2012 Pan Am Championships Selection Information

Aug. 16, 2012, 6:08 p.m. (ET)

2012 Pan Am Championships Selection Information

1.Event Overview

  • Venue : Lima, Peru
  • XVI Pan American Badminton Championships Team Event – October 8-10, 2012
  • XVI Pan American Badminton Championships Individual Event – October 11-14, 2012

2. Selection

  • Selection for the team and Individual events will be based on the 2012 Team USA Trials document as published on October 5, 2012 (see the 2012 Team USA Trials documents)
  • Team Event – For the Team Event athletes shall be selected based on the Trials results. See the attachment below (see the 2012 Team USA Trials documents)
  • Individual Event - For the Individual Event, athletes will NOT be based the Team Trials results. (see the 2012 Team USA Trials documents)
  • Only athletes who have U.S. citizenship can represent the USA in this championship.

3. Team Event

  • Qualified players are in the process of being contacted by email.
  • Once confirmed, USAB National Office shall notify the confirmed final list of athletes by August 31, 2012 5:00PM MST 

4. Individual Event

  • Based on BPAC’s championship invitation on August 13, 2012, the invitation allows USAB to enter a maximum of: 4 Men’s Singles (4 players), 4 Women’s Singles (4 players), 2 pairs for Men’s Doubles(4 players), 2 pairs for Women’s Doubles (4 players) , 4 pairs for Mixed Doubles(8 players)
  • The Team USA Trials results will not be used to determine who may enter the PAC Individual Event. Eligibility to enter the PAC Individual Event will be determined by BWF World Rankings and then U.S. National Rankings (see attached 2012 Team USA Trial documents for more information)
  • First, slots will be made available based on the BWF world-ranking published on Thursday, August 16th, 2012
  • If slots remain, then USAB National Ranking published on USAB website on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 will be used for selecting players for the individual events.
  • Athletes who are interested to be considered the PAC Individual Event must confirm availability by Friday  August 24, 2012 5:00PM MST  by email to mohan@usabadminton.org and copied to peggy@usabadminton.org and lauren.lequire@usabadminton.org.
  • If slots still remain, they will be made available to athletes/pairs who have registered with the USAB Office on a first come first serve basis.
  • USAB National Office will notify all those who qualified by Friday August 31st, 2012.
  • Interested athletes who wish to register must be a: U.S. citizen and current USAB member of good standing.
  • Athletes who do not have a BWF ID must complete the BWF Profile form and email to the completed form in word format at the time of registration with the National Office to request for BWF ID.

for more information on 2012 Pan Am Championships CLICK HERE

for 2012 Team USA Trials ResultsCLICK HERE

for 2012 Team USA Trials Selection DocumentCLICK HERE