Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Angul, Aug 14:
The Odisha State Badminton Association (OSBA), in association with the Nalco, will organize a state championship for Senior (men and women), U-19 (boys and girls) and Invitation Championship for Veterans (45+) at the Indoor Hall in the Nalco premises at Angul from September 11 to 14.
The championship would have a qualifying round and the main draw.
It will have eight men’s singles, four boys’ (U-19) singles, four men’s doubles and four boys (U-19) doubles events.
There will be no qualifying rounds for women’s singles, women’s doubles and Girls U-19 singles and doubles events.
The selected players from the qualifying round will participate in the main draw along with the ranked players of the main draw.
Players, selected for main draw can participate in one event. However, they have to play in the qualifying round to participate in other events.
Players, willing to participate in the tournament, have to submit copy of their age certificates in the prescribed form of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), duly filled in for state identity card without which no entry will be accepted. Any incomplete form will be rejected without any intimation to the applicants.
The state ID cards to the players will be released on August 30 at the OBSA office as well via http://odishabadminton.blogspot.in/