ISBT Ireland 2012
Badminton Ireland is delighted to announce the 9th annual Irish International Student Badminton Tournament will take place in the Sport Arena, University of Limerick from the 26th - 30th October ‘12. This year, again, the tournament consists of 3 full days of badminton!!
The event is based on the very successful International Student Badminton Tournament format. A Swiss Ladder system will be operated catering for all levels of play from complete beginner to advanced with equal amounts of badminton for all involved. There will be 4 grades and partners will be drawn at random. Singles, doubles and mixed competitions will be played with all individuals’ scores contributing to the overall team score.
Teams can enter from 1 to 25 (max) people. If a college wishes to enter more players than this they must first contact the committee at IrishISBT@gmail.com Overall team scores at the end are averaged by the number of participants (minimum of 5 on a team to be eligible for team prize) to determine the winning team. Registration is on Friday 26th from 7pm. Play will begin at 9am Saturday 27th October ‘12.
Enter Online by following this link: Irish ISBT 2012
Closing date is Friday 19th October: Deposits of €20 per player is essential to guarantee entry places
Entry fees payable to Badminton Ireland: Account details for transferring deposits will be shared with team captains. Remainder to be paid at registration
Students: €65 per person Graduates: €80 per person
Entry Fee includes all food on the 3 days of play
(Students must provide current valid Student Card at registration)
This fee does NOT include Badminton Ireland affiliation fees
As per last year, we are encouraging players to book accommodation in the Travelodge Castletroy as we have arranged a special rate with them of €49 per triple room per night. Advance reservation is advised – Contact 061 603500 and quote ‘ISBT 2012’ when booking to avail of the special rate.
The theme of this year’s tournament is ‘Used to be Cool!’ and there will be a themed night out as usual. We look forward to seeing representatives from your Uni/College at what will be a highly enjoyable tournament for all involved. If you have any questions please contact the committee at IrishISBT@gmail.com