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ESB info 12-2023

ESB's December is full of activities. During the badminton super weekend, ESB is arranging the ESB Junior Christmas party. Right after that, we have the National Team Championships, featuring top-level domestic badminton in the following days. Both events will be held at Forever Matinkylä. Welcome to the Christmas party and to support Team ESB. Admission to the events is free. During the Christmas break, we take a rest and recharge for upcoming events.

ESB's autumn season ends on Thursday, December 21. The holiday break for the groups begins on Friday, December 22, 2023, and ends on Sunday, January 7, 2024.

During the Christmas week, the junior groups will have season-end games. Any changes will be informed separately to each group.

Training group season begins on Monday, January 8, 2024. Game groups will have access to the courts starting from Monday, January 2. ESB January camp will be held on January 2-3. The Junior Skill and Team competitions will be played on January 6.

ESB's training groups for the spring season of 2024. Players do not need to re-register for the spring groups if they have been part of the group in the autumn season. Any changes can be notified and confirmed via email to or by making changes directly in MyClub at

New players can register for the spring 2024 groups directly using the registration form on ESB's website or through MyClub:

The beginning of the year is a great time to start a new hobby. If you are interested in badminton, feel free to join and give it a try.

Important dates / changes in training times:

  • December 6: Independence Day (no training) (more information)

  • December 14: Matinlahti School closed. Practices moved to Forever.

  • December 15: ESB Junior Group Christmas party! (more information)

  • December 16: Team SM 2023 / Forever Matinkylä. Free admission!

  • December 21: Matinlahti School closed. Practices moved to Forever.

  • December 22, 2023 - January 7, 2024: Badminton groups on holiday break

  • December 24-25: Merry Christmas!

  • December 26: Kinkunsulatusturnaus (Badminton Christmas tournament) / Forever Matinkylä

  • January 1, 2024: Happy New Year 2024!

  • January 2: Playing groups (no coaching) begin

  • January 2-3: Junior players' January camp from 9 am to 2 pm (more information)

  • January 6: Skill and Junior Team competitions (more information)

  • January 8: Badminton training groups for the spring season start

ESB info will be updated as needed. More information about events can be found at and Calendar. You can also follow ESB's activities on Instagram "ESB_sulkapallo" and on Facebook: "ESB Facebook page"


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