2024 Badminton Calendar: A Year Packed with Thrilling Tournaments

As we enter¬† in 2024, the badminton world is buzzing with excitement. This year promises an action-packed schedule, highlighted by the Paris Olympics and a host of other prestigious tournaments. From the Malaysia Masters in January to the BWF World Tour Finals in December, badminton fans are in for a treat. Let’s dive into the 2024 badminton calendar and explore what makes this year exceptionally thrilling for shuttlers and fans alike.

The 2024 Badminton Season Overview

The Curtain Raiser: Malaysia Open

The year kicks off with the Malaysia Open, a BWF Super 1000 tournament, from January 9 to 14 in Kuala Lumpur. This event sets the stage for a year of high-level competition and is a perfect opener for the badminton season.

The Road to Paris: Olympic Qualification

A major focus for 2024 is the Paris Olympics, scheduled from July 27 to August 5. With no senior world badminton championships this year, the Olympics take center stage. Indian stars like PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will be vying for their spots at the Summer Games, with the Olympic qualification period running until April 28.

Prestigious Tournaments and Finals

The BWF World Tour Finals, the climax of the competitive season, are slated for December 11-15. But before that, the badminton calendar is packed with 31 BWF World Tour events, including the high-profile All England Championships from March 12-17.

Continental and Team Championships

Apart from the World Tour, shuttlers will compete in top-tier continental competitions like the Badminton Asia Team and Individual championships. The Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, happening in April-May, are also key highlights, especially with India defending their Thomas Cup title.

Detailed 2024 Badminton Schedule

Here’s a comprehensive look at the tournaments lined up for 2024:

Dates Tournament Category Venue
January 9-14 Malaysia Open BWF Super 1000 Kuala Lumpur
January 16-21 India Open BWF Super 750 New Delhi
January 23-28 Indonesia Masters BWF Super 500 Jakarta
January 30-February 4 Thailand Masters BWF Super 300 Bangkok
February 13-18 Badminton Asia Team Championships Continental team Shah Alam, Malaysia
February 27-March 3 German Open BWF Super 300 Mulheim
March 5-10 French Open BWF Super 750 Paris
March 12-17 Orleans Masters BWF Super 300 Orleans
March 12-17 All England Open BWF Super 1000 Birmingham
March 19-24 Swiss Open BWF Super 300 Basel
March 19-24 Ruichang China Masters BWF Super 100 Ruichang
March 26-31 Madrid Spain Masters BWF Super 300 Madrid
April 9-14 Badminton Asia Championships Continental Individual TBD
April 27-May 5 Thomas and Uber Cup Finals Grade 1 team Chengdu, China
May 14-19 Thailand Open BWF Super 500 Bangkok
May 21-26 Malaysia Masters BWF Super 500 Kuala Lumpur
May 28-June 2 Singapore Open BWF Super 750 Singapore
June 4-9 Indonesia Open BWF Super 1000 Jakarta
June 11-16 Australian Open BWF Super 500 Sydney
June 25-30 US Open BWF Super 300 TBD
July 2-7 Canada Open BWF Super 500 Calgary
July 27-August 5 Paris 2024 Olympics Grade 1 – Individual Paris
August 20-25 Japan Open BWF Super 750 Tokyo
August 27-September 1 Korea Open BWF Super 500 Seoul
August 27-September 1 Indonesia Super 100 I BWF Super 100 TBD
September 3-8 Taipei Open BWF Super 300 Taipei
September 10-15 Hong Kong Open BWF Super 500 Hong Kong
September 10-15 Vietnam Open BWF Super 100 Ho Chi Minh City
September 17-22 China Open BWF Super 1000 Changzhou
September 24-29 Indonesia Super 100 II BWF Super 100 TBD
October 1-6 Abu Dhabi Masters BWF Super 100 Abu Dhabi
October 8-13 Arctic Open BWF Super 500 Vantaa, Finland
October 15-20 Denmark Open BWF Super 750 Odense
October 15-20 Malaysia Super 100 BWF Super 100 TBD
October 29-November 3 Hylo Open BWF Super 300 Saarbrucken, Germany
November 5-10 Korea Masters BWF Super 300 Gwangju
November 12-17 Japan Masters BWF Super 500 Kumamoto
November 12-17 Kaohsiung Open BWF Super 100 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
November 19-24 China Masters BWF Super 750 Shenzhen
November 26-December 1 Syed Modi India International BWF Super 300 Lucknow
December 3-8 India Super 100 I BWF Super 100 TBD
December 10-15 India Super 100 II BWF Super 100 TBD
December 11-15 BWF World Tour Finals BWF World Tour Finals Hangzhou

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