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Badminton

 

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General Information

DATE: Saturday & Sunday, July 17-18, 2021

NOTE: Rec, Senior, Youth & Para Events will be on Saturday, July 17.
NOTE: Open Events will be on Sunday, July 18.

TIMES:
Pre-Tournament Instructions – 7:30 a.m.
Competition Begins – 8 a.m.

SITE: Lincoln High School – 2229 J St, Lincoln – View Map

RULES: USA Badminton rules apply.

EQUIPMENT: Approved synthetic shuttlecocks will be supplied. Feather shuttlecocks may be used providing specific match competitors mutually agree before the start of a match. Feather shuttles must be supplied by the participants. Players must also supply their own rackets.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three players/teams in each division. Fourth place player/team will receive a certificate. A traveling trophy will be awarded to the school/organization or group that brings the most entrants.

Events

Event Name

Singles
Men – Open
Men – Recreational
Men – Senior
Women – Open
Women – Recreational
Women – Senior
Boys – High School
Girls – High School
Boys – Youth
Girls – Youth
Parabadminton*

Doubles
Men – Open
Men – Rec
Men – Senior
Women – Open
Women – Rec
Women – Senior
Boys – High School
Girls – High School
Boys – Youth
Girls – Youth
Parabadminton*
Mixed – Open
Mixed – Rec
Mixed – Senior
Mixed – High School
Mixed – Youth
Mixed – Parabadminton*
Family – Recreational

NOTE: Maximum of three events per participant.

Event Descriptions

Open: Has played indoor competitive badminton in local, regional, or national tournaments and plays more than once a week on a regular basis. Open players must register for this division.

Participants registering in the Open division must indicate their skill level of A, B, C, or D during registration. Participants registering online will be prompted to select level, but participants registering via the paper entry form must include their skill level in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section of the form.

Recreational: Plays indoor badminton at a club or gym once in a while or plays for fun and exercise with little or no experience. No Open players. Open players registering for the Recreational division will result in disqualification. Contact Badminton Director Bob Ericson at 402-571-6933 or shuttle@inebraska.com with questions.

Senior: Must be 50 years of age or older.

High School: Must be between 15-18 years of age.

Youth: Must be 14 years of age or younger.

*Parabadminton:
Wheelchair 1 (WH 1) Require wheelchair. Impairment in both lower limbs and trunk function.
Wheelchair 2 (WH 2) Require wheelchair. Could have impairment in one or both lower limbs or no impairment of the trunk.
Standing Lower (SL 3) Must play standing. Could have impairment in one or both lower limbs and poor walking/running balance.
Standing Lower (SL 4) Second standing class. Player has lesser impairment compared to SL 3.
Standing Upper (SU 5) Has impairment of upper limbs.
Short Stature     (SS 6) Dwarfs

Family Recreational: Parent or relative, male or female (recreational player only) with youth 14 or under, male or female. No Open players.

Competition Format

Director may split divisions, and reserves the right to reassign players to other divisions and combine events, depending on the number of entries.

Championship/consolation format. Every attempt will be made to arrange at least two matches for each participant. First match determines placement. Loser of first round match drops to single-elimination consolation bracket, and winner advances in the single-elimination championship bracket. Semi-final losers, in the winners bracket, play for third place (bronze medal).

The tournament will be conducted using rally scoring: All events are best of three games to 21 points. Must win by two points unless game is tied at 29 all. Then, next point wins.

Age determined as of July 17, 2021.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE FINAL DEADLINE:
$38 for first event until July 12

Additional events – $7

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: If registering for a doubles event, the participant must still select “Myself” or “Another Participant” (NOT “Team”) on the first step of the registration process. The participant will be asked to list doubles partner’s name. Entering their name DOES NOT register them for the event. Both team members must register themselves, or the participant can register both members by selecting “Another Participant” on the first step of the registration process.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees. Participants registering in the Open division must indicate their skill level of A, B, C, or D in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section of the form.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

JOIN US AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 16!
The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

OPENING CEREMONIES PROGRAM
• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Badminton Director Bob Ericson at 402-571-6933 or shuttle@inebraska.com concerning rules or equipment. Additional information is available at the Top Flight Club website: www.nebraskabadminton.org.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

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Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
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