Bids for 2015 Southern Open

The Southern Badminton Association is accepting bids for the 2015 Southern Open.

Bid Document: [2015-Hosting-requirements-for-Southern-Open-ver1]

Deadline: November 30, 2014 (Updated)

List of recent tournaments:

  • U of Tennessee- Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN – August, 2014
  • ClearOne Badminton Centre, Orlando, FL – September, 2013
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – March, 2012
  • Shula’s Athletic Club, Miami Lakes, FL – August, 2011
  • Emory University, Oxford, Georgia – August 2010
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina – October, 2009
  • Charlotte, North Carolina – July 2008

NC Open 2014

Click here for draws from Tournament Software.

Morrisville, North Carolina
The location of the event: Badminton NC
This is a Level 3 event.

Address: 9300 Globe Center Drive, Suite 116
Morrisville, NC 27560
Tournament Director: Mohammed Khan and Josie Spontak
Club Sponsor: North Carolina Badminton Club
Contact Phone: 919-961-4495 for Mo or Contact Josie 919-417-4146
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Online Entry required through Tournament Software – link available at tournament website: www.ncopen.org

Prize money from $12,500 to $12,000

Guinness World Record Challenge

Message from the team, from Facebook.

RECORDS BREAKERS!!!!!!!!! The  team played for 32 hours and 35 minutes.10150683_10205057792950258_4623320374210686067_n

The team will send all evidence to Guinness World Records to have their feat adjudicated and reviewed.  We look forward to authentication and recognition.  Thanks for your support!!!!!!

Click here for details.  Donations can be made here.

2014 Southern Open Badminton Championships

UPDATE: 

Deadline has been extended to EOD Friday June 25th.
Also, you DO NOT have to be a USAB members to play.
In addition, Friday evening is for singles play only.

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We are excited to announce that the 2014 Southern Open Badminton Championships will be held in  Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 1 – 3, 2014. The tournament will take place at the Maclellan Gymnasium on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s campus.


The Southern Open Championships is sanctioned by USA Badminton and all participants must be USA Badminton members (http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Badminton/Membership). This tournament will have singles, doubles, and mixed doubles(Open, Juniors, Seniors, Novice) categories available for participation.

Registration and tournament information can be accessed at http://www.chattanoogasports.com/southernopen
 
The registration deadline is July 18, 2014. 

The Hampton Inn and Suites and the Holiday Inn Express will be the official host hotels for the Southern Open Championships. To secure the special rates associated with this event, visit http://www.chattanoogasports.com/southernopenThese hotels will offer their special rates until July 6, 2014, so be sure to book soon!
 
Chattanooga is a family friendly destination that everyone is sure to enjoy. It offers an incredible combination of breathtaking scenic beauty, revitalized riverfront; 13-mile paved Riverwalk scattered with attractions, parks, restaurants and riverboats; outdoor adventures, rich history, numerous accommodations, restaurants to please every palate, thriving arts scene, and shopping.
 
We hope to see you there !

The Chattanooga Sports Committee

Transplant Games of America

Date: July 14, 2014                   Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location:  Gorge R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida de las Americas,   Houston, TX 77010

Sport Director: Steve Kearney

Participants:Transplant Recipients, Living Donors, International

http://transplantgamesofamerica.org/sports_badminton.html