Jack Underhill Tournament

January 18- 20,  2019

(Sunday, January 20 only if entries warrant)

To register …

Entry Deadline: Monday, January 7, 2019

HOST:

Vancouver Racquets Club

AGE GROUPS and EVENTS:

Players of any age may enter the tournament.  Competitive Juniors are encouraged to participate.

Event Categories:
MS:Open Men’s Singles
WS:Open Women’s Singles
MD:Open Men’s Doubles
WD: Open Women’s Doubles
XD:Open Mixed Doubles

Each participant may enter a maximum of three events- one each of Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles events.

Entry Fees:
First Event-$65.00
Second Event-No Charge
Third Event-No Charge

Entry Fee includes: Tournament T-shirt, all shuttles, snacks on Saturday evening at the conclusion of matches, medals for Winners and Runners-up of A Events. B and C Event Winners will receive a merchandise prize.
Tournament entry is online and payment is collected online using the Tournament Software link. Entries without payment will not be accepted.

Schedule & Format:
Friday, January 18: 6:00 pm – finish: Mixed Doubles
Saturday, January 19: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon: Singles
Saturday, January 19: 12:00 noon – finish: Doubles
Sunday, January 20: 9:00 am: some matches and Finals if necessary

All events will be A/B/C/D draws (waterfall); entries permitting. This provides players with a 3 match guarantee in each event (entries permitting)
Events with 5 players or less will be round robin draws.
A Draw: winners of first 2 matches.
B Draw: winner of first match, loser of second match.
C Draw: loser of first match.
D Draw: loser of first 2 matches.

Draws:
The tournament draws and start times will be published by Wednesday, January 16, 12:00 noon online at Badminton BC via Tournament Software.

Prizes:
All registered players will be receiving a Tournament T-Shirt upon check-in and medals will be awarded for Winners and Runners up of A Events. B and C Events Winners will receive a merchandise prize.

Social:
Saturday evening at the conclusion of play there will be food provided.

On-Line Registration:
For assistance registering, please contact the Tournament Director or Badminton BC at members@badmintonbc.com

Withdrawals and refunds:

  • Withdrawal before the registration deadline will receive a full refund.
  • Withdrawal after the deadline but before the draws are made will receive a refund less a $15 + GST service charge.
  • Withdrawal due to a medical issue will receive a full refund provided a signed physician note is received by Badminton BC staff in 1 day in advance of the first day of the competition.
  • Withdrawal from an event due to partner medical illness will receive a refund for that event provided they are not reassigned/or request another partner already registered for the tournament.
  • All refunds will be performed after the event has finished.

Shuttles:
Victor Champion #1 (Green) will be supplied for all matches.

Photos:
Badminton BC, its representative and successors reserve all rights to reproduce, for the purpose of illustration, fundraising, advertising or publication in any manner, any photographs taken by Badminton BC or affiliated members, clubs, contractors or staff during this event.

Membership
At the time of registration, all participants in a local designated event must be current members in good standing with Badminton BC (valid from June 1 through May 31 of each year).

All annual membership fees must be paid, and membership validated prior to online registration and before the entry deadline to avoid disappointment as participants will not be placed into the draw.  Current and valid 2018-2019 Membership is required to compete.
To apply for or renew Badminton BC membership please visit the Badminton BC website at this link.

Player Membership Eligibility:
Badminton BC Recreational Membership at a minimum is required to compete in Local Events. (The Recreational Membership is $7)

Host Committee:
Tournament Director: Michael Khoo
For event information please contact the Tournament Director at mkhoo38@gmail.com or 778-835-2970

Referee:
Marian Holoboff