Information for Competitors

Information for Competitors

Badminton Scotland is pleased to invite players from all Member Associations throughout the world to compete in the Scottish Open, part of the BWF Tour Series, to be held from 21-25 November 2018.

The Scottish Open is the third oldest event in badminton world history and will be held in Glasgow’s stunning Emirates Arena.  The Emirates Arena is a state of the art facility purpose built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games where the badminton competition was staged and in addition was the venue for the TOTAL BWF World Badminton Championships 2017.

With a proud tradition of hosting major events, Badminton Scotland looks forward to welcoming you to Scotland.

Click here to download the Event Prospectus.

Our accommodation partner Crème Conferences can help you find accommodation in Glasgow. Click here for further information. Please note, transportation will only be offered to those who stay in the official competition hotels.

If you would like to book practice courts, email You can find information on practice court availability by clicking here. Other useful links can be found below:

Entry form for Scottish players only

Online entry for all other players

Transport Request Form

Visa Request Form


Various pieces of information including the draws and the M&Q lists are available on the BWF events calendar here