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Yonex AJC - Glencoe Junior u11
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City:Calgary, AB
Entry deadline:2017-11-29

The YONEX ALBERTA JUNIOR CIRCUIT continues with the next tournament being December 8-9, 2017 at The Glencoe Club in Calgary.


ENTRY FEES - $67.50 per player regardless of age category. Each player will receive one souvenir 1/4 zip pullover per season, regardless of how many tournaments they enter.

ENTRY DEADLINE - entries are due no later than 6:00 pm MST at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the tournament. Timed draws will be posted on http://www.badmintonalberta.ca by 2:00 PM on the Wednesday prior to the tournament. Late entries may be accepted at an additional cost of $25 per player.

ELIGIBILITY - All participants must be affiliated individually as a Recreational or Competitive Member with Badminton Alberta or be a member in good standing with another provincial badminton association. Badminton Alberta membership will be validated prior to the publication of the draws, with any non-compliant athletes being contacted immediately for payment.

CONDITIONS - The Glencoe Club Junior tournament is open to athletes born in 2007 or later (u11) only. Alberta athletes must be competitive members in good standing with Badminton Alberta. BA membership is required at $30 for athletes 14 years and under.

YOUNG OFFICALS PROGRAM - Badminton Alberta will be continuing with the implementation of phase one of the Young Officials Program, which requires the winner of a match to stay on-court to score keep the upcoming match on the same court. Scheduling of the tournament will be adjusted to provide additional rest time between matches to accommodate the additional commitment of the players. In the case of doubles, the decision to whom will stay behind to score keep will be decided by Rock-Paper-Scissors between the winning pair. Any player unwilling to cooperate with Tournament Management will be removed from the tournament.

FORMAT - Round-robin qualifying will be used in all singles events. Pools of four players will be used when possible, with the top two finishers in each pool advancing to the main round single elimination draw. The third place finisher in each pool will advance to a consolation round single elimination draw. Time permitting for clubs with sufficient court availability may offer extra play for all fourth place finishers in each pool. Players will receive a minimum of two matches in singles and two matches in all doubles events. Single elimination draw type with consolations (time permitting) in all doubles events.

EVENTS - Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Players may enter one singles, one doubles, and one mixed doubles.

AWARDS - Each host organization will be responsible to present awards to all main draw event winners, runner up and consolation winners.

CLOTHING -"WHITES clothing" rule in effect at this venue. Shirt, shorts and socks must not include more than 15% color. Colored shoes are permitted.

SCHEDULE - Tournament will begin Friday at 1:00pm with singles followed by doubles. All events will continue Saturday at 9:00am, with all FINALS to be completed by 4:00pm Saturday afternoon. Start times are subject to change depending on the size of entry. Schedule is subject to change, based on size of entry and availability of courts.

SHUTTLES - Yonex Mavis 350 shuttles supplied for all matches.

SERIES RANKINGS -Yonex Alberta Junior Circuit ranking point standings will be calculated and post following event tournament. These rankings will be maintained separately for singles, doubles and mixed doubles. The final Yonex Alberta Junior Circuit rankings will be based on an athlete's best five of ten results from the Yonex Alberta Junior Circuit tournaments, including the Alberta Junior Championships.

OFFICIALS & FIELD OF PLAY - The host club is responsible to provide adequately trained volunteers/personnel to monitor the Field of Play and the Conduct of Players.

DRAW MASTER- Jeff Bell (403) 297-2722. Draw times available at 2:00 PM the Wednesday prior to the tournament

TOURNAMENT RULES - Two-minute on-court warm-up. Ten-minute default rule will be in effect. BWF rally point scoring format will be utilized. Active coaching will not be permitted. Coaching during the two-minute break will only be allowed between the second and third game in preliminary rounds and between all games from semi-finals onward. The sixty-second break will be respected at 11-points, but without coaching support.

COACHING ELIGIBILITY - Effective July 01, 2016, Badminton Alberta will require that all coaches entering the field of play be minimal Comp Intro Regional certified.

ENTRY PROCEDURE - Enter on-line at www.badmintonalberta.ca

Additional information can be obtained by contacting:


60 Patterson Blvd SW, Calgary, AB T3H 2E1

Tel. (403) 297-2722 / Fax (403) 297-2706

E-mail: jbell@badmintonalberta.ca