2018 YONEX ALBERTA ELITE SERIES
VENUE/ENDROIT: Garry W. Harris Centre
Red Deer, Alberta
120 College Cir, Red Deer, AB T0M 1R0
Red Deer is located 90 minute drive north of Calgary International Airport, or 90 minutes drive south of Edmonton International Airport.
PHONE: 613-748-5674 ext. 223
DATES/DATES: November 23-25
October 26 2018
Unpaid entries will not be included in the draws.
Late entries will be accepted until November 2 2018 with a 50$ late fee.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE/COMMITTE DE ORGANISATION:
Tournament Chair: Jeff Bell
Tournament Organizer: Jeff Bellfirstname.lastname@example.org
Referee: Paula Sceviour
Deputy Referee: TBD
Badminton Canada: Mike Luck email@example.com
Thursday Nov. 22 – Practice Times available
Friday Nov. 23 – Main Rounds
Saturday Sept 8 – Quarter-Finals/Semi-Finals
Sunday Sept 9 – Finals/Consolation Finals/ ¾ playoff – 9 AM start
The entry fee of $120 per player must be made online. There will be an additional $30 fee for Non-Canadian association participants.
Refunds are provided to participants 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For athletes who chose to withdraw from any event after the late registration deadline will be withdrawn from all events the athlete has registered to participate in.
SEEDING & DRAWS
Seeding done by Badminton Canada’s Seeding Committee and draws according to the BCAN Seeding and Ranking Policy
$6000 Prize Money offered for finalists of each event
Sheraton Red Deer,
3310 – 50 Ave, Red Deer, T4N 3X9
-Located 5 minute drive to Red Deer College
A special rate of $139 + tax has been secured for the event.
Deadline to reserve is October 22 2018
A special room block of 35 double rooms have been set aside.
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.
The 21-Rally Point scoring format will be utilized. 3-minute warm-up and 10-minute defaults 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 their respective provincial/territorial badminton associations
• Hold a national level licence or international licences issued by 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.
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.
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
Once a coach has registered for the 2018-19 season, they will not need to re-register for the remainder of the season. To register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
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.
Please be aware that Badminton BC, its representative and successors reserve all rights to reproduce, for the purpose of illustration, fund raising, advertising or publication in any manner, any photographs taken by Badminton BC or affiliated members, clubs, contractors or staff during this event.