SECTION 19 – ENTRIES, DRAWS AND RESULTS

This section provides information regarding the entries and draw making procedures for events. Furthermore, it gives directions for how to publish results.

1. Tournament software, entries and draws

The entries, draws and results are being controlled via Tournament Software. The Tournament Planner is used for individual tournaments and the League Planner for team tournaments. It is mandatory to use Tournament Planner for all tournaments on the Badminton Europe Circuits as well as for all types of Championships. Players will be entered using the BWF online entry system. The draw will be done by the Badminton Europe office according to the BWF General Competition Regulations (GCR) and the BEC Competition Regulations respectively.

2. Match control, results

The match control shall use the Tournament Planner. Match control shall have a computer which is connected to the internet and to a medium to large printer.

The match control must work out the playing schedule together with the Referee. The match control must as minimum update the Tournament Planner each time a round of a category has been played.

The results should be published in the foyer of the hall so that spectators and players can easily follow them. This is best done using TV-screens or noticeboards.

For Championships, each night of the event the match control must send the tp-file to BWF (s.ramachandran@bwfbadminton.org). After the conclusion of the event the complete Tournament Planner file with final results must be sent to both BWF (s.ramachandran@bwfbadminton.org) and BEC (events@badmintoneurope.com).

For Elite Circuit tournaments, each night of the event the match control must send the tp-file to BWF (s.ramachandran@bwfbadminton.org). After the conclusion of the event the complete Tournament Planner file with final results must be sent to both BWF (s.ramachandran@bwfbadminton.org) and BEC (zsofia.horvath@badmintoneurope.com).

For Junior and U17 Circuit tournaments, after the conclusion of the event the complete Tournament Planner file with final results must be sent to BEC (zsofia.horvath@badmintoneurope.com).