Badminton
(Pūkura)
DateMonday 6th September to Friday 10th September 2021
VenueQueen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII), 73 Eleventh Avenue, Tauranga
Managers MeetingMonday 6th September 8.30am at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEII)
Costs$75.00 per player (NZ$)
Entries CloseWednesday 9th June 2021 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close
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Delwyn Cooper
BOP Badminton Development Officer
Phone: 027 212 4720
Email: badminton@sportbop.co.nz

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Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be classified as a Year 7 or Year 8 student on the New Zealand Ministry of Education Enrol database.
  3. Participating New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS – New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling.
  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 of age and under 13 years of age, as at 31 December the year before the tournament year. Competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation. For the 2021 AIMS Games, this means the accepted birth years are: 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible compete.
  7. This is an inclusive event providing opportunities for students with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities to compete. The Para sports of Swimming and Cross Country require a provisional classification for eligibility. In all other sports, disabled athletes compete in an open class. See individual sports for entry requirements.

Costs

  • 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 invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, Wednesday 9th June 2021.

Entries Close

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 11.59pm
  • Entries to the 2021 Anchor AIMS Games Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online
  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • 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  – View Video
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Planning Timeline

Date

Planning

Friday 12th February Registration opens (EnterNOW).
Friday 28th May Deadline for those Para athletes required to submit a provisional classification application for Para Swimming and Cross Country (Para athletics).
Wednesday 9th June Entries close for the 2021 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, divisions etc. The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
Wednesday 23rd 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 30th June Confirmation sent to all 2021 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
Wednesday 28th July All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed.
Monday 2nd August School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek.
Monday 9th August Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek.
Wednesday 11th August Team sporting code draws published
Friday 13th August All parents/caregivers must have completed their child’s medical and media waiver forms on our website.
Thursday 2nd September Individual sporting code draws published.
Saturday 4th September The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
Sunday 5th September Opening Ceremonies, Trustpower Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).

Divisions

  • Boys Division
  • Girls Division

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

Programme

Sunday 5th September Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark) First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 6th September Managers Meeting (QEII) – 8.30am
Monday 6th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition
Tuesday 7th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition
Wednesday 8th September Boys and Girls Singles Competition / Boys & Girls Doubles Competition
Thursday 9th September Boys and Girls Doubles Competition
Friday 10th September Boys & Girls Doubles Competition

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

Format

Singles Competition
  • 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 Competition
  • 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 2nd 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.