2017 Southern Open Championships

Welcome to the official page for the Southern Open Championships!  Athletes from all over the region will be traveling in to compete for the crown to become the Southern Open champion!  The Southern Open is a non-ranking tournament open to all types and ages of amateur badminton players.

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Tournament Information

USA Badminton membership is NOT required to participate
August 11 & 12, 2017
Various competitive divisions (Max 4 entries)
Registration is now closed
          Email the Host & Tournament Director via the email's listed below to apply for late registration.
          Late registrations will be subject to the following conditions and/or restrictions
               1) $5 late fee is currently in effect for all registrations at this point (Updated 8-8-17)
               2) No shirt guaranteed
               3) Lunch will not be provided.

8/11 Friday: 5:00pm registration, all singles events start at 5:30pm-10:00pm & 8/12 Saturday: 8:30am registration, all categories events start at 9:00am-finish.

Tournament Format: Main & Consolation Draw or Round Robin. Everyone is guaranteed at least 2 matches per event. 

View Terms and Conditions of the Southern Open.

For a printable tournament flyer to print and post, click here

Official Hotel

To book a room at the Country Inn & Suites Lookout Mountain, the official hotel partner of the Southern Open, please call them directly at (423) 825-6100 and mention the Southern Open Badminton Championships.

The hotel is offering a $109 rate with free breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi for all participants.  This rate is only good through July 28, 2017.  Book your room today!


Tournament will be held at Covenant College's Ashe Activity Center
Tournament Map

Athlete Gift(s)

One (1) paid tournament event will receive a free Southern Open t-shirt
Two (2) registered tournament events, in addition to the shirt, will receive a free lunch, of your choice, from one of our participating sponsors
Three (3) registered tournament events will be entered for a prize drawing - details to come!
Four (4) paid tournaments events will include a special discounted price for that fourth event and an additional entry for that prize drawing.

Fee Structure

  • $40 for 1st event
  • $20 for 2nd event ($60 total)
  • $15 for 3rd event ($75 total)
  • $5 for 4th event ($80 total)

Things to do in Chattanooga

Click here to see what amazing activities you can experience during your 2017 Southern Open stay!


Tournament Director - Alvin Billones
Host Sponsor - Brant Donlon