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2020 Yonex Westman Open

The first stop in the Rural Super Series is coming with the 2020 Yonex Westman Open in Brandon!

Open and Junior Categories Available

Register Now!

 

 

YONEX WESTMAN OPEN

 

Friday January 17th - Sunday January 19th, 2020

 

Healthy Living Centre - Brandon University

 

Brandon MB

 

Hosted by:

 

 

 

REGISTER HERE

 

(Same link for Draws/Times/Results)

 

U13 Players (born in 2008 or later) Please register by emailing Marj Niemi at marj@badminton.mb.ca

 

Issues with registration? Contact Marj Niemi at marj@badminton.mb.ca

 

Categories:

Open

U19 - Born in 2002 or later

U17 - Born in 2004 or later

U15 - Born in 2006 or later

U13 - Born in 2008 or later - Singles and Doubles only (genders combined) - Best of 3 Games to 11 points.

 

All junior players have the option of playing in their category or playing up to whichever category they wish.

 

 

Events:

Mens Singles, Womens Singles, Mens Doubles, Womens Doubles, Mixed Doubles

Boys Singles, Girls Singles, Boys Doubles, Girls Doubles, Mixed Doubles

 

Fees:

 

1 Event -  $45.00

2 Events - $50.00

3 Events - $55.00

U13 - $20.00 (best of 3 games to 11 points). To register email Marj at marj@badminton.mb.ca

 

Guaranteed 3 matches/event.

 

MBA Regional Membership is mandatory. MBA Regional Membership available during online registration ($10.50)

 

Entry fees are payable online at the time of registration.

 

All players (parents) must sign a waiver at time of registration.

 

 

Registration Deadline:

 

Thursday January 9th @ 11:59 pm

Manual Registrations subject to a $10 admin fee.

 

Late registrations are not guaranteed to be accepted, however if they are accepted they will be subject to a $10 late fee & $10 manual fee, & individuals may not be included in seeding.

 

Draw Date: Draws will be posted online Wednesday January 15th

 

Shuttles: Yonex Mavis 350 (Yellow Nylon)

 

Prizes: 

All event winners and runners-up in all age categories will receive prizes. 

Prizes awarded after the finals on Sunday.

 

Food:

All you can eat buffet on Saturday night from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Served at The 40 (210 18th Street North, next to Travelodge)

Buffet includes fried chicken, pizza, salad bar, fries, dessert and much more.

 

Buffet included with entry (Except U13). 

Additional tickets can be purchased online at time of registration for $10/ticket or at draw desk before 12 noon on January 18th.

 

Attendance at the buffet grant free entry into the live entertainment at The 40 (No minors allowed after 9:00 pm).

 

Officials/Ranking:

Referees will be used during this tournament.

  Level 1 Tournament according to the Newly Revised Athlete/Tournament Ranking System

 

Tournament Chair:

Brittany Desautels

brandonclub1@gmail.com

text/call: 204-761-9004

 

Availability:

Players must make themselves available for the entirety of the event, and personal situations will not be taken into consideration for timing purposes.

Finals will be played on Sunday.

 

Due to speed of play being unpredictable, participants are asked to be ready a minimum of 45 minutes prior to their posted match. 

It is ultimately the player’s responsibility to be present for the start of their match.

The Tournament will enforce a strict 10 minute disqualification rule and 2-minute warm-up rule.

 

Clothing: Participants must have an indoor change of clothing and clean/indoor/non-marking athletic shoes

It is recommended that players use protective eyewear while participating in this tournament.

 

Equipment: Participants must bring their own racquets

 

 

Refund Policy:

 Badminton Manitoba does not permit refunds of MBA Memberships or Tournament Registration Fees

after the registration deadline unless requests are accompanied by a medical note or immediate family crisis. 

Registrations can be fully refunded prior to the registration deadline.

 

Approximate Schedule:

Friday -  Singles 5:30 - 11 pm

Saturday - Doubles and Mixed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday - Finals 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

 

Host Hotel:

 

Travelodge Brandon (210 18th Street North)

Book by calling directly at 204-727-3800 and quote 'Westman Open 2020'

Rate is $89/night + taxes for up to 4 people (exception is rooms with king beds)

Rates will be held until Jan 13th.

 

Sponsors:

 

 

 

 

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