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Atwater Canadian International Challenge
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Category:International Challenge
City:Montreal, QC
Prize money:35,000 CDN
Entry deadline:2010-04-06

April 26 – May 1, 2010

The Atwater Club
3505 Atwater Avenue
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3H 1Y2

Official website

Referee - Federico Valdez

Deputy Referee - Jeff Bell

Conditions of Play & Eligibility
Participation in the 2010 MELS Atwater International is open to members of any National Association recognized by the BWF and any players who are members in good standing with Badminton Canada’s recognized member associations. To enter, National Associations should list their players according to national ranking. Canadian entries are accepted on an individual basis. The 2010 MELS Atwater International will be conducted under the official rules of the BWF. In the event of disputes, the decision of the tournament referee will be final.

Best of three games to 21 points – rally in all events.

Entry Fee
$100.00 CDN per person.

Participants can only sign-up and through the on-line registration
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Payments on-line by credit card only.
Entries must be confirmed by your National Badminton Association

Entry Deadline
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.

Entry Maximum
A maximum of entrants will be allowed in each event. Qualifying rounds will be played if required on Monday, April 26th and Tuesday, April 27th starting at 9:00 a.m.
(MS: 32, LS: 24, MD & LD: 20, MXD: 24)

The official shuttlecock of the 2010 MELS Atwater International is the Yonex Aerosensa 50 (supplied).

Prize Money
$35,000 CDN

BWF Grade
Badminton World Federation graded “International Challenge” competition.

Competitors are advised that clothing and advertising contained therein must conform to BWF regulations World Grand Prix events.

Planned Schedule
Monday April 26th 9:00 a.m. Practice Times
Tuesday April 27th 9:00 a.m. Qualifying rounds
(if required)
Wednesday April 28th 9:00 a.m. Men’s Singles 1st round
Ladies’ Singles 1st round
12:00 p.m. Men’s Doubles 1st round
Ladies’ Doubles 1st round
Mixed Doubles 1st round
3:00 p.m. Men’s Singles 2nd round
Ladies’ Singles 2nd round
6:00 p.m. Men’s Doubles 2nd round
Ladies’ Doubles 2nd round
Mixed Doubles 2nd round
Thursday April 29th 4:00 p.m. Quarter Finals Singles
7:00 p.m. Quarter Finals Doubles & Mixed
Friday April 30th 5:00 p.m. Semi Finals all events
Saturday May 1st 12:00 p.m. Finals all events

Draws and the precise schedule of play will be available at the following website as of April 14th, 2010.

Official Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott
2170 Lincoln Avenue
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3H 2N5
              514 935 9224         514 935 9224

Junior Suite $102.00
1 Bedroom Suite $118.00

Practice Times
Practice times in the facility will be available on Sunday, April 25th, Monday, April 26th and Tuesday, April 27th. Please reserve by contacting Brendon Morgan at the Atwater Club.

Registration will take place at the Atwater Club on Tuesday, April 27th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 28th from 9:00 to noon.

Transportation will not be provided for arrival and departure from the airport. However, each player/coach will receive a $15.00 subsidy upon arrival and presentation of taxi receipt at the registration desk. The host hotel and the Atwater Club are within walking distance of each other.

Food and Beverage
Food and beverage service will be available at the Atwater Club. A detailed schedule of food and beverage will be available on site.

Additional Information
The Atwater Club
3505 Atwater Avenue
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3H 1Y2
Phone:               514 935 2431         514 935 2431
Fax: 514 935 3754