CNASA CUP/MITCAST 2016 13th Annual Badminton Tournament

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Posted by CNASA on September 10, 2016 at 16:36:34:

Main Host of the event: Chinese North America Sports Association
Assistant Host: MIT CAST
Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2016 9:00am-6:00pm
Place: Zesiger Athletic Center,Rockwell,Badminton Courts, MIT

Registration Rules:

1. The tournament will have two events going on simultaneously. A mixed team tournament and a maní»s team tournament. A player may only register for one of the event. And each player may play no more than two matches in each team matches. Also, the two singles in the Man's team match cannot be played by the same person.

2. Each game will be 21 points, best 2 out of 3 games wins the match.

3. Mixed team match consists of 5 matches: Mixed, Mixed, Men Double, Women Double
and Men Single. Mení»s team match consists of 5 matches: 3 Doubles and 2 Singles.

4. Mení»s team may have 4-6 players, and Mixed team may have 5-7 players. The maximum number of each team is 8 players. Each team must have a captain. When you register, please fill in the names of each player name and his/her ranking; in particular, please specify the Captainí»s name, email address and phone number.

5. If an event (either mixed team or Mení»s team) has 8 or more team participating, we may split the event into A, B groups. Therefore, when you register, please specify which group your team would like to be, A or B. The organization committee reserves the right to have the final say about which group a team should go to.

6. Each team's players' ranking line-up sheet must be submitted to the organization committee before the tournament begin. The order of the players is decided in accordance with each player's individual ranking. In other word, the lineup must follow the "ranks". Stacking is not allowed. The simple method for line-up order is to follow ascending order of the sum of each pair's ranking. For example, the top 6 players in each team's number is: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; and the first pair must be the sum of the lowest number in any combinations: 1+2, then 1+3 or 2+3 and so on.
Example of Line up sheet:
1. Player 1 2. Player 2 3 Player 3 ...etc
1. Player 1 2. Player 2 3. Player 3 ...etc

7. The tournament is open to everyone above the age of 16. Juniors under the age of 16 must have parent permission for participating.

8. Each match will have one referee. Each team should have at least two person to be referee for the event. Note: Please provide referees' contact information including name, phone number and email address.

9. Referee of a match have the final say on any dispute during the match. All players should respect the referee.

Registration Procedure:
1. Go to our website:;
2. Click on "Online Registration";
3. Type your "team name" and then choose division to continue; Team name can be English or Chinese, but don't use strange characters;
4. Fill the next form, especially the Captain's name, phone numbers and email address.
5. At the end of player names, please specify which division your team would like to participate in case that the division is split into A, B groups.
6. Each team should have at least two person to be referee for the event. Please provide referees' contact information including name, phone number and email address.
7. Once you finish, you will receive an e-mail to confirm your registration.

Registration Deadline: October 5th, 2016

Registration Fee: $200 for each team (this include court fee and shuttlecocks)

Please send a check payable to CNASA to: í▒CNASA, 6 Marion Rd, Belmont MA 02478í▒

Note: The check must be received by our officer before October 5th, 2016, and NO personal check will be accepted after October 5th, 2016. The team might still be able to pay the entry fee at the front desk with cash on October 8th, 2016 before the tournament.
Chief Referee: Wilson Li
Overall in Charge: CNASA Badminton Committee
Draws: Random draws will be made based on registration time. Draws will be mailed to the captain of each team.
Feedback or suggestions, please contact:
More information can be found at CNASA
Trophies will be given to the top three teams of each event (Mixed and Mens). In the event that one event is split into group A and B, Trophies will only be given to the top two teams of each group.

Lunch: The committee can help you order lunch box (Chinese Food) on the tournament day, $10 per box (including water). If you need to order lunch, please send email to: and specify how many orders you need before October 5th,2016.
Lunch menu: Pork green beans with white rice Beef broccoli /w white rice Kongbao chicken /w white rice Veggie delight /w white rice

Waiver of Liability:
Upon entering this tournament under the auspices of the CNASA/ MITCAST, I, the team leader, agree to abide by the current rules of the CNASA. I understand our participation in this Badminton Tournament on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 is for enjoyment. I also understand and am aware that our participation in this sports tournament may sustain physical injuries regardless of fault. I further relinquish any legal claim against CNASA/MITCAST and its board/committee members in the event that anyone of us is injured during the tournament on Saturday, October 8th, 2016.
Before game starts:

Each Team Leader School/Association Name (October 8th, 2016)
This tournament is for increasing the communication among athletes in the greater Boston area. We welcome collaboration and support from all organizations. If you can offer any help or support, either financial support or manual support, please contact CNASA at Check donations, please mail to: CNASA, 6 Marion Rd, Belmont MA 02478, payable to CNASA. This donation is tax deductible.