Registration is 30 mins BEFORE YOUR EVENT TIME.
Saturday June 1: ALL DOUBLES & MIXED
9 AM: BD U13, GD U13, BD U15, BD U17,
11 AM: XD U13, XD U15,
12 NOON: GD U19, BD U19
2 PM: XD U19
Sunday June 2: ALL SINGLES
9 AM: BS U13, GS U13, BS U15
11 AM: BS U17,
12 NOON: BD U19, GS U19
***YDBA reserves the right to combine age categories and/or to move all events to Saturday depending on the number of entries.
-All matches are played at E Badminton Training Centre
-Changeroom facilities are available
-STRICTLY NO FOOD or DRINKS (bottled drinks ONLY) allowed inside the gymnasium (designated eating area will be provided)
-***REPEATED OFFENDERS FOR STRICTLY NO FOOD or DRINKS will risk disqualification for the Tournament.***
-NO LUNCH PROVIDED
-Only indoor shoes are permitted inside the gymnasium
TOURNAMENT FORMAT: (dependant on number of entries)
-Pool Play followed by Single Elimination
-Players can only REGISTER for ONE TOURNAMENT age category
-Rally points system to 21 (set points to 30), best of 3 games
-Players guaranteed at least 2 matches per event. Walkovers and Byes count as a match
-The draw for each knockout stage of the tournament shall be made in the manner set out by the Tournament Committee
-The seeding of the draw shall be done by Tournament Committee
-Where player(s) withdraw their entry from the main competition, Tournament Committee is entitled to replace the entry with a qualifying entry without reseeding the draw or proceeding with a redraw
-Substitutions may be done, however if done after draw has been published, seeds may NOT be reorganized.
-Sign-in at least 30 minutes prior to event start times
-Warm up time is 3 minutes – starting when match is announced
-Players will be defaulted if they cannot be located for their match
-Maximum 90 seconds break between games
-Minimum 5 minutes break guaranteed between matches for elimination only
-Matches will not be officiated – players are to resolve any issues among themselves
-Coaching follows Badminton Canada rules (behind court allowed, between points only, etc.)
-Open to participants born U13 (born 2007 or later), U15 (born 2005 or later), U17 (born 2003 or later) & U19 (born 2001 or later)
-Participants MUST be affilated* to a York District Badminton Club in order to participate
*see list @ federationbadminton/affilliated-clubs/
YDBA reserves the right to amend a player's eligibility based on previous tournament experience and/or other outstanding circumstances.
*** USE OF PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED DURING PLAY
Medals for all winners in all pools.
-Registration begins April 26, 2019 and ends May 25, 2019 at midnight.
-$40 per person, max 3 events per person, one age Category only.
-All entries are FINAL as of the entry deadline.
-Refunds will NOT be issued for any cancellations after midnight on May 25, 2019.
-Cancellations before the entry deadline can be refunded (less administration fee of $10)
-Shoes with non-marking soles must be worn; no outside shoes inside the gymnasium
-Protective eyewear is recommended
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO CONSENT:
-By registering for this event, you agree to permit photographs and/or video to be taken of you for uses related to public promotion of Badminton and YDBA