YONEX Canadian National Badminton & Para-Badminton Championships are Here!
December 5, 2019
Canada's best badminton players are heading to Winnipeg! Learn more at www.winnipeg2020.com
The 2020 Yonex National Championships will feature both badminton and para-badminton side by side for the first time in Badminton Canada history. Athletes from throughout the country will be competing over 4 days at Prairie Badminton in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Previous National Champions from all events are anticipated to be present, including: Yonex National Team members such as Brian Yang (MS), Michelle Li (WS), Jason Ho-Shue & Nyl Yakura (MD), Rachel Honderich & Kristen Tsai (WD), Joshua Hurlburt-Yu & Josephine Wu (XD) - all of whom will look to defend their National Championship titles. These talented athletes will be joined by Yonex Para-Badminton National Team members such as Pascal Lapointe (SL4), Yuka Chokyu (WH2), William Roussy (SL3), Wyatt Lightfoot (SS6), Bernard Lapointe & Richard Peter (WH1/WH2), and Winnipeg local Olivia Meier (SU5)!
Which Events will be Contested?
- - Men's Singles
- - Women's Singles
- - Men's Doubles
- - Women's Doubles
- - Mixed Doubles
Entries in Singles must be made for a specific Sport Class or Combined Sport Class.
The entries are restricted to:
Sport Class WH 1: to players classified WH 1
Sport Class WH 2: to players classified WH 1 or WH 2
Sport Class SL 3: to players classified SL 3
Sport Class SL 4: to players classified SL 3 or SL 4
Sport Class SU 5: to players classified SL 3, SL 4 or SU5
Sport Class SS 6: to players classified SS 6
Entries for Doubles must be made for a specific Sport Class or Combined Sport Class.
The entries are restricted to:
1. MD, WD and XD Sport Class WH1-WH2 (Maximum class point of 3): (WH1/WH1 or WH1/WH2)
2. MD Sport Class SL3-SL4 (Maximum class point of 7): (SL3/SL3, SL3/SL4)
3. WD and XD Sport Class SL3-SU5 (Maximum class point of 8): (SL3/SL3, SL3/SL4 or SL3/SU5, SL4/SL4)
4. MD Sport Class SU5:(SL3/SL3, SL3/SL4, SL3/SU5, SL4/SL4, SL4/SU5 or SU5/SU5)
For more information on para classifications and forms click here
What do Athletes get with Registration?
Single tournament entry fee includes:
1. All shuttles during tournament play
2. Participation in up to three events: singles, doubles, and mixed
3. Wednesday Night Athlete Banquet/Social
5. Free Photography
6. Free Athletic Therapy
To register online (able-bodied) click here
To register online (para) click here
Is there a Withdrawl Penalty?
Refunds are provided to participants, less a 25% administration fee, who withdraw prior to the entry deadline of the competition. After the entry deadline, but before the draws are made, refunds are provided less a 50% administration fee. Refunds will not be provided for withdrawals after the draws have been made.
How will the Seeding be Done and When Will it be Posted?
Seeding for the Championship will be reviewed and approved Badminton Canada’s Seeding Committee in accordance with the Badminton Canada General Competition Regulations.
Seeding for the Championships (able-bodied) will be posted by: Monday January 13th, 2020
Seeding for the Championships (para) wil be posted by: Wednesday January 29th 2020
When will the Draws the Draws be Posted?
Draws for the championship (able-bodied) will be posted by January 17th, 2020.
Draws for the Championships (para) will be posted by: Wednesday January 29th 2020
What are the Eligibility Requirements?
1. Competitors must be a Canadian citizen validated by a Canadian passport or birth certificate.
2. Must be a member of a P/TSO that is in good standing with Badminton Canada.
3. Must not have played in any badminton championships restricted to another country within one calendar year of the date of the event.
*4. Must be classified by Badminton Canada prior to competing in the championships (opportunity to be classified onsite on January 28th 2019 along with tournament registration).
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