Content from the following section can be found in Laws of Badminton, 6. Toss.

  1. Before play commences, a toss shall be conducted and the side winning the toss shall exercise the choice in either Law 6.1.1 or 6.1.2:
    1. to serve or receive first;
    2. to start play at one end of the court or the other.
  2. The side losing the toss shall then exercise the remaining choice.