Regulations

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TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS 42 th edition

A. GENERAL REGULATIONS
This tournament will be played in full accordance with the Laws of Badminton, the Tournament Regulations as defined by
Badminton Nederland. (see www.badminton.nl).

B. SPECIFIC REGULATIONS INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT
1. Participants
a. Entitled to take part are players who are members of a Badminton Federation associated with the BWF.
b. The tournament will be played in the age categories U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19. Participants must not exceed the
appropriate age limits presented as below.

U19 born in 2000 or later
U17 born in 2002 or later
U15 born in 2004 or later
U13 born in 2006 or later
U11 born in 2008 or later

2. Disciplines and system of play
A. In each age category, the following events will be played: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s
doubles and mixed doubles.
B. It is only allowed to participate in 1 age category and in a maximum of 3 different events.
C. In singles, the first round will be played in groups and the following rounds are played according to the knock-out
system. Doubles are played according to the knock-out system.
D. In all age categories the minimum number of entries required in any event is set to 12 boys and 12 girls. The tournament
management reserves the right to cancel the tournament or change the system in of play in an age category or discipline
if the minimum number of entries has not been received.
F. The loosing player of a match will automatically score the following match on that court or she/he will arrange an
adequate replacement..

3. Shuttles
A. The CARLTON GT2 is the official tournament shuttle cock in the age categories U11 and U13.
B. The CARLTON GT1 is the official tournament shuttlecock in the age categories U15, U17 and U19.
C. Shuttlecocks from other brands or other specifications are not allowed.
D. In the age categories U11 and U13, 2 shuttlecocks will be provided by the tournament organisation for each match. In
the age categories U15, U17 and U19 3 shuttlecocks will be provided for each match.
E. The CARLTON GT2 is offered for € 22,00 per tube or € 2,00 per shuttle. The CARLTON GT1 is offered for € 24,00 per
tube or € 2,50 per shuttle. Tournament shuttles can be purchased at match control and can be booked in advance by
sending an email to the tournament organisation.

4. Venues and time schedule
A. The individual tournament will be played on December 28 and December 29.
B. On December 28, the tournament will be played in 4 (5) different venues. Every age category will play in one single
venue, with the exception of U11 and U19. The final venue schedule will be published on December 1.
C. The semi-finals and finals will be played on December 29 in venue In de Biessen.
D. On December 28 and 29, the tournament starts at 09:00h. On December 28, matches will start not later than 20:00h in
the age category U11, 21:00h in the age category U13 and not later than 22:00h in the age categories U15, U17 and
U19.
E. On both days there will be a referee and a qualified sports masseur available in each venue.

5. Entries
A. The number of entries for the different age groups will be limited in accordance with the maximum number of matches
that can be played in the assigned venue. A maximum of 1050 (1230) matches will be accepted for the first day of the
tournament: Following limits are defined for the different venues:
1. In de Biessen: 250
2. Rumpen: 250
3. Palemig: 250
4. De Haamen: 300
5. A gene Bek: 180
In order to facilitate the mentioned entry limitation, the registration procedure has changed. Registration will close
earlier compared to previous years. The concept of the registration procedure per age category is as follows:
B. Registrations must be done via www.toernooi.nl. English/German version is available; go to the website, where you can
choose another language in right high corner (click on the letters next to “login” and chose the right language).
C. Group registration can also be done by filling in the “group-entry” form, which will be send by email, together with the
entryform.
D. Entries for foreign players will be accepted according to the following order of precedence:
1. members of national teams
2. members of country teams
3. members of regional teams
4. individual entries.
E. For Dutch players entries will be accepted in the following order of precedence:
1. Members of national teams
2. players published on the latest version of the National Youth Badminton Ranking list till place 15
3. members of RTC and Badminton Academy A selection teams as published on a website of Academy’s
4. members of Badminton Academy B selection teams as published
5. members of badminton school teams as published
6. members of clubs.
F. Registration closes on November 15.
G. In case of too many entries in an age group, the tournament organisation makes the final decision to accept or reject an
entry. Not accepted entries will be informed till December 6 by e-mail. Rejected entries will be placed on a reserve list.
The first day age groups are playing in separated venues, the maximum capacity of each venue will be used for every age
group in case of too many entries in an age group by rejecting players. For all group entrys it’s necessary to give an order
of strenght by using the group entry list, we need that information in case of rejecting. Only group entry’s completed
with all asked information will be accepted.
H. Entry fees should be paid when registering on account number IBAN NL23 RABO 0122 4330 41 (SwiftBIC RABONL2U)
by BC Victoria.
I. If payed before December 1st 2018:
1. the entry fees in the age categories U11 and U13 are € 18,00 per person for singles and € 12,00 per person per
event in doubles.
2. the entry fees in the age categories U15, U17 and U19 are € 20,00 per person for singles and € 15,00 per person per
event in doubles.
J. If payed after November 30th 2018:
1. the entry fees in the age categories U11 and U13 are € 20,00 for singles and € 14,00 per person per event in
doubles.
2. the entry fees in the age categories U15,U17 and U19 are € 22,00 per person for singles and € 17,00 per person per
event in doubles.
K. Sending us an e-mail immediately after paying the entry fee including a list of players you’ve payed for is required.
Important in these e-mail is also the name of country or group and you’re own name.

6. Seeding and draw
A. Seeding is done by or under the responsibility of Badminton Nederland. Seeding for U19 and U17 will be done by using
the BEC Junior Circuit Ranking and the BEC U17 ranking.
B. The draw will be published on December 20.
C. The draw in singles will be made according to the order of strength as defined in article VI.5 lid 8 sub b of the
tournament regulations of Badminton Nederland.

7. Clothing regulations
A. Playing is only allowed in clothing listed below:
1. polo shirt, T-shirt or tank top;
2. shorts (also athletics shorts) or skirt;
3. cyclists shorts, if worn under short or skirt;
4. sports footwear and sports socks;
5. hair ribbon and/or wristband.
B. The advertising regulations of Badminton Nederland are applicable to this tournament.

8. Prizes and ceremony
A. In every event there will be prizes for the winner and the runner-up. In the categories U11 and U13 there will be
trophies. In the categories U15, U17 and U19 there will be prize money:
                             MS             WS                MD                            WD                            MXD
1st place         € 50,00     € 50,00     € 50,00 per pair      € 50,00 per pair      € 50,00 per pair
2nd place       € 40,00     € 40,00      € 40,00 per pair      € 40,00 per pair      € 40,00 per pair
B. Finalists are bound to attend the prize ceremony for the respective event.

9. Photos
By entering the tournament players and their legal guardians authorize Badminton Victoria to publish photos made of
participants during this tournament on the tournament website or anywhere else in items published about this tournament.
On the use of these photos the rules about create and use photos of Badminton Netherlands apply.