Frequently Asked Questions

General

Have I come to the right place to see questions posed using the Contact Us form or Facebook regarding information that the organizers stupidly failed to provide elsewhere?

Yes

 

Is there somewhere that I can download a poster advertising the tournament?

Yes you can! Follow this link to download a compressed PDF version of the tournament poster.

Are we still able to edit entries?

Player pairings are now complete and the draws are published on-line.  No further changes are permitted.

Practice Time

Is there time set aside for practicing before the tournament?

Yes:

  • VRC 12:00 - 6:00 pm Sunday, April 22
  • VLTBC 12:00 - 6:00 pm Sunday, April 22  (Remember: white clothing)

Social

Is there a possibility to only purchase a dinner ticket for the Closing Banquet on Saturday, April 28?

Please choose Social from the top menu to get the latest information on social events and available tickets. 

Travel

Will there be transportation to the hotel from the the airport?

Sorry no, the hotel does not have a shuttle service to or from the airport. There is a rapid transit option that leaves from the airport and has a stop within three blocks of the hotel (YVR-Airport Station to Broadway-City Hall Station). Please see the TransLink / Canada Line site for more details. Taxis are also available; the hotel has advised that the standard rate is $30 though this may vary dependent on number of passengers and items of luggage.

How do I take advantage of the new WestJet and Badminton Canada partnership?

Badminton Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with WestJet Airlines which takes effect immediately. Badminton Canada has been able to secure on behalf of the Canadian Badminton Community discounted airfares for all National and International events occurring in Canada between January 1, 2018 and July 1st, 2018 (full list below). WestJet is offering participants at Badminton Canada events 10% off their economy fares and 15% off base fares. These are the fares posted on the WestJet website at the time of the booking - www.westjet.com . Badminton Canada and WestJet are working together on extending this partnership after July1st, 2018 and we hope this becomes a standard service to the Canadian Badminton Community for the foreseeable future.

In order to access the discount Canadian Badminton Community members will be required to use the following coupon code – XQWXAWI - when booking their flight online at www.westjet.com. If you have questions about how to complete a booking with the discount code, please check out WestJet’s frequently asked questions page. For more information on WestJet, please visit www.westjet.com . For more information on Badminton Canada, please visit www.badminton.ca

 

Are there any deals available on rental cars?

Badminton Canada has just announced a partnership with Enterprise Holdings Inc. Follow this link for more details or visit Badminton Canada at www.badminton.ca.

Hotel

Will there be transportation to the venues from the hotel?

Yes, there will be shuttles from the tournament hotel to the venues and back each day.  We will also have transportation to the social events.

Will breakfast be included in the hotel rate?

No, breakfast is not included. There is a restaurant in the hotel and there are lots of eateries close by on Broadway.


We will do our best to add more more feedback to questions as we receive them.