World class badminton is coming to Saskatoon this fall with the Canadian Open, a major international event sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation, Pan-Am Badminton Federation and Badminton Canada. The Canadian Open is part of the World Badminton Federation’s International Challenge Series and participants will be competing for prize money totaling $15,000 USD and qualification points for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The tournament includes draws for both men and women in singles, doubles and mixed doubles events. Preliminary qualifying rounds for all events will take place on Monday September 3rd and Tuesday September 4th. The main event draws begin on Wednesday September 5th, with quarter final rounds taking place on Thursday September 6th, semi final rounds on Friday September 7th, and all finals being played on Saturday September 8th.
Volunteer positions available for driving, looking after the venue, working at the draw desk, etc. Volunteers who work more than 12 hours will get an event pass for free.
For more information visit www.saskbadminton.ca/co or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.