kind.   

Former BWF Deputy President, Paisan Rangsikitpho knows Lawrence very well and was excited hear about his recognition this week. “I’ve worked with Chris Lawrence for a long, long time. He is a great person, he is really knowledgeable, and always giving input. He is a real value for the tournament committees and technical officials.” USA Badminton congratulates and thanks Chris Lawrence for his long-standing contribution!