Badminton

(Age 40+)

Saturday, September 29

Entry Deadline, September 15

 

Jackie Cooper Gym

1024 East Main Street

Yukon, OK 73099

 

EVENTS

Singles, Men’s and Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles

Check in: 8:15 am

Singles begin:  9:00 am

Doubles and Mixed Doubles begin:  10:00 am

 

ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. An event is considered Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. 

2.  For this event, we encourage players who are ages 40 to 49 as of December 31, 2018 to participate.  They do not; however, qualify to play in the National Senior Games Championships.

3. Athletes must provide their own racquets.

4. Doubles partners must be of the same gender. Mixed doubles will be one male and one female player.

5. The age division of competition for Doubles and Mixed Doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners.

6.  You must play in each event in which you wish to qualify for at nationals.

7.  If you enter all three events (and you must if you want to qualify to play each event at nationals), you may not have a lot of rest between matches.

 

FORMAT

1. Tournament format will be round robin, with as many players as possible advancing to a single elimination tournament.

4.  Awards will be presented for 1st through 3rd for each event within each age division.  First through fourth place winners in the 50+ age brackets qualify to participate at nationals in Albuquerque, NM.

5. Tournament Director reserves the right to change the format based on entry numbers, space restriction or other circumstances.

 

SPORT RULES

1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance with the USA Badminton rules, except as modified herein. For a copy of these rules, please visit or contact:

USA Badminton

One Olympic Plaza

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

(719) 866-4808

www.usabadminton.org

 

NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES QUALIFYING RULES

1. All finishers placing first through fourth  who are aged 50 and above at the 2018 Oklahoma Senior Games shall qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2. Athletes must qualify in each badminton event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2019 National Senior Games.

3.  Doubles partners who qualify together are not required to play together at the 2019 National Senior Games. All participants must have qualified for the sport in which they intend to participate, with one partner having qualified in the event in which they intend to participate.

 

STATE DIRECTOR

Shawn Lam

(405) 325-5888

sslam@ou.edu

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