News & Updates
  • 09.07.2011
    All India Junior Major Ranking Badminton Tournament 2011 from 25th to 29th July 2011 in Dharwad
    We have great pleasure in informing you that the above mentioned Tournament will be held in Dharwad from 25th to 29th July 2011. The Tournament will be held at R.N. SHETTY Indoor Stadium, Dharwad City. The subject tournament will have the Singles and Doubles Events in the Under 17 and Under 19 (for categories both Boys and Girls).
    The Qualifying Rounds will be played on the 25th and 26th of July. Main draw matches will be from the 27th to 29th July. Please note that both qualifying rounds and main draw matches (for both boys and girls) will be played over three games of 21 points. The Finals of all events will be played on 29th July 2011 evening and players and parents are advised to make their return bookings accordingly.

    This All India Junior Major Ranking Badminton Tournament is organized under the auspices of the Karnataka Badminton Association and carries total prize money of Rs. 2.00 lakhs. Rules and Regulations of the Badminton Association of India shall apply for the conduct of this tournament.

    Entry Fees : Singles Rs. 100/- and Doubles Rs. 200/- (for qualifying rounds only). State Associations have been made responsible for the collection and remittance of entry fees to the organizers. DD�s should be drawn favouring �Organising Secretary� Dharwad District Badminton Association, Dharwad.

    Kindly ensure that your consolidated entry letter with Player IDs for all players who have by then been properly registered with BAI, reaches us at the following address, latest by 5.00 P.M. on 6th July 2011. No entry received after this will be accepted. Last date of withdrawals without penalty is 13th July 2011.

    Mr. N.C. SUDHIR
    Hon. Secretary - Karnataka Badminton Association & Organising Secretary,
    All India Jr. Major Ranking Badminton Tournament,
    No. 4, Jasma Bhavan Road, Miller Tank Bed Area,
    Bangalore � 560 052.
    Ph : 080- 42788888 (0), 93412-25354 Fax No. 080-22254756
    Email ID :,,

    The Karnataka Badminton Association (KBA) is very happy to welcome all the Junior Players to the city of Dharwad which is situated 438 Kms to the North of Bangalore. Hubli and Dharwad are twin cities known for Industries and Educational Institutions. The average day temperature of Dhawad in the month of July would be around 30 degrees. Since the monsoon begins in the month of June, Dharwad is expected to be rainy during the tournament. Karnataka Government has constructed a new Indoor Stadium at Dharwad called R.N. Shetty Indoor Stadium. All the matches would be conducted at this Stadium on wooden surface.

    We have enclosed all the details like the list of Hotels with tentative tariff, Train timings, Flight timings list, distances are for the benefit of players. Those desirous of reserving rooms may kindly contact the hotels directly.

    We look forward to welcome you to Dharwad .

    Please circulate this information to all the District Associations, Major Clubs in your State and ensure that maximum publicity is given to the Tournament.

    Train, Bus & Flight Timings

    List of Hotels at Dharwad