Badminton

BADMINTON TOURNAMENT

The badminton tournament will take place on Friday 29 July and Saturday 30 July 2022. You can participate for the singles competition and doubles competition, or a mixed competition and doubles competition. Each competition is divided into five skill levels: A, B+, B-, C+, C-

On Friday 29 July, we offer singles and mixed competitions.

On Saturday 30 July, we offer doubles competitions for male and female identified and non-binary athletes. 

The schedule looks as follows:

Friday 29 July9:00-18:30Male-identified, female-identified, non-binary Singles and mixed Doubles
Saturday 30 July9:00-18:30Male-identified, female-identified and non-binary Doubles

You sign up per day, the competitions are played as written above.

If you like to participate in doubles, please make sure to already have a doubles partner. For the registration it is necessary to know the first name, last name and possibly the registration number of your double partner (no “blind dates”). 

In order to guarantee a fair tournament, please ensure your level classification fairly and correctly reflects your ability.

The organisation, if appropriate, reserves the right to move a participant from one competition to another and to merge competitions in case of too few participants per competition. In that case, you will be informed via email.

LOCATION

Badminton will take place at the Jan Massinkhal in Nijmegen. The location is a newly renovated, professional sports centre. It offers a special catering area, numerous large changing rooms and big stands for spectators. The whole complex is modern and spacious, which allows the set up of 18 courts that can be used simultaneously.

RULES

The tournament will be played in two rounds. First round will be played in pools and second round with a knockout system. A, B+ are played with feather shuttlecock and B-, C+ and C- with nylon shuttlecocks.

The governing and sanctioning rules of the tournament will be conducted under Badminton World Federation rules. 

At least semifinals and finals will be played as best of three games. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each competition and skill level. Tournamentsoftware.com services are expected to be used for publishing results.

All information is subject to change. Please continue visiting the website for the most accurate information. The organisation, if appropriate, reserves the right to change the flow of the tournament.

COOPERATION

Het Roze Veertje, Nijmegen
BC Mariken, Nijmegen

INCLUSIVENESS

Everyone is welcome to participate in the badminton tournament!
We strive to offer competitions for all gender categories, but this is dependent on the number of participants. If sufficient female-identified and non-binary athletes sign up for the singles, separate competitions will be offered for each of them. If not, female-identified and non-binary athletes can participate in the men’s singles competition (note, this may be one level below their regular level).  

CONTACT

Walter Baardemans – badminton@eurogames2022.eu

REGISTRATION

By signing up as an athlete for EuroGames 2022, you can make use of the many benefits our international event in Nijmegen has to offer. 

  • • You will participate in a professionally organised tournament
  • • You can be a part of the EuroGames Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 27 July
  • • You can be part of the EuroGames Closing Ceremony on Saturday 30 July
  • • You have access to the Sports Village
  • • You can make use of discounted fees for public transportation in Nijmegen
  • • You have access to pre-sale tickets for signature parties
  • • You have access to a lot of sports, human rights, arts, and cultural events in Nijmegen 

If you have already signed up for another sport, you can still take part in the badminton tournament as a second sport for an additional € 20.  Please note that timetables of sports may overlap; make sure that the dates and times of the badminton tournament are not in conflict with any of the other sports you want to participate in!