Event Information

Event Information

Event Name U16 World Badminton Shonai Invitational 2019
Date 29th June 2019 (Saturday) – 30th June 2019 (Sunday)
Venue Komagihara General Gymnasium, Tsuruoka
Events U16 Boys Singles, Girls Singles
29th June Round Robin
30th June Tournament by Rank
Eligibility Age of 14, 13, or 12, as of January 1st, 2019 (born in 2004– 2006).
Participating Athletes
  • Foreign Countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Canada, U.S.A
  • About 2 athletes from all Japan U16 members and some from Tsuruoka
Award Gold, silver and bronze medals to top performers
Number of Courts 4 Courts (1 Main Court Planned)
Broadcast (planned) BS-TBS, TBS ,TUY Information Program
Organizer World Badminton U16 Promotion Council
Co-Organizer Tsuruoka City
Competition Supervisor World Badminton U16 Executive Committee
Supported by Japan Badminton Association, Yamagata Badminton Association, Tsuruoka Badminton Association, Yamagata Prefecture, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Yamagata Shimbun・Yamagata Broadcasting, The Shonai Nippo Press, KAHOKU SHIMPO, MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS Yamagata Bureau, The Yomiuri Shimbun Yamagata Bureau, Yamagata Television System, TV-U Yamagata, Sakuranbo Television Broadcasting Corporation
Cooperate Shonai Visitors Association, DEWA SHONAI INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE FOUNDATION
Special Sponsor Mizuno Corporation
Sponsors

・Gold Partner
Nihon Unisys, Ltd.

・Silver Partner
ANA(ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD.)

・Bronze Partners
Yamagata Bank, Ltd. ・ Shonai Bank, Ltd. ・ Tsuruoka Shinkin Bank ・ Denroku, Ltd. ・ Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. ・ The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited ・ SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. ・ YONEX CO., LTD. ・Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Media Partner Tokyo Broadcasting System Television

U16 World Badminton Shonai International Invitational 2019 Organizing Committee

Position Name Organization/Company
Chairperson Osamu Minagawa Mayor of Tsuruoka,Yamagata Prefecture
Vice-Chairperson Hisashi Saito Chairman of Tsuruoka city council
Executive Committee Chairperson Masaru Tomita Representative Director of World Badminton U16 Promotion Council
Director of Institute of Advanced Biosciences,Keio University
Tournament Director Tomotaka Ishii TBS Television
Advisors Tamisuke Watanuki President of Nippon Badminton Association
Toshiaki Endo Tokyo Olympic Games Organizing Committee Chairman
Member of the House of Representatives
Kinji Zeniya Managing Director of Nippon Badminton Association

Access

●Tsuruoka City Komagihara General Gymnasium
2-1 Komagihara-cho Tsuruoka-shi Yamagata Prefecture 997-0825

From Tsuruoka station on Ugo Main Line:
・ By car: 15 minutes
・ Bus: Shonai Bus (Heading towards “7 · Tsukue”) ”Komagihara Koenmae” bus stop + 3 minutes on foot