ORGANIZERS:

  • Badminton World Federation
  • Badminton Europe
  • National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan
  • Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan Badminton Federation

 

VENUE:

Baku Sports Hall

Neftchilar avenue 26a, Sabail district,

Baku, AZ 1000, Azerbaijan

Phone: +99412 492 45 59

REFEREE:

 Mr. Jean-Marc Chancerel, France (E-mail: jeanmarc.chancerel@gmail.com)

DEPUTY REFEREE:

 Ms. Guljannat Huseynli, Azerbaijan (E-mail: guljannathuseynli@gmail.com)

TRANSPORTATION

Point of arrival: Transportation will be provide from the Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

Shuttle bus service will be provide between official hotels and the venue.

Only for participants that ordered an accommodation in the official hotels.

Entry deadline: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:59 PM (GMT +04:00)

World Ranking Date for M&Q Report: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

M&Q Publish: Friday, June 19, 2020

World Ranking Date for Seeding and Draw: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Withdrawal deadline: Monday, June 29, 2020 11:59 PM (GMT +04:00)

Draw Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

 

!!! NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!!!

 

Compliance with GCR 7.9: “In making or authorising entries, the Member concerned is reconfirming its acceptance, and acceptance by the Players being entered, of the BWF’s regulations and Disciplinary processes.”

 

Events: Men’s Singles, Women's Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles. The number of players/pairs to be accepted for the main single events is 32, for the main double events 24.

 

It is required that every event in a particular BEC Elite Circuit tournament has at least 8 competitors (i. e. actual competitors, not merely entries). If the required number of competitors is not met, this particular event shall not count towards any ranking, i. e. BEC Elite Circuit Ranking and BWF World Ranking.

 

In accordance with clause 9.4 in BWF Statutes, Section 5.3.3.1: World Ranking System, the first published main draw of an event must contain at least one entry from a Member Association other than the hosting Association. If an event does not contain at least one entry from a Member Association other than the hosting Association, this particular event shall not count towards any ranking.

 

BADMINTON EUROPE is not liable for any costs incurred by third persons (players, coaches, umpires, team managers etc.) because of an event not having enough competitors to count for the rankings.

 

Provisional schedule:

 

July 15 (Wednesday):             19:00 Umpires briefing

                                               20:00 Team Manager Meeting, Baku Sport Hall

 

July 16 (Thursday):                  09:00 Qualifying rounds

 

July 17 (Friday):                       09:00 Qualifying rounds

                                               12:00 Main Draw first round

 

July 18 (Saturday):                   09:00 Main Draw second round

                                                17:00 Quarter Finals

 

July 19 (Sunday):                     10:00 Semi Finals

                                                16:00 Finals

 

The final frame schedule shall be made at least 20 days before the start of the tournament and shall be published on the organizer's website.

Singles – € 50 per player

Doubles – € 40 per player

 

Available payment methods: Cash and bank transfer

 

Note: The Member Association that enters a player into a BEC Elite Circuit tournament is responsible for paying the entry fees for that player. The entry fees become due if a player is entered and has not been withdrawn when the entry deadline passes. The entry fees will not be refunded in the case of a withdrawal. For all the withdrawn players the organisers can invoice the entry fee to the relevant Member Association. 

 

Entries can be done by using the BWF Online Entry System:

https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=B5E349E6-8402-4516-97A7-CA3B590854C1

 

 

RANK

MS

WS

MD (Per Pair)

WD (Per Pair)

XD (Per Pair)

WINNER

2000

2000

2250

2250

2250

Runner up

1200

1200

1500

1500

1500

Semi

500

500

625

625

625

Semi

500

500

625

625

625

Quarter

200

200

 

 

 

Quarter

200

200

 

 

 

Quarter

200

200

 

 

 

Quarter

200

200

 

 

 

 TOTAL

5000

5000

5000

5000

5000

 

The organizers will pay the prize money in cash during the closing ceremony.

No taxes wil be deducted.

HOTEL RESERVATION

Must be ordered not later than June 20, 2020 at 12 PM

 

For hotel reservations, please send the General Request Form to hotel`s e-mail (please cc: info@badminton.az). The form must include all information, including arrival/depature and etc. details. General Request Forms and hotel reservations will be processed in the order received.

Univerium Baku

Student Dormitory

 

Single room (available - 20) - € 30 / night

 

Quad room (available – 100):

 

For twin use - € 40 / night

For tripple use - € 50 / night

For quad use - € 60 / night

 

VAT (18%) and breakfast included.

 

Ph: +99450 707 55 54
E: info@univerium.az

W: www.univerium.az

A: Abbasgulu Agha Bakikhanov Avenue

Distance from venue: 4,8 km

Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/vxeMpph1Po22

 

 

      Homebridge Hotel Apartments

Category: 4 star

 

Single room (available - 40) - € 55 / night

Twin room (available - 20) - € 65 / night

 

VAT (18%) and breakfast included.

