36th United Nations Inter-Agency Games


Badminton.jpgBADMINTON- Rules (36th United Nations InterAgency Games)

The competition shall be held in accordance with the General Rules of the Games and those of the International Badminton Federation.

    1. Each team shall consist of at least six players (four men and two ladies), and of a maximum of 8 (five men and three ladies), one of whom shall act as captain.

    2. A player may not play for more than one team nor play in more than two doubles matches and one single match during each encounter.

    3. Before each encounter, the captains of the two teams shall exchange their team rosters, showing which players are scheduled for specific matches. Subsequently, no substitution shall be allowed, except if a player falls ill or is injured or fails to report for his or her scheduled match.

    4. The host organization shall provide the services of a chief umpire to record the results and to resolve any dispute that may arise. The chief umpire's decisions shall be final.

    5. The host organization shall designate an umpire for each match, and for this purpose may call upon players not involved in a match of their own.

    6. The host organization shall provide feather shuttles.

    7. The competition shall consist of one round only, and each team shall play against every other team. The host organization shall establish the schedule of encounters in accordance with paragraph 10 of the General Rules of the Games.

    8. Each encounter shall consist of 3 men's doubles matches, 1 ladies' doubles matches, 2 mixed doubles matches, and if time and the number of courts is adequate, there may also be two singles matches (one for men, one for women).

    9. Each match is decided on the basis of the best of three games, of 15 points maximum.

    10. Once a match has been scheduled, cancellation by either team shall be counted as a victory for the opposing team by default: 15-0, 15-0.

    11. The team winning the most matches during the competition shall be the winner, and the other teams shall be ranked according to the number of matches they win. In case two or more teams win the same number of matches, they shall be ranked according to the total number of games won less those lost, and if necessary, according to the total numbers of points won during the competition.

    12. At the end of each encounter, the chief umpire shall communicate the results in writing to the Control Commission, together with the match records duly signed by the team captains.


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