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Eastbay Badminton Association
4230 Hubbard St, Emeryville, California 94608
Eastbay Badminton Association Presents:
EBA Open 2017
Saturday, August 26th & Sunday, August 27th, 2017
Saturday: Singles & Mixed Doubles
Sunday: Mens/Womens Doubles
Deadline to sign-up is Friday August 18th, 2017 @ Midnight!
Yonex Corporation, The Dubliner Bar-Noe Valley, and Tetsu Ramen in Alameda… many more to come!
Cash prizes will be awarded for Open flight and Trophies for B-C-D flight.
**Cash Prize will be announced as tournament date gets closer. We are working with sponsors for this year's cash prize for Open flight.
Everyone is invited to participate.
This is the general format of our tournament. Everyone starts off on the same draw. The first two rounds will be qualifying rounds and will determine which flight you will end up in.
If you succeed past the first and second round, you will be in A flights. If you succeed the first round, and are defeated the second round, you will be in B's.
If you are defeated the first round and succeed the second round, you be placed in C's, and finally if you are defeated both your first and second rounds, you will be placed in D's.
However, changes may be made at the discretion of the tournament directors-please make sure to check for updates.
Eastbay Badminton Association, 4230 Hubbard Street, Emeryville, CA
Drop Flight Events
-Men's Singles (MS)
-Women's Singles (WS)
-Mixed Doubles (MX)
-Men's Doubles (MD)
-Women's Doubles (WD)
Tentatively, Games will starts at 8am, warm-up starting at 7:30am. First games for both days will be called at 8am.
Participants who sign up will receive a free t-shirt.
When: Saturday August 26th, 2017
Where: Tetsu Ramen (1245 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501)
Saturday night banquet will require a $5 registration fee. Come spend some time with tournament volunteers and participants. Raffle prizes will be awarded at the banquet as well.
Fees: $29 for first event, $15 for second, $10 for third
*Payments will be required to signup, paid through PayPal or in person at the front desk prior to the tournament deadline. $5 late fee will be charged after the signup deadline. No more entries will be accepted once the draws are released.
Check in will be at the front of the gym at the registration desk. Check in will start at 7am.
You are expected to pay for all events prior to playing your games.
Please be prepared to present photo I.D. if you are asked to do so when you check in.
Driver's licenses and student IDs will be accepted.
Drinks and snacks are available at the Pro Shop.
Outside food will be allowed in the gym, but cannot be taken courtside. Drinks will be allowed courtside.
-The tournament will be utilizing the drop flight system.
-Rally scoring format for all events, 3x21. Scoring sheets will be provided.
-A strict five minute default rule and one minute warmup will be enforced.
-Participants will not be allowed to start their first match until all fees are paid.
-All participants will need to sign a waiver before playing. Waivers will be available on our website and on tournament days at the registration desk. (Participants under 18 will need a parent/guardian signature.)
-If playing with a partner, both individuals must sign up for the tournament separately
-Entries will be capped so sign up early to guarantee yourself a spot
-THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR ANY PLAYERS THAT DROP AFTER WEDNESDAY August 26th, 2017
Location and Parking:
Eastbay Badminton Association, 4230 Hubbard Street, Emeryville, CA, 94608
Free street parking is available all along and around the block where the gym is located. Please do not block any driveways or park in any red zones. As a friendly reminder, please do not leave any valuables in your cars!
Any inquiries can be sent to [email protected]