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2019 BC Junior B Provincial Championship
2019 BC Junior B Provincial Championship
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Group:Provincial Championship
Category:Individual - U13/U15/U17/U19
City:Richmond
Entry deadline:4/18/2019
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2019 BC JUNIOR B PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 
APRIL 26-28th, 2019

PRESENTED BY Badminton BC in partnership with Richmond Pro Badminton Centre and supported by the Province of British Columbia and viaSport. SANCTIONED BY Badminton BC

TOURNAMENT PROSPECTUS & REGULATIONS

LOCATION
Richmond Pro Badminton Centre | 130-5800 Minoru Blvd. Richmond, BC V6X 2B1

INVITATION
Badminton BC invites all eligible players to compete in the 2019 BC Junior B Provincial Championship U13/U15/U17/U19. Below is all the information necessary for a successful and quality championship experience.
Please read carefully below regarding what age groups and the number events a player is allowed to enter as well as who is ineligible to participate.
The Provincial Championship is the season ending competitive event to the Junior B Circuit Series in all regions. It is the event that awards the Provincial Championship medals and crowns gold, silver and bronze medalists!

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
The Championship is open only to those athletes who have met eligibility criteria for participation in the provincial championships. To view the eligibility and ineligibility policy visit: https://www.badmintonbc.com/page/33422/BC-Junior-B-Circuit-Tournaments
Deadline for exemption requests is no later than April 5, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. PDT submitted by email to info@badmintonbc.com. Please add “Request for Exemption” in the subject line. Exemption policy for Junior B will follow the same process as Junior A: https://www.badmintonbc.com/page/33557/Policies-BC-Provincial-and-Canadian-National-Championships.

MEMBERSHIP
Current and valid 2018-2019 minimum of Recreational Membership is required to compete. To apply for, or renew Badminton BC membership and purchase a players license, please visit the Badminton BC website at this link http://www.badmintonbc.com/page.aspx?id=1604. Do not leave to the last moment.

FORGOT YOUR LOGIN NAME OR PASSWORD?
If you ever forget your login name or password, email members@badmintonbc.com. Refrain from creating another account.

NOTE-we are encouraging our members to:
1. Upload a headshot photo of themselves into their profile.
2. Update your Membership profile for accuracy
3. Identification of current club is important (only can be changed by Badminton BC staff)
If you need instructions email members@badmintonbc.com.

ENTRY
Junior B participants who are eligible to compete in the Championship can play in a maximum of 1 singles, 1 doubles and 1 mixed in the junior age categories (U13/15/U17/U19)

AGE CATEGORIES
U13 (born 2007-2008)
U15 (born 2005-2006)
U17 (born 2003-2004)
U19 (born 2001-2002)

EVENTS
U13GS, U13BS, U13GD, U13BD, U13XD
U15GS, U15BS, U15GD, U15BD, U15XD
U17GS, U17BS, U17GD, U17BD, U17XD
U19GS, U19BS, U19GD, U19BD, U19XD

ENTRY FEE
First Event-$55.00
Second Event-$25.00
Third Event-Free

ONLINE ENTRY
Each player must enter and pay online. Unpaid entries will not be included in the draws. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Changes are NOT permitted after the entry deadline. In the event of Doubles and Mixed Doubles, both players must be entered before the entry deadline.
Please note that times are subject to change according to the number of entries in each event.

Players requiring Badminton BC to complete online tournament registration or membership upgrade or renewal will be assessed a $15 service fee.

WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
1.Withdrawal before the registration deadline will receive a full refund
2.Withdrawal after the deadline will receive a refund less a $15+ gst service charge
3.Withdrawal due to a medical issue will receive a full refund provided a signed physician note is received by Badminton BC staff in 1 day in advance of the first day of the competition
4.Withdrawal from an event due to a partner medical illness will receive a refund for that event provided they are not reassigned/or request another partner already registered for the tournament
5.All refunds will be performed after the event has finished

ENTRY DEADLINE
Entry Open: March 28th, 2019
Entry Closes: April 18th, 2019 at 11:59 pm PDT (8 days in advance of the championship)
Final Registration: April 19th, 2019 at 11:59 pm PDT (7 days in advance of the championship with an additional $20 late registration fee + GST)
For assistance registering in the Championship and event information please contact Badminton BC at members@badmintonbc.com. 

TOURNAMENT CONTACTS
Seeding, Draws, Scheduling: tournaments@badmintonbc.com
Officials & Coach Accreditation: technicalprograms@badmintonbc.com
Player Eligibility: info@badmintonbc.com
Registration & Membership: Lisa Davison | members@badmintonbc.com
Tournament Onsite Coordinator: Raymond Wong | competitions@badmintonbc.com
Tournament Venue Liaison: Tony Kuo
Technical Officials-Referee: TBA
Technical Officials-Umpires: TBA

SCHEDULE
Friday | 5:00 pm approximate start time
Saturday | 9:00 AM start time until approximately 9:00pm
Sunday | 10:00 am approximate start time (All Finals)
Times are subject to change based on events and entries. Please monitor tournament software and your email frequently.

Note that this is a tentative schedule and that times are subject to change according to the number of entries in each event.

Tournament format for all events in the Junior B will be determined based on number of entries in each event.
There will be a ¾ playoff scheduled for each age group and event.

Partner requests, changes, and pairings will be accepted up until the registration deadline; thereafter will only be accommodated if the draw is not affected.

Partner request pairings and seeds will be posted by Monday, April 22nd 5 days in advance for review. Questions or clarifications must be raised to the Tournament Director and before the draw is published.
The tournament draw will be completed and published by the Wednesday April 24th at 12 noon and posted online at Badminton BC.