 

Ph:  +99451 504 00 13
E: info@homebridge.az

W: http://homebridge.az/

A: Salyan highway 14, Sabail district

Distance from venue: 12,6 km

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/G4GDRipNTpJ2

 

Park Inn by Radisson Baku Hotel

Category: 4 star

 

Standard room (avaiable - 20) - € 73 / night 

Standard twin (avaiable - 40) - €88 / night 

 

VAT (18%) and breakfast included.

Ph: +99477 270 3510
E: nigar.nasirova@parkinn.com

W: www.parkinn.com/hotel-baku

A: Azadlig Avenue 1,

Distance from venue: 3,8 km

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/z81NS7R6U6m 

 

Reservation requests for official hotels must be done not later than June 20, 2020 at 12 PM.

Available payment methods for official hotels: Bank transfer, cash and credit card.

All payments should be made directly to the official hotels.

 

Participants and officials must apply for an e-visa online on: https://evisa.gov.az/en/

List of e-visa eligible countries: https://evisa.gov.az/en/countries 

Visa arrangement can be made at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport only for visitors from countries that does not have Azerbaijan Embassy and does not support e-visa system. To obtain the visa on arrival, Member Associations must send the passport scan (has to be in JPEG, JPG, PNG format and the size must not exceed 5 MB) of their players and officials to info@badminton.az by June 20, 2020.

Mr. Aleksey Ulanov

Phone: +994505126824

E-mail: office@badminton.az

INSURANCE

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.

 

Member Association and/or Organiser may be liable for claims originating from the damages incurred by the participants and/or any other persons, arising from or in connection to the particular BEC Elite Circuit tournament, according to local Law. BADMINTON EUROPE is not liable for any such claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any nature whatsoever, including but not limited to injury or loss to person or property, arising out of or in any way related, directly or indirectly, to the particular BEC Elite Circuit tournament. It is recommended that Member Associations and/or Organisers purchase a proper Insurance Policy that would cover their potential legal liability.

MEDICAL SERVICES

On courts Doctors and Physiotherapist will be available during the tournament and further information will provided at the team managers meeting.

FURTHER PROVISION

Players shall not plan their departure less than 2 (two) hours after their last match is planned to conclude. If a player is unable to compete due to early departure, he/she will be penalised by removal of Elite Circuit ranking points and shall not be awarded prizes or prize money. BADMINTON EUROPE shall propose to BWF that the gained BWF ranking points are also removed.

 

The organising Member Association can cancel a tournament in case of force majeure. Such cancellation must be announced at least 15 days before the start of the tournament. If a cancellation is announced less than 15 days before the start of the tournament, then the Member Association organising the tournament is liable for any expenses incurred by third persons (players, coaches, umpires, team managers etc.). BADMINTON EUROPE is not liable for any costs incurred by third persons because of a cancellation of a tournament.

MEDIA INFORMATION AND OBILIGATIONS

It is essential that we do all we can to secure maximum publicity for our sport, and It is a condition of entry into BWF Sanctioned Tournaments that each player, if requested by the BWF, the Media Manager or other Tournament officials, is required to undertake a range of media activities. Please refer to BWF Player Commitment Regulations (BWF Statutes 5.3.6) for further details.

 

It is expected that Member Associations will help facilitate, but not be limited to, Autograph Signings and Player Appearances for fans attending the Championships.

 

The Championships will work closely with Member Associations, in accordance with BWF Regulations, in order to achieve this. Failure to comply may result in a penalty being applied.

 

Media Accreditation: Any Media wishing to attend the Championships should apply through Mr. Kanan Hakimov at email (kanan.hakimov@gmail.com), no later than June 20, 2020.

CLOTHING

Color, design, lettering and advertising on clothing shall be regulated by BWF General Competition Regulations 20 to 24.

 

It is mandatory - that partners in doubles wear the same color of the T-shirt and shorts/skirts at all time during play in both the qualification and the main draw. Failing to do so shall result in an administrative fine of 100 EUR.

PRACTICE FACILITIES:

Tournament Hall

Available date: July 15, 2020

Available time: 10:00 – 20:00

Available courts: 4 courts

Location: Baku Sport Hall (Address: Neftchilar avenue 26a, Sabail district)

Reservation: please use Court Request Form for court reservation.

 

Practice Hall

Available date: July 15-18, 2020

Available time: 10:00 – 20:00

Available courts: 5 courts

Location: Sport Lyceum №1 (Address: 133, Mahsati Ganjavi street, Nizami district)

Reservation: no reservation necessary