340 (!!!) players from 40 (!!!) countries have applied 2018

https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com – Yonex Latvia International
For choosing the players/pairs the BWF World Ranking of 3rd May 2018  has been used. The seeding and the draw have been done according to the World Ranking dated 10th May 2018

Trick shots competition sponsored by Polap

0900688a80e6ed49_EKN037440_PLAYFULL_blue-silver_front_645x370The first ever badminton trick shots competition will take place in Jelgava on Friday, June 1 at 13:00 as part of the opening ceremony of Yonex Latvia International. The main prize – Full HD Video Camera Kodak PlayFull ZE1, sponsored by “Polap”, but women will receive an additional prize – Perfumery Voile Léger presented by “Dzintars”.
UT8sAHAXkpXXXagOFbXwThe trick shots competition will be broadcasted on National wide TV Sportacentrs.
Rules: a team can be from 2 to 4 people. Each team has the opportunity to take 21 shots. Wins the team with the most tricks. The trick must be productive. The same tricks cannot be repeated more than two times in a row. One umpire counts shots, two others count tricks.
The number of teams can be limited to 21. The best 3 teams from Round 1 are selected for the final.
Application deadline for the competition is 12:00 on June 1, by e-mail: yli@badminton.lv or at the tournament office. The participation fee is free of charge. Anyone can participate.

mposWe are accepting Credit Cards

We’re happy to announce that Yonex Latvia International are accepting Credit Cards also this year. Service will be provided with Smart terminal (mPOS) offerer by Swedbank.
You can pay the entry fee, hotel, airport transfer and meal vouchers by Credit card.

Presentation of European Junior Championships 2018

EJC2018European Junior Championships 2018 will take place in Tallinn Estonia from 7th to 16th of September. This is marks the first time for badminton championships to be held in the Baltics. European Junior Championships will bring together ca 300 best young players from all over Europe making it a great occasion to see the future stars who will soon compete for major international titles. The event begins with spirited and intense team competition followed by high level and entertaining matches of the individual event.
European Junior Championships will be presented to badminton fans in Latvia during the Yonex Latvian International. On Saturday 2ns and Sunday 3rd of June the organisers of EJC will introduce the event at the Yonex Latvian International hall in Jelgava. You can find more information about the championships and make your travel plans by getting to know the Fan and VIP packages for EJC visitors.
Come and watch the exciting matches of Yonex Latvia International and find the European Junior Championship stand in Jelgava City Sport Hall.

>>> Winners of Yonex Latvia International 2017
>>> Winners of Yonex Latvia International 2016
>>> Winners of Yonex Rīga International 2015
>>> Winners of Yonex Rīga International 2014