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    The Proton Malaysia Open 2006 one of the world's greatest and prestigious badminton, will be held at State Indoor Stadium in Kuching, Sarawak from 13th to 18th June. This IBF sanctioned grand prix events carries the a total of US$125 000 prize money with 4-star rating.

    This full 5-events tournament (men's & women's singles & doubles, and mixed doubles) will be officiated by Isabelle Jobard of France as the referee and will be assisted by a local, Chua Soo Hock.

    1. Organiser: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM)
    Stadium Juara, Kompleks Sukan Bukit Kiara
    Jalan 1/70D, Bukit Kiara
    60000 Kuala Lumpur
    Phone : ++603-2093 9220 / 2093 9280 / 2093 9297
    Facsimile : ++603-2094 5855
    E-mail :
    Website :

    2. Sanctioned By: The International Badminton Federation (IBF)

    3. Venue: Stadium Perpaduan (State Indoor Stadium)
    Jalan Stadium, Petra Jaya
    93050 KUCHING

    Main Draw Qualifiers
    Men’s Singles 64 8
    Womens’ Singles 32 4
    Men’s Doubles 32 4
    Womens’ Doubles 32 4
    Mixed Doubles 32 4
    4. Events:

    5. Prize Money: US$ 120,000.00 (4*)
    (Distribution of prize money is in accordance
    with IBF regulations).
    Medals for all winners and runners-up

    6. ENTRIES Closing Date:
    Entries must be sent to BAM with the attached ENTRY FORM (please indicate the player’s IBF no. if available).

    Following entries are NOT acceptable:
    1. Received after the closing date
    2. Without authorised signature of the national association
    3. made on an individual basis

    7. Championship Dates:

    Tuesday 13 June 2006 0900 – 1700 – Qualifying Rounds
    Wednesday 14 June 2006 0900 – 1100 – Qualifying Rounds
    1100 – 1400 – Main Draw - Preliminaries
    1830 – 2200 – Main Draw - Preliminaries
    Thursday 15 June 2006 0900 – 1330 – Main Draw – Preliminaries
    1830 – 2230 – Main Draw - Preliminaries
    Friday 16 June 2006 1830 – 2230 – Quarter-finals
    Saturday 17 June 2006 1400 onwards – Semi-finals
    Sunday 18 June 2006 1400 onwards – Finals

    (The above times and schedule may be changed at the discretion of the Referee and BAM)

    1. All events will be run on a strict timetable system.
    2. Competitors must be ready to play thirty minutes before their scheduled time.
    3. Players not ready to play at the scheduled time will be disqualified.
    4. Alterations to competition schedule due to Television coverage is possible and will be announced by the Referee.

    8. Shuttlecocks: Yonex

    9. Scoring System: Rally Point System: 3 x 21 points

    10. Competition Rules & Regulations:
    The Championships will be run in accordance with the IBF Grand Prix Competition Regulations.

    11. SEEDINGS and DRAW will be conducted by IBF.

    12. Withdrawals by players will be handled under the provisions for the World G.P. Regulations – PENALTY FOR WITHDRAWAL.

    13. Doping control: Dope testing will be conducted at random throughout the tournament.

    14. Referee: Isabelle Jobard (FRA)
    Deputy Referee: Chua Soo Hock (MAS)

    15. Official Hotel: Crowne Plaza Riverside Kuching
    Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
    93756 Kuching
    Phone : ++60 82 247 777
    Facsimile : ++60 82 425 858

    Room Rates: Single/Twin room – USD 55.00 per night
    (inc. Breakfast)

    Reservations: All room reservations must be submitted not later than 26th May 2006 to the BAM on the prescribed form, together with the rooming list. Reservation received after 26th May 2006 will be considered subject to room availability and may be offered at different prices.

    16. Transportation: Airport transfer will be provided from Kuching International Airport to the Crowne Plaza Kuching Hotel upon request. Request must be sent to BAM not later than 2nd June 2006 for pick-up arrangement.

    Ground transportation to and from the venue will only be provided to participants staying at the official hotel.

    17. Practice Sessions for players can be arranged upon request and will be held at the following venues:

    i. From 10th June 2006:
    a. PBBS Hall
    Jln. Sultan Tengah, Petra Jaya Kuching

    b. Sarawak BA Hall
    Lrg. Lapangan Terbang 1, Kuching

    ii. 11th – 12th June 2006:
    Stadium Perpaduan (tournament venue)

    18. Team Managers’ Meeting will be held on Monday, 12th June 2006 at 4.00 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Kuching, Sarawak.

    19. Technical Briefings:
    a. Umpires: Monday 12th June 2006 at 5.30 pm at Crowne Plaza Kuching

    b. Line Judges/others: Monday 12th June 2006 at 6.30 pm at Stadium Perpaduan Kuching

    20. Official Welcoming Dinner:
    Tuesday 13th June 2006 at 7.30 pm at Crowne Plaza Kuching

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