Registration Carlton International Youth Tournament 2021 opened!

After a year’s absence due to the corona crisis, we would like to invite everyone to register for the 2021 edition of the Carlton International Youth Tournament.

What is special about his year is that U17 has become part of the BEC U17 circuit. All information about this tournament can be found in the separate invitation  form.

We are also proud to announce that the  U15 class is part of the qualifying tournaments for the European U15 Championship in 2022.

Registration is possible via the links below

U11, U13 and U15

CIYT 2021 | Badminton Netherlands (

U17 (

Further information can be found in the announcement forms that you can find at the bottom of the article

The top youth of Europe is invited again

In the days after Christmas, many badminton friends travel every year to Hoensbroek, a district
of Heerlen, on the border of the beautiful province of Limburg in The Netherlands.
Badminton clubs, selections of national teams,
Coaches and coaches from all over Europe had for years been in their tournament places the beloved and recognized International youth tournament from 28 – 30.12.2021.
Many current top players from today’s senior groups
still remember the three-day sports event in Hoensbroek.
Youth player from Germany, Denmark, Austria,
England, Sweden, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland,
Slovakia, Israel, Czech Republic, Scotland, Ireland, Russia, Japan, Spain, Luxembourg, Norway, Finland and Italy
experienced in the different years many exciting
Games and new encounters.

The special concept of the tournament, which still exists today, is very popular.
On the 1st day of the tournament, four sports halls in and around
Hoensbroek/Heerlen the preliminaries for the
Age groups U 11, U 13, U 15 and U 17 played.
The 2nd day of the tournament has a special orientation.
In the central sports hall of Hoensbroek you will find the
Semi-finals and finals for all ages.
At the same time, in another sports hall will we organize
a “loser’s tournament” for all age groups in doubles
format. The three-day tournament will be concluded on 30.12. with a team tournament separated according to the mentioned age groups in 2 sports halls.
In 2021, the 44th tournament will take place again under the name International Carlton Youth Tournament
This year, the tournament has a special significance for the age groups U 17 and U 15.
The U 17 class is part of the U 17 Circuit of Badminton Europe as a Junior Grand Prix Tournament.
The U 15 class is included in the BEC calendar
of Badminton Europe as a qualification tournament for the
Participation in the “European U 15 Championships 2022”.
In both age groups, participants can score points
for the “BEC European U 15 and U 17 Ranking”.
Another reason for many youth players to find the way to
Players, clubs, badminton clubs, coaches and coaches
Via will we update you about all news and follow us via Facebook and Twitter for updates
In addition, there are various
Mail information to all badminton organizations.

The organizers is looking forward to welkom you again this years at our internationally beloved tournament
Contact address:

44. carlton international  youth tournament 2021

the preparation has started again

Together with Badminton Nederland and Badminton

Europe we have already set the first steps for a few weeks –

preparation of the international tournament on 28./29. and 30.

December 2021.

End of December 2020 was the tournament for the first  time canceld

Due to the corona situation in the netherlands and in the other european countries.

the organization is convinced that the 2021 event can take place.

Via the tournament website ( , facebook and e-mails, we will regularly inform you about the preparations and the tournament itself.

the tournament management asks all badminton associations, the regional badminton organizations , clubs, coaches, trainers and players to take into account the continuation of the tournament.

it is important to know that the tournament is again in 5 age categories

U 11, U 13, U 15 and U 17

Attention: the U 17 – Class is again part of the Badminton Europe U 17 Circuit . we wil inform you about this in a later message.

Furthermore, the tournament has to the famous and popular design:

27.12.2021 – the last preparation for the tournment

28.12.2021 – start of the individual tournament

29.12.2021 – semi-final and finals

29.12.2021 – double loser tournament

30.12.2021 – team tournament for all age categories

In July, we will publish an “Advance Notice”.

early September following then the tournament and registration form.

Would you like to receive more information? Send an email to

the tournament management