Section XI - Boys and Girls Badminton

1.       Play will be governed by BWF Badminton Rules.  Regulation courts must be adequately marked.  Rally scoring will be used.

2.       Yonex Mavis 300 shuttles are to be used for all matches. 

3.       Boys and Girls Badminton teams will be scheduled at the same site.  Separate scoring for boys badminton and girls badminton will take place.

4.       Format of Play:

Ř  Boys Badminton:  5 singles and 4 doubles games.

Ř  Girls Badminton:  5 singles and 4 doubles games.

5.       An individual may only compete in singles or doubles on the same day.

6.       Singles and doubles must be in honest descending order of strength.

7.       Student Scorers and linespeople will be used at the request of the players

8.       If a player is injured to the extent that he/she cannot continue the match, he/she must forfeit the match.

9.       Disagreements between players during the match will be settled immediately by the coaches. 

10.    Protest Procedure:  A protest regarding facilities or equipment must be made before the first match.

11.    Visible scoreboards must be at each court

12.      It is the prerogative of the home team to declare the schedule of matches.

13.    MUST HAVE ALL MATCHES SUBMITTED TO THE CHAIRPERSON VIA EMAIL PICTURE OF FINAL SCORE SHEET WITHIN 12 HOURS OF MATCH DATE BY TEAM WHO WINS.

Section XI - Team Championship

Qualifying
     500 or better to qualify for playoffs 
     Quarter finals play at higher seed H.S.
     League matches to qualify for playoffs
 Tie breaker:
     a.
Head to head
     b. Highest Common Opponent
     c.
 Coin Flip

                                                Section XI - Individual Tournament

Qualifying

1.       Top three single players from each team (girls and boys).

2.       Top two doubles players from each team (girls and boys).

3.       MUST HAVE PLAYED IN 51% OR HIGHTER TO QUALIFY (10).

4.       Players will be seeded according to overall league record comparing head-to-head records.  Most won matches at a position will determine seed.  For example, an athlete with a record of 8-1 will be seeded HIGHER than a player with a record of 6-3. 

5.       Any ties in overall record will look first to head-to-head, crossover match play, overall games won in season, and total points scored. 

6.       If seeded player drops out or is removed from the team after brackets are completed, there is no replacement, including day of tournament. 

7.       Any byes created by the number of entries in each tournament will be given to the highest seeds.

8.       In doubles, if one player is injured, a doctor’s note must accompany your seeding information.  Only a player who has not qualified for the tournament may substitute for the injured player.  The doubles teams with the “replacement” player will get the last seed in that tournament.

9.      A player must have played 51% or higher (9) of his/her league matches at the singles or doubles position in order to enter the tournament in that event.  If the athlete cannot play in the position 51% of the matches due to someone else not being able to make the match, he/she should not be excluded from qualifying for the individual championships.  This must be put in writing by the coach by the seeding meeting with the state of “why” and proof in writing as to the specific dates that compromised the athlete’s failure to compete in 51% position.    
rev. 2/2023