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2019 YONEX Prairie Elite
Dates: to
Week:36
Group:National - YONEX Senior Elite
Category:Open
City:Winnipeg, MB
Country:Can
Prize money:$2,400 CDN
Entry deadline:2019-08-09
Website:

Regulations

Yonex Prairie Senior Elite
September 6-8, 2019

Prairie Badminton
Unit 2, 275 De Baets St
www.prairiebadminton.ca
@prairiebadminton

EMAIL/COURRIEL: mikeluck@badminton.ca

WEBSITE: badminton.ca

ENTRY DEADLINE:
August 9th 2019 Unpaid entries will not be included in the draws.
Late entries will be accepted until August 16th 2019 with a 50$ late fee.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE/COMMITTE DE ORGANISATION:

OFFICALS/OFFICIELS:
Tournament Chair: Justin Friesen/Ryan Giesbrecht
Tournament Organizer: Frank Gaudet
Referee: Marj Niemi
Deputy Referee: TBD
Badminton Canada: Mike Luck (mikeluck@badminton.ca)

EVENTS:
Each event (MS, WS, MD, WD, XD) will be conducted in a waterfall type format (ABCD). All athletes will begin the event in the A draw and fall to B-C-D Draw in a double-elimination style format. It will be the responsibility of each athlete to notify the draw desk, within 30-minutes of their opening round defeat.
Up to 3 matches per event
All players will receive National Ranking points related to their placing in the A Draw
Badminton Canada will be utilizing the Tournament Software online registration system.

ENTRY FEE
The entry fee for 1 event is $80
The entry fee for 2-3 events is a $120 entry fee

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE/HORAIRE TENTITIVE:
Thur: 7:30pm-11:00pm (3 Practice Courts)
Fri: 9:00am-12:00pm (6 Practice Courts)
12:00pm-9:00pm-Competition Starts (6 Courts)
Sat: 8:00am-9:00am (6 Practice Courts)
9:00am-9:00pm-Competition Continues (6 Courts)
Sun: 8:00am-9:00am (6 Practice Courts)
9:00am-1:00pm-Finals (4 Courts)

REFUNDS/WITHDRAW PENALTY:
Full 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For athletes who chose to withdraw from any event after the late registration deadline (August 16 2019) will be withdrawn from all events the athlete has registered to participate in.

SEEDING AND DRAWS:
Seeds will be posted 2 weeks out of competition. Draws will be posted (10-7 days out).
Timeline to be posted 5 days prior to competition.
All seeding and draws will abide by the BCAN Senior Ranking & Seeding Policy

PRIZES
Winner: $150 ($300 total for doubles pairs)
Runner-Up: $100
3rd Place: $50
Total Prize Pool: $2,400

TOUNAMENT RULES:
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 licence 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.

CLOTHING REGULATIONS:
BWF Regulations and the Badminton Canada Competition Uniform Regulations shall be followed

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

Once a coach has registered for the 2019-20 season, they will not need to re-register for the remainder of the season. To register, please contact mikeluck@badminton.ca for more details

HOTEL:
Canad Inns Windsor Park
Only 8-Minute Drive to Prairie Badminton
Subway and
1034 Elizabeth Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2J 1B3
204-253-2641

20 Double Queen Rooms Available
$122/night-No Extra Charge for Up to Quad Occupancy!
Quote: Prairie Senior Elite OR Badminton Canada
Includes Swimming Pool/Hot Tub, In-House Pub (Tavern United), and In-House Restaurant (Aaltos) with Breakfast Specials
Please support your tournament host by booking at Canad Inns Windsor Park!

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.