AWARDS & PRIZES
Registered players will receive a participant gift upon check-in. Provincial Championship Medals | Gold, Silver, Bronze will be presented in all age categories and events.

EYEWEAR
All players in BC are highly recommended to wear protective eyewear meeting the ASTM F803 standards whenever there are more than two players on the same court at all Badminton BC sanctioned events. Goggles must be worn overtop of prescription glasses.

PLAYER INFORMATION
1.Players eligible for consolation matches must register with the draw desk within 5 minutes after they lose their first round match.
2.Players are required to be ready to play at least 10 minutes before their scheduled match
3.Players are recommended to be at the tournament venue at least 30 minutes before their scheduled match. No additional warm up time will be allotted for players arriving late
Please be advised: In response to concerns raised by numerous players, coaches and parents over the past several seasons, Badminton BC has implemented a “No Show” fee starting with the 2018-2019 season. Essentially, any player who does not show up for a scheduled match time without informing the HOC (at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled match) will be fined $40 dollars. This policy is an effort to reinforce the values of courtesy, responsible behavior, respect and sportsmanship as set out in the BBC Athlete Code of Conduct – a no show would be considered an infraction of this shared Code. Thank you in advance for your cooperation, communication and responsible participation.

Quote from ATHLETE CODE OF CONDUCT
“1) I am an ambassador of Badminton BC and shall maintain high standards of moral and ethical conduct, which includes self-control and responsible behavior and consideration for others physical and emotional well being.
2) I will treat others with respect and expect to be treated with respect in return.
3) I must uphold the standards of Fair Play and exhibit a high level of sportsmanship and team spirit. … “

PRACTICE & WARM UP COURTS
There will be no practice courts available during the Championship and limited access to warm up courts for the players.

SHUTTLE
Black Knight Nylon Truflight 4000

SEEDING & DRAWS
Seeding done by Badminton BC and draws according to the Badminton Canada regulations

HOST HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

SANDMAN HOTEL VANCOUVER AIRPORT
3233 St. Edwards Drive | Richmond, BC
Google Map Link

Guest Room Rates
Standard Double | $129
Corporate King w/Sofa Bed | $159
Loft Suite w/Sofa Bed | $179

INDIVIDUAL RESERVATIONS: Guests can make their own reservations by calling our 24-hour Central Reservations office at 1-800-726-3626 / 1-800-SANDMAN. In order to receive the correct rates, callers must reference: Junior B Provincials – #850506 A valid credit card is required at the time of reservation to secure any guests rooms under the Junior B Provincials

COACHES MEETING
TBA | Coaches will be emailed directly regarding meetings

TECHNICAL OFFICIALS MEETING
Daily 30 minutes prior to the start of matches

STRINGING SERVICES
Available upon request

FOOD SERVICES
None available on site however multiple restaurants and food vendors within 10-15 minutes of venue.

EVENT ATHLETIC SERVICES
None available on site

PHOTOS
Badminton BC, its representatives and successors, reserve all rights to reproduce, for the purpose of illustration, fund raising, advertising or publication in any manner, any photographs taken by Badminton BC or affiliated members, clubs, contractors or staff during this event.

SUPPLIERS
Black Knight
Anchor Awards
… More to come!

OFFICIALS
Officials will follow and perform officiating duties as outlined in role and responsibilities provided on the BWF website. For matches that are not officiated, roving referee or umpires will be given the same authority as those assigned to a match.

Codes of Conduct at time of registration:
I HAVE READ AND SIGNED THE BADMINTON BC ATHLETE CODE OF CONDUCT PUBLISHED HERE: http://badmintonbc.com/page.aspx?id=5120

I HAVE READ AND SIGNED THE BADMINTON BC COACHES CODE OF CONDUCT PUBLISHED HERE: http://badmintonbc.com/page.aspx?id=5119

I HAVE READ AND SIGNED THE BADMINTON BC PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT PUBLISHED
HERE: http://www.badmintonbc.com/page.aspx?id=8393
Please sign and send this to info@badmintonbc.com

RULES
The 21-Rally Point scoring format will be utilized. The rules of Badminton BC and Badminton Canada are in effect – 10 minute default rule applies and 3-minute warm up period.

Coaching on the Field Play
http://www.badmintonbc.com/page/1933/Coaching-Policy
http://www.badminton.ca/file/770167/?dl=1

New Uniform Policy
Badminton BC has adopted Badminton Canada’s Uniform Policy. This policy is strictly adhered to for higher level events. It is important to understand what the policy is if you ever participate in a higher level event. For Junior B events we are encouraging players to follow the policy to avoid any unnecessary confusion with the officials. https://www.badminton.ca/file/814562/?dl=1

COACH ACCREDITATION AND ELIGIBILITY
All coaches must be current (2018-2019) member in good standing and have a minimum Badminton BC Associate Membership and have registered and met criteria as an Accredited Coach.

All coaches wishing to coach on court and access the field of play must be Badminton BC accredited for the 2018-2019 season. Registration and current membership are required. All coaches must be:
1) An Associate member in good standing with Badminton BC for 2018-2019
2) Meet Coaching Requirements for Junior B Provincial Championship
3) Current BBC (note BCAN) coach accreditation badges visible at all times and sit in the identified chairs.

PROVINCIAL SPORT ORGANIZATION
Badminton BC is the name rights holder of all BC Provincial Championships. The provincial head office is located at PO Box 32046 Cambie RPO | Richmond, BC | V6X 3R9 | 604-385-3595 | info@badmintonbc.com | badmintonbc.com