Western Province badminton Open from Nov 11-14 | Sunday Observer

Western Province badminton Open from Nov 11-14

24 October, 2021

Organisers of the Li Ning Western Province Badminton Association (WPBA) Open Championship are offering the winners Rs.500,00 in prize money for the event that is scheduled to take place at St. Joseph’s College Indoor Stadium from November 11-14, the Sri Lanka Badminton Association (SLBA) announced.

The high profile tournament, organised jointly by WPBA and SLBA, will see events conducted under 31 categories, including Open men’s and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles as well as age group events for several categories in the under 17, 19 and over-35.

All these events will contribute towards the national rankings and will be based on SLBA Rankings published on the official web portal of the badminton governing body. The shuttlecocks to be used during the matches will be Li Ning, the official partner of the event.

Apart from the prize money, all winners, runners-up and semi-finalists of the Championship will be awarded certificates, trophies and medals.

The Championship will be worked out on a knock-out basis and all matches will be played according to the rules and regulations approved by the BWF and as adopted by SLBA.

Entries should be handed over to Sri Lanka Badminton, Maitland Place, Colombo 7 and no postal entries will be entertained.

Entries close on November 3 at 7.00 pm and can be viewed on the SLBA website and displayed on the notice boards at SLB from November 5.

The draw will take place on November 8 at SLB headquarters at 11.00 am and will be published on the SLBA notice board and the website www.srilankabadminton.lk and on Facebook.