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Date

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Site

Forker Building, Iowa State University Campus, Ames
(MAP)

Time

Check-in starts at 8:00 am.

Doubles play starts at 8:45 am followed by Singles play.

Mixed Doubles play starts at 1:00 pm.

All players must check-in 30 min. prior to playing.

Commissioners

Vanessa Chong
vchong@iastate.edu

2022 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2022 State Games of America

All Iowans are eligible to participate!

T-shirts

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 23.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center (MAP). To enter, use the north doors and enter at ground level. Hours are:

Friday, July 30: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 31: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 1: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Competition Format

A player may enter one singles, one doubles and one mixed doubles event for the entry fee.

Each member of a doubles team must complete an entry form and pay the entry fee. If playing doubles, all players must indicate who their partner is on the entry form. Individuals wishing to be assigned a doubles partner should indicate ‘Need Partner’ on entry form. The tournament director will attempt to assign a partner.

Shuttlecocks will be provided by the Iowa Games

Rules

All USA Badminton rules will apply. Please visit www.usabadminton.org and click on the rules link on the left.

 

Age Determining Date

Saturday, July 31, 2021

*High School Divisions are based off the 2021-2022 school year. Age is as of September 15, 2021.

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to top three finishers in each division.

Division Criteria

Open – Has played indoor competitive badminton in local, regional, or national tournaments and plays more than once a week on a regular basis.  Participants registering in the Open division must indicate their skill level A, B, C, or D.

Recreational – Players badminton at a club or gym once in a while or plays for fun and exercise with little or no experience.   No open players.  If you have won a medal in a past Iowa Games badminton tournament you must play in the Open division.

Senior – Must be 50 years of age or older by July 31, 2021

High School – Must be 14 – 18 years of age by September 15, 2021

Youth – Must be  9 – 13 years of age by September 15, 2021

Family Recreational – Relative, male or female (recreational player with youth player age 9 – 13, male or female)  No Open players.

SINGLES – Male & Female Divisions

Men | Open
Men | Recreational
Men | Senior | 50 & Over
Women | Open
Women | Recreational
Women | Senior | 50 & Over
Boys | High School | 14 – 18
Girls | High School | 14 – 18
Boys | Youth | 9 – 13
Girls | Youth | 9 – 13

DOUBLES & MIXED DOUBLES

Men | Open
Men | Recreational
Men | Senior | 50 & Over
Women | Open
Women | Recreational
Women | Senior | 50 & Over
Boys | High School | 14 – 18
Girls | High School | 14 – 18
Mixed | Youth | 9 – 13
Mixed | Open
Mixed | Recreational
Mixed | Senior | 50 & Over
Mixed | High School | 14 – 18
Family | Recreational

Please see your division schedule below. 

Men’s singles 
Mixed doubles 
Women’s doubles 
Men’s doubles 

Registration Deadlines

$25 if registered by May 10
$30 if registered between May 11 – June 14
$35 if registered between June 15 – July 19

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 23

 

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