Denmark and India awarded hosting rights to BWF Major Championships 2025-2026

BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2026 Heads to Horsens, Denmark

The next edition of the BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals will head to the Danish city of Horsens.

It is just the second time that Denmark will stage the BWF World Men’s and Women’s Team Championships following Aarhus in 2021.

BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer praised Badminton Denmark and the City of Horsens for their bid.

“Horsens is renowned for its cultural and entertainment events, and we are excited to be bringing the prestigious BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2026 to the badminton-loving local community,” said Høyer.

“Badminton Denmark has a long tradition of staging world-class badminton championships and we have full confidence that they along with the City of Horsens will deliver a tournament to remember.”

The hosting rights were confirmed at the BWF Council meeting on 28 April.

India’s newly christened National Centre of Excellence to host BWF World Junior Championships 2025

Guwahati in India has been announced as host city of the BWF World Junior Championships in 2025.

Both the team and individual events will be held at the Badminton Association of India’s (BAI) National Centre of Excellence in the northeast region of the country.

BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer said it was exciting to see a BWF Major Championship return to India.

“India’s production line of elite badminton talent is booming, and it is of great significance for the BWF to bring our World Juniors to India for just the second time,” Høyer said.

“BAI’s brand new National Centre of Excellence is a state-of-the-art facility for badminton and will be the perfect arena for our next generation talent to battle it out for team and individual glory.”

The World Juniors were last held in India in Pune in 2008.