VICTOR KOREA OPEN 2018
Part of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500

SK Handball Stadium, Seoul, Korea
25 ? 30 September 2018

Total Prize Money: US$600,000
EEntry Closing Date: 14th August 2018

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 : SK Handball Stadium (Olympic Gymnasium 2)
  Address : SK Handball Stadium, Olympic-ro 424, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea
  TEL) +82 2 410 1683
  FAX) +82 2 410 1652



4.
Prize Money : US$600,000.
  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$45,000
USD$22,800
USD$8,700
USD$3,600
USD$2,100
Womens’ Singles
USD$45,000
USD$22,800
USD$8,700
USD$3,600
USD$2,100
Men’s Doubles
(pair)
USD$47,400
USD$22,800
USD$8,400
USD$4,350
USD$2,250
Womens’ Doubles
(pair)
USD$47,400
USD$22,800
USD$8,400
USD$4,350
USD$2,250
Mixed Doubles
(pair)
USD$47,4000
USD$22,800
USD$8,400
USD$4,350
USD$2,250





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
32
4
16
Womens’ Singles
32
4
8
Men’s Doubles
32
4
8
Womens’ Doubles
32
4
8
Mixed Doubles
32
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) 10:00~
  Thu 27 September 2018 (4) Main R - 16 12:00~
  Fri 28 September 2018 (3) Quarter-finals 14:00~
  Sat 29 September 2018 (2) Semi-finals 11:00~
  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: Pencho Stoynov(BUL)
  E-mail: p.stoynov@abv.bg
Deputy Referee : Marcel Schormans(NED)
  E-mail: mschormans@badminton.nl
Local Deputy Referee : Cho Won Kyu (KOR)
  Email: : wonku50@hanmail.net


8. Entry Closing : 14Th August 2018 (at 23:59 hours BWF Headquarters time)

To submit entries online, Member Associations are advised to log on to the VICTOR KOREA OPEN at:
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=64F74681-A9A8-487F-8C60-E1F23803BB7E
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: 16 August 2018
 
-
M&Q Report: 17 August 2018
 
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World Ranking Date for Seeding: 30 August 2018
 
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Seeding report: 31 August 2018
 
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Last Date of Withdrawal (without penalty): 3 September 2018
 
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Draw Date: 4 September 2018

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 : VICTOR Master Ace


13. Drug testing :
Drug testing will be carried out by random and targeted testing, according to BWF regulations.


14.
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 requirement


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 "VICTOR 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 22 September 2018.


18.
Key dates for Meeting :
  Team Managers' Meeting :
    Date: September 24th (Mon) at 18:00
    Venue: Official Hotel (Lotte Hotel World)
    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 24th (Mon) at 19:00
Venue: Official Hotel (Lotte Hotel World)


19. Accommodation: The Official Hotel: Lotte Hotel Worl
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Address: 240, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-419-7000
Website: http://www.lottehotel.com/world/ko
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Room rate(incl. tax & breakfast)
single bed room rate : US$160
twin beds room rate : US$182
triple beds room rate : US$238
Distance to Stadium: 15 minutes by shuttle bus
   
*
Reservation: The attached reservation form should be sent to the Hotel Reservation Center directly until Aug 28th 2018 at:

- Tel : +82 2 411 7777
- Fax : +82 2 2203 5945
- E-mail : rsv.hotel.world@lotte.net
*
Room Payment:
Each team is requested to pay the 100% of the total room charge for confirmation of the reservation until Sep. 7th 2018 to the below bank accounts of the official hotel or to pay by credit card with submitting the authorization form attached. Any late submit of the form attached and payment are not guaranteed for the room reservation in the official hotel.
NAME OF BENEFICIARY LOTTE HOTEL
ADDRESS OF BENEFICIARY 240, Olympic-ro, Songpagu, Seoul, Korea
NAME OF BANK SHIN HAN BANK (Lotte World Branch)
ADDRESS OF BANK 40-1, Lotte World Complex, Jamsil-Dong,
Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea 138-220
SWIFT CODE SHBKKRSE
BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER 180-001-737040
Payment until Sep. 7th 2018


*
Cancellation Charge:
: The cancellation fee will be charged as the below table after confirmation of booking:
Cancellation Timeline
Cancellation Fee
Cancellation 3 weeks or more days
of check-in after Aug 28th 2018
30% of the total amount
of cancelled room charge
Cancellation between 3 weeks and 3 days
of check-in
50% of the total amount
of cancelled room charge
Cancellation within 3 days
of check-in date and no show
100% of the total amount
of cancelled room charge
● The tournament will not be responsible the cost associated with early checking-out due to injury and/or losing in the early rounds.


Welcome and all the best for the VICTOR KOREA OPEN !
 
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