ISF GYMNASIADE 2024 – World School Sport Games – Bahrain Awaits! Entry Deadline Extension: 23 July 2024

The International School Sport Federation (ISF) extended the entry deadline for the ISF Gymnasiade 2024 to 23 July 2024.  The Games will be held from 23 to 31 October 2024 in Bahrain.

The Bulletin containing all details on the badminton and Para badminton competitions as part of the ISF Gymnasiade 2024 can be found in the ISF Bulletin (linked here). Please note that this competition is open to students born in 2006 or later.

See below for a reminder of the information sent earlier:

BWF and ISF Collaboration

The BWF, the ISF, the Local Organising Committee and the Bahrain Badminton & Squash Federation will actively collaborate in delivering a number of development activities at the games:

  • Shuttle Time Training
  • BWF Dual Career, including scholarships opportunities for students
  • Online Webinars preluding the Games
  • AirBadminton Activation
  • ISF Cultural Activities


For more information on the BWF and ISF collaborations and activities in Bahrain, contact BWF Head of Development Projects Sahir Edoo ([email protected]).

Entry Information

Who can Register?

The ISF Gymnasiade welcomes participants from various entities, whether ISF Members or not:

  • Member National School Associations
  • BWF Member Associations
  • National Paralympic Committees
  • Schools
  • Other Institutions


The BWF recommends that Member Associations and National Paralympic Committees collaborate with their corresponding National School Associations for registration.


How to Register?

All entries are submitted through the ISF online platform:

National School Associations (ISF Members) will have an account and existing credentials.  For non ISF Members, including BWF Member Associations, you will need to click the ‘Sign Up’ option on the login page.  You will then receive your login details via email.

If you encounter any difficulties during the registration process, please contact ISF Admin ([email protected]) and copy Sahir Edoo, BWF Head of Development Projects ([email protected]).

Useful Links

For information on the tournament format, for both badminton and Para badminton, you can click on the following links: Badminton Technical Rules and Regulations (linked here) and Para badminton Technical Rules and Regulations (linked here).

Event Website and additional information can be found on the ISF website (linked here).

Please note that registration now closes on 23 July 2024.

International School Sport Federation (ISF)

International School Sport Federation (ISF) was founded in 1972 as an international non-profit sports organisation. It acts as the umbrella organisation and governing body for national school sport organisations around the world organising sport, and educational events for youth from 6 to 18 years old.

ISF is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and consists of 132 members over the five continents. They organise over 10 events per year and have more than 30 different sports included in its competition programme.

Should you have any questions on the above, please contact International School Sport Federation: [email protected]

Visit ISF website for more information:

International School Sport Federation (ISF)

If you have any question on the above, contact Sahir Edoo, Head of Development Projects ([email protected]), or Erica Khoo, Development Manager ([email protected])