SPRING 2002 30th GOLDEN BEAR BADMINTON TOURNAMENT

Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th 

UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility

2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 

EVENTS:  A, B, C, D flights for all events. 

There will be consolation for all events, unless events are cancelled or a round-robin run due to insufficient entries.  The tournament committee reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the draw and to modify the events if need be. 

******** The 5 x 7 scoring system will be used in accordance with IBF regulation ********

íP Saturday íV 3 events maximum, Sunday íV 2 events maximum. 

íP Partners must play at the level of the better player (i.e. a B player and C player must play in the B flight and above).  

íP Players playing multiple doubles or mixed flights must play with the same partner.

íP   Both partners of a doubles team need to send in individual entry forms.

íP Court warm-ups will be limited to 5 minutes, with a 10-minute default rule STRICTLY enforced.

 

SCHEDULE:  Saturday - Singles: 8 a.m.; Mixed: approximately 2 p.m.       Sunday - Doubles: 9 a.m.

íP Gym will be open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. on Sunday for warm-up. 

 

FEES:  $15 for first event, $10 each additional event.

íP Late entries will be charged an additional $5.

íP Only checks payable to UC Regents - Cal Badminton Club and money orders will be accepted by mail (please do not send cash). Only CHECK and CASH will be accepted the day of the tournament

íP   T-shirts are available $8 pre-ordered, and $13 at the tournament.

 

AWARDS:  Prizes will be awarded to all 1st, 2nd, and Consolation winners of A, B, C, and D flight events.  Additional prizes will be awarded to A flight 1st place winners.

 

SHUTTLE: The 30th Golden Bear is sponsored by Truespeed Sports.  TRUESPEED SPORTS WILL BE PROVIDING ONE BIRD FOR EVERY MATCH PLAYED AT THE TOURNAMENT.  Truespeed Sports will also be providing 2 birds for BCD finals matches, 4 birds for A semi-finals, and unlimited number of birds for A finals.  Shuttles will also be on sale at the tournament. 

 

PARKING: Metered street parking and underground parking lot ($5) is available. Street meters are checked on Saturday but not Sunday.  Please allow ample time for parking. If one is late and cannot find parking, please drop a passenger off or park temporarily to explain the situation to badminton personnel at the front desk.

 

RULES: Tournament participants will be given a stamp during registration for re-entry into the facility. No food or lounge chairs will be allowed in the gyms at ANY TIME. Sport drinks and water will be allowed in the gyms. All other food products must be checked in at the food check-in table and consumed at the Pro Shop. Violators will be subject to disqualification from tournament participation.

 

FOOD:  Drinks and snacks will be sold at the Pro Shop in the RSF.  The only place food products can be consumed within the facility is in the Pro Shop area. No exceptions.

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries and fees must be received, e-mailed, or registered online by 11pm on Friday, March 8th to be guaranteed in the draw. Late entries will be accepted depending on availability and will otherwise be placed on a waitlist. Those on the waitlist should arrive before all scheduled match times.

 

TO SIGN UP: Please do ONLY ONE of the following:

Online: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~badmintn/  (Preferred Method)

E-mail: badmintn@ocf.berkeley.edu

Mail: Cal Badminton Club, 1767 Euclid Street #6, Berkeley, CA 94709

 

CONTACT: Oren Shiran at (510) 705-8518 or orensh@uclink.berkeley.edu

 

SPRING 2002 30th GOLDEN BEAR ENTRY FORM

 

Tournament Date: March 16th/17th

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 8th, 11pm

Tournament Director: Oren Shiran

 

 

Name: __________________________________________     M / F     Club: _______________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________

Phone: (           )__________________________   E-mail: _______________________________________________

Singles              (A)       (B)       (C)       (D)                  

Must Play with the Same Partner for Multiple Flights

Doubles            (A)       (B)       (C)       (D)       Partner: ____________________________________

Mixed              (A)       (B)       (C)       (D)      Partner: _________________________________

Apparel: (Indicating a size or quantity implies an order and one will be billed whether one plays in the tournament or not)

T-shirts:  $8 Pre-paid, $13 at the door (circle one)                        (S)        (M)     (L)      (XL)

Total Fee Enclosed: $_____________                                              Total Fee Due: $______________

 

Please make checks payable to: UC Regents - Cal Badminton Club

 

Please read ížThe University of California Release AgreementíĘ because you will be required to sign a release agreement during registration at the tournament in accordance to the following:

The University of California Release Agreement:

I understand that there are risks and dangers inherent in participating in the Cal Badminton Tournament.  I also understand that in order to be allowed to participate in the Cal Badminton tournament, I must give up my rights to hold The Cal Sports Program, UC Badminton Club, liable for any injury or damage which I may suffer while participating in the Cal Badminton Tournament.

 

Knowing this, and in consideration of being permitted to participate and/or receive instruction in the Cal Badminton Tournament, I hereby voluntarily release The Cal Sports Program, UC Badminton Club, from any and all liability resulting from or arising out of my participation in the Cal Badminton Tournament.

 

I understand and agree that I am not releasing only the entities set forth in the paragraph above, but also the officers, agents, and employees of those entities.

 

I understand and agree that this Release will have the effect of releasing, discharging, waiving, and forever relinquishing any and all actions or causes of action that I may have or have had, whether past, present, or future, whether known or unknown, and whether anticipated or anticipated by me, arising out of my participation in the Cal Badminton Tournament.  This constitutes a complete release, discharge and waiver of any and all actions or causes of action against The Cal Sports Program, The UC Badminton Club, its officers, agents, or employees. I understand and agree that this Release applies to personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death which I may suffer, even if caused by acts or omissions of others.

 

I understand and agree that by signing this Release, I am assuming full responsibility for any and all risk of death or personal injury or property damage suffered by me while participating in the Cal Badminton Tournament.

 

I understand and agree that this Release will be binding on me, my spouse, my heirs, my personal representatives, my assigns, my children, and any guardian ad litem for said children.

 

I understand and agree that by signing this Release, I am agreeing to release, indemnify, and hold The Cal Sports Program, The UC Badminton Club, and their officers, agents, and employees harmless from any and all liability or costs, including attorneys' fees, associated with or arising from my participation in the Cal Badminton Tournament.

 

I understand and agree that if I am signing this Release on behalf of my minor child that I will be giving up the same rights for said minor as I would be giving up if I signed this document on my own behalf.

 

I acknowledge that I have read this Release Agreement and that I understand the words and language in it.  I have been advised of the potential dangers incidental to participating in the Cal Badminton Tournament.

 

 

________________________________________________________________________                             Date: _____________________________________

Signed (by Parent or Guardian if minor)