Affinity Open 2012 – December 8 – 9th, 2012

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October 21st, 2012

Dear badminton fans, mark your calendar! The annual Affinity Open will be held on 12/8 and 12/9 at the Affinity Badminton Club.

There will be 5 events and 4 flights for the tournament to suit all level players. In addition, youth under 11 can play in their own league. Cash rewards will be giving to winners of Flight A players. It will be a lot of fun. Sign up now and tell your friends on Facebook that you have signed up for this tournament.

Events:
Flights A (Men’s Single, Men’s Double, Mixed Double), B, C, D, and U11 (Men & Women Single, Double, & Mixed Double)

Dates and Times:
Singles and mixed doubles will be held on Saturday, 12/8; Doubles will be held on Sunday, 12/9. Check the website before the tournament for detailed date and time for the event.
Warm-up starts at 8 AM. First games will be called at 9 AM.

Entries:
$35 for 1st event in Flight A
$30 for each additional events in Flight A
$30 for first event in Flight B, C, D and U11
$25 for each additional events in Flight B, C, D and U11.
Group Discount: $5 off in 1st event for group/club of 10 or more.

Deadline:
Entries must be received by midnight Friday November 30th, 2012.

There is a strict $5 late fee for entries received after Friday November 30, 2012. Late entries are not guaranteed a place on the draw. No refunds after November 30th, 2011.

Prizes:
A Men Singles 1st – $200.
A Men Singles 2nd – $100.
A Men Doubles 1st – $200 per team
A Men Doubles 2nd – $100 per team
A Mixed Doubles 1st – $200 per team
A Mixed Doubles 2nd – $100 per team

Trophies will be awarded to 1st and 2nd places in B,C,D,and U11 flights and Consolation in all Flights.

Entry Rules:
(1) Rally scoring format for all main draw events will be 3×21. Consolation matches will be 1×21 except in Semi-finals and Finals where format 3×21 will apply. Scoring sheet will be provided.
(2) When the leading score reaches 11 points, players have a 1 minute interval. There will be a 2 minute interval between each set. In the third set, players may choose to change ends when the leading score reaches 11 points. Coaching is allowed during intervals only.
(3) Players will be allowed to play a maximum of 3 flights on Saturday (singles and mixed doubles) and 2 flights on Sunday (doubles) and a maximum of 2 flights per event.
(4) Doubles must play in the flight of the higher ranked player. Multiple partners are NOT allowed.
(5) A strict five minutes default rule will be enforced. Players who are defaulted will be disqualified from the tournament for the event they defaulted from.
(6) Participants will not be allowed to start their first match until all fees are paid.
(7) All participants will need to sign a waiver before playing. Waivers will be available on tournament days at the registration desk. (Participants under 18 will need a parent/guardian signature.)

2 Responses to “Affinity Open 2012 – December 8 – 9th, 2012”

  1. Mapo Hsueh says:

    Hi, I just register 2 flights. How do u pay the entry fee?
    Thank you

  2. admin says:

    You will pay when you check in for the tournament.

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