FZ FORZA Finnish Junior & Youth 2019

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

2019 Event Is Over, Welcome Back in 2020!

PHOTO ALBUM: This is a dynamic album that gets all the pictures from the event, from construction to games, and finally to ramp-down https://photos.app.goo.gl/uvm4zRrVBYi3DzFL7

YouTube: All streamed videos can be found from YouTube under ”Coup4” channel.

FACEBOOK: Do you like the tournament? Do you consider participating next year? Go to Facebook and like our new page there, and you’ll be among the first ones to hear about the next tournament!

Finnish Youth 2019 Results: http://badmintonfinland.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/players.aspx?id=853E5FF4-2907-436A-B4EE-99804D6F7BDD

Finnish Junior 2019 Results:

EAT WITH STYLE! Restaurant Fat Lizard sponsors the Finnish Junior & Youth tournament. While you’re visiting Otahalli in Otaniemi, be sure to check their world famous pizza. We suggest to make a table reservation if you’re going to have dinner there: http://ravintolafatlizard.fi

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

More contact information on page Officials and other contacts


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!

OBS! If you have not yet paid entry fees and preordered transportation and meals via bank transfer, remember to pay all in cash at tournament info desk!


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!

News History

2019-10-24: Training courts are available for all countries, without extra fee, no reservations:
-Thursday 12:00-14:00 / Courts 1-4
-Thursday 21:00-22:00 / Courts 1-8
-Thursday 22:00-23:00 / Courts 1-8, 9-13
-Friday 07:00-10:00 / Courts 1-8 and 14-17
Warming up courts:
-Friday 10:00-10:45 / Courts 1-8, 9-13, 14-17

2019-10-24: NOTE: Player name in the back of the shirt is mandatory in FJ2019 U19 tournament!

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)