A ‘Star of Hope’ charity badminton tournament co-presented by

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A big thanks to our sponsors for supporting Sonic Smash 2022

General Information

Event Date: 8/12/22 – 8/14/22
Early Bird Deadline: 6/19/22
Final Deadline: 8/7/22

Venue: Synergy Badminton Academy
Address: 44380 Old Warm Springs Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538

General Schedule

Day 1
Friday
8/12/2022
Day 2
Saturday
8/13/2022
Day 3
Sunday
8/14/2022
MorningJunior R64
Senior R32
Junior R16
Senior QF
Junior SF
Senior SF
Open SF
AfternoonJunior R32
Senior R16
Junior QF
Open R16
Junior F
Senior F
Open F
Raffle
Silent Auction
EveningOpen R64
Open R32
Open QFOpen F

Live Stream

Selective Finals on Day 3 may be live streamed on ALMS Facebook channel

Support the Children of Ukraine

Children are victim and suffer most from any political conflict. You can do your part to help. A Little More Support will be collecting donations to support the children of Ukraine. There is an option on the tournament registration form to include your donations. We will also be collecting donations on-site during the game days.

In addition, portion of the proceedings raised from the tournament will also be donated to support the children of Ukraine.


All donations will be submitted to UNICEF USA Protect the Children of Ukraine program. Read More…

EventsEarly Bird Fee Regular FeeWinner2nd Place 3rd Place
U11, U13, U15, U17, U19$33 1st event,
$23 2nd event+
$36 1st event,
$26 2nd event+
Crystal Medal Crystal Medal Crystal Medal
A$43 1st event,
$33 2nd event+
$46 1st event,
$36 2nd event+
Combined Cash $3500 +
Crystal Marble Trophy
Crystal MedalCrystal Medal
B, C, D, E $33 1st event,
$23 2nd event+
$36 1st event,
$26 2nd event+
Crystal Marble TrophyCrystal MedalCrystal Medal
S80, S90, S100 S110$33 1st event,
$23 2nd event+
$36 1st event,
$26 2nd event+
Crystal MedalCrystal MedalCrystal Medal

Please note that entry fee must be PRE-PAID by Credit Card or PayPal through the registration. We will NOT accept any form of payment for entry fee on-site

Free Raffle Ticket

Each registered player will receive free raffle tickets for chances to win prizes. Please refer to the Raffle section below for more detail

Already Registered

Enter your Confirmation Number below to check your registration

Events

Majority of the events will be using the ‘Elimination with Consolation’ format, but the tournament director has the rights to change each event format to ‘Single Elimination’ or ‘Round-Robin’ depending on the number of entries and schedule

EventsBoys’/Men’s SinglesGirls’/Women’s SinglesMixed DoublesBoys’/Men’s Doubles Girls’/Women’s Doubles
U11U11BSU11GS U11XDU11BDU11GD
U13U13BSU13GSU13XDU13BDU13GD
U15U15BSU15GSU15XDU15BDU15GD
U17U17BSU17GSU17XDU17BDU17GD
U19U19BSU19GSU19XDU19BDU19GD
AAMSAXDAMDAWD
BBMSBXDBMDBWD
CCMSCXDCMDCWD
DDMSDXDDMDDWD
EEMSEXDEMDEWD
S80S80XDS80MDS80WD
S90S90XDS90MDS90WD
S100S100XDS100MDS100WD
S110S110XDS110MDS110WD

Rules & Regulations

  • For DOUBLES and MIXED events, same partner is required if playing in different flights
  • Please check-in at the Check-In desk before your 1st match each day
  • All fee must be paid prior to your 1st match
Junior
  • U11 – must be aged 8 or under as of 12/31/2022 – born year 2012, 2013, and later
  • U13 – must be aged 12 or under as of 12/31/2022 – born year 2010, 2011, and later
  • U15 – must be aged 14 or under as of 12/31/2022 – born year 2008, 2009, and later
  • U17 – must be aged 16 or under as of 12/31/2022 – born year 2006, 2007, and later
  • U19 – must be aged 18 or under as of 12/31/2022 – born year 2004, 2005, and later
  • U11, U13, U15, U17, U19 can also participate in all open events (A, B, C, D, E)
Open
  • A, B, C, D, E events are for all ages. Please register according to your skill levels
Senior
  • Senior doubles events are combined age
  • Senior 90 can also participate in Senior 80 events
  • Senior 100 can also participate in Senior 90 and Senior 80 events
  • Senior 110 can also participate in Senior 100, Senior 90, and Senior 80 events
  • Senior 80, 90, 100, 110 can also participate in all open events (A, B, C, D, E)
Additional Rules & Regulations

