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2019 Yonex Canadian National Badminton Championships

January 30 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm

LOCATION
The Glencoe Club
636 29 Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 0P1
Phone: 403-287-4106
Email: brichardson@glencoe.org

ELIGIBILITY:
To be eligible for the Canadian National Badminton Championships, all athletes must meet the following requirements:
1. Competitors must be a Canadian citizen validated by a Canadian passport or birth certificate.
2. Must be a member of a P/TSO that is in good standing with Badminton Canada.
3. Must not have played in any badminton championships restricted to another country within one calendar year of the date of the event.

The competition will be conducted under the official rules of Badminton Canada and the BWF.

ENTRY DEADLINE
The tournament entry deadline is December 31st, 2018 at 11:59 PM GMT
Late entries will be accepted until January 7th, 2019 with an additional cost of 75$

OFFICIALS:
Tournament Referee-Paula Sceviour – pjsceviour@panda.ca
Deputy Referee-Ian Lagden – ilagden@gmail.com
The Glencoe Club-Beth Richardson-brichardson@glencoe.org
Badminton Canada-Mike Luck – mikeluck@badminton.ca – 613-748-5674 ext. 223

SCHEDULE
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
12:00-16:00 Practice Courts Available
21:00-22:00 Practice Courts Available

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
08:00-10:45 Practice Courts Available
10:00-11:00 Coaches meeting (Mandatory for all coaches who intend to coach at the Championship)
11:00 – 19:00 Qualifying matches (only if entry warrants) followed by round of 64 & Round of 32 matches
17:30 – 20:00 Evening Opening Athlete Social and Registration (Ballroom at The Glencoe Club)

Thursday, January 31, 2019
09:00 to 17:00 Continuation of play in Singles, Doubles and Mixed
17:00 to 22:00 Quarter Finals of Singles, Doubles and Mixed

Friday, February 1, 2019
9:00 to 16:30 Consolations (All Events)
17:30 to 21:00 Semi Finals

Saturday, February 2, 2019
09:00 to 12:00 3/4 Playoffs
13:00 to 17:00 Finals
18:00 Closing Banquet (Ballroom at The Glencoe Club)

EVENTS:
Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Consolations will be held for all competitors defeated in their first-round match of the main event. It will be the responsibility of each athlete to notify the draw desk of their intention to play consolations, within 30-minutes of their opening round defeat.

PRIZES AND SHUTTLES:
$20,000 Canadian Prize Purse
Medals will be provided to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.
Official shuttles used will be YONEX feather shuttles. Shuttles will be provided for all matches.

TOURNAMENT FEE
Single Tournament Entry Fee of $155 includes:
1. All shuttles during tournament play
2. Participation in up to three events: singles, doubles, and mixed
3. Athlete Banquet and Opening Social

WITHDRAWAL POLICY
Badminton Canada and the Tournament Referee must be notified of any withdrawal by a player / pair from the tournament.
• For Withdrawals made before the entry deadline there is a 25% administration fee applied by Badminton Canada.
• For Withdrawals made after the entry deadline, but before the draw date there is a 50% administration fee applied by Badminton Canada.
• After the draws are published there will be no refunds. Entry fee will be refunded for players with proven injuries that make it impossible for an athlete to compete-documentation from a doctor is required.
• See the following link for full policy: https://www.badminton.ca/file/814561/?dl=1

REGISTRATION

SEEDING:
The seeding will be done by the Badminton Canada seeding committee using the Badminton Canada seeding regulations for senior events. http://badmintoncanada.visualclubweb.nl/file/815222/?dl=1

RULES:
The 21-Rally Point scoring format will be utilized. Three-minute warm-up and ten-minute default will be strictly enforced. The use of protective eyewear is strongly recommended during play.

UNIFORM REGULATIONS
Any athletes participating in the Canadian National Championships may only have their NAME and/or CLUB/PROVINCE written on their competitive playing clothes. This rule does not apply to the athlete’s warm-up clothing. All lettering must be in accordance with BWF regulations.

Any coaches on the field of play during the Canadian National may only have their NAME and/or CLUB/PROVINCE written on their coaching apparel.

Only athletes and coaches who are currently or were previously part of a Badminton Canada sanctioned team shall be allowed to have CANADA written or represented by a Canadian flag on their competitive playing clothes or coaching apparel, respectively.

For full uniform regulations visit: https://www.badminton.ca/file/814562/?dl=1 

*The Glencoe Club policy of all whites only will be waived for the 2019 Yonex Canadian National Badminton Championships

OFFICIAL HOTELS :
Hotel Arts
119 – 12th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0G8
403-266-4611 or 1-800-661-9378
Room rates are $105 + taxes for a Luxury Room or $155 + taxes for a Luxury Suite
Please quote “2019 Canadian Senior Badminton” to receive the preferred rate. Reservation deadline is December 29, 2018.

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation will be provided between Hotel Arts and The Glencoe Club. Schedule will be posted at Hotel Arts and The Glencoe Club.

Shuttle transportation from airport to hotel is available through a third party supplier for $15/person.

Please contact brichardson@glencoe.org for more information.

TICKETS
The tournament will be unticketed.

COACHING :
All coaches requesting access to the field of play will need to be a minimum of Competition Introduction – Provincial Trained as per Badminton Canada Coaching Policy-https://www.badminton.ca/file/815124/?dl=1
To register to coach at the 2019 Yonex Canadian National Championships, please contact mikeluck@badminton.ca by January 23rd 2019

https://mailchi.mp/05f9e4c74493/2019-yonex-canadian-national-championships

Details

Start:
January 30 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 2 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Badminton Canada