2011 Grand Prix
There are two levels of Grand Prix Events – Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. These are individual events.
World Grand Prix Events have singles (men / women) and doubles (men / women / mixed) competitions and are open to all badminton players who are members of their respective national associations affiliated to the BWF.
Grand Prix tournaments are Level 3 events, one below Super Series. The highest level of Grand Prix event is the Grand Prix Gold with a prize pool of US$120,000 minimum. and Grand Prix with US$50,000 minimum. All Grand Prix events offer ranking points to players according to the classification of each tournament.
In 2011 there have been significant increase in Grand Prix Gold tournaments. 11 Grand Prix Gold and 5 Grand Prix tournaments with total prize money of USD1,570,000 were to be hosted in such diverse places as Macau, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, the USA , Canada and the Netherlands.
2011 Grand Prix Tournaments