FZ FORZA Finnish Junior & Youth 2019

These junior badminton tournaments have acquired increasing popularity: in 2018 there were 350 players from 15 different countries participating including Belgium, Czech, England, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Peru, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.

On October 25-27 there will be again the two tournaments:

FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2019
U19 level tournament, being a part of Badminton Europe Junior Circuit 2019, Junior International Series

FZ FORZA Finnish Youth 2019
International tournament for U11, U13, U15 and U17 classes.
BE has listed the U15 part of the tournament to be counted into seeding points for EC2020

FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2019
Part of Badminton Europe Junior Circuit 2019, Junior International Series event tournament (U19)

VENUE: Otahalli

Otaranta 6, 02150 Espoo, Finland — this is the same tournament hall as in 2017 and 2018 events. It provides 5 elite level courts on the main arena, and 8+5 courts on other parts of the hall.

DATE: 25.-27.10.2019

The tournament takes three days. We will setup the hall on Thursday evening 20:00 onward, and aim aim to start the U19 matches on Friday at 12:30 and the Youth classes from 11:00. The last matches should finish around 15:00 on Sunday.


Organizer: Espoon Sulkapallo-Badminton ry (ESB) & Badminton Finland
Tournament Manager: Mr. Ville Valorinta, tel. +358 40 565 5412
e-mail: finnishjunior2019@gmail.com


We are pleased to announce that the official tournament hotel is right next to the tournament venue! See more behind Official Forms & Deadlines HERE and remember to make the reservation early enough.


Deadlines and the official forms for registrations and bookings.

Pre-book your meals before October the 18th! Read the instructions here.

Remember to send your transportation requests before October the 18th.

NOTE: Player name in the back of the shirt is mandatory in FJ2019 tournament!


Finnish Junior 2019 entry is closed.  115 players comes from  from India, Germany, Estonia, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, England, Scotland, Czech Republic and Finland. Welcome!

Finnish Youth 2019 entry is closed. 265 players from England, Sweden, Scotland, Peru, Russia, Iceland, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Estonia, Czech Republic and Finland. Welcome!


  • 2019-10-21: Finnish Youth 2019 Draw and schedule is published! Find the link under.

  • 2019-10-18: Finnish Youth 2019 Draw was made on The 17.10.
    The draw and schedule will be published together on Sunday or Monday and can then be found here http://badmintonfinland.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/players.aspx?id=853E5FF4-2907-436A-B4EE-99804D6F7BDD

  • 2019-10-11: FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2019 draw is published and is available at http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=DC1B4301-4486-4E6E-99D2-685C7393F80A
  • NOTE: Player name in the back of the shirt is mandatory in FJ2019 
  • 2019-09-27: The entry list for the FZ FORZA Finnish Junior 2019 has been published and is available at https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/acceptancelist.aspx?id=DC1B4301-4486-4E6E-99D2-685C7393F80A. For selecting the players/pairs the BWF Junior Rankings from 24/09/2019 has been used. All withdrawals before withdrawal deadline October the 7th, need to be done by associations via online entry system in order to get entry lists updated online accordingly.
  • 2019-09-18: Meal menu published. Remember to make the pre-order before Oct 18!
  • 2019-09-04: Following the entry deadline Finnish Junior 2019, the provisional schedule was changed:
    – 25/10: R64 MS & WS + all R32 (starting at 12h)
    – 26/10: all R16 + all QF (starting at 9h)
    – 27/10: all SF + all finals (starting at 9h)
  • 2019-03-23: Facebook Event created. Mark yourself into the FB event and be part of a lottery for FZ FORZA products! Link to the even there: https://www.facebook.com/events/2255291767866993/
  • 2019-01-10: Badminton Europe has listed the U15 part of the Finnish Youth tournament to be counted into the seeding points for European Championships 2020 (EC2020)! This is great news, and we’ll expect a good representation of international players to this class.
  • 2019-01-07: We are happy to inform that our badminton club will arrange also this year the FZ FORZA FINNISH JUNIOR & YOUTH tournaments!
  • 2019-01-01: Many media contents available from previous year’s tournaments on ESB Facebook, follow us there! https://www.facebook.com/espoonsulkapallo/
  • 2019-01-01: Through back to 2018 tournament — photos taken by Esa Lahtinen, here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Knzs2gjTTxJERLnn8 (these are free to use, just photo credit Esa Lahtinen when using)