Midwest Badminton Association Don Ross Memorial Tournament

Friday August 14 - Sunday August 16, 2009

Louisville, Kentucky

Sanctioned by USA Badminton. USAB Rules: When you register, you MUST sign USAB release form. You MUST show your USAB membership card or pay $25 fee.

Location University of Louisville Student Activities Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Open Events Open (any age) Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.

Open Format ABCD Drop Flight

Senior Events Jr-Sr (35+), Sr (40+), Master (50+), Grandmaster (60+), Golden Master (70+), Platinum Master (80+)

Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.

Senior Format "A"- Consolation 4 entries or more, Round-Robin 3 entries.

Entry Fee $25 for the first event, $15 for each additional event. Max. 6 events.

Entry Deadline Entry form must be postmarked by July 24, 2009.

NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED! Payment MUST be included with entry form.

No refunds will be given after August 6, 2009!

Schedule Fri. August 14 6:00pm Registration

6:30pm Men's and Women's Singles

Sat. August 15 8:30am Registration

9:00am Men's and Women's Doubles

Open Mixed Doubles after Doubles

Sun. August 16 Finals

Open schedule will take precedence over Seniors schedule!

If you enter more than three events, be prepared to play back-to-back matches!

 

Mail entries to Dawn Patel, 5390 State Rd. 37 N, Martinsville, IN 46151

Make Checks Payable to: Midwest Badminton Association

Questions Call Bharat Patel, Home 765-349-0662, Cell 317-506-1196 (use in emergency)

Or email dlbpatel@gmail.com

Lodging Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Ė Airport. 2735 Crittenden Drive, Louisville KY 40209.

Tournament rate $84.00 + Tax for up to 4 people. 502-637-2424. Breakfast buffet for $5.95 per person. Cutoff date July 15, 2009. You must phone hotel direct for this rate at and ask for the group code Don Ross Memorial rate.

Directions Follow this link http://louisville.edu/admissions/visit/directions.

From I-65(Southbound), take the Arthur St. exit (#134) - go straight to the first stop sign and turn right on to Brandeis St. and follow it to the Student Activities Center, which is located at the corner of

Floyd St and Brandeis. Look for the Clock Tower atop the Student Activities Center.

Gym Rules Facility access: Main Cardinal Arena Entrance Floyd Street

Parking: Floyd Street garage $3.00 per car

NO Coolers, food or beverages permitted in the Recreational Center areas (sealed water bottles only)

NO alcohol or tobacco banners

NO smoking permitted inside University facility

 

 

Midwest Badminton Association Don Ross Memorial Tournament - Entry Form

Friday August 14 - Sunday August 16, 2009

First Name_______________________________________

Last

Name ____________________________________

Address_____________________________________

City______________________________________

State___________ Zip _________________________

Phone(s)__________________Cell________________

USAB#_______________ Exp Date ______________ Date of Birth _______________ Gender: M / F

Email:______________________________________________ Home Club________________________________

 

Singles

Doubles

Mixed Doubles

 

Men

 

Women

Men

 

Women

Partner

Partner (or Request male, female)

Open

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ABCD

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35+

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40+

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50+

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ABCD

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60+

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70+

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80+

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Rate your ability for each event by circling the proper letter. This will help us make the draw.

Adult Unisex T-Shirt Size: S____ M____ L____ XL____ 2XL____ 3XL____

Ladies T-Shirt Size : S____ M____ L____ XL____ 2XL____ 3XL____

Total Events entered: _____ $25 for the first event, $15 for each additional event. Max. 6 events.

Applicable USAB fees:____$25 Temp. or $30 regular USAB fee (must pay if you don't have USAB#)

Extra T-Shirts $5 each: Total $ ______Adult Unisex S____ M____ L____ XL____ 2XL____ 3XL____

Extra T-Shirts $5 each: Total $________Ladies S____ M____ L____ XL____ 2XL____ 3XL____

Total Amount Enclosed: $_____________ Maximum of 6 events.

Make checks payable to: Midwest Badminton Association

Mail to: Dawn Patel, 5390 State Rd. 37 N, Martinsville, IN 46151 postmarked by July 24, 2009

Waiver: It is agreed that all entrants waive any and all claims against University of Louisville, USA Badminton, and the Midwest Badminton Association for injury to themselves or others, or for property loss or damage incurred during this tournament.

Signature___________________________________ Date _________________________

(If under 18 years old, parent or guardian signature required)

 

Waiver and Release of Liability

Note: This form must be read and signed before the participant is permitted to take part in event sessions. By signing this agreement, the participant affirms having read it.

In consideration of my involvement at the _ Don Ross Memorial Tournament _ under the auspices of USA Badminton, _MBA, & U of L_, I acknowledge, appreciate, and agree that:

  1. I risk bodily injury, including paralysis, dismemberment, disability, and death, and while particular rules of the sport, equipment, and discipline may reduce this risk, this risk of injury does exist, as well as the risk of damage to or loss of property.
  2. I knowingly and freely assume all such risk; both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the releases of others;
  3. I willingly agree to comply with the state and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual or unnecessary hazard during my presence or participation or if I observe any concern in my readiness for participation, I will immediately bring such to the attention of the nearest official and refrain from participation; and
  4. 3a. I, for myself, and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, herby release, hold harmless and promise not to sue USA Badminton, the committee, their sponsors, their officers, volunteers, staff, sponsors and/or agents, ("releasees") with respect to any and all injury and loss arising from my participation, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees, the condition of the premises or otherwise, except that which is the result of gross negligence or wanton misconduct, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  5. I agree to be bound by the rules and regulations of the International Badminton Federation and those of USA Badminton and I hereby stipulate that I am eligible to play in the events for which I am applying and that I understand that the above mentioned make no representation or warranty with respect to the condition of the premises or the operation of the event.
  6. I hereby grant to USA Badminton, itís licensees and contractees including photographers, television and motion picture rights including to film or videotape me during matches, narratives, personal interviews, or comment thereon for any and all commercial, news or other purposes together with the right to transfer or grant their rights to others, all without remuneration or compensation to me whatsoever.

I have read this Release of Liability and Waiver Agreement, fully and understand the terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it freely and voluntarily without any inducement. And I further acknowledge by there presents that I am aware that DRUG TESTING may occur at this event.

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Participantís Signature Membership Number

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Participants Name (Printed) Date of Signature

 

For Participants of Minority Age

This is to certify that I/We as parent(s)/ guardian(s) with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree not only to his/her release, but also for myself, ourselves and my/our child involvement as stated above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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Parent(s)ís/ Guardian(s)ís Signature(s) Date of Signature

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Participants Name (Printed) Membership Number

Emergency Information

Contact:____________________________________Telephone No.___________________________________