Tournament 2024


City: Pazardzhik








                                                             Junior International Challenge Series




27 – 30 June 2024




Update 31/5: After the entry deadline, based on the number of entries, the provisional schedule was updated: 

Thursday 27/6 – 9h: R128 MS + R64 + R32 WD

Friday 28/6 – 9h: R32 MS/WS/MD/XD + R16 MD/WD/XD

Saturday 29/6 – 9h: R16 MS/WS + QF + SF

Sunday 30/6 – 10h: F


Entry list


ORGANIZER:         Pazardzhik Badminton Club

TEL: +359898700669;


VENUE:        Sport hall “Vasil Levsky” – 1500 seats, PAZARDZHIK CITY (BULGARIA)
Address: Square Vasil Levski, Pazardzhik, Bulgaria

DATES: 27 – 30 June 2024

Team manager meeting: Wednesday, June 26, 7 p. m. Hotel “Hebar”, Esperanto str.6 (150m from the sport hall)

Thursday, June 27:9.00 a.m. tournament start

Friday, June 28: 9.00 a.m.

Saturday, June 29: 9.00 a.m.

Sunday, June 30: 10.00 a.m.  finals

City Pazardzhik / BULGARIA



Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4
Round 64 Round 32 Round 16 QF SF F
MS-64 32 16 8 4 2 1
WS-64 32 16 8 4 2 1
MD-32 8 8 8 4 2 1
WD-32 16 8 4 2 1
XD-48 16 16 8 4 2 1
88 88 54 5



ENTRIES BY BWF ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM TILL: 28th May 2024 23.59 hours BWF Headquarters time (GMT -8)


ONLINE ENTRY: All entries must be made by using the BWF Online Entry System.


Compliance with General Competition Regulations Clause 7.9

GCR 7.9: “In making or authorising entries, the Member concerned is reconfirming its acceptance, and acceptance by the Players being entered, of the BWF’s regulations and Disciplinary processes.”

Players cannot be entered unless they already have a BWF ID-number. In case you wish to enter players, who do not have a BWF ID-number, please contact the BWF office well in advance of the tournament, so that the players concerned can get a BWF ID-number before the closing date of the tournament


DRAWS: will be made on 11th June 2024


  • Singles (men and women) – 45 euro per player
  • Doubles – 35 euro per player
  • Mixed doubles – 35 euro per player

The entry fees become due if a player is entered and has not been withdrawn when the entry deadline passes.

The Member that enters a player/pair into a BEC Junior Circuit tournament is responsible for paying the entry fees for that player/pair. It is recommended that the entry fees are paid by bank transfer, but the organisers can accept cash payments at tournaments. The entry fees will not be refunded in the case of a withdrawal. For all the withdrawn players the organisers can invoice the entry fee to the relevant Member.

ENTRIES: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles.

Entry Limits: MS 64, WS 64, MD 32, WD 32, XD 48


In accordance with regulation § 9.2 and § 9.3 in BWF Statutes, Section World Junior Ranking System, an event must contain at least 8 (eight) competitors in the first published version of the main draw. If the required number of competitors is not met in the first published version of the main draw, this particular event shall not count towards any ranking.

In accordance with regulation § 9.4 in BWF Statutes, Section World Junior Ranking System, an event must contain at least 1 (one) entry from a Member other than the hosting Member in the first published version of the main draw. If an event does not contain at least 1 (one) entry from a Member other than the hosting Member in the first published version of the main draw, this particular event shall not count towards any ranking.

Badminton Europe is not liable for any costs incurred by third persons (players, coaches, umpires, team managers etc.) because of an event not having enough competitors to count for the rankings.


BWF ID NUMBER Please note, as Bulgarian Junior Open Championship 2023 is a part of the World Junior Ranking we urgently need all players BWF-ID-numbers. You are kindly asked to submit the BWF-ID-number with your entries. If your player does not have an existing BWF-ID-number you have to make a request do BWF with all needed information to receive a BWF-ID-number. For more information please click:


REFEREE: Mircea Solymosi (ROU)-



WITHDRAWALS: Before the withdrawals without penalty date, please use the online entry system to withdraw players. After the withdrawal without penalty date has passed (17th July 2023 23:59 EEST), please ensure that the Organizer is informed immediately when a player has to withdraw, preferably together with the reason, to the referee (TBC),


CLOTHING/ADVERTISING: Advertising on clothing and colour of clothing shall be regulated as the Rule 13 of BEC Junior Circuit Regulation: Colour, design, lettering and advertising on clothing shall be regulated by BWF Statutes, Section 5.2.3: Junior Tournament Regulations 12 to 16. Players name on the back of the shirt is mandatory for all matches. A player violating these regulations shall be penalised by an administrative fine of 50,00 EUR. It is mandatory for the semi-finals and finals that partners in doubles wear the same colour of the T-shirt and shorts/skirts. Failing to do so shall result in an administrative fine of 50,00 EUR.




