Following on the heels of Summer League where only doubles is played, WBA is trialling a Singles Ladder tournament over THREE Tuesday evenings. This tournament encourages players of all abilities to work themselves up a Ladder and eventually compete against those of similar level – suitable for social and competitive players seeking a challenge!

In the Competitive Ladder, singles shall be played on a full court. Players of ANY ability/grade are eligible to enter in the Competitive Ladder. Males and females play on the same ladder.

In the Social Ladder, singles shall be played on a half court. Players eligible of to enter in the Social Ladder are those graded below B+. Males and females play on the same ladder.

A minimum of 10 entries in each Competitive Ladder and Social Ladder shall be required for this tournament to proceed. Players will play at least 3 matches per evening. At the completion of each match, players will either move up or down a ladder.

Tournament Dates:
– Week 1: 20th April
– Week 2: 27th April
– Week 3: 4th May

Registrations:
Register on Tournament Software – Singles Ladder. Entries close by Sunday 11th April. Questions can be directed to events@waikatobadminton.co.nz

Cost:
$30 per person (3 weeks of play)
*Entry fee must be paid by Sunday 11th April*
Waikato Badminton Bank Account Details: 03-1555-0090702-00 (Use “Player Name” + “Singles Ladder” as reference)

Prizepool:
• $200 gift voucher for Competitive Ladder winner
• $100 gift voucher for Competitive Ladder runner-up
• $100 gift voucher for Social Ladder winner
• $50 gift voucher for Social Ladder runner-up

DOWNLOAD FULL REGULATIONS HERE