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A ‘Star of Hope’ charity badminton tournament.

The first ever badminton tournament for all ages including Junior, Open, and Senior events in Northern California.

The tournament will be hosted at the biggest and newest badminton facility in the USA – Synergy Badminton Academy, Fremont, CA.

COVID-19 Update

7.9.2021

We anticipate many participants for this tournament, and there are many young junior players competing in the Open events. Due to this, we updated our COVID-19 protocols to protect the young players.

Contact starofhope@alittlemoresupport.org if you have any question.

Please read our policy for further details.

Introducing…
Kiera

The first Artificial Intelligence tournament bot in the history of badminton.

3 years in the making. Using RPA and NLG, with 78 sets of rules, Kiera hosts and manages all real time tournament operations.

World debut in Super Smash 2021.

Sponsors

General Information

Event Date: 8.14.2021 – 8.15.2021
Early Bird Deadline: 7.11.2021
Final Deadline: 8.8.2021

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

Entry Fee

Early Bird

1st Event: $25
2nd Event+: $14

Regular

1st Event: $28
2nd Event+: $16

Prizes

1st2nd3rd
A$2200
combined cash + Crystal Trophy
Crystal MedalCrystal Medal
B, C, D, ECrystal TrophyCrystal MedalCrystal Medal
All Other EventsCrystal MedalCrystal MedalCrystal Medal

Free Raffle Ticket

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

Already Registered

Parking

  • To support the updated COVID-19 policies, portion of the parking lot will be blocked for resting. Players and spectators can use these areas to rest in between matches
  • While majority of the blocked areas will be shaded, there will be some open areas. You are welcomed to bring your own tents and utilize the open areas
  • There are no tables or chairs in any of the rest areas. Please bring your own chairs

Rules & Regulations

  • For ALL DOUBLES events, same partner is required if playing in different flights
  • If you have matches on both days, please check-in before your 1st match each day
U9, U11, U13, U15
  • U9 – must be aged 8 or under as of 12/31/2021 – born year 2013, 2014
  • U11 – must be aged 10 or under as of 12/31/2021 – born year 2011, 2012, and later
  • U13 – must be aged 12 or under as of 12/31/2021 – born year 2009, 2010, and later
  • U15 – must be aged 14 or under as of 12/31/2021 – born year 2007, 2008, and later
  • U9, U11, U13, U15 can also participate in all opens events (A, B, C, D, E)
A, B, C, D, E
  • A, B, C, D, E events are open to all ages. Please register according to your skill levels
Senior
  • Senior doubles events are combined age
  • Senior 80 can also participate in A, B, C, D, E events
  • Senior 90 can also participate in Senior 80, A, B, C, D, E events
  • Senior 100 can also participate in Senior 90, Senior 80, A, B, C, D, E events
  • Senior 110 can also participate in Senior 100, Senior 90, Senior 80, A, B, C, D, E events
Additional Rules & Regulations

Events

Elimination with Consolation or
Round-Robin (5 entries or less)

Boys’/Men’s Singles
(Day 1)
Girls’/Women’s Singles
(Day 1)
Mixed Doubles
(Day 1)
Boys’/Men’s Doubles
(Day 2)
Girls’/Women’s Doubles
(Day 2)
U9U9BSU9GS U9BDU9GD
U11U11BSU11GSU11BDU11GD
U13U13BSU13GSU13BDU13GD
U15U15BSU15GSU15BDU15GD
AAMSAXDAMDAWD
BBMSBXDBMDBWD
CCMSCXDCMDCWD
DDMSDXDDMDDWD
EEMSEXDEMDEWD
Senior 80S80XDS80MDS80WD
Senior 90S90XDS90MDS90WD
Senior 100S100XDS100MDS100WD
Senior 110S110XDS110MDS110WD

Tournament Deal

Victor Master No. 3 Shuttlecock
Speed 77
Tournament Grade
Retail $29

Special Tournament Price:
Pre-Order: $25 (limit 3)
On-Site: $26
** Tax included

Tournament Deal

Victor
Malaysian National Team
Dri Fit T-Shirt
AT-7001A
100% Polyester
Neon Green/Navy

Special Tournament Price:
On-Site: $23
** Only 6 available: 3M, 3S
** Tax included

Tournament Deal

Victor
Malaysian National Team
Dri Fit T-Shirt
AT-7001B
100% Polyester
Orange/Navy

Special Tournament Price:
On-Site: $23
** Limited quantity
** Tax included

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.

Raffle

Rules
  • Each registered player will receive 1 free raffle ticket for each day that they have matches
  • Raffle ticket is good for 1 day only. Players will need to check-in each day to obtain the ticket for that day
  • Additional raffle ticket can be purchased in advance or during the tournament at $2.50 each (Buy 4 get 1 FREE). Purchased ticket is also good for 1 day only
  • In case if the winner has left or is not around the gym at the time of the raffle draw, we’ll contact the winner and arrange pickup or delivery
  • Raffle ticket is not transferable
Raffle – Day 1 @ 5pm
  • Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Heather Gray
  • AMC Black Ticket x2
  • Apple Airpods Ver 2 with Charging Case
  • Victor Face Mask
  • WD Easystore USB 3 1TB Ext HDD
  • Yonex 6 Rackets Bag
Raffle – Day 2 @ 5pm
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K w/Alexa
  • AMC Black Ticket x2
  • Apple Airpods Ver 2 with Charging Case
  • HP DeskJet 2680 Wireless Printer
  • ubiolabs Universal Wireless Charging Stand
  • UE Wonderboom BT Speaker
  • Victor Face Mask
  • Victor Hypernono X 900 D Racket (string not included)

Food

We’ll be taking lunch orders (selected dishes) for A Plus HK Style Café on both days. To get your lunch delivered, please order your food before 11:30am at the tournament desk.

Please note that we’ll only accept cash for all lunch orders as the restaurant do not accept credit cards.

Bar Code

Upon registering, every player will receive a confirmation email containing a Confirmation Number and a Bar Code. Please be sure to bring that Bar Code with you as it is used to check in/out, order food/drink, place auction bid, and raffle. You do NOT need to print it out. Just have it handy on your mobile device for scanning.

Tournament Contact

Monica Ku
starofhope@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, and the Scholarship program.

Contact us regarding this tournament, please email starofhope@alittlemoresupport.org

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