Please be aware that during the tournament, regulations will be in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure participant safety!

These measures might still change depending on the situation, requirements of local authorities and best-practices. We will keep you informed about the situation and the applicable regulations on this page.

Situation in Austria

Austria is currently on lock-down until January, 2021. Mass testing started in December and vaccinations are expected to start in early 2021.

International events can take place in Austria under strict safety regulations. Since these regulations are very likely to change in early 2021, we will go into detail then.

Travel Restrictions

Participants are responsible for securing entry into Austria for themselves. You can find a list of the current travel restrictions here. Make sure to check the regulations of countries you are transiting or where you have a lay over as well!

Please check with your local authorities concerning travelers coming from Austria regarding your return trip.

Participant Safety

To ensure participant safety, we will following the recommendations of the local authorities and Badminton Europe.

Participants, including technical and team officials, will have to provide a negative COVID-19 test no older than 72 hours or a record of vaccination before traveling to Austria to participate in the tournament (regardless of the applicable travel restrictions).

The venue provides enough space to follow social distancing guidelines. Should spectators be allowed at the tournament, a separate entrance and „participants only“ zone will be set up.

For suspected COVID cases, testing will be available on site and self-isolation is possible both at the venue and the hotel. Please be aware, that all costs for testing, self-isolation or potential hospital care have to be covered by the participants!

Cancellation

Should the event be cancelled on short notice, due to reasons beyond the control of both Badminton Europe and the organizers, neither of them will be liable for any costs related to traveling or accommodation incurred by participants of this event.

It is strongly recommended that you book flight tickets with cancellation insurance.