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23.24 Junior Championships

Dates, Times & Location

Junior A Championships 

Date: April 5-7th, 2024 

Time: 9:00am – End of Play 

Main Location: Markham Pan Am Centre, 16 Main Street Unionville, Markham ON, L3R 2E4  

Secondary Location: Mandarin Badminton Club, 500 Esna Park Dr, Markham, ON L3R 1H5 on Friday April 5th, 2024 for U13 and U15 Single Events


Junior B Championships

Date: April 19-21st, 2024 

Time: 9:00am – End of Play 

Location: KC Badminton Club (Aurora Campus), 2-159 Don Hillock Dr., Aurora ON, L4G 0K2 

 

Junior C Championships

Date: April 26-28th, 2024 

Time: 9:00am – End of Play 

Main Location: Mandarin Badminton Club, 8-500 Esna Park Dr., Markham ON, L3R 1H5
– Friday, April 26th & Saturday April 27th for U13 & U17 events. All Semifinals, 3/4, Finals & Consolation Finals will be held on Sunday, April 28th, 2024.

Secondary Location: Markham Pan Am Centre, 16 Main Street Unionville, Markham ON, L3R 2E4
Friday, April 26th & Saturday April 27th for U11, U15 & U19 events.

Eligibility

General Eligibility 

Each Ontario athlete is only permitted to participate in one (1) Ontario Junior Championship per competition season.

Athletes must have participated in at least one Badminton Ontario sanctioned Junior Series tournament during the 23.24 season.

Ontario Junior Championships will only allow Canadian citizens or Ontario Permanent Residents; both with a minimum of 12-month residency in Ontario from the date of the championships. Participants will be asked for Government Issued ID (Canadian Passport/Birth Certificate/Citizenship or Ontario PR) to verify this.   

  • Athletes cannot have participated or be registered to play in a Junior Championship in another Province/Territory in the same Competition Season.  

  • Athletes qualifying for any one discipline will allow them to register for all other disciplines. 

 

Specific Eligibility 

Junior A Championships 

Includes the above “General Eligibility”, as well as: 

  • Athletes must attain a minimum of 3000 Ontario ranking points in any one discipline to qualify for the Ontario Junior A Championships as of the Ontario Ranking publication that will be generated on March 18th, 2024. 

 

Junior B Championships

Includes the above “General Eligibility”, as well as: 

  • Athletes must attain a minimum of 1050 and have no more than 2999 Ontario ranking points in any one discipline to qualify for the Ontario Junior B Championships as of the Ontario Ranking publication that will be generated on March 18th, 2024. 

 

Junior C Championships

Includes the above “General Eligibility”, as well as: 

  • There is no minimum point requirement for Junior C Championships, provided that you have competed in at least one junior series tournament this season. Athletes must have no more than 1049 Ontario ranking points in any one discipline to qualify as of the Ontario Ranking publication that will be generated on March 18th, 2024. 

  • Players competing in the U11 age group will have no maximum point restrictions.

Tournament Regulations

Click to View – Jr A Championships Regulations

Click to View – Jr B Championships Regulations

Click to View – Jr C Championships Regulations

Registration

Junior A Championships 

Price: $135 (+$15 for each additional event) 

Opens: Friday, March 1st, 2024 @12:00pm 

Closes: Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 @11:59pm 

Withdrawal Deadline: Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 @ 11:59pm 

Register Here:  https://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/AFA40F8A-BD8B-4601-8BAB-6CD0DB183D3D

Junior B Championships 

Price: $135 (+$15 for each additional event) 

Opens: Friday, March 15th, 2024 @12:00pm 

Closes: Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 @11:59pm 

Withdrawal Deadline: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 @ 11:59pm 

Register Here: https://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/C8CF36F4-A368-4D0E-BD51-04681115510A

 

Junior C Championships

Price: $125 (+$15 for each additional event) 

Opens: Friday, March 22nd, 2024 @12:00pm 

Closes: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024 @11:59pm 

Withdrawal Deadline: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024 @ 11:59pm 

FAQ

1. When will the draws be posted? 

  • All draws are approved by a Provincial or National Referee. The tournament draw will be completed and published by the Tuesday (three (3) days before the championship). 

2. How many events can I play?

All participants will be allowed to play in three events.

3. How do I submit a partner pairing request? 

  • In order to accept a partner request, the Tournament Coordinator must receive a written request from both parties before the time of registration closing. 

  • Partner requests, changes, and pairings will be accepted up until three weeks prior to the tournament start date; thereafter will only be considered on a case by case manner. Athletes registered with a partner request may update their partner status up until three weeks prior to the tournament given they have consent from their partner to be paired up for the event. 

4. What will the consolation matches be played to? 

  • All matches, including main round and consolation round, will be two (2) out of three (3) games to 21 points with rally point scoring extended to 30 points. 

5. What happens if I am on the reserve list? 

  • If you are on the reserve list it either means that the main draw is full or we do not have a partner to pair you with at the moment. 

  • If the tournament passes and you remain on the reserve list, a full refund will be provided following the completion of the tournament

6. What happens if I withdraw after the posted withdrawal date? 

  • If the player withdraws after the draws have been posted or fails to appear for his/her scheduled match, he/she is automatically withdrawn from the remainder of the tournament. 

  • Refunds will not be provided for withdrawals after the draws are released.