Waikato Badminton Association (WBA) will be hosting the Atalanta Jamboree at the Eastlink Badminton Stadium (60 Old Farm Road, Hamilton East 3216), in partnership with Cambridge Badminton Club. This event welcomes female players from Australian and New Zealand based clubs.

Atalanta, in Greek mythology, is a renowned and swift-footed huntress. Teams of 5-6 play in a day-time, social-competitive round robin format from 16-22 October 2022. Team entries and player nominations shall be being taken online.

Regulations:

  • Eligibility: Players entering must be a member of, and in good standing, with a Club/Association affiliated to Badminton NZ or the Badminton World Federation.
  • Draws: Graded sections may be provided however should there be an insufficient number of entries all teams will be placed into the same draw.
  • Scoring: In order to ensure ties are completed on time and that player experience is maximised, the organisers may decide on alternative scoring systems.
  • Shuttles: Feather shuttles will be provided.
  • Ties: Teams can be defaulted if no players have arrived 30 minutes after the scheduled start of the tie unless the delay is due to circumstances beyond the control of the whole team. WBA recommends that players are ready to play the first match within 10-15 minutes of the scheduled start of the tie (first 15 minutes being the time provided for team introductions and warm-ups). A player who defaults a match shall have all their following matches defaulted in that tie.
  • Match format:
    • 1 & 4
    • 2 & 3
    • 4 & 5
    • 1 & 2
    • 3 & 5
    • 4 & 2
    • 1 & 3
  • Tournament Organiser / Committee reserves the right to alter / cancel the event due to COVID-19 related restrictions, insufficient entries, or if time does not permit a full competition to be played.

Key Dates, Entry Fee, Enquiries:

  • Cost: TBC
  • Online Entries Close: TBC
  • Online Player Nominations Close: TBC
  • Fees Due: TBC (Pay to Westpac Account Number 03-1555-0090702-000 reference “Team Name” & “Jamboree”)
  • Enquiries: Call +64 21 575 209 / Email events@waikatobadminton.co.nz

Functions:

TBC

Accommodation Partners (mention Waikato Badminton):

Hospitality Partner:

Rally your team and head to THE COOK to receive 25% OFF all full priced FOOD and BEVERAGES. Bookings essential (mention Waikato Badminton when booking). Address: 7 Cook Street, Hamilton East; Phone: +64 7 8566088