2022-2023 Provincial Tournament Calendar

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Herb Richard Open
Dates: to
Week:47
Category:MBA SuperSeries
City:TBD (accepting bids)

2022 Yonex Herb Richard Open

 

November 25-27, 2022

(location TBD)

 

REGISTER HERE (pending)
*same link for draws, times, results*

NEED A 2022-2023 PLAYER MEMBERSHIP?
HEAD TO OUR MEMBERSHIP PAGE

FORMAT
Division 1: Single-Consolation or Round Robin + Playoff (to be confirmed)
Division 2: Round Robin + Playoff

Events will be run according to the MBA's new Competitive Circuit Restructuring document.
When numbers allow, entries (per category/event) will be sorted into two divisions as per the following quotas:
32-63 total entries: Division 1 (top 16 entries) + Division 2 (remaining 16-47 entries)
16-31 total entries: Division 1 (top 8 entries) + Division 2 (remaining 8-15 entries)
less than 16 entries: no split

*The first 75% of Division 1 entries will be determined by provincial ranking points at the end of the week (Sunday) prior to the close of registration. The remaining 25% will be determined by the tournament's seeding committee.

COST
1 Event: pending (early-bird price pending)
2 or 3 Events: pending (early-bird price pending)
entry fees payable on-line at the registration
includes: minimum 3 games (if possible), Yonex feather shuttles, souvenirs, referees & umpires

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.

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

PRIZES
to be announced


REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 11:59 pm
early-bird deadline: Thursday, November 10, 2022 @ 11:59pm

Having trouble registering? Contact us at [email protected]

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm (Singles)
Saturday: 9:00am - 7:00pm (Singles semi-finals & medal matches, followed by Doubles, followed by Mixed Doubles)
Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm (Doubles and Mixed Doubles semi-finals & medal matches)

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

DRAW DATE
Draws will be posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022

PANDEMIC PROTOCOLS
All athlete-participants, coaches, and officials may participate in or attend this event.
The tournament will be run according to the MBA's most recent Return-to-Play Guidelines.
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.

 

FINE PRINT

Refund Policy
The Manitoba Badminton Association (MBA) does not permit refunds of MBA Memberships. 
The MBA does not permit refunds of tournament registration fees unless requests are accompanied by a medical note or immediate family crisis.

Availability 
Players must make themselves available for the entirety of the event, and personal situations will not be taken into consideration for timing purposes.
Due to the speed of play being unpredictable, participants are asked to be ready well ahead of their posted schedule. 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 & Equipment
Participants must have an indoor change of clothing and non-marking athletic shoes
Participants must bring their own racquets

Volunteers
If you are able to volunteer at the draw desk, please contact the tournament organizer at [email protected]

Coaching
For field-of-play access, coaches must hold a valid (confirmed or pending) 2022-2023 MBA Coaching License.