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AIMS Games Tauranga NZ Badminton
Date: Monday 7th September to Friday 11th September 2020 (Boys and Girls Division)
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII), 73 Eleventh Avenue, Tauranga
Managers Meeting: Monday 7th September 8.30am at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII)
Cost: $75.00 per player (NZ$)
Entries Close: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close

 

Contact Details

Code Co-ordinator:  
Delwyn Cooper
– BOP Badminton Development Officer
Phone: 027 212 4720
Email:  badminton@sportbop.co.nz


 

Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling http://nzaims.co.nz
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.

Cost

  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $75.00 per player (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools https://www.enternow.co.nz/enternow-app/aimsgames/help

Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc.
    The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed. Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee
  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
  • Monday 27th July – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed.
  • Monday 3rd August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
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Tournament Information

Divisions

Boys Division If registration for Badminton is oversubscribed then recognised BNZ graded
Girls Division players will have priority (if unsuccessful the individual entry will be refunded)

Programme

Sunday 6th September Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark).
First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 7th September Managers Meeting (QEII)
Monday 7th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition
Tuesday 8th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition
Wednesday 9th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition / Boys & Girls Doubles Competition
Thursday 10th September Boys and Girls Doubles Competition
Friday 11th September Boys & Girls Doubles Competition

Venue

Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII), 73 Eleventh Avenue, Tauranga

Rules

  1. The tournament will run under Badminton New Zealand (BNZ) Sanctioned Event Rules.
  2. BNZ registered players will be eligible to earn player points that apply towards National rankings as outlined by BNZ.
  3. It is not compulsory to be a BNZ registered player.
  4. Feather shuttlecocks will be provided for all matches.
  5. The tournament controller reserves the right to shorten games in order to ensure all an outcome by the end of play each day.
  6. Players cannot be replaced once the draw has been set.
  7. Players arriving late for matches will be disqualified at the tournament controller’s discretion.
  8. The tournament controller reserves the right to carry competition to the next day if the situation demands it.
  9. The tournament controller has the final say on all rules of play.

Umpires

  • All players are expected to umpire and line-judge as requested by the Tournament Controller.
  • Bay of Plenty Badminton Association committee members will umpire all finals.

Format

Singles Competitions
  • Players will be drawn into boxes using the latest BNZ Under 15 and Under 13 player points list. If a player has points on both lists the highest value will be used. Points will be calculated on a tier system: 100% of Under 15 points will be used, 75% of Under 13 points will be used.
  • Players will play everyone within their box. All players will then go through into knockout draws in different divisions.
  • Tournament organiser will determine the best format for the competition based on number of entries.
  • Tournament Organiser will determine the appropriate scoring format.
Doubles Competitions
  • Partners must come from the same school.
  • Players will be drawn into boxes using the latest BNZ Under 15 and Under 13 player points list. If a player has points on both lists the highest value will be used. Points will be calculated on a tier system: 100% of Under 15 points will be used, 75% of Under 13 points will be used.
  • Players will play everyone within their box. All players will then go through into knockout draws in different divisions.
  • Tournament organiser will determine the best format for the competition based on number of entries.
  • Tournament Organiser will determine the appropriate scoring format.

Teams Event

  • Boys Division from singles placings - best two combined results will determine team placing for your school.
  • Girls Division from singles placings - best two combined results will determine team placing for your school.
  • When team points are tied it is judged on the school that has the highest placed competitor.

Draw

The link to the online draw will be emailed to all team managers by Thursday 3rd September and will also be available at the Managers Meeting on Monday morning.

Medal Presentation

Singles, Doubles and Teams Event top three place getters will be presented with their medals at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII) at the conclusion of the tournament.

 
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