Badminton

Event:

Individual Events (5 events in total)
Men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles

Team Events (2 events in total)
Men's team event (consisting of 3 matches of singles and 2 matches of doubles)
Women's team event (consisting of 3 matches of singles and 2 matches of doubles)

Quota:

Individual Events
Each district may nominate a maximum of 2 athletes/2 pairs of athletes per event.

Team Events
Each district may nominate a maximum of 1 team (7 to 12 athletes in each team) per event.

Note: Each athlete may be nominated for 1 individual event and 1 team event at most.

Each district may nominate a maximum of 40 athletes, 720 athletes in total.

Age:

Participating athletes of all ages are welcome.

Format:

Individual Events

  • A single knock-out system shall be adopted ;
  • Top 8 athletes/pairs of athletes scoring the highest points in the Senior and Intermediate Divisions of Hong Kong Annual Badminton Championships 2018 will be named as the seeded athletes (only 4 athletes/pairs of athletes shall be named as seeded athletes if there are 16-31 athletes/pairs of athletes participating in an event);
  • Seeded athletes shall be placed into designated groups under a priority arrangement. The remaining athletes will then be placed into groups by drawing lots.

Team Events

  • A single round robin system on a group basis shall be adopted in the preliminary rounds. The 18 districts will be divided into 4 groups, with 2 groups of 4 districts and 2 groups of 5 districts ;
  • The 4 districts that secured the top 4 positions in an event of the 6th HKG will be named as the seeded teams in the same event of the 7th HKG and placed into 4 different groups. The remaining 14 districts will then be placed into the groups by drawing lots. The 2 districts that come first and second in each group will be qualified for the quarter-finals ;
  • A single knock-out system shall be adopted from the quarter-finals to the final.

2018-06-19