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16th Taiwan Open International Woodball Championship 2011 Post date: 2011-08-25
.Date : 10/9~10/14 2011
.Host : Chinese Taipei Woodball Association
.Venue :
Taipei Stadium
Events Details :

16th Taiwan Open International Woodball Championship 20 11

 

Rules and Regulations

 

1. Steering Unit:

International Woodball Federation (IWbF)

Asian Woodball Federation (AWbF)

Sports Affairs Council of Executive Yuan (SAC)

2. Host:

Chinese Taipei Woodball Association (CTWA)

3. Assisted by :

Grand Garden Sports Recreation Co., Ltd .

4. Sponsor:

Weng Lu Shou Sports Foundation

5. Date:

9 October – 14 October 2011

6. Venue:

Taipei Track & Field Stadium, Taipei City

7. Types of Competition:

1) Stroke Competition:

I.               Singles: Men and Women

II.             Doubles: Men and Women

III.            Teams: Men and Women

2) Fairway Competition:

I.               Singles: Men and Women

II.             Doubles: Men and Women

III.            Teams: Men and Women

8. Competition Rules:

1) 
The Championship will be run in accordance with the latest 2008 IWbF enacted Woodball Rules with the details of the Rules to be explained at team leader meeting.

 

2) Only designated brand named ‘Hui King’ Woodball equipment marked with the symbol         

which conforms to the IWbF specifications is accepted to be used during the   Championship.

3) Competition System:

I.          Stroke Competition:

i.  Singles Preliminary:

After players complete the preliminary competition of 12 fairways, the sum of strokes of each player will be the Preliminary score.

ii.  Singles Semi-Final:

The top half players of men and women from Preliminary will be eligible to play in the Semi-Final, another 12-fairway round. (If 2 or more players have the same scores within the last qualified quotas, they will all be eligible for the Semi-Final.)

iii. Singles Final:

The top 18 players of men and women from Semi-Final will be eligible to play in the Final, a third 12-fairway round. The sum strokes of 36 fairways from Preliminary, Semi-Final and the Final will be added up for the eligibility of the winner. Any player who scores the least strokes is the winner.

iv.   Doubles Preliminary:

The Double Events, players take turns in striking the ball. Male or Female players who’s names listed first on the registration roster should strike first in the odd-numbered fairways, and the other players should strike first in the even-numbered fairways. After completing the competition of 12 fairways, the sum of the strokes will be the Doubles Preliminary score.

v.   Doubles Final:

Top 12 pairs in the Doubles Preliminary will qualify for the Doubles Final, which includes an additional 12 fairways competition. The final score is the strokes sum of the Preliminary 12 fairways and Final 12 fairways – total 24

fairways. Any pair who scores the least strokes is the winner. Order of taking turns in striking will be the same methods as in the Preliminary.

vi.   Teams:

Each team consists of 4 players for the Team Event. The sum of the players’ scores of the Stroke Preliminary Competition of 12 fairways will be counted as the team score. The team which has the least number of strokes is the winning team.

vii.   Tie for Singles/Doubles/Teams Events:     

For Singles/Doubles Events, in case there are 2 or more players/pairs secured the same strokes, whoever has the most of the least stroke fairways among last 12 fairways is the winner. Accordingly, result shall be evaluated in the same manner. For Teams Events, in case 2 or more teams secure the same strokes, any team with player that has the least strokes of the 12 fairways is the winner. If there is still a tie, then any team with player that has the second least stokes is the winner. Accordingly, results shall be evaluated in the same manner.  If the result is still the same, the Organizing Committee will construct alternate methods to decide the winner.

II.        Fairway Competition:

i   Competition Format:

The player who scores the least strokes in each fairway will be the winner of the fairway. A tie is counted when both score the same number of strokes. Anyone leads by a number of winning fairways greater than the number of fairways remaining to be played is the winner, and the competition is finished

          ii     Singles:

Players will compete in single-elimination. The Organizing Committee should determine the order of play by drawing lots. Each group consists of 2 players and will play from the appointed 1st to the 12th fairway.

iii.  Doubles:

Players will compete in single-elimination. The Organizing Committee should determine the order of play by drawing lots. Each group consists of 2 players and will play from the appointed 1st to the 12th fairway. Male or Female

Doubles players whose names listed first on the registration roster should strike first in the odd-numbered fairways, and the other players should strike first in the even-numbered fairways.

iv.   Teams:

Teams will compete in the round-robin competition, where teams of 4 players will compete in the order of Singles, Doubles, and Singles (as the‘3-point’) for each round. Every player is not allowed to play more than once (more than one point) for each round. Each team are required to participate in the first ‘2 point’. Any team that accumulates a 2-point lead wins the competition, and the competition is finished.

Competition will not be held when only one team registered; when 2 teams registered, the winning team shall be the team who has won 2 out of 3 games; round-robin competition shall be applied for 3 to 5 teams; if 6-11 teams entered, the teams are first divided into 2 groups to compete in round-robin competition, and then the best 2 teams from each group will compete for the final single-elimination; as for 12 teams or more competing, teams are first divided into 4 groups to play the round-robin competition, then each group shall select the first 2 teams and then compete in the final single-elimination.

v.  Striking Order:

In Fairway Competitions, no matter if the ball stops on the gate area or fairway, the player/pair with ball which stops further from the gate shall hit first.

vi.  Tie for Fairway Events:

When both players/pairs score are tie after completing any 12 fairways competition, players/pairs will play sudden death and compete from the 1st fairway to the next, whoever first wins the fairway is the winner, and the competition is finished.