International Players

  • If you are a Canadian, in general, a visa is not required to enter the US and compete in this tournament. But please consult with your local US consulate
  • If you are from a country that participates in the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP), in general, a visa is not required to enter the US and compete in this tournament. But please consult with your local US consulate
  • If you are not a Canadian and your country does not participate in the US Visa Waiver Program, you will need to apply for a B-1 or B-2 visa in order to enter the US and compete in this tournament. Please contact sonicsmash@alittlemoresupport.org for further instruction on obtaining the required document for your visa application

Volunteer

We gladly accept volunteer for this event. If you wish to build up your volunteer hours, please sign up. It’ll be a fun experience.

Tasks include score keep/umpire, serve & line judge, photography, setup…etc. Read more and sign up.

Silent Auction

Ends 5pm on the last day of tournament

There are many goodies up for auction. Gift certificates, museum admission packages, rackets,…etc. Don’t miss out this bargain.

Nearby Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

42200 Albrae St
Fremont, CA 94538
+1 (510) 651-7373

Raffle

Rules
  • Raffle will be held on the last day of the tournament in between the Finals
  • Players will receive 1 free raffle ticket each day during check-in
  • Additional raffle tickets can be purchased in advance or during the tournament for $2.50 each (Buy 4 get 1 free)
  • In case if the winner is not available at the time of the raffle draw, he/she will be contacted for pickup or delivery
  • Raffle ticket is not transferable
  • Raffle ticket has no cash value
  • Raffle ticket cannot be redeemed for cash
Prizes
  • Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen)
  • Amazon Echo Show 5
  • AMC Black Movie Ticket
  • Apple Watch Series 6 RED 40 mm / GPS
  • Fitbit Inspire 2 Fitness Tracker Black
  • HP Deskjet 2680 Wireless Printer
  • Keurig K Latte Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker Black
  • Ring Video Doorbell Wired
  • ubiolabs Universal Wireless Charging Stand
  • Yonex Astrox 100 ZZ Dark Navy 4U G5
  • Yonex Astrox 99 Pro White Tiger 3U G5
  • Youhe S100 Shuttlecock (2)

Tournament Deal

Victor Master No. 3 Shuttlecock
Speed 77
Tournament Grade
Special Tournament Price: $26

Limited quantity
Tax included
Available on-site or pre-order

Tournament Deal

Victor Malaysian National Team
Dri Fit T-Shirt
AT-7001A
100% Polyester
Neon Green/Navy
Special Tournament Price: $25

Limited quantity
Tax included
Available on-site

Tournament Deal

Victor Malaysian National Team
Dri Fit T-Shirt
AT-7001B
100% Polyester
Orange/Navy
Special Tournament Price: $25

Limited quantity
Tax included
Available on-site

Food

We’ll be taking lunch orders (selected dishes) on game days. To get your lunch delivered, please order your food before 11:30am at the Player Kiosk.

Food Provider TBA

Withdrawal

Please note that ALMS is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Per IRS policy, your registration fee for this fundraising event is classified as donation, as such, the receipt contains ALMS Federal tax ID for your tax purpose.

We are grateful for your donation and support of this event. Per IRS guideline, donation is normally nonrefundable. However, if you withdraw from events, there is a $25 withdrawal fee. Refund is issued using the original method of payment.

Tournament Director

Monica Ku
sonicsmash@alittlemoresupport.org

Proceeds raised in this tournament will be used to help fund various ALMS programs such as the Community Outreach program, the Lunch Money program, the Scholarship program, and the Champion of Tomorrow program.

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