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Badminton Doubles

Our mixed Badminton Doubles Social League offers you the opportunity to play regular competitive weekly fixtures.

Matches will take place in Arena A & B between 3.30-5.30pm on Sundays.

All leagues are subject to NGB and government advice. Currently only outdoor sport leagues in Tier 2 are able to go ahead. More details will be shared in the new year once we no more but at this stage please express your interest so we can plan accordingly.
Badminton Doubles Rules and Regulations

1. Organisation

The league is organised and delivered by Team Surrey in partnership with University of Surrey Badminton Club. The league will be managed by the Sport Development Officer and supported by the IMS Badminton Coordinator. This officer and the coordinator will have the final say in the league.

The following rules are subject to change in line with current Government and National Governing Body Guidelines.

2. Team Details

a) Doubles league – you can enter as a pair or individually (partner wanted) and League Organiser will pair you up with someone else who is looking for a partner.

b) Pairs can be made up of same or different sex players.

c) All players are expected to register to take part in the league to enable Team Surrey to comply with Government guidance on track and trace.

d) It is the captain/lead player’s responsibility to ensure all players are registered.

e) Random spot checks will take place during the course of the league. Teams with unregistered players face removal from the league.

f) If a player from the pair cannot make the match, then they need to find a replacement or let the League Organiser know ASAP and they will help find a player to step in for that week.

g) This league is for non-BUCS players

 

3. General Rules

a) Unless stated otherwise, play will follow the BWF (Badminton World Federation) Rules in relation to doubles scoring.

b) The league will run in line with Badminton England and the government guidelines and the rule of no more than 6 in a playing bubble and adhering to social distancing.

c) Matches will be played best of 3 to 21 no setting

d) Teams will play 3 matches each week

e) Teams will play everyone in the league at least once

f) Week 1, 2, 3 & 4 – box matches

g) Week 5 – Semi-final matches

h) Week 6 – Final matches

i) Fixtures will only be rearranged due to facility clashes, if this occurs matches will be rearranged at the end of the planned league dates.

j) To be ready to start on time so please arrive 5/10 minutes early.

 

4. Fixtures

a) Fixtures will be played between 15:30-17:30 every Sunday

b) League organisers will keep a track of the scores.

5. Disputes

Disputes shall be put to the League organiser and resolved. The league organiser’s decision is final.

Any cancellations, queries or disputes are to be sent to the Sport Development Officer via playsport@surrey.ac.uk.

6. Conduct

Should a team, or players from a team, indulge in any actions that are deemed by the organisers to be detrimental to the good spirit of the league, then the organisers are entitled to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. This may include, but is not limited to, suspension of players, loss of points or exclusion from the competition. Such penalties are subject to the approval of the League Organiser, whose decision is final.

COVID-19 Rules and Measures

HYGIENE AND SAFETY MEASURES

  • Players are required to sanitise their hands prior to fixtures
  • Those sitting on team benches will be 2m or 1m+ apart with risk mitigation in place where 2m is not possible
  • Social norms including handshaking, goal celebrations, high 5’s etc. are not permitted
  • Shouting is not permitted
  • No sharing of water bottles and these should be clearly marked

 

EQUIPMENT AND KIT

Shuttle

Plastic shuttles will be used for the league which will be provided by Team Surrey and cleaned regularly between fixtures.

Rackets

Players are welcome to bring their rackets or borrow from Team Surrey which will be available for fixtures and cleaned between use.

Face Coverings

Whilst playing you are not required to wear a face covering, however you will need to wear one if entering and exiting Surrey Sports Park.

Track and Trace

It is the captain’s responsibility to ensure that a team sheet is completed specifying who is playing prior to their fixture.

In order to participate in our IMS league, each and every time all players and officials confirm that:

  • They do not have any COVID-19 symptoms – high temperature (feeling hot, feeling cold, shivers and/or feeling under the weather), a new or persistent cough, a loss of taste or smell.
  • They have not received a positive test in the last seven days.
  • They are not waiting on a Coronavirus test result.
  • That no member of your household has Covid-19 symptoms or is waiting on a test result.
  • Has not been advised by NHS test and trace that you have come into contact with an individual who has tested positive for Coronavirus.
  • To the best of your knowledge you have not been in close contact with anyone who is exhibiting Coronavirus symptoms or has tested positive.
  • They have not returned from a foreign country in the last 14 days that the UK Government requires people to quarantine on return
  • All players and officials are willing to maintain social distancing where possible and to keep themselves, fellow players and officials safe by adhering to the safety advice and guidance given.

If any of the above statements cannot be qualified, then you MUST NOT participate. By participating you are thereby confirming the above to be correct.

IMS Leagues Code of Conduct

Should a team, or players from a team, indulge in any actions that are deemed by the organisers to be detrimental to the good spirit of the league, then the organisers are entitled to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. This may include, but is not limited to, suspension of players, loss of points or exclusion from the competition. Such penalties are subject to the approval of the League Organiser, whose decision is final.

Any questions please contact playsport@surrey.ac.uk

Player Code of Conduct

  • No abusive language, offensive or threatening behaviour/gestures/actions – especially directed at another player, team, official or spectator.
  • No physical contact/actions that go beyond the rules of the sport, these leagues are fun and social opportunities so please do not intimidate others.
  • Adhere to the rules in regard to COVID set out in the regulations, ensure that you sanitise your hands as often as possible to reduce risk to you and others.
  • Do not attend if you have COVID symptoms or have been in contact with someone that has been tested positive recently as explained in the league rules and regulations.
  • Recognise the valuable contribution of officials, never argue with an official or player during a game and listen to and cooperate with officials’ decisions, their call is final.
  • Participate within the rules and regulations of the game.
  • Players must be current University of Surrey students to enter and play in the Intramural leagues.
  • Players should not use any equipment or wear anything dangerous to themselves or another player. Jewellery should be removed.
  • Recognise fair play and good performance of all, including the opposition. Welcome any new teams or players where squad capacity allows.
  • Encourage your team members to learn the rules of the game and play within them.
  • At the end of play, thank your opponents and match officials.
  • Be respectful to SSP staff and public members. If a request is made by a member of staff, make sure you follow what has been asked of you.

 

Team Code of Conduct

  • Teams should compromise of no more than 2 BUCS players as per the rules and regulations of the league to allow for fair and closely matched fixtures.
  • Teams should arrive 5/10mins before their fixture start time to allow for the smooth running of fixtures.
  • Teams must pay the upfront payment by the requested deadline to enter into the league.
  • Disputes shall be put to the league organiser and resolved. The league organiser’s decision is final.

 

Confirming agreement to this Code of Conduct on sign up to the league displays that you, as acting role as captain of your team and on behalf of the players on your team, are aware and fully understand the rules laid out above. I understand that if I or my team fail to follow the code, Team Surrey may act against me/us, which may result in sanctions including bans and suspension.

Contact Us

If you're looking to get in touch, please contact us using the below details.

01483 689111

bucs@teamsurrey.co.uk (Competition)

memberships@surreysportspark.co.uk (Membership)

playsport@teamsurrey.co.uk (Social sport)

 

Team Surrey has Personal Accident Insurance to cover students engaging in Team Surrey activities. If you would like more information, please email l.bennet@surrey.ac.uk

Address

Surrey Sports Park,
University of Surrey,
Richard Meyjes Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
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