2021 EVENTS

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

SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL 2021

22 – 26 September 2021

The BWF International Series tournament will return to Sydney’s Olympic Park in September 2021, with $5,000 prize money. More information coming soon.

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BENDIGO INTERNATIONAL 2021

16 -19 September 2021

The BWF International Challenge tournament will come to Bendigo, Victoria for the first time in 2021, offering $15,000 in prize money. More information coming soon.

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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 (POSTPONED)

The new-look BWF Tournament Calendar 2021 sees a number of tournaments postponed from Q1 and Q2, and a handful of Grade 2 tournaments cancelled. This includes the postponement of Australian Badminton Open 2021, which was originally scheduled for 11-16 May 2021. Find out more here.

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BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN 2021 (POSTPONED)

The new-look BWF Tournament Calendar 2021 sees a number of tournaments postponed from Q1 and Q2, and a handful of Grade 2 tournaments cancelled. This includes the postponement of Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Open 2021, which was originally scheduled for 4-9 May 2021. Find out more here.

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VICTOR OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 – POSTPONED

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

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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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