Bhubaneswar, 28th August 2019: In collaboration with Department of Youth & Sports, Government of Odisha, Odisha State Badminton Association organized State Badminton Championship 2019 from 28th August to 2nd September 2019 (i.e. from Wednesday to Monday) at Saheed Nagar Indoor Hall, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Hon’ble BJD MLA (RAIRAKHOL CONSTITUENCY) as well as President of Odisha State Badminton Association Shri Rohit Pujari inaugurated this championship on 28th August 2019 at 10 AM in presence of respected dignitaries from the Department of Youth & Sports, Government of Odisha.
Speaking onto this occasion Shri Pujari said that such type of championship will surely encourage the youths of Odisha more in Sports. He further said by organizing such event we want to make skillful our young sports achievers and preparing them for National and International level competitions. Eventually he wished thanks to the Department of Youth & Sports, Government of Odisha for their hearty co-operation towards this championship.
Address the gatherings one of the well known and reputed player from the state of Odisha Shri Kamal Das mentioned that the arrangements made is of high standard and record number of entries has been received this year.
The championship has been organized in Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 year boys and girls as well as senior and veteran groups as per BAI guidelines. The tournament includes single, double and mixed double categories. The championship will be conducted in two rounds i.e. Qualifying and Final round. Odisha State Badminton Association has invited Rs. 200/- towards registration fees. The entry fees for players in singles event all category is Rs. 500/- per player while for doubles event all categories the players shall have to pay Rs. 1000/- per person as entry fees for this championship. All the matches for Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 years boys and girls have been organized on 28th August 2019 i.e. Wednesday while matches for seniors and veteran groups will take place on 30th August 2019 from 9 AM onwards at Saheed Nagar Indoor Hall, Bhubaneswar. Only registered players of Odisha State Badminton Association are eligible to participate in this mega sporting event.