Yonex Herb Richard Manitoba Open
(Same link for Draws and Results)
When/Where: Winnipeg Winter Club (200 River Ave., Wpg. MB)
Date: November 24-27 2016
Events: A - Mens Singles/ Womens Singles/Mens Doubles/Womens Doubles/Mixed Doubles
C - Mens Singles/ Womens Singles/Mens Doubles/Womens Doubles/Mixed Doubles
Guide for Choosing Your Calibre of Play:
A/B - Consistently Finish in A or B draws in Provincial Tournaments, or Top 20 in Rankings
C/D - Consistently Finish in C or D draws in Provincial Tournaments, Below Top 20 in Rankings and/or are Under the Age of 17
All events require a minimum of 5 entries or they will be combined with the A or C draw to produce a large enough draw to run. All registered participants of
the small entried event will be called to see if they are still interested in participating or would like a reimbursement of fees
Restrictions: Play is open to all members in good standing with Badminton Manitoba
Format: Guaranteed 3 Matches
Categories: Open A (1.0 Event) & Open C (0.25 Event)
Cost: $45 - 1 Event, $65 - 2 or 3 Events
Cost Includes: Minimum 3 Matches, Lunch, Souvenir, Feather Shuttles, Referees & Umpires
Prizes: A & C Winners and Runner-Ups
Early Bird Deadline: Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 11:59pm (midnight)
Final Registration Deadline: Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 11:59pm (midnight).
Provincial Membership ($20.00) is Required to Play
The Herb Richard Manitoba Open is one of Manitoba's longest standing badminton tournaments, where before the National Circuit days, players would
travel from other provinces to compete in Winnipeg. The Herb Richard Manitoba Open is a premier Badminton Manitoba event that has been named after
Herb Richard who was a long-time coach in Manitoba. Herb was the badminton professional at both the Winnipeg Canoe Club and the Wildewood Club in
his days. He was a dedicated member of the badminton community as a leader, player, coach and builder.
Refund Policy: Badminton Manitoba does not permit refunds of MBA Memberships or Tournament Registration Fees unless requests are accompanied by
a medical note or immediate family crisis.
Availability: Participants must be available to play during the entirety of the events that they are registered for. MBA will not accept special requests
for time, for any reason.
Due to speed of play being unpredictable, participants are asked to be ready a minimum of 30 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 3-minute warm-up rule.
Clothing: Participants must have an indoor change of clothing and non-marking athletic shoes
Equipment: Participants must bring their own racquets
Volunteers: If you would like to volunteer at the draw desk, please contact Sean Chawla at firstname.lastname@example.org
Draws: Draws will be posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 12:00pm noon.
Schedule of Play:
All Times May Vary based on match lengths. Please be aware that matches may be played earlier or later than scheduled and that athletes
are expected to be ready to play.
Thursday, 5:30pm - 10pm - MS & WS
(Only players living an hour or more outside of Winnipeg will have their singles matches deferred to Friday)
Friday, 5pm - 11pm - MS & WS
Saturday, 9am - 6pm - MD/WD/XD
Sunday, 10am - 2pm - Finals (A, B, C, D & All Consolations Finals)