BWF SUPER SERIES
YONEX KOREA OPEN
BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2009

TOTAL PRIZE MONEY
US$300,000



Entry Closing: December 9th 2008


The 2nd Olympic Gymnasium, Seoul, Korea
13 -18 January 2009



Dear sir/Madam
 
Badminton Korea Association is pleased to invite your team to 2009 YONEX KOREA OPEN BADMINTON SUPER SERIES which will be held from 13 to 18 January 2009 in Seoul, Korea.
 
1.
Host Association : Badminton Korea Association
  Add) Room 501, Olympic Center, #88 Oryun-Dong, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea
  TEL) +82 2 422 6173
  FAX) +82 2 420 4270
  E-mail : badmin98@chollian.net or badmin98@chol.com



2.
Sanction By : The Badminton World Federation(BWF)



3.
Tournament Venue : The 2nd Olympic Gymnasium
  Address : 88-2 Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea (138-050)
  TEL) +82 2 410 1683
  FAX) +82 2 410 1652



4.
Prize Money : US$300,000
  Distribution of prize money is in accordance with BWF regulation. And Tax will be deducted according to local government law.



5.
Events :
  The Championships sanctioned by BWF will be Super Series for individual 5 events; Men's Singles, Women' Singles, Men's Doubles, Women' Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

Event
Entries
Main Draw
Qualifiers
Men’s Singles
32
4
Womens’ Singles
32
4
Men’s Doubles
32
4
Womens’ Doubles
32
4
Mixed Doubles
32
4



6.
. Tournament schedules : :
  Tue 13 January 2009 Qualifying Rounds
  Wed 14 January 2009 Championship Events
  Thu 15 January 2009 Championship Events
  Fri 16 January 2009 Quarter-final Matches
  Sat 17 January 2009 Semi-final Matches
  Sun 18 January 2009 Final Matches
  (The above times and schedule may be changed at the discretion of the Referee )


7. Technical Officials:
Referee: Isabelle Jobard (FRA)
  E-mail : jobard@lmd.polytechnique.fr
Deputy Referee : Mojmir Hnilica (CZE)
  E-mail : mojmir.hnilica@seznam.cz


8. Entry Closing : Dec 9th 2008
Tournament schedules :
  * The entries should be sent to Badminton Korea Association :
    TEL) +82 2 422 6173
    FAX) +82 2 420 4270
    E-mail : badmin98@chollian.net or badmin98@chol.com


9.
SEEDINGS and DRAW will be conducted by BWF.
 
1]
Seeding Date - 26 December 2008, Friday (Christmas Public Holiday on 25 Dec, Thursday)
 
2]
Draw Dates - 30 December 2008

10. Scoring System: Rally Point System: 3 x 21 points


11.
Competition Rules & Regulations :
  The Championships will be run in accordance with the BWF Super Series Regulations.



12. Official shuttlecocks : "Yonex" shuttlecocks approved by BWF.


13. Drug testing will be carried out by random sample system according to BWF regulation.


14.
Conditions for Entries :
  The organizers will not be responsible for any injury sustained, at any time, by any player or official arising from his participation in this Championship. Any costs incurred for medical treatment and/or hospitalization shall be borne by the Member Association of the player/official concerned. All players and officials are recommended to review their insurance cover and ensure that it meets your current requirements.


15.
Accommodation :
  ◈ Official Hotel :Renaissance Seoul Hotel
 
  Address : 676 Yeoksam-Dong Gangnam-Gu, Seoul Korea 135-915
  Tel: 82 2 2222 8613         Fax: 82 2 564 5343
  Visit our website : www.renaissancehotels.com/selrn
  Room rate : Single/Twin - US$130
    * including Breakfast, Tax and service Charge


  ◈ Reservation : : The official hotel would be available as the special price from January 10 to 20 via BKA and the attached Hotel reservation form should be sent to BKA until December 16th 2008.
The room of hotel is on a first-come-first served basis and any reservation after December 16th 2008, we can’t guarantee the special rates and availability.


16.
Visa
  If any delegates who need Visa, please inform their personal details including Nationality, D.O.B, passport Number, expiry date as the attached form and then we will send the official invitation for the purpose of Visa application.


17.
Flights and Transport
  You should aim to arrival at Incheon International Airport.
 
Airport transfer will be provided from Incheon International airport to the official hotel upon team’s request according to the attached form and the form should be sent to BKA as well as the Hotel reservation form.
Please visit the “2009 Yonex Korea SS Badminton Championships”
information desk at the airport. The information desk is located between Gate 13 and Gate 14 on the arrival floor.


18.
Practice Courts
  The Organizer will prepare an overall equitable practice schedule, taking into consideration of the size of each team from 10th January 2009.


19.
Key dates for Meeting :
  Team Managers' Meeting :
  Date : January 12th (Mon) 2009 18:00
Venue : Official Hotel
 
  Umpires' Briefing :
  Date : January 12th (Mon) 2009 19:00
Venue : Official Hotel


 
Looking forward for your team’s participation in this Super Series Championship which will be held in Seoul, Korea.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Kang Young Joong
President
Badminton Korea Association
 
 
[Download]
- Korea Open 2009 - Entry Form(BWF).xls
- Flights Hotel ID Visa form 2009 Korea Open(BWF).xls