Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken, Germany
Men's singles: 56 + 8 qualifiers
27th September 2016 at 23:59 hrs BWF headquarters time (+08:00h GTM)
BWF is implementing the Online entry system for this tournament and we seek your cooperation to ensure all entries are submitted before the closing date. Member Associations are advise to log on to 2015 at: BITBURGER BADMINTON OPEN 2016 (http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com)
The online entry page will immediately close on 27th September 2016 at 23:59 hrs BWF headquarters time (+08:00h GMT) and you are required to submit the entries on time. Late entries will not be accepted. German Players have to send the entry to german-entries(at)badminton.de. Entries closing date for german players is: 25th September 2016
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.
30th September 2016
World Ranking Date for Seeding
06th October 2016
07th October 2016
Last Day of Withdrawal Without Penalty
09th October 2016, 11:59 PM (GMT +08:00)
11th October 2016
Ivanka Pokorny (CRO)
Federico Valdez (Per)
Team Managers' Meeting
Monday, 31st October 2016 at 19:00 hrs, Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken
Monday, 31st October 2016 at 20:00 hrs, Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken
Yonex Aerosensa 50
On request players must be available (not to exceed 1 hour in total) on the day prior to their first scheduled singles or doubles match of the tournament. At Grand Prix Gold tournament, it is a condition of entry that each player must be willing to give on-court interviews for television immediately after a match whether the match has been won or lost, and to attend a post-match press conference on request.
Organizer has the right to make photos, film material or any other image taken during events.
Written authorization for the use of any video equipment must be obtained in advance from the Bitburger Open Office, which must be clearly displayed on the cameras. Security will confiscate cameras set up in incorrect position or without a pass.