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2022 MB Indigenous Championships & NAIG 2023 Tryouts
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City:Prairie Badminton (Winnipeg)

2022 Manitoba Indigenous Championship & NAIG2023 Tryout

 

May 28-29, 2022

Prairie Badminton
(2-275 De Baets St, Winnipeg)

 

REGISTRATION LINKS
Open (all ages)
U16 & U19

Open participants must have an active current 2021-2022 season Regional, Provincial, or National Individual Membership.
FOR MEMBERSHIP INFO AND LINKS, HEAD TO OUR MEMBERSHIP PAGE

 

CATEGORIES & ELIGIBILITY
U16 — Born in 2007 or later
U19 — Born in 2004 or later
Open — all ages

Athletes must be full-time residents of Manitoba.
As per MASRC, participants must be able to prove Indigenous status.

 

EVENTS
Open — MS/WS/MD/WD/XD
U19 & U16 — BS/GS/BD/GD/XD

FORMAT
Open — Drop-down or Round Robin & Playoff (depending on # of entries)
U19 & U16 — Round Robin & Playoff

COST (OPEN)
1 Event: $25
2 or 3 Events: $35
entry fees payable on-line at registration

Manual-entry registrations are subject to a $10 administration fee. 
Late registrations (if accepted) are subject to both a $10 late fee & $10 manual-entry fee, and individuals may not be included in seeding.

COST (U16 & U19)
$20 payable on-site at the tryout to MASRC (cash, debit, credit)
Registration done through MASRC here

The competition will be conducted under the official rules of Badminton Canada.

INCLUDED
match shuttles (Yonex Mavis 350)
Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place


REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Friday, May 20th, 2022 @ 11:59 pm

Having trouble registering? Contact us at [email protected]

 

START TIMES & ORDER OF PLAY (TENTATIVE)
Saturday at 9am: registration, same-day walk-on registration, and warmup
*athletes registering on-site for NAIG2023 tryouts must arrive no later than 9:30am*
Saturday at 10:30am: Singles, followed by Doubles
Sunday at 9am: Mixed, followed by Finals (all events)

TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE/ESTIMATED AND WILL BE UPDATED ONCE REGISTRATION CLOSES. PLEASE ALLOW FLEXIBILITY.

 

AVAILABILITY
Players must make themselves available for the entirety of the event. Due to the unpredictability of speed of play, athletes are expected to be ready well ahead of their scheduled match time.
The tournament will enforce a 10-minute disqualification rule and a 2-minute warm-up rule.
Reasonable requests for late starts or timing accomodations are not guaranteed to be accepted and will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

COACHING
For field-of-play access, coaches must hold a valid (confirmed or pending) 2021-2022 MBA Coaching License.
All potential regional coaches must pre-register for the event. Please contact [email protected]
Only one coach will be allowed to be present behind the court during any match.

PANDEMIC PROTOCOLS
All athlete-participants, coaches, and officials may participate in or attend this event.
Well-fitting masks (N95s or KN95s preferred) are to be properly worn by all participant-athletes at all times when not actively playing on court. Spectators, coaches, officials, and volunteers are to remain masked unless actively eating or drinking. (The MBA will have N95 masks available on site.)
All individuals are required to complete and sign a daily waiver and pre-screening form to access MBA events.
Any individuals displaying symptoms or having been exposed to COVID symptoms prior to or during the event will be expected to withdraw (please note the new MBA COVID-19 Program Refund Policy). The tournament referee or tournament host reserves the right to remove a participant from the draw and ask them to leave if they if they are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. The tournament referee or host reserves the right to ask an individual to leave if they are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. 
MBA or the tournament host reserve the right to limit spectator capacity.

The tournament referee or tournament host reserves the right to remove athletes or individuals for non-compliance. Failure to comply with tournament protocols could affect a member's standing.

REFUND POLICY
Badminton Manitoba does not permit refunds of MBA Memberships.
Badminton Manitoba does not permit refunds of tournament registration fees unless requests are accompanied by a medical note or immediate family crisis. This does not apply to partial fee refunds if an athlete paid for 2-3 categories and was unable to secure a partner (thus only competing in 1 event).

MBA COVID-19 Program Refund Policy
If a participant-athlete develops symptoms of COVID-19 or is exposed to COVID-19 before or during the event, a 100% or partial refund (if the exposure takes place between events) will be granted. No medical note will be required.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
In consideration of the acceptance of this entry in the name of the 2022 Manitoba Indigenous Championship/NAIG2023 Tryout, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, waive any claims to which I may become entitled for injury or damage, and release the MBA, the MASRC and all other organizers, sponsors, representatives, their agents and employees and any other person or organization assisting in this event from any claims for damages or injury suffered by me as a result of my participation in, or traveling to, or from, this event, notwithstanding that any such loss, injury or damage may have arisen by reason of the negligence of anyone or more of the aforesaid parties, their servants, agents or employees. I further state that I am in proper physical condition to participate in this program and am aware that participation could, in some circumstances, result in physical injury. I also give my permission for the free use of my name and picture in broadcast, telecast, or written account of this program.

VOLUNTEERS
If you would like to volunteer at the draw desk, please contact us at [email protected]