2021 EVENTS

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2021 YONEX AUSTRALIAN COMBINED NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 September – 2 October 2021

Following on from the 2021 YONEX Australia Bendigo International, Badminton Australia is pleased to announce the 2021 YONEX Australian Combined National Championships. The event will also be taking place at the Eaglehawk Badminton Stadium, combining the individual championships for Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 age groups. The junior events are open to junior players from Oceania.

Ryan Venpin and Majan Almazan, Australia. Photo credit: Luis Veniegra Photography

SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL 2021 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the tournament calendar and it is not currently feasible for the tournaments to go ahead at this time.

This event was scheduled for 22 – 26 September 2021

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2021 YONEX AUSTRALIAN BENDIGO INVITATIONAL

16 -19 September 2021

Badminton Australia is delighted to announce the Australian Bendigo Invitational, taking place at the Bendigo Eaglehawk Badminton Association.

The event replaces the Bendigo International 2021 which was not able to run due to Australian border restrictions. The results from this event will assist national selectors select athlete to the Badminton Australia national senior program that is a prerequisite to being selected into Australian national teams.

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BENDIGO INTERNATIONAL 2021 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the tournament calendar and it is not currently feasible for the tournaments to go ahead at this time.

This event was scheduled for 16 -19 September 2021

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TOKYO 2020 PARALYMPIC GAMES 

New dates: 24 August – 5 September 2021

Previously scheduled to take place in August/September 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Para badminton will be part of the Paralympic programme for the first time ever in the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.

Tokyo 2020 Oly

TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

New dates: 23 July – 8 August 2021

Previously scheduled to take place in July/August 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AUSTRALIAN BADMINTON OPEN 2021 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the tournament calendar and it is not currently feasible for the tournaments to go ahead at this time.

This event was scheduled for 11-16 May 2021.

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BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN 2021 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the tournament calendar and it is not currently feasible for the tournaments to go ahead at this time.

This event was scheduled for 4-9 May 2021.

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VICTOR OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 – CANCELLED

The VICTOR Oceania Championships 2021 was set to combine the biggest elements of the Continental Championships, bringing together the region’s top junior and open players under one roof for the open and junior individual and mixed team events. However, the tournament has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW DATES TBC

World Junior Championships 2019

BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 – CANCELLED

The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty around this, left BWF and Badminton New Zealand no choice but to cancel the Championships. With the host for the next edition already in place for later in 2021, and the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation expected to stretch into next year, postponement was not an option.

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