Will there be a ballot for tickets? No. Tickets will be made available for sale in two phases. The first release will be available from our general ticket sale date - 6 June 2016 (or 23 May 2016 via our priority access pre-sale). A second release of tickets will be available later in 2016.
Can I purchase tickets in person? Yes, tickets can be purchased from the Glasgow Life Tickets box office. There are two box offices, One is located at the Glasgow Royals Concert Hall Box Office, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY (Monday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm) another is located at City Halls & Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ (Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 6pm).
Can I buy a season pass for all sessions at the World Championships? Yes, you can please visit our Ticket offer section for full details .
How do I book tickets for the Accessible Areas of the Arena? Tickets for accessible areas of the venue are not available to buy online and can instead be purchased over the phone or in person at the venue box office where an advisor can personally ensure that the seats purchased are suitable dependent on individual needs. Those who wish to purchase tickets for the accessible areas may do so over the phone on 0141 353 8000 or in person at the Glasgow Life box Offices.
What payment methods are accepted? Most major Credit and Debit cards (including Visa, Delta, Electron, Maestro, MasterCard and Solo) can be used for tickets purchased online and in person. Cash will also be accepted for tickets bought in person at the venue box office.
Do children under 2 years of age require a ticket? No. Children under the age of 2 years at the time of the event are considered 'babes in arms'.They do not require a ticket and will not be allocated a seat. They must sit on the lap of an adult. Children over the aged 2 years or older at the time of the event require their own ticket and seat.
Can I buy tickets for multiple sessions in the same transaction? Yes, you can buy tickets for as many sessions as you would like to attend, with both preliminaries and finals session tickets available.
I live outwith the UK. Will my tickets be posted? All customers outwith the UK will be required to collect their tickets at the venue box office and tickets will not be posted overseas.
If I purchase tickets and then cannot attend the event, can I get a refund? Tickets sold are non-refundable and non-transferable. Refunds cannot be issued unless the event is cancelled or re-scheduled.
Can I swap my tickets for another session? Unfortunately not. Tickets are available for each competition session during both the qualifiers and finals and are valid only for the session purchased. They are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Where can I view a seating plan? Full details of arena seating layout can be viewed here.
If I am successful in securing a volunteer position at the event, will I be entitled to free or discounted tickets? Unfortunately not. Although you won't be entitled to any special discounts if you are successful, you will have a key role in one of the world's largest events as it takes place in Scotland. A very unique opportunity indeed!
What happens if I have tickets for a session during which I am expected to volunteer? We would ask you to prioritise your commitments as a volunteer which means it's possible you could find yourself with tickets you are unable to use. As event organisers we would try our best to avoid this situation however there are no guarantees.
When will I receive my tickets? If you have selected postal delivery your tickets will be dispatched 21 days before the event. If you have selected Box Office collection, you will be able to collect your tickets from 10 days before the event at the Glasgow City Halls or Glasgow Concert Hall box office. You can also collect your tickets from the Emirates Arena at the time of event.
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For what purposes may your personal data be used?
Information you provide on this registration page will be used by Glasgow Life* and Badminton Scotland to provide you with the email alert service. This will enable us to send you information about sports events, new offers, services and competitions electronically.
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Terms and Conditions
This competition begins at 11am on Thursday 9th March 2017 and ends at 5pm (BST) on Sunday 12th March 2017. Entries received after this deadline will not be accepted.
Entrants must be 16 years of age or older on the day the competition closes to enter.
One entry is permitted per person; multiple entries from one account will be considered ineligible. The use of multiple accounts to submit entries is not permitted.
One winner will be selected at random from all eligible submissions received by the deadline. Winners will be selected within three days of the competition closing.
The winner will receive a pair of season tickets. The tickets will be allocated at random to the winner, no special requests or substitutions will be granted.
No responsibility will be taken by Glasgow Life for entries which, for technical or other reasons are not entered correctly or lost.
By entering the competition the winner will be deemed to have given their permission to receive e-mail communications regarding the 2017 TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships from Glasgow Life, unless they have stated otherwise.
The selected winner will be contacted by the competition organisers by the end of March 2017. In the unlikely event, that after reasonable efforts, the organiser is unable to contact a winner, the prize will be withdrawn and a reserve winner will be drawn. The reserve winner will be notified and if the reserve winner cannot be contacted the prize will be withdrawn.
Tickets will be available to collect / or will be posted two weeks out from the event date.
The competition organiser’s decision is final.
There is no cash alternative and the prize is not transferable.
The competition organiser reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal or greater value.
The competition organiser is Glasgow Life. Glasgow Life is an operating name of Culture and Sport Glasgow (“CSG”). CSG is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland with company number SC313851 and having its registered office at 220 High Street, Glasgow G4 0QW. CSG is registered as a charity with the office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (No SC037844). It operates and carries out its activities under the name Glasgow Life.