Fort McMurray, Canada to host the 2020 Yonex International Challenge
October 11, 2019
Badminton Canada and Badminton Alberta are pleased to announce Fort McMurray, Alberta as hosts for the 2020 Yonex Canadian International Challenge! The event will take place from 31 March to 5 April 2020.
The event is hosted over 6 days, attracting teams and players from around the world. This international competition will feature some of the best in the sport in each discipline: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.
With the Toyko 2020 Olympic Games fast approaching, the tournament will be one of the last in the Olympic qualifying period; giving athletes one last opportunity to secure their spot for the Games!
“We are very excited to welcome the world to beautiful Fort McMurray, Canada for the 2020 Interntional Challenge” said Mike Luck, Event & Communications Manager. “Competition in the final weeks of the Olympic qualifying period will set the stage for some great performances.”
Hosting international events would not be possible without the support of our government and sport partners.
“Thank you to Yonex Canada, City of Fort Mac, and Badminton Alberta for their support in this event” said Joe Morissette, Executive Director at Badminton Canada. “Hosting an event in the final weeks of the Olympic qualifying period is sure to have some great play, and we are excited to welcome the world to Canada.”