Key Information and Date Lines:
- Online Entry Closing Date: 30 September 2014, 23.59 hours BWF headquarters time (+08.00 hours GMT). You are required to submit the entries on time and late entries will not be accepted.
- To submit entries online, Member Associations are advised to log onto the site for the Bitburger Badminton Open 2014 at: http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=6C6A8325-63B2-45E6-AB03-D92A5B77B300.
- A username and password is required to submit the entries and this can be obtained from BWF. Please contact R. Shanmugan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To search for your players please click on the following link (click here). This link is specially created to allow Member Associations to find their Players BWF ID numbers.
- World Ranking Date for Main & Qualifying List: 2 October 2014
- Publish MQ report: 3 October 2014
- Seeding Date: 9 October 2014
- Publish Seeding report: 10 October 2014
- Last Date of Withdrawal without penalty: 12 October 2014
- Draw Date: 14 October 2014, Time 1500hrs, BWF headquarters time
Team Managers and Technical Officials Meeting:
- Team Managers meeting: Monday 27 October. Venue: Saarlandhalle. Time: 19:00 hrs.
- Technical Officials Meeting: Monday 27 October. Venue: Saarlandhalle. Time: 20:00 hrs.
"It is compulsory that all team managers must attend the team managers meeting. Failing to attend the meeting they are liable to be fined as per regulation Part III Section 1B, Appendix 11 “Offences and Penalties”. Member Associations can make a request someone to represent them at the meeting as long as the Referee knows in advance that is acceptable".