2020 EVENTS

BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN 2020 – CANCELLED

20 – 25 October 2020

The New Zealand Badminton Open 2020 (a HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 event) has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was the first of Olympic qualification events in 2019.

This year’s edition was postponed and rescheduled to a later date in the year in the hope that measures would have been implemented to allow events in the COVID-19 era. However, New Zealand continues to extend it’s border closures and Auckland (host city of the tournament) is currently in its second lockdown.

BWF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 – POSTPONED

28 September – 11 October 2020 | New dates: 11 – 24 January 2021

The world’s greatest junior players will descend on New Zealand, as the country was awarded the hosting rights for the 2020 BWF World Junior Championships. Previously scheduled to take place in September/October 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the Junior Mixed Team Championships (11-16 Jan) and Junior Individual Championships (18-24 Jan).

BENDIGO INTERNATIONAL 2020 – CANCELLED

17 – 20 September 2020

Following the global escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Badminton World Federation (BWF), in close consultation and consensus with Badminton Australia and Badminton Oceania have taken the necessary step to cancel the Bendigo International 2020.

SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL 2020 – CANCELLED

10 – 13 September 2020

Following the global escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Badminton World Federation (BWF), in close consultation and consensus with Badminton Australia and Badminton Oceania have taken the necessary step to cancel the Sydney International 2020

OCEANIA MASTERS IN PARADISE 2020 – POSTPONED

In light of the developing COVID-19 outbreak and recent ‘Pandemic’ prescribed by the World Health Organisation, Badminton Oceania and Badminton Cook Islands have decided to postpone the international sporting event; Oceania Masters in Paradise – 21-26 June in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

CROWN GROUP AUSTRALIAN BADMINTON OPEN 2020 – CANCELLED

2 – 7 June 2020

Following the global escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Badminton World Federation (BWF), in close consultation and consensus with Badminton Australia have taken the necessary step to cancel the CROWN GROUP Australian Open 2020.

YONEX WAIKATO INTERNATIONAL 2020 – CANCELLED

26 – 29 March 2020

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has taken the necessary step to cancel all HSBC BWF World Tour and other BWF-sanctioned tournaments from Monday 16 March until Sunday April 12.

YONEX NORTH HARBOUR INTERNATIONAL 2020 – CANCELLED

19 – 22 March 2020

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has taken the necessary step to cancel all HSBC BWF World Tour and other BWF-sanctioned tournaments from Monday 16 March until Sunday April 12.

VICTOR OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

10 – 15 February 2020 

This tournament included the Open and Junior Individual Championships, Para Badminton Championships and the Open Men’s and Women’s Team Championships (TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup qualifiers).