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Date:
27-30/9 2017
Place:
Městská hala VODOVA, BRNO, CZ
Prize money:
€ 17,900

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ABOUT TOURNAMENT

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Welcome to the tournament in category Challenger!

450 best Czech and world badminton players will participate in the LI-NING International Badminton Tournament Czech Badminton Open in Brno, the capital of south Moravia, between 27th and 30th September. You can´t miss it, take your part !

Brno shares truly big passion for badminton. More than 1 500 registrated and thousands of badminton hobby players will confirm it to you while having beer together at night. You must experience the lively atmosphere of Jacob´s Square and visit local renowned cafes, restaurants and bars which got in the view finder of New York Times reporters.

People from Brno will be happy to explain you why Brno takes leading positions in rankings of the best places to live. Far higher than metropolis such as London, Los Angeles or Brussels.

Venue

Sport hall Vodova
Vodova 108
61200 Brno, Czech Republic
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WHO

The Championships comprises of the following number of entries in the main tournament:
Men's Singles (MS) 32
Women's Singles (WS) 32
Men's Doubles (MD) 24
Women'sDoubles (WD) 24
Mixed Doubles (XD) 24

The number of players in/from the qualification is subject to the final number of entries.

PRIZE MONEY - € 17,900 ($20,000)

Player’s prize money will be taxed with 15% according to the Czech tax law and paid out in EUR according to the official exchange rate valid on June 19th 2017(date of issue of this invitation).

The Organizer shall pay the prize money cash during the closing ceremony. The prize money will be awarded only to those players who attend the closing ceremony.

REGISTRATION

Is it a challange for you? Register yourself right now !

Entry fees: € 40 in singles and € 60 per pair in doubles.

All entries must be made through BWF Online Entry System (see the link above) and must be submitted no later than 29th August 2017 at 23:59 BWF HQ time 17:59 CET.

No late entries will be accepted.

Organizers are allowed to refuse entries if players have outstanding fees of a previous year.

Players can not be entered unless they already have a BWF ID-number. In case you wish to enter players who do not have a BWF ID-number, please contact the BWF office well in advance of the tournament, so that the players concerned can get a BWF ID-number before the closing date of the tournament.

TRANSPORT

How to reach us

Sport hall Vodova
Vodova 108
61200 Brno, Czech Republic
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Request

Competitors from abroad are requested to inform the transport manager at transport@czechbadmintonopen.com of time of arrival, flight no., etc. before arrival, according to the enclosed information.

Pick up

Transportation will be provided as a courtesy from Airport Brno/ Main Bus and Main Train Station Brno to the official hotels only.

Shuttle transport

Transport between the venue and the official tournament hotels will be arranged. The shuttle bus will run according to a time schedule.

Visa
If you need Visa please ask the Czech Badminton Federation badminton@cuscz.cz for the official invitation letter. It is advised to arrange the Visa in time.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Prometheus ***
Hudcova 367/78
Brno, 621 00
3-star hotel, distance from venue approx. 1,5 km
Special price: single room € 50, double room € 55, breakfast included
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Hotel Vista ****
Hudcova 72
Brno, 621 00
4-star hotel, distance from venue approx. 2 km
Special price: single room € 64, double room € 75, breakfast included
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A-SPORT HOTEL ***
Vodova 108
Brno, 612 00
3-star hotel, just opposite the venue
Special price: single room € 45, double room € 59, breakfast included
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Accommodation for the special price must be booked by email to opletalova@czechbadmintonopen.com.
Rooms in the official hotels must be booked no later than September 1st 2017.

Please note that there is a limited capacity within each hotel and reservations will be handled on the basis of first come, first served. Your booking email will be answered with information about hotel payment.

Lunch and dinner

It will be possible to buy lunch and dinner in the restaurants of the official hotels. A small snack-bar will be opened in the hall for players and visitors.