Subject: Invitation XII Suriname International Badminton Tournament 2018, Part of the Pan American Badminton Circuit 2018 BWF International Series

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1 September 18 th, 2018 Subject: Invitation XII, Part of the Pan American Badminton Circuit 2018 BWF International Series Dear Badminton World Federation Members, It is with pleasure that we invite your players to participate in the XII Suriname International Badminton Tournament 2018 to be held on November 13 17, 2018 at the Ring Sport Center, Paramaribo - Suriname. All qualifying matches and first round (men s) singles matches (if necessary) will be played on November 13, This tournament is a BWF sanctioned International Series event and entries will close on Tuesday, October 16 th, 2018 at 11:59 PM (GMT +08:00). Please find below the entry details and event information. Should you require any additional information or assistance please contact Suriname Badminton Association or Suriname International 2018 Organizers. We look forward to seeing you in Paramaribo in November of this year! Sincerely, Charlene Soerodimedjo, President Suriname Badminton Association

2 Dear Badminton friends & colleagues, Your players are invited to compete in the XII. This invitation contains important information that should also be brought to the attention of the Team Manager accompanying your players. Sanctioned by: Badminton World Federation & Pan Am Badminton Confederation National Organization: Suriname Badminton Association/ Surinaamse Badminton Bond Paramaribo, Suriname Presented by: Suriname International Tournament Committee 2018 (SITC) Date: November 13 November 17, 2018 Venue: Ring Sport Center, Ringweg Noord 38 Paramaribo - Suriname Event Directors: Tournament Director Mrs. Glynis Darmohoetomo Deputy Tournament Director Mr. Dino Kappel (Glynis) (Dino) Event Contact: Suriname Badminton Association Secretary: Ginny Roos with cc to: Address: Letitia Vriesdelaan, Paramaribo Suriname Referee: Mr. P.J. Williams (Trinidad & Tobago) Draw Size: Men s Singles 32 Women s Singles 32 Men s Doubles 32 Women s Doubles 32 Mixed Doubles 32 Prize Money: EVENT Winner Runner-up Semi-finalists Men s Singles US$ US$$ US$ US$10, (US dollars) according the Women s Singles US$ US$ US$ following: Men s Doubles * US$ US$ US$ Women s Doubles * US$ US$ US$ Mixed Doubles * US$ US$ US$ * per pair System: knock-out

3 Time Schedule: (as expected) Entries: Online entry only Tuesday 13 November 2018 Technical Meeting 09:00 hrs. Qualifying draws 10:00 hrs. Wednesday 14 November 2018 Opening Ceremony 18:00 hrs. Main draws 19:00 hrs. Thursday Friday Saturday 15 November November November 2018 Main draws and Quarter finals Semifinals Finals The exact timetable will be presented after draw. All entries must be made by using the BWF Online Entry System, using the following link: Entries must be submitted no later than: Tuesday, October 16 th, 2018 at 11:59 PM (GMT +08:00) BWF Headquarters. No late entries will be accepted. Players cannot be entered unless they already have a BWF ID-number. In case you wish to enter players, who do not have a BWF ID-number, since July of 2014, all MAs can create players BWF ID-numbers, through Online Entry System. Entry closing date: Tuesday, October 16 th 2018 at 11:59 PM (GMT +08:00) Ranking for M&Q and Thursday, October 18 th 2018 promotions: Publish on BPAC webpage: Friday, October 19 th 2018 Seeding M&Q, World Thursday, October 25 th 2018 Ranking: Publish on BPAC webpage: Friday, October 26 th 2018 Draw: Tuesday, October 30 th 2018 Entry fees: Entry fee: $80.00 per player. Payed in cash before beginning of tournament. If entry fees are not paid according to the regulations, the players concerned are not allowed to play. The member association that enters a player into a circuit tournament is responsible for paying the entry fees for that player. Shuttles: Yonex AS50 Courts: 5 courts Conditions: The draw will be conducted under the BWF General Competition Regulations. Withdrawals: Please ensure that the organizer will be informed immediately when a player must withdraw, together with the reason. Attention: Any withdrawal after the Sunday immediately preceding the draw, for any reason whatsoever, renders the Member Association concerned liable to an amount of $ 150,00 for the inconvenience caused by the withdrawal (as defined in BWF General Competition Regulations). Withdrawal without penalty: Monday October 29 th 2018 until 11:59 PM (GMT +08:00)

4 Visa: Transportation: Uniforms: Accommodation: Important for all players who need visa for Suriname: Please request immediately from Suriname Badminton Association an official INVITATION LETTER and apply as soon as possible. cc to: Please send us a copy of the passport, in order to have all relevant information immediately such as name, passport number and expiration date. The Organizing Committee will offer transportation from J.A. Pengel Airport to the official hotels, however, only those who are staying at the official hotel can use the transportation. Parents, family and companions staying at the official hotel may also use the transportation for a one-time fee of US$ 30 per person. The Organizing Committee will also offer transportation from the official hotel to the venue (only for those staying at the hotel). In this transport, the priority is the players and coaches. If necessary, the family should wait for another transport. Transportation services will be offered only in the period from 13 to 17 November 2018 According BPAC regulations, for all tournaments the player s name and the country on the back of the shirt is mandatory (BWF GCR, refereeing player s clothing, designs, advertising and lettering). Take note that the name of the player on the back of the shirt must comply with the name registered on BWF player s data base. Tournament official hotel/apartments: Torarica Resort & Casino Mr. L.J. Rietbergplein 1 Paramaribo Suriname Tel: Fax: Eco Resort Inn Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16 Paramaribo Suriname Tel: Fax: Oxygen Resort Bombaystraat 21A Paramaribo Suriname Tel: Medical service: Insurance: Savoie Hotel & Apartments Jonannes Mungrastraat 25 Paramaribo Suriname Tel: Please be advised to book your reservations as soon as possible (preferably before mid October) due to high season rates at local hotels. A doctor and a physician will be present in the sports hall during the tournament. To be arranged individually by participants.

5 FLIGHT SCHEDULES This entry form must be completed and returned no later than November 1 st, 2018 directly to the organizing committee. with cc to and Name of Association: Contact Person/Team manager Contact Number: Arrival at Johan Adolf International Airport No. Name Date Arrival Time Flight No. Remarks Departure from Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport No. Name Date Arrival Time Flight No. Remarks