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    Post Bay Area Open Summer 2011 - SmashDroid - May 28-29, 2011 @ San Jose State University



    OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
    www.BAOpen.org

    THEME:
    SmashDroid - ( Intelligent. Powerful. Mobile. Definition of a badminton player )

    DATE:
    May 28 - 29, 2011

    Saturday ( May 28th )
    Men Singles : B / C / D / E / Junior (U13/U11)
    Women Singles : C / D / Junior (U13/U11)
    Mixed Doubles : C / D

    Sunday ( May 29th )
    Men Doubles : A / B / C / D
    Women Doubles: C / D



    LOCATIONS:
    San Jose State University
    Main Gymnasium SPX-44A/B
    One Washington Square
    San Jose, CA 95131
    ( Map of Location / Gym Location )


    EVENTS:
    BS - Boys Singles ( U13 / U11 )
    MS - Men Singles ( B / C / D / E )
    GS - Girls Singles ( U13 / U11 )
    WS - Women Singles ( C, D )
    MD - Men Doubles ( A / B / C / D )
    WD - Women Doubles ( C, D )
    MX - Mixed Doubles ( C, D )


    Event Matches:
    All events consist of single-elimination with consolation. All matches with the exception of Consolation Matches are run using the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rules of 21x3 rally point scoring system. ALL Consolation Matches are run using 21x1 rally point scoring system.

    FLIGHTS:
    Flight of an event might be canceled if less than 8 players/teams registered.

    A - Expert / Professional (Open Flight)
    B - Advance
    C - Intermediate
    D - Beginner / Intermediate
    E - Beginner
    Junior U13 - Beginner under 16 years old as of May 28, 2011
    Junior U11 - Beginner under 12 years old as of May 28, 2011
    (Proof of Age such as copy of passport, State ID, or birth certificate is required to register on for J event)


    AWARDS:
    A / B / C / D / E / Junior (U13/U11) Events:
    Trophies or medals will be given to all winners, runner-ups, and consolation winners.


    DEADLINE:
    May 17th - Early Bird registration - Get FREE T-shirt($20 value)
    May 22nd - Last day to register ( NO FREE t-shirt )

    NO FREE t-shirt for registration received after May 17th, 2011. T-shirt quantities and sizes are ordered based on participants registered on/before the last day of registration.

    All entry forms and payments MUST BE RECEIVED by May 22nd, 2011.

    Entries that are INCOMPLETE (Partner has not registered AND/OR no payment) will not be accepted or placed on the draw.

    We are enforcing stricter rules to ensure that the tournament run smoothly and professionally. We hope that all participant work with us to make badminton a more recognized professional sport.


    REGISTRATION RULES:
    Participants are limited to 2 events per day unless approved by the Tournament Director.

    Registration will be limited to ensure tournament is run smoothly.
    - All Singles and Doubles flights are limited to 32 Players / Teams.
    - Participant that plays in E singles event CANNOT play in other singles event AND flight higher than D.
    - Participant that plays in Junior (U13/U11) cannot play in the regular singles event.
    - Participant that plays in E and Junior (U13/U11) event) cannot play in flights higher than D.

    Yonex shuttlecocks are provided in limited basis:
    - B/C/D/E/Junior(U13/U11) Singles events : 2 for main & 1 for consolation
    - A/B/C/D Doubles events : 3 for main & 2 for consolation
    - Yonex shuttlecocks are available purchase during the tournament

    Two (2) methods of registration area available.

    1. Online Registration ( OPEN ON Tuesday May 2nd )
    Our online registration requires payment using PayPal. Most major credit cards are accepted. You DO NOT NEED to register for PayPal account to use PayPal.

    2. Manual Hardcopy Registration by Mail or Drop Off
    Form:
    PDF Entry and Waiver Liability Forms ( AVAILABLE ON Tuesday May 2nd )

    Payment:
    Make check payable to USBO BAOpen.
    A $35 fee will be assessed for each returned check.
    NO REFUNDS after May 7th, 2011.

    Mail:
    Mail completed entry form and payment to

    United States Badminton Organization (USBO)
    Attn: Tournament Director
    5669 Snell Ave #405
    San Jose, CA 95123 - 3328

    Drop Off:
    Drop off completed entry forms and payment at

    Badminton Alley
    1237 South Mary Ave
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087

    Badminton Alley retail store is located inside the Westmoor Shopping Center.
    The store is five minutes away from De Anza College, Fremont High School and Homestead High School.

    EVENT FEES:
    Entry forms are required for EACH player in doubles team.
    $30( A/B/C/D/E ) and $25( Junior U13/U11 ) for 1st event
    ( includes FREE Tournament T-Shirt worth $20 for those register before May 17th, 2011 )
    $15( A/B/C/D/E ) and $10( Junior U13/U11 ) for additional events

    SPONSORS:

    Yonex USA
    World #1 in Badminton
    Yonex has been providing professional badminton athletes with quality racquets and equipments to help them win. Approximately 90% of badminton champions use Yonex racquets and strings.

    Badminton Alley
    The Badminton Specialists
    Badminton Alley is the premier badminton retail store and online store in the US. The company offers wide variety of badminton equipment selections and professional stringing service. Their motto is to provide quality equipment at low price.
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    Correction on the previous posting:

    One time registration fee: $10
    Event Fee: $15/event for any flights including Juniors

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    Smile Bay Area Open Tournament Online Registration is OPEN

    The online registration for Bay Area Open Summer 2011 is now available. Please visit www.baopen.org for the link.

    Hardcopy of the entry form in PDF is also available on the website.

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    Exclamation Tuesday, May 17th - Last Day to get FREE SmashDroid t-shirt with registration

    This is just a friendly reminder of the upcoming deadline for the FREE SmashDroid t-shirt with tournament registration for Bay Area Open Summer 2011 - May 28-29 @ SJSU.

    See you there!

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    Wat time does it start on satrday?

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    Default Bay Area Open on Saturday 05/27/2011

    Events will start at 9:30am on Saturday

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    is there a warm up time?

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    wat time will the gym be open for the players?

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    Oh and also feather birdie is used rite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smashf0sho View Post
    Oh and also feather birdie is used rite?
    Yes, it seems they secured Yonex as title sponsor

    Yonex shuttlecocks are provided in limited basis:
    - B/C/D/E/Junior(U13/U11) Singles events : 2 for main & 1 for consolation
    - A/B/C/D Doubles events : 3 for main & 2 for consolation
    - Yonex shuttlecocks are available purchase during the tournament

    FYI for the bc'ers who are playing and dont use yonex shuttles regularly, they fly a little on the fast side compared to most other shuttles out there. Keep an eye out for this and use it to your advantage if your opponent doesnt check/adjust the shuttle speed before using them. You have been warned/informed!
    Last edited by illusionistpro; 05-25-2011 at 01:36 PM.

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