4) Scores Record:

I.          Players in the same group will take turns to score for each other, and this method shall be applied to all events unless stated otherwise. The Organizing Committee will only appoint referees to patrol between fairways. 

II.        In events listed below, the Organizing Committee will appoint referees to carry out the scoring duty:

i.           Stroke Competition Finals

ii.    Fairway Competition Championship Matches

5) The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the competition program according to the actual situation in the competition. There is no right for each team to bring up any opinion.

6) The singles scores of the female players who registered in the men’s team stroke competition will also be counted as the score for men’s singles stroke.

9. Prizes:

1) Competitions:

I.          Prizes will be determined based on the number of registered participants.

                                             i.                 1 player/team will be awarded when 3 or less players/teams registered.

                                           ii.                 2 players/teams will be awarded when 4 to 5 players/teams registered.

                                          iii.                 3 players/teams will be awarded when 6 to 7 players/teams registered.

                                          iv.                 4 players/teams will be awarded when 8 to 9 players/teams registered.

                                            v.                 5 players/teams will be awarded when 10 to 11 players/ teams registered.

                                          vi.                 6 players/teams will be awarded when 12 to 13 players/teams registered.

                                         vii.                 7 players/teams will be awarded when 14 to 15 players/teams registered.

                                       viii.                 8 players/teams will be awarded when 16 or more players/teams registered.

II.        Winners of Single and Double events will be awarded a certificate and a medal.

Winners of Team events will be awarded a certificate, a medal and a trophy.

2) Gate -in-One:

Applicable to all Singles Stroke events, whoever hits the ball through the gate (2 gates appointed by the Organizing Committee, 2 Gate-in-One prizes at USD 1,000 in total) by 1 stroke will be awarded medal and cash award of USD 500. If there is more than 1 winner, the prizes will be shared equally among all winners. (The scores of Final Competition will not be taken into account)   

According to the regulation of Income Tax Act. of Republic of China / Taiwan , the

standards of withholding rates for various incomes, Article 2: Where a taxpayer is an individual residing within the territory of the Republic of China / Taiwan …. And rule 7: For prizes or payment from contests and games won by chance, 10% of the full payment is withheld. Article 3: Where a taxpayer is an individual not residing within the territory of the Republic of China / Taiwan …. Rule7: For prizes or payment from contest and games won by chance, 20% of the full amount is withheld.

3) International Tour Championship Ranking:

        Singles Stroke Competition, the top 30 male and female players will receive points calculated based on the rules of the International Tour Woodball Championship, and the points will be accumulated with other winning points.

10. Entry:

1) Please submit the Registration Form, Participation Form, Registration Fee, Participation Fee, and photos of participants to the Organizing Committee before 10 September 20 11 .

2) Each player can register to participate in 2 events.

11. Transportation:

The Organizing Committee will provide transportation between Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and the Athlete’s Village in Taipei upon arrival and departure of the delegations and l ocal transportation during the Championship, as well as escort when necessary.  

The airport-city shuttle provided by the OC will be 2 trips for each country. Additional fare will be required for extra trips.                                                                                                        

12. Delegation's Flag:

For the purpose of opening and closing ceremonies, participating delegations are requested to present 2 flags officially registered with the IWbF.

13. Financial Conditions:

1) Registration Fee: Each participant (including all team staff) is required to pay USD 1 5 (USD 5 will be paid to the Asian Woodball Federation for sanction fee)  

2) Participation Fee:

I.          Stroke Competition:

i.          USD 4 0 per participant for Singles Competition.

ii.        USD 4 0 per pair for Doubles Competition.

II.        Fairway Competition:

i   USD 30 per participant for S ingles competition .

ii   USD 4 0 per pair for Doubles Competition. 

iii.  USD 8 0 per team for Team Competition.

(each nation is allowed to register only 1 Male and 1 Female team, and each team is only allowed to consist of 4-6 players).

3) Accommodation and Local Transportation Fee:

Accommodation and local transportation fee is USD 50 per person per night. For 6 days / 5 nights, each participant is required to pay USD 250. All rooms are double rooms. Request of a single room, the accommodation will be USD 90 per person per night.

(Organizing Committee will not be responsible for extra accommodation and transportation expenses for any extending of staying in Taiwan before or after the competition. Nevertheless the players of the host country will be responsible for all accommodation and transportation of themselves at all time.)

14. Arbitration

1)  Any protest or appeal should be brought up officially within 30 minutes after each game.

2)  Appeal letter shall be signed by the team leader and submitted to the Organizing

Committee with a USD100 arbitration fee.

3)  Upon receiving the appeal letter, Organizing Committee will arrange the Protest

4)  Committee Meeting to resolve the dispute in accordance with the Woodball Rules and

regulations within 30 minutes. Should there be any unclear matter; Protest Committee decision will be final.

5)  Arbitration fee will be returned if the appeal is accepted; otherwise arbitration fee will be

       forfeited.

 

   

 

Organizing Committee

16th Taiwan Open International Woodball Championship 2011

Address: No.37, Lane99, Kang-Ning Road Sec.3, 11485 Taipei , Taiwan

Tel : +886-2-2631-8761

Fax: +886-2-2631-8763

Email: Woodball@seed.net.tw

http://www.woodball.org.tw



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