Event info

National Organization:Loga

Polish Badminton Association

ul. Dzika 15/11
00-172 Warszawa
Phone/Fax: 00 48 22 412 1031
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Tournament Organization:

SKS Matchpoint

Ślęza, ul. Szyszkowa 6
55-040 Kobierzyce
Phone: 00 48 71 313 1553
Fax:   00 48 71 388 2233
www.matchpoint.com.pl
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Venue:

Matchpoint Sport&tennis club

Ślęza, ul. Szyszkowa 6
55-040 Kobierzyce
Phone: 00 48 71 313 1553
Fax:   00 48 71 388 2233
www.matchpoint.com.pl

Draws:

Men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, mixed doubles

Entry limits:

In singles: 32 in main draw
In doubles: 24 in main draw

System:

Knock-out

Tournament director

Mrs. Maja Muszyńska email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Referee:

Mr. Lajos Csanda (HUN) email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deputy referee

Mr. Tomasz Rogowski (POL)

Time Schedule as expected):

Thursday, 22 th March 2012 – Qualification tournament
Friday, 23 th March 2012 at 10.00 – Main tournament start
Saturday, 24 th March 2012 at 10.00 – Quarterfinals
Saturday, 24 th March 2012 at 17.00 - Semifinals
Sunday, 25 th March 2012 at 10.00 – Finals

Entries:

All entries must be made by using the BWF Online Entry System. Entries must be submitted no later than Tuesday 15th November 2011 at 23.59 BWF HQ time (GMT +08.00) No late entries will be accepted. Please use link below:
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=3871C58D-9CB7-4EBF-9431-BB18298E98BE

Players cannot be entered unless they already have a BWF ID-number. In case you wish to enter players who do not have a BWF ID-number, please contact the BWF office well in advance of the tournament, so that the players concerned can get a BWF ID-number before the closing date of the tournament.

Entry closing date:

28-th Februar 2012

Shuttles:

YONEX AS 50 provided by organizer

Courts:

5 Yonex courts

Prize money:

15 000 USD = 11 129 € (currency from 05 December 2011) abroad player's prize money will be according tax law taxed with 10%.

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Conditions:

The Yonex Polish International Championships will be conducted under the BWF Competition Regulations and in accordance with the regulations of the Badminton Europe Circuit. Players shall not plan their departure less than two (2) hours after their last match is planned to conclude. If a player/pair is unable to compete due to early departure, such a player/pair shall lose all the Circuit Ranking points gained at the particular tournament and BADMINTON EUROPE shall propose to BWF that the gained BWF ranking points are also removed. (Regulation 9.7 in Badminton Europe's Circuit Regulations.

Clothing and advertaising:

The Yonex Polish International Championships will be conducted according to the BWF Regulations 19-23 on advertising and clothing. For International Challenge tournaments, According to the Circuit Regulations 18.2 and 18.3 name on the back of the shirt is mandatory for all matches in the main draw.

It is mandatory for the semi-finals and finals that partners in doubles wear the same colour.

Withdrawals:

Please ensure that the organizer will be informed immediately when a player Has to withdraw, together with the reason.

Attention: Any withdrawal after the Sunday immediately preceding the draw, for any reason whatsoever, renders the Member Association concerned liable to an amount of US$ 150,00 for the inconvenience caused by the withdrawal (as defined in BWF General Competition Regulations).

Visa:

Important for all players who need visa for Poland. Please request immediately from Polish Badminton Association an official INVITATION LETTER and apply as soon as possible. (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Drug testing:

According to Polish law drug testing may by carried out in a random basis at any time.

Betting:

There will be betting on offer from this event. Betting is however not allowed to be made by players or officials connected to the event either in person or through a third party. Participants may therefore not make bets on the Event or procure through third parties the making of bets with a betting agency. Participants who, in violation of this prohibition, nevertheless make or procure through third parties the making of bets with betting agencies shall be immediately disqualified from participation in the Event and are liable for legal prosecution. Similarly manipulation of games will be met with disqualification and possible legal prosecution. Any violation mentioned above is also a breach of Player's Code of Conduct (Art. 5.2.) and will be sanctioned by BWF.

Medical service

A doctor and a physician will be present in the sports hall during the tournament.

Insurance

To be arranged individually by participants

Press-office

Mr. Aleksander Charpantidis
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Tournament website

www.badminton-polishopen.pl

 

Download invitation in MS Word format here