2019 Yonex Norman Open

Registration is now open for the final stop in the Rural Superseries tournaments.


2019 Yonex Norman Open


Saturday March 9 - Sunday March 10, 2019


RD Parker Collegiate

Thompson MB





(Same link for Draws/Times/Results)


March 8th Available for Practice


March 6-7 MBA Sanctioned Athlete Clinic

(Details TBA)



Categories & Events:


Open: Mens and Womens Singles, Mens and Womens Doubles, Mixed Doubles


U19/U17/U15: Boys and Girls Singles, Boys and Girls Doubles, Mixed Doubles






U15 - Born in 2005 or later


U17 - Born in 2003 or later


U19 - Born in 2001 or later


Open - No Restrictions





$25.00 - 1 Event

$45.00 - 2 or 3 Events


Registration Deadline: 


Thursday February 28, 2019 @ 11:59 pm



MBA membership is mandatory. MBA Regional Membership Available During Registration ($10.50)


Late Registration are not guaranteed to be accepted.  All late entries will be assigned a $10.00 late fee.


Manual Entries sent to the MBA Office will be accepted but there will be a $10.00 charge for the entry.


Manual entries will be sent a paypal invoice that must be paid by midnight on Monday March 4th, or the entry will be removed from the draws.



Included in Tournament:


3 Matches/Event, Souvenir, Medals, Shuttles, and Referees



Shuttles: Yonex Mavis 350 (Yellow Nylon)



Draw Date: Draws will be posted online Wednesday March 6, 2019



Tournament Description 


This is the 5th year in a row that this tournament has run. The only MBA sanctioned badminton tournament in Northern Manitoba.

Adult or junior don't miss your chance to participate in the MBA's only badminton tournament offered in Norther Manitoba!

Winners of the Adult category get their names on the Norman Open Trophy created for this tournament.


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 2-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 Marj Niemi at [email protected] 







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