The Pan Am Badminton Championships is a tournament organized since 1977 by the Badminton Pan Am (BPA) to crown the best badminton players in the Americas. The tournament was held every two years from 1977 till 2007. Now it is organized annually except once every four years when the Pan Am Games multi-sports event is held. Badminton is part of the Pan Am Games since 1995. 2007 was the only year both events, the Pan Am Badminton Championships and the Pan Am Games were held simultaneously in the same year. The Pan Am Badminton Championships have a Grand Prix status.