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Badminton T-shirts/Polos
2010 RIT Badminton T-shirt Order Form Two types:
Regular T-shirt ($10/piece)
Personalized Jersey Polo T-shirt ($30/piece)

1. Full Name:
2. RIT Email:
3. Gender:
4. T-shirt size (small/medium/large/XL, add $2 for XXL, $3 for XXXL):
5. T-shirt type: Regular T-shirt or Jersey Polo shirt
6. If you choose Jersey Polo-shirt, what number and color?
7. Comments:

- Please place the ordering latest by Saturday (10/09).
- Cash payment can be made at 6-8pm Friday (10/08) at SLC court 5, OR 4.30-6.00pm Monday (10/11) at SLC entrance by the chair facing the basketball court.

Note: Please email ritbadminton@gmail.com if you are unable to make a payment during those times.



Posted on 08 Oct 2010 by brian
2010 Rochester Open Badminton Tournament, Oct 23-24th
This year's Rochester Open Badminton Tournament will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 23rd and 24th at the University of Rochester:

VENUE:
Robert B. Goergen Athletic Center at University of Rochester
Library Road (off of Wilson Blvd.), Rochester, New York 14627
Courts A, B and C. (Nine regulation courts)

FORMAT:
ABC Drop. Minimum of two games in each event entered. IBF scoring.

SHUTTLECOCKS:
Yonex Aerosena 50 (AS50)

AWARDS:
Trophies will be awarded to finalists in all events.

FOOD/DRINKS:
Free bananas and Gatorade mix will be supplied. Water fountains on site.
Pizza will be available for purchase at the lunch hour.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
Saturday: 8:00‐8:45 a.m. Registration and warm‐up
9:00 a.m. Singles start
11:30 a.m. Doubles start
2:00 p.m. Mixed Doubles start

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Registration and warm‐up
10:00 a.m. Games resume

PRICE:
$15 for the first event, $10 for each additional event (i.e. signing up for singles and doubles)

TOURNAMENT CONTACT:
Alex Atkinson Email: uofrbadminton@gmail.com
Phone: (847)‐508‐2539

CHECK THE OFFICIAL ROBT WEBSITE FOR LODGING OPTIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION
http://sa.rochester.edu/badminton/rochester_open.html

If you are interested in participating please fill out the second page of the above form and turn it in with the appropriate registration fee at our October 8th practice between 6-8p. Thanks!

Posted on 04 Oct 2010 by brian
Welcome to Fall 2010!
Hey everyone, welcome to a new year for the RIT Badminton Club. If you are a new or returning member please fill out the email signup form if you haven't already done so to get your name on this year's email list:

Link to Form

Please note that we are introducing a new membership fee of $5/quarter which will help us to continue to provide badminton nets and both nylon and feather birdies to all badminton club members. If you would like to participate in our weekly practices beyond week 1 please bring the $5 by the end of our first weekly practice on Sept. 10th from 6-8p at Courts 4 and 5 at the Student Life Center

We will be offering RIT Badminton Club T-Shirts this quarter so stay tuned for further announcements!

Please direct any questions to ritbadminton@gmail.com or use the contact form.
Posted on 05 Sep 2010 by brian
2010 Annual RIT Badminton Tournament (Singles)
Dust off your badminton racquets, it's time for our annual badminton tournament. All participants can also opt to purchase an RIT Badminton Club T-Shirt for just $10!

Where: SLC Courts 4 & 5
When: Saturday, April 24rd, 10am - 4pm
Why: Tons of fun and cool prizes!
Cost: $10 per player


EDIT: Unfortunately we've had to cancel this year's tournament. However we're still accepting tshirt orders: Link
Posted on 02 Apr 2010 by brian
Rochester Open Completed
Last Saturday was Rochester Open, the annual Rochester badminton tournament hosted by UoR.

We won the Singles Men C-class cup!
Next year we take the B-class =D
(Female and Male... and maby some doubles!)

The following people from the Badminton Club of RIT participated:

Breandan Considine, Singles male - C
Brian Tichensky, Singles male - C
Felix Surjadjaja, Singles male - C
Jonathan Stark Holmberg, Singles male - C
Tanya Thakur, Singles female - C

Special thanks to our two freshmen participants, Tanya Thakur and Brian Tichensky, for their hard work!

Posted on 20 Oct 2009 by jxs1168
Rules of Play and other Miscelanea
Some general rules

1. A player may not touch the net with a racket or history body during play.
2. A birdie may not come to rest or be carried on the racket.
3. A birdie may hit the net on its way across during play and the rally can continue.
4. A player may not reach over the net to hit the shuttlecock.
5. A loss of serve is called a side out.

21 Point Format (Official IBF format)

- To win a match, you have to win 2 out of 3 games.
- To win a game, you have to score 21 points.
- If a score becomes 20-20, the side which scores 2 consecutive points shall win that game.
- If the score becomes 29-29, the side that scores the 30th point shall win that game.
- One service only for doubles.

Serving


Here is a short instructional video to improve your footwork.

Posted on 18 Sep 2009 by admin
RIT Orientation Club Fair
We will be present during the September 7th Club Fair in the Gordon Field House from 1pm - 4pm. Stop on by!
Posted on 01 Sep 2009 by brian
Summer practice schedule
The summer practice schedule is as follows:

When:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays | 6PM - 8PM

Where:

Student Life Center, Court 5
Posted on 11 Jun 2009 by brian
Badminton Club featured in RIT Reporters




On a Friday evening, if you navigate into the Student Life Center (SLC), you will pass four courts of basketball or volleyball with swishing racquets and zooming shuttles on the very far court. Up to 16 players at once will be crammed onto the basketball court that is covered with four badminton courts. Yet a lot of students probably don’t know that RIT has a badminton club, let alone a competitive team.
Posted on 23 Jan 2009 by admin
Badminton Tournament 1/24/2009
A friendly tournament with participants from four local badminton clubs!

When: Saturday 1/24, 7PM to 11PM
Where: RIT's SLC, courts 4 and 5
Who: The tournament will have participants from RIT, UoR, Xerox,  and Badfans. Any unaffiliated RIT students who wishes to join in may do so.
Fee: None. This ones free!

Click "read more" for full info...
(edited 01/22/2009, 1:40 AM)

Posted on 19 Jan 2009 by jxs1168
Welcome back to the Fall 08 quarter!

It's been a long hot summer but now we're ready to kick-start our second year as the RIT Badminton club with new officers, new members and more action than ever!

Posted on 10 Jan 2009 by admin
Badminton Tournament 4/19/2008

The first badminton tournament arranged by the Badminton Club of RIT will take place on Saturday, 4/19.

Posted on 10 Jan 2009 by admin
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