THE junior badminton event
in Finland for all competitive juniors
FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2021
U19 level tournament, part of Badminton Europe Junior Circuit, Junior International Series
BWF will award World Junior Ranking Points to the FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2021.
Follow the BWF Tournament Software
for entries, draws and schedule.
FZ FORZA Finnish YOUTH 2021
International tournament for U11, U13, U15 and U17 classes. We’ve now added a less official U9 class for the youngest ones desiring to get their part of the great tournament spirit.
Finnish players to use the
Badminton Finland Tournament Software site for the entries. Foreign players to register by email, see below.
The draw and schedule (U19) are now published:
Note about drinking water: We have in Finland the best tap water in the world. It is so good that we have companies bottling it here and exporting all over world. Please, bring your own drinking bottles to enjoy it!
The entry list for the FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2021 has been published and is available at BWF Tournament Software site - for selecting the players/pairs the BWF Junior Rankings from 2021-01-01 (January 1st) has been used. All the withdrawal requests before the withdrawal deadline (2021-10-11), should be done by using the online entry system. The entry lists will then be updated online accordingly.
The tournament takes three days. We will setup the hall on Thursday evening 20:00 onward, and aim to start the U19 matches on Friday at 12:30 and the Youth classes at 11:00. The last matches should finish by 15:00 on Sunday.
Otaranta 6, 02150 Espoo, Finland (See in Google Maps) — this is the same tournament hall as in 2017-2019 events. It provides 5 elite level courts on the main arena, and 8+5 courts on other parts of the hall.
Tel: +358 20 1234 700 / individual room reservations
Remember to mention the reservation code "FJ2021"
About the Event
Before the COVID cancelled our 2020 this event had acquired increasing popularity: in 2018 there were 350 and in 2019 total of 370 players participated in either the Junior or Youth level classes. There’s been regularly over 220 international players coming from nearby European countries, Russia, India and even Peru!
Our concept consists of one big 18-courts sports arena right next to the tournament hotel and Helsinki/Otaniemi metro station. It creates a badminton-family friendly setup to spend three magnificent days with junior badminton.