Junior badminton Visayas leg tournament set August 29-31

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THE Sun Cellular–Ming Ramos National Juniors Badminton Tournament - Visayas Leg will be held on August 29 to 31 at the Racquet Zone in Banilad, Cebu City.

Events to be competed are: Boys and Girls Singles – U19 (1996), U17 (1998), U15 (2000) and U13 (2002); Boys, Girls and Mixed Doubles – U19 (1996), U17 (1998), and U15 (2000) with the winners advancing to the National Finals on October 24 and 25 at Robinsons Manila.

Entry fee is pegged at P500 per player for the singles event and P200 each for the mixed events. Prizes at stake are gold medals and Babolat items for the champions and silver and bronze medals for the runners-up.


Only those players in good standing with the Organizing Committee and the Philippine Badminton Association are eligible to participate. Those who qualify are allowed only a maximum of two events.

Interested players may log on to www.suncellularjuniors.com and submit their entries.

Foreigners may join the tournament but will not receive Philippine National Rating System (PNRS) points. A doubles’ team of a foreigner and a Filipino can likewise participate but such entry cannot also receive the PNRS points.

Players must submit a copy of their NSO birth certificate along with their entry form upon application.

Deadline of submission for entries is August 20 while draw date will be on August 28.

Tournament format will be knock-out system while competition rules and regulations to be applied are under the Badminton World Federation.

Those who wish for more details may contact Yoly Araullo or Ma. Judith Brosula at (0932)8740454 or (0999)8281648, or email forthrightevents@gmail.com. (HGD)

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on August 20, 2014.


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