FZ Forza Irish Para Badminton Open 2019



The FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton Open 2019 will be held in National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

The event will take place between the 19th-23rd June 2019.


In 2018 the FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton Open welcomed 158 athletes from 35 nations. Across the 22 events some of our winners where as follows; Jack Shepard (England) won the MS SS6, Sun Ae Lee (Korea) won the WS WH2 & the Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5 was won by Hary Susanto / Leani Ratri Oktila (Indonesia). 


This year's Irish Para Open comes at a critical part of the 2019 Calendar. Players will be coming from around the world to compete for crucial ranking points to qualify for the Paralympics in Tokyo 2020. Due the competitions reputation growing throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Players can expect to play against the best athletes from around the world. Paralympic qualification will play a key factor in attracting non-european players to Ireland and Badminton Ireland look forward to hosting new nations to this annual competition.


Key Dates


Entry Closing Date: Tuesday 30 April 2019 (23:59 PM Kuala Lumpur time)

Withdrawal Date: 5th June 2019 (23:59 PM Kuala Lumpur time)

Entry Fee Payment Deadline: 17th May 2019

Hotel Fee Deadline: 1st June 2019  

Federations can make payments via Paypal or Bank Transfer


Competition Dates

Competition dates: 18th June to 23rd June 2019


  • 17th June before 20:00 Classification Meeting & Registration Day
  • 18th June 9:00 Player Classification
  • 19th June 9:00 Day 1 of Competition
  • 20th June 9:00 Day 2 of Competition
  • 21st June 9:00 Day 3 of Competition
  • 22nd June 9:00 Day 4 of Competition
  • 23rd June 9:00 Day 5 of Competition, Finals and Medal Ceremony


Tournament Venue: National Indoor Arena, Blanchardstown, Dublin

Tournament Hotel: Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown


All entries need to be submitted to entries@bwfbadminton.org. When entering please ensure that you add the name of the tournament you wish to enter in the subject title of the email.



Competition Venue

National Indoor Arena

The National Indoor Arena has hosted many Badminton events over the past 12 months. Most notably this venue was used for the AIG FZ Forza Irish Open 2018 as well as the FZ Irish Para-Badminton Open 2018. This venue can seat up to 1,200 people with 6 bleachers coming out to create a stadium like atmosphere.



Tournament Hotel



The 2019 FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton Open tournament hotel is closely located to the National Indoor Arena. The hotel is less than a 10 minute car journey from the competition hall and provides direct links to the airport. Athletes arriving into Dublin airport can make use of the hotel's shuttle bus service which will pick up athletes who booked their accommodation with the hotel. If you are interested in this service please contact gfarrell@badmintonireland.com. After the success of the FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton Open in June 2018, athletes and coaches should anticipate a welcome stay at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown.


Single Room - €159 (Includes transport, Bed & Breakfast)

Twin Room - €169 (Includes transport, Bed & Breakfast)

Triple Rooms/ Adapted Rooms - Available upon request







These rates include:

Transfer from airport to hotel (and return) 17th-24th June between 7am-12am each day.

Please send your transportation request forms to the transportation manager by 1st June 2019 (gfarrell@badmintonireland.com)

All hotel payments must be made by 1st June 2018.


The reserve hotel is the 3 star Travelodge Phoenix Park. To book this hotel please go through travelodge website. Prices for this hotel are subject to availability and DO NOT include transport to/from hotel to venue. 


For more information on accommodation and the event please read the tournament invitation.


Tournament Forms

Tournament Invitation


Click the links below to download the forms separately.

Irish Entry Form (return to Badminton Ireland)

Entry Form

Hotel Information Form

Visa Request Form

Flight Information Form



Competition Schedule


Click on the category 


WH1       WH2       SL3       SL4       SU5      SS6  



If you wish to enquire about the tournament hotel please contact cdoherty@badmintonireland.com.


If you wish to enquire about entries or transportation please contact gfarrell@badmintonireland.com.


Any other enquiries please call +353 (0)18393028


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