KOREA OPEN 2019
Part of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500

Incheon International Airport SKYDOM, Korea
24 - 29 September 2019

Total Prize Money: US$400,000
Entry Closing Date: 13th August 2019

1.
Host Association: Badminton Korea Association
  Add) 108 SK Handball Stadium, Olympic-ro 424, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea
  TEL) +82 2 422 6173
  FAX) +82 2 420 4270
  E-mail : badmintonkorea@bka.kr
Website : www.badmintonkorea.org



2.
Sanction By : Badminton World Federation (BWF)



3.
Tournament Venue : Incheon Airport Skydome
  Address : Gonghangro424, Junggu, Incheon City, Korea



4.
Prize Money : US$400,000.
  Distribution of prize money is in accordance with BWF regulation and tax will be deducted according to local government law (Basic rate ; 22%).
Event
Champion
Runner-up
Semi-finals
Quarter-finals
Last 16
Men’s Singles
USD$30,000
USD$15,200
USD$5,800
USD$2,400
USD$1,400
Womens’ Singles
USD$30,000
USD$15,200
USD$5,800
USD$2,400
USD$1,400
Men’s Doubles
(pair)
USD$31,600
USD$15,200
USD$5,600
USD$2,900
USD$1,500
Womens’ Doubles
(pair)
USD$31,600
USD$15,200
USD$5,600
USD$2,900
USD$1,500
Mixed Doubles
(pair)
USD$31,600
USD$15,200
USD$5,600
USD$2,900
USD$1,500





5.
Events : 5 Individual events
  Men's Singles, Women' Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.

Event
Entries
Max entries for
Qualifying Round
Main Draw
Qualifiers
Men’s Singles
28
4
16
Womens’ Singles
28
4
8
Men’s Doubles
28
4
8
Womens’ Doubles
28
4
8
Mixed Doubles
28
4
8



6.
. Tournament schedules : (courts)
  Tue 25 September 2018 (5) Qualifying Rounds (5 events) 10:00~
      Main R-32 (1), (if necessary,Mxd only)
  Wed 26 September 2018 (5) Main R-32 (2) 09:00~
  Thu 27 September 2018 (4) Main R - 16 10:00~
  Fri 28 September 2018 (3) Quarter-finals 13:00~
  Sat 29 September 2018 (2) Semi-finals 13:00~
  Sun 30 september 2018 (1) Final Matches 11:00~
  * The above times and schedule may be changed at the referee’s discretion and BKA.


7. Technical Officials:
Referee: Gretha Prinsloo (RSA)
  E-mail: maluti@worldonline.co.za
Deputy Referee : Ivanka Pokorni (CRO)
  E-mail: ivpokorni@gmail.com
Local Deputy Referee : Cho Won Kyu (KOR)
  Email: : wonku50@hanmail.net


8. Entry Closing : 13Th August 2019 (at 23:59 hours BWF Headquarters time)

To submit entries online, Member Associations are advised to log on to the KOREA OPEN at:
https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=5E1F80C2-7502-40D7-BC26-C736DF2759B2
You will require a username and password to submit your entries and this can be obtained from the BWF by contacting Shan Ramachandran at:
s.ramachandran@bwfbadminton.org
The online entry page will close immediately on the entries closing date at 23:59 hours BWF Headquarters time and you are required to submit the entries on time. Late entries will not be accepted. No entry forms are required by Member Association. All entries must be submitted online only.
After the closing date, the BWF Online Entry System will send notification to all participating Member Associations confirming receipt of final entries. Receipt of this notification is the conclusive evidence of receipt of entries before the deadline.
The Member Associations should contact BWF immediately if such notice is not received by the Wednesday (next day of the entries closing date) by noon BWF Headquarters time (+08.00h GMT) following close of entries.
If no objection is received by BWF by Thursday (second day after the entries closing day) 23.59 hours BWF Headquarters time (+08.00h GMT) following the close of entries, the entries shall be deemed to be correct. No complaints / objections shall be entertained after this point.


9.
SEEDINGS and DRAW will be conducted by BWF.
 
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World Ranking Date for M&Q: 13 August 2019
 
-
M&Q Report: 16 August 2019
 
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World Ranking Date for Seeding: 27 August 2019
 
-
Seeding report: 30 August 2019
 
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Last Date of Withdrawal (without penalty): 1 September 2019
 
-
Draw Date: 3 September 2019

10. Scoring System: Rally Point System - 3 x 21 points


11.
Competition Rules & Regulations :
  The Championships will be run in accordance with the BWF General Competition Regulations (GCR) and World Tour Regulations. In particular, lettering and advertising on players’ clothing shall comply with GCR 20 to 24. In applying GCR 20 to 24, the decision of the Referee shall be final.



12. Official shuttlecocks : YONEX AS50


13.
Conditions for Entries :
  The organizers will not be responsible for any injury sustained, at any time, by any player or official arising from his participation in this Championship. Any costs incurred for medical treatment and/or hospitalization shall be borne by the Member Association of the player/official concerned. All players and officials are recommended to review their insurance cover and ensure that it meets your current requirements


14.
Withdrawals
  Withdrawals will be managed according to the BWF regulations. Withdrawals after 1st September 2019 shall automatically attract withdrawal fees as per BWF regulations. Withdrawals until this date must be initiated through online entry system by logging on to the tournament link used for sending the entry.
Withdrawals after that date must be informed by e-mail to Han Woo Goo (hanwg@bka.kr ) and Referee Gretha Prinsloo (RSA); Email:maluti@worldonline.co.za Deputy Referee: Ivanka Pokorni (CRO); Email: ivpokorni@gmail.com and as soon as possible.


15.
Visa
  If any delegates who need a visa, please inform their personal details including nationality, D.O.B, passport number, expiry date as the attached form and then we will send the official invitation for the purpose of visa application


16.
Flights and Transport
  You are recommended to book your flight to arrive at Incheon International Airport.
 
Airport transfers will be provided from Incheon International airport to the Official hotel upon team’s request according to the attached form and the form should be sent to BKA as well as the Hotel reservation form

Please visit the "KOREA OPEN" information desk at the airport.
◇ Information desk at Terminal 1 : gate 14 on 1st floor
◇ Information desk at Terminal 2 : gate 6 on 1st floor


17.
Practice Courts
  The Organizer will prepare for an overall equitable practice schedule on eight courts, taking into consideration of the team size and arrival schedule from 21 September 2019.
2 pieces of practice shuttle will be given to each player in the practice hall.


18.
Key dates for Meeting :
  Team Managers' Meeting :
    Date: September 23rd (Mon) at 17:00
    Venue: Official Hotel (Grand Hyatt Incheon)
    It is compulsory that all team managers must attend the team managers meeting. Failing to attend the meeting they are liable to be fined as per the Table of Offences and Penalties (BWF Statutes, Section 2.5) and following GCR 9.3.3.

Member Associations can make a request someone to represent them at the meeting as long as Referee knows in advance that is acceptable.
     
  Umpires' Briefing :
  Date: September 23rd (Mon) at 18:00
Venue: Official Hotel (Grand Hyatt Incheon)


19. Accommodation: The Official Hotel: Grand Hyatt Incheon


Welcome and all the best for the KOREA OPEN !
 
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