Tezu, the district headquarters of Lohit district in Arunachal Pradesh is all set to host the Dorjee Khandu Memorial State Badminton Championship from August 25 next.
It is one of the major events of the Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA).
This year, which is the sixth edition of the championship, will witness around 350 participants from 22 districts.
This was informed ASBA joint secretary Penya Bagra.
The players have been divided into different categories, depending on their ages.
The tournament will be held for both boys and girls and singles and doubles in the categories of U-13, U-15, U-17, U-19 years, and senior men and women’s singles and doubles.
The mixed doubles event will be held for U-19 and senior category only, ASBA joint secretary informed.
The matches will be played at Kaliko Pul Memorial Indoor Badminton Hall, Tankakso Badminton Club, and Khoraliang Badminton Club.
Besides, a state Grade-2 badminton umpire examination will also be held.
The championship will be supervised and conducted by renowned international referee H Gyanesowