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The Finnish International Championships will be conducted under the BWF Competition Regulations and in accordance with the Instructions of the Badminton Europe Circuit, of which the Finnish International Championships forms a part.
Energia Areena, Rajatorpantie 23, 01600 Vantaa
There will be free transportation between the official tournament hotel and the hall.
Practicing on wednesday starting at 17:00, ask free times from Info Desk (mobile: +358 46 632 7628)
Thursday 2nd April 2009: Qualifications (if necessary) from 09.00
Men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
Main draw Qualification Total
Men’s singles 32 8 groups with 8 players 88
Women’s singles 32 8 groups with 4 players 56
Doubles 24 4 groups with 4 pairs 36
The entries must reach Badminton
The Member Association that enters a player into a Circuit tournament is responsible for paying the entry fees for that player. See Circuit Instructions § 17. The Organiser will acknowledge all entries. Entries must be shown in order of player strength.
No late entries will be accepted.
10th March 2009
Will be made by the Badminton Europe
The entry fees are:
If a player who is accepted into the tournament withdraws from the entire competition for any reason whatsoever within 7 days before the first scheduled match of the tournament, the Member Association entering the player shall make a payment of EURO 100.- to the BE.
Member Associations are advised to contact Badminton Finland immediately if they require to apply for visas. Names of competing players and coaches should be clearly shown. An official invitation letter will then be sent to the Member Association. Member Associations should apply for visas immediately thereafter.
There will be a total prize money of USD 15 000,-, which will be distributed to the winners at the prize giving ceremony. Local tax of 15% will be deducted from the prize money. The prize money will be given only to players who will participate in the closing ceremony.
ADVERTISING AND CLOTHING
The Finnish International Championships will be conducted according to the BWF general competition regulations 19-23 on advertising and clothing. The name on the back of the shirt is mandatory for all matches in the main draw. It is mandatory for the semi-finals and finals that double partners wear the same colour.
* The finals will be televised by Broadcasting Company Urheilukanava and the signal will be sold internationally by the IEC in Sports.
phone +46-8-6710268 and +46-733-982569 (mobile); e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
* Wilson Topline 100 shuttlecocks will be used in the tournament
* The tournament will be played on Victor courts (6 courts on Thursday and Friday)
* Drug Testing: According to Finnish law Drug Testing might be carried out on a random basis at any time during the tournament
www.badminton.fi / FIC2009
Official tournament hotel will be Cumulus Airport Hotel. It is situated very close to the Airport and all the players and officials will get a free transportation from the Airport to the hotel and back by the Airport bus service. There will be free transportation between the official tournament hotel and the hall.
Please book your rooms straight from the hotel by e-mail: email@example.com
Please use code FIC2009 to get the lowest price for your accommodation. All guests must settle their own accounts before departure.
Cumulus Airport Hotel
Address: Robert Huberin tie 4, 01510 VANTAA
Euro 115,-(Mon-Fri) 95,- (Fri-Mon) triple room (per room), includes breakfast.
Competitors from abroad are requested to
Time table for Shuttle Service from airport to the hotel Cumulus Airport. Platform 11 (International Terminal)
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