Entries called for Summer Season Open Badminton Championships

Summer Season All-Island Open Badminton Championships 2024

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The Central Province Badminton Association, in collaboration with Sri Lanka Badminton has announced the opening of applications for the 2024 Summer Season All-Island Open Badminton Championships.  

The annual Level 1 ranking tournament, a key event in SLB’s calendar, is set to take place at the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council Indoor Courts from April 20-28. 

The organisers invite shuttlers across the country to showcase their skills in a variety of categories, including open, junior, senior, and combined age groups. Competitions will be held under men’s and women’s singles and doubles, mixed doubles, and team events. Events in the junior division will be held for age groups from U-11 to U-19, while the senior division will welcome shuttlers over 30 years, extending up to above 70 years. 

The championship will also feature competitions for over 110 years in women’s and men’s doubles and mixed doubles within the combined age group category. Moreover, Plate Championships are allocated for those who narrowly miss the finals in the semis. 

The opening ceremony and the preliminary round matches of the Summer Season Championships will be held on April 20, followed by a series of competitive rounds leading up to the semi-finals on April 27 and the grand finals and closing ceremony on April 28. The champions, runners-up, and semi-finalists will be honored with a prize pool of Rs.750,000, in addition to trophies, medals, and certificates. 

The generous sponsors of this year’s Summer Season Championships include Mcfoil, Mobil, Li Ning, 3M, and GAC.