Badminton

Mumbai Games Badminton Event

  1. Format:
    1. Badminton tournament will be played on league + knock out basis.
    2. All the players will be representing their respective zones.
    3. The draws will be based on Seeding obtained from official association. If there are no or limited seeding, the draws would be randomly done.
  1. Age Categories| Venues| Dates:
    Boys / Men Girls / Women Venue Date
    Singles Singles Andheri Sports Complex 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th Jan. 2014
    Under 12
    (Born on/after 1st Jan 2001)
    Under 12
    (Born on/after 1st Jan 2001)
    Under 16
    (Born on/after 1st Jan 1997)
    Under 16
    (Born on/after 1st Jan 1997)
    40+
    (Born on/before 31st Dec 1973)
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    Open Open
    Doubles Doubles
    40+
    (Born on/before 31st Dec 1973)
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    Open Open
  1. Points:
    1. For All Men Categories -
      1. a. All the matches till the Pre-Quarters (Including Pre-Quarters) will be of 30 points best of 1 game only.
      2. From Quarter Finals onwards, each match will be of 21 points best of 3 games.
    2. For All Women -
      1. a. All the matches till the Pre-Quarters (Including pre-Quarters) will be of 30 points best of 1 game only.
      2. From Quarter Finals onwards, each match will be of 21 points best of 3 games.
    3. The points will be on (Rally Score) Running Score basis as per new rules.
    4. In case of a tie of points during any game/match (i.e. 20 each), the player taking 2 consecutive points would win.
    5. All other standard rules of Badminton apply.
    6. Medals will be awarded only to the first 3 positions of each age category. Only points for the fourth position will be considered in order to calculate the zone points.
    7. Zone Points for each position for ‘MUMBAI GAMES champions trophy will be provided in the following way –
        1. Gold – 100 points
        2. Silver – 75 points
        3. Bronze – 50 points
        4. Fourth Place - 25 points
  1. Equipments:
    1. Participants will have to get their own Racquets.
    2. Shuttles will be provided
    3. Players are requested to wear non-marking gum sole shoes only.
  1. Other Rules:
    1. Players will NOT be allowed to enter the court without an ID proof.
    2. Players should always wear their Mumbai Games BIB.
    3. Players found without the BIBs will be disqualified.
    4. Players have to report at least 60 minutes before the scheduled time.
    5. Players have to register at the Badminton registration desk at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their round.
    6. Courts for Practice or warm up will NOT be available.
    7. Only those players whose matches are scheduled to start immediately should be in the court area.
    8. Players whose matches are not scheduled to start immediately should be in the player’s area.
    9. Players have to be in the player’s arena at all point of time.
    10. Audience and supporters are NOT allowed on the playing area.
    11. Players have to clarify the rules with the court referee before the start of the match.
    12. No abusive language, violence or arguments will be allowed. If found so the player/team will be disqualified.
    13. In case of dispute, players have to submit a formal written complaint within 15minitues from the occurrence of the dispute. Referee Decision will be final and binding.
    14. The Referees decision will be final and binding for all matters pertaining to the event/tournamen

NOTE:
SHOES WITH DARK SOLES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE VENUE. ONLY SHOES WITH GUM SOLES, CANVAS SOLES OR FULL WHITE SOLES WILL BE ALLOWED.
PLAYERS WILL STRICTLY HAVE TO WEAR SPORTS ATTIRE – T-SHIRTS, SHORTS OR TRACK PANTS.
CASUAL TROUSERS LIKE JEANS ETC OR FORMAL DRESSES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.
RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. REFEREES AND ORGANIZERS DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING.
ALL TECHNICAL RULES WILL BE CLARIFIED AT THE EVENT DAY.