GUWAHATI, July 14 - The PNB MetLife kick-started the Guwahati leg of the fourth season of Junior Badminton Championship at the Kanaklata Indoor Stadium here today.
The first day of the three-day tournament witnessed over 392 young future prodigies engaging in epic clashes. The fourth season of the tournament promises more exciting and high-octane badminton action. The tournament was inaugurated by Omar Rashid, secretary, Badminton Association of India.
This year, JBC is scheduled to cover the length and breadth of the country with tournaments in 10 cities � Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Kochi, Lucknow, Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati and New Delhi. The matches will be played in four age categories - U-9, 11, 13 and 15 for boys and girls. Top two kids from each category from every city tournament will proceed to the national finale in New Delhi scheduled on August 9 and 10 to fight for the national title.