2017 YONEX ALBERTA ELITE SERIES
VENUE/ENDROIT: The Glencoe Club, 636 – 29 Ave SW, Calgary AB Canada T2S 0P1
DATES/DATES: November 24-26 2017
October 27th 2017
Unpaid entries will not be included in the draws. Late entries will be accepted until November 3rd 2017 with a 50$ late fee.
Open events will be held in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Badminton Canada will be utilizing the Tournament Software online registration system. 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, within 30-minutes of their opening round defeat. Consolation rounds offered time permitting.
Refunds are provided to participants, less a 25% administration fee, who withdraw prior to the entry deadline of the competition. After the entry deadline, but before the draws are made, refunds are provided less a 50% administration fee. Refunds will not be provided for withdrawals after the draws have been made.
For athletes who chose to withdraw from any event after the late registration deadline (November 3rd 2017) will be withdrawn from all events the athlete has registered to participate in.
$6000 for winner, finalists, third place finishers. Prizes for Consolation winners
SEEDING & DRAWS
Seeding done by Badminton Canada’s Seeding Committee and draws according to the Canadian regulations
The entry fee of $115 per player must be made online. There will be an additional $25 fee for Non-Canadian association participants.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE/COMMITTE DE ORGANISATION:
Tournament Chair: Beth Richardson 403.287-4106
Tournament Organizer: Badminton Alberta 403.297-2722
Referee: Jeff Bell 403.297-2108
Deputy Referee: N/A
Badminton Canada: Mike Luckfirstname.lastname@example.org X102
Friday, November 24, 2017 (10:00am – 5:00pm) Preliminary rounds in all events
Saturday, November 25, 2017 (10am – 6:00pm) Quarter-finals/Semi-finals
Sunday, November 26, 2017 (10am-2pm) Finals
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 (not mandatory).
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
All participants in Elite Series tournaments must be registered members of BCan or a Member Association of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and provide their member ID upon online registration.
The registration fee to become a member of Badminton Canada will be an annual fee (Sept 1st-August 31st) and you must be a registered member in good standing with a BCan provincial membership organization in order to be a registered member of BCan.
*Non-Canadian association participants will be charged an extra $15 fee for entering a tournament.
The maximum number of entrants is 150. Should the maximum entry be exceeded, priority will be given to players/teams ranked in the top 10 in each event on the Canadian National ranking list. After the top 10 ranked players/teams in each event, priority will be given to players based on their date of entry onto the tournament. Doubles and Mixed teams will be considered based on the latest entry date of the two partners.
White clothing only (no more than 15% color allowed) BWF Regulations and the Badminton Canada Competition Uniform Regulations shall be followed-http://www.badminton.ca/file/708545/?dl=1.
Use of protective eyewear is strongly recommended during play, but is not required.
Deadline for registration as a coach is THE SAME AS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ATHLETES. All coaches must comply with the Badminton Canada Coaching Certification Policy. You can find the policy here: http://www.badminton.ca/page/31585/Policies.
WAIVER OF RIGHTS:
I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all claims for damages I may have against Badminton Canada, any of it's member organizations, the host venue, and their respective agents, members of staff, for any and all injuries which may be suffered by me, through accident or negligence, in conjunction with my competition and attendance at all related activities of this event.
I accept the above terms from the time of online entry until the completion of the tournament.