NUMBER OF COURTS: 4 Victor court mats


PLACE OF ARRİVİNG: Sport hall “Vasil Levsky” – 1500 seats, PAZARDZHIK CITY (BULGARIA), or Sofia Airport and after that transport to Pazardzhik (100km. from capital of Bulgaria – Sofia) with many comfortable buses and trains for people arriving in city of Sofia. For those persons, we will make organization to be met and orientated to city of Pazardzhik. Transport from Sofia Airport will cost EUR 40 per person both ways.


VİSAS: We will provide full visa assistance


Official website:;


Official e-mails:



We could arrange transportation for players from Sofia Airport to hotel and back. The fee would be 40 Euro per person both ways.

All requests for transportation have to be done on E-mail:


DOPING CONTROL: Doping control in badminton, in accordance with BWF Anti-Doping Regulations, is conducted out-of-competition and in-competition with the collection of urine and/or blood samples. Athletes are responsible for any substance found in their body. Before an athlete takes any medication, they should check with their doctor, and if necessary, get a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE). For more information about anti-doping, please visit the BWF website:

BADMINTON INTEGRITY: Section 2.4 of the BWF Statutes (Code on The Prevention of The Manipulation of Competitions) relates to anti-corruption and anti-match manipulation, and this code applies to all participants at this tournament. To protect the integrity of BWF sanctioned tournaments, participants are not allowed to bet in any way on badminton matches, shall respect the principle of fair play, and shall not attempt to influence the course or result of a game or match. Every person has an obligation to report to the BWF any approaches by anyone to gather inside information or to change the outcome of a match(es). For more information, please refer to BWF’s website: overview/

CONDITIONS OF PLAY: The Tournament will be played in full accordance with the laws of Badminton and the General Competition Regulations of BWF and Badminton Europe Junior Circuit Regulations.

VISAS: We will provide full visa assistance upon request. You can contact Bulgarian Badminton Federation (Antranik Kasabyan) at

INSURANCE: Any special medical treatment necessary or hospitalization due to serious illness or injury is at the players or officials, will be on own expenses.

MEDICAL SERVICES: A doctor will be present at the venue during all time of play.

PRACTICE: Practice will be available on 26 June 2024 in the main venue from 10 AM till 6 PM. Booking should be done by 21 June to

COVID-19: Please note that the tournament takes place during the turbulent Covid-19 period. Badminton Europe, Bulgarian Badminton Federation and Badminton Club Pazardzhik are not liable for any costs incurred by third persons because of a cancellation of a tournament. Should the event be cancelled with short notice by the Bulgarian authorities, due to the Covid-19 situation, beyond the control of both Badminton Europe, Bulgarian Badminton Federation and Badminton Club Pazardzhik, neither of them will be liable for any costs related to travelling or accommodation made by players / officials for this event. It is strongly recommended that all participants book flight tickets and hotel rooms with a cancellation insurance. Some national or global epidemiological restrictions might be in place in the sports hall, hotel, transport etc. If applicable, such information will be published on the official event’s website and circulated.





Hotel “Hebar” ****stars, 150 meters from sport hall

Address: Esperanto str.6

45 Euro per Person (Double room) with breakfast

45 Euro per Person (Apartment for three or four persons) with breakfast  


Hotel “Forum” *** stars, 850 meters from sport hall

Address: Stefan Karadzha str.88

38 Euro per Person (Double room) with breakfast

60 Euro per Person (Single room) with breakfast  


Hotel “Trakia”** stars, 200 meters from sport hall

Address: 1 Vazrazhdane Sq

28 Euro per person (Double room)

28 Euro per person (Triple room)

28 Euro per person (Apartment for two, three or four persons)

45 Euro per person (single room)


NOTICE: Please be informed that payment of hotel and entry fees must be made to the ORGANIZERS when players arrive in cash, in euro

Please notice, the number of rooms in each hotel is limited, but we will do our best to assist and to try to find rooms. All bookings have to be done by the accommodation form on E-mail:




M: +359 879595510    T/F: +359 2 9867781    T: +359 2 9300550

Nedelcho Kessov (Pazardzhik Badminton Club Organizer)

E-mail:   M: +359 898700669