Manitoba Badminton Association – To: Sports Editors
MARK THE DATE – YONEX Canadian National Badminton Championships,
February 3 to 6, 2016
Where New Legends Are Made…
Badminton Manitoba and The Winnipeg Winter Club are proud to be hosting this year’s Canadian National Badminton Championships in Winnipeg on February 3 to 6. As one of the premiere qualifying tournaments for the National Team, spectators will have the rare opportunity to be up-close as top players battle it out for points needed to secure their place on Canada’s 2016 National Team.
More than 80 players and their coaches are participating – including 15 from Manitoba.
All five events will be contested: Men’s and Women’s Singles, Men’s and Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
A press conference / lunch reception in conjunction with the tournament is planned for:
Wednesday, February 3
Noon to 1:30 pm
Winnipeg Winter Club, Badminton Lounge
200 River Ave.
We would like to invite you or your representative to this press conference. Top players – including members of the 2012 Olympic team – will be on hand in case you wish to speak to them.
Please confirm your attendance by Monday, February 1. RSVP should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Extended tournament information will be emailed to you the week of January 22.
2016 Canadian National Badminton Championships Organizing Committee
For more information, please contact:
Executive Director, Manitoba Badminton Association
(204) 226-0813 or email@example.com