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Badminton

UPDATED: June 29/2016

Date: July 8 & 9, 2016
Location: Catholic Central High School WEST
Time: 8:30 Check In 


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Events and Age Groups: All ages as of December 31 of current year

Under 14 Years(13 years old & younger in current year)
Boys and Girls Singles
Boys and Girls Doubles
Mixed Doubles


Under 16 Years
(15 years old & younger in current year)
Boys and Girls Singles
Boys and Girls Doubles
Mixed Doubles


Under 18 Years (17 years old & younger in current year)
Boys and Girls Singles
Boys and Girls Doubles
Mixed Doubles


Open (any age)
Boys and Girls Singles
Boys and Girls Doubles
Mixed Doubles


Competitors may compete in one singles event and only one doubles event (not both doubles events).

Regional Representation:
Two people per individual event per region.
Two teams per doubles and mixed doubles events per region.


Format:
Round robin play with playoffs for medals as needed, determined by the number of competitors.


Rules and Regulations:

1.  Rules to be governed by the International Badminton Federation.

2.  All participants must be present at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting time indicated on the schedule. The 
     schedule will be made on site the day of the event to avoid cancellations and no shows.


3.  Every athlete must be able to produce appropriate identification at all times.

4.  If age categories are cancelled, competitors will be moved to the Open age category.

5.  The Open category can be any gender and/or any age regardless of registration in any other badminton category, but 
     subject to registration guidelines.


6.  Green Band nylon shuttles will be used in all events.

7.  Players must supply their own rackets, shoes and appropriate clothing.

8.  All events will be round robin format (depending on the number of participants).

9.  Round robin play will be best of three games to twenty one (21) points.


Note: Any event with more than 7 competitors will be pooled.

SCORING SYSTEM
Rally point scoring system to be used for all matches, singles and doubles.


1.  A match shall consist of the best of three games, unless otherwise arranged.
2.  A game shall be won by the side which first scores 21 points
3.  Every time there is a serve – there is a point scored.
4.  The side winning a rally shall add a point to its score. A side shall win a rally, if the opposing side commits a ‘fault’ or the 
     shuttle ceases to be in play because it touches the surface of the court inside the opponent’s court.
5.  If the score becomes 20-all, the side which gains a two point lead first, shall win that game.
6.  If the score becomes 29-all, the side scoring the 30th  point shall win that game.
7.  The side winning a game shall serve first in the next game.


SINGLES

1.  At the beginning of the game (0-0) and when the server’s score is even, the server serves from the right service court. 
     When the server’s score is odd, the server serves from the left service court.
2.  If the server wins a rally, the server scores a point and then serves again from the alternate service court.
3.  If the receiver wins a rally, the receiver scores a point and becomes the new server.
     They serve from the appropriate service court – left if their score is odd, and right if it is even.


DOUBLES

1.  A side has only one ‘service’.
2.  At the beginning of the game and when the score is even, the server serves from the right service court. When it is odd, the
     server serves from the left court.
3.  If the serving side wins a rally, the serving side scores a point and the same server serves again from the alternate 
     service court.
4.  If the receiving side wins a rally, the receiving side scores a point. The receiving side
     becomes the new serving side.
5.  The players do not change their respective service courts until they win a point when their side is serving.
6.  If players commit an error in the service court, the error is corrected when the mistake is
     discovered.


TIE-BREAKING PROCEDURE

1.  If 2 players are tied, results of the head to head match will determine who advances.

2.  If 3 players are tied, ties will be broken using games for and against, followed by  points for and against if necessary If 
     still tied draw name to receive bye, other two teams play single game with winner to play the bye team to determine 
     placing.

3.  Play-off round will be best 2 out of 3 games to 21.
                1 vs. 4, 2 vs. 3, followed by bronze match and gold medal match.
                In pooled events, the top two players/teams will cross over.


Registration Deadline:

Registration Deadline as designated by your Regional Director

All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline.  The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director.  Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers. No late registrations will be accepted.

No late registrations will be accepted.


Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered.  Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run.



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