YONEX NORMAN OPEN
(Same link for Draws/Times/Results)
Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, January 14, 2018
RD Parker Collegiate
Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles
Same categories for juniors
$25.00 - 1 Event
$45.00 - 2 or 3 Events
Registration Deadline: Monday January 8 @ 11:59 pm
Late Registration will not be accepted. Registration is ONLY guaranteed with payment.
MBA Regional Membership is Mandatory. MBA Regional Membership is Available During Registration ($10.00)
Included in Tournament:
3 Matches/Event, Souvenir, Nylon Shuttles, Prizes, Referees and Umpires, MBA Player Ranking Points (Tier 0.25)
Shuttles: Yonex Mavis 350 (Yellow Nylon)
Draw Date: Draws will be posted online Wednesday, January 10, 2018
For the 4th Year in a Row we are proud to present the Yonex Norman Open Badminton Tournament! The only MBA sanctioned badminton tournament in Northern Manitoba. Many players attending this year will be future attendees of the 2018 Manitoba Winter Games Powered by MB Hydro, so we are expecting a big turnout this year!
Adult or Junior, don’t miss your chance to win medals and participate in the most professional annual badminton tournament that Northern Manitoba has to offer! Winners of the Adult category will get their names on the brand new Norman Open trophy!
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE BE READY TO PLAY AT ANY POINT IN THE WEEKEND
ALL FINALS AND CONSOLATION FINALS WILL BE PLAYED ON SUNDAY
Days Inn Thompson
$129/night + taxes. Includes a free breakfast
Just quote Badminton Manitoba when booking your room!