Yonex Norman Open

Registration is now open for the Hottest Tournament of the North!




Register NOW

(Same Link for Draws/Times/Results)


Saturday, December 3 - Sunday, December 4, 2016

R.D. Parker Collegiate

Thompson, MB





Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles

Same categories for juniors



$25.00 - 1 Event

$45.00 - 2 or 3 Events


Registration Deadline: Sunday November 27 @ 11:59pm


MBA Regional Membership is mandatory. MBA Regional Membership is Available During Registration ($10.00)

Included in Tournament: 

3 Matches/Event, Souvenir, Nylon Shuttles, Prizes, Referees and Umpires


Shuttles: Yonex Mavis 350 (Yellow Nylon)


Draw Date: Draws will be posted online Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016.


Tournament Description

For the 3rd Year in a Row we are proud to present the Yonex Norman Open Badminton Tournament!  The only MBA sanctioned badminton tournament in Northern Manitoba.  Both the Provincial Coach and Grassroots Developer of MBA will be on hand at this tournament to scout athletes and engage with our northern friends.

Adult or Junior, don’t miss your chance to win sweet prizes and participate in the most professional annual badminton tournament that Northern Manitoba has to offer!


Honoring the Late David Ross

2010 MASRC Aboriginal Coach of the Year Award

2013 Badminton Manitoba Coaching Achievement Award

Husband & Father

David Ross was a passionate father, teacher and leader in the community of God's Lake Narrows, using badminton as a tool to give kids the opportunity to develop healthy habits, learn respect, work ethic, dedication and sportsmanship.

God's Lake Narrows being a fly-in community for the majority of the year meant that David was often fundraising to pay for his athletes to attend tournaments in Winnipeg, Thompson, Fort Frances, and elsewhere.  He also brought his athletes to tryouts for Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games, Summer Camps in Winnipeg and other training opportunities available to his kids.  David would accompany his team on most trips as well.

For David's leadership in the community of sport of Badminton, the Manitoba Badminton Association and its Board of Directors would like to present the following award each year at the Norman Open:

David Ross Excellence Award

1 award will be given annually to the junior athlete that exhibits the following characteristics: Hard Work, Sportsmanship, Fair Play & Positive Attitude


Tournament Rules/Regulations

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 Ryan Giesbrecht at (204) 925-5621 or 



Days Inn Thompson

$123.00 + taxes

Includes Hot Breakfast

Call or Email Pat Swain @ or 204-778-6000 and QUOTE BADMINTON TOURNAMENT




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