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18.19 Yonex Prairie Junior Elite
Dates: to
Week:39
Group:National - Junior Elite
Category:u15, 17, 19
City:Winnipeg, MB
Country:Canada
Entry deadline:2018-08-31
Website:

Regulations

2018 YONEX PRAIRIE JUNIOR ELITE
VENUE/ENDROIT: Canada Games Sport for Life Centre
145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6
PHONE: (204) 925-5621
EMAIL/COURRIEL: badminton@badminton.ca
WEBSITE: badminton.ca 
DATES/DATES:
September 28-30 2018
ENTRY DEADLINE:
August 31 2018 @11:59PM
Unpaid entries will not be included in the draws. 
Late entries will be accepted until September 7th 2018 with an additional fee of 50$

TOURNAMENT FEES:
The entry fee of $120 per player must be made online. There will be an additional $25 fee for Non-Canadian association participants.

EVENTS:
Events will be held in singles, doubles and mixed doubles for U15, U17 and U19 age categories. 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:
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. 

PRIZES: 
Medals for winner, finalists, and two third place finishers 
Prizes for Consolation winners

SEEDING & DRAWS:
Seeding done by Badminton Canada’s Seeding Committee and draws according to the Canadian regulations

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Chair: Ryan Giesbrecht – ryan@badminton.mb.ca
Organizer: 
Referee: Marj Niemi
Badminton Canada: Mike Luck, Email: mikeluck@badminton.ca, Phone: 613-748-5674 x. 223

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
Thursday: 8:30pm-11:00pm (4 Practice Courts)
Friday: 9:00am-11:00am (8 Practice Courts)
11:00am-9:00pm (8 Competition Courts)
Saturday: 8:00am-9:00am (4 Practice Courts)
9:00am-9:00pm (8 Competition Courts)
Sunday: 8:00am-9:00am (4 Practice Courts)
9:00am-3:00pm (4 Competition Courts)

TOUNAMENT 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 (not mandatory). 

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
Badminton Canada will be following the 2018 BWF Calendar year for the entire 2017-18 season. Competition is open to athletes born 2005 or later (U15), 2003 or later (U17),2001 or later (U19). All participants in Junior 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 $25 fee for entering a tournament. 

The maximum number of entrants is 160. 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.

CLOTHING REGULATIONS:
BWF Regulations and the Badminton Canada Competition Uniform Regulations shall be followed
Use of protective eyewear is strongly recommended during play, but is not required.

COACH CERTIFICATION:
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.
Coaches who have already received a Badminton Canada championships accreditation for 2018 are not required to re-submit their registration application.

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:
Humphry Inn & Suites
260 Main St.
$119.00-Includes 2 Queen Beds, Continental Breakfast, Up to 4 People Per Room No Additional Charge
10-minute walk or 5-minute drive from Sport for Life
Quote: Badminton Manitoba
Phone: 204-942-4222
Email: alex@humphryinn.com

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.