TRANS-TASMAN CHALLENGE 2022
1 – 2 October 2022
A brand new initiative for 2022, the Trans-Tasman Challenge will bring together the top under-19 players from Australia and New Zealand for a mixed team tournament.
Four male and four female players from each country will compete in three test matches over the two days, using a Sudirman Cup format: 1 x men’s singles, 1 x women’s singles, 1 x men’s doubles, 1 x women’s doubles and 1 x mixed doubles.
The inaugural event will take place in Australia at BadmintonWorx Yennora Stadium in New South Wales.
The tournament is linked to Tier 1 of Badminton Oceania’s Player Development programme, which aims to develop players to an international standard and give them experience to train with and compete with top level badminton nations with the goal of looking ahead towards Youth Olympic Game, Pacific Games and Commonwealth Games. Moreover, to create role models within countries to push the game to a higher level and inspire junior players to strive for success.
You can follow the results of the tournament or watch on the live stream via the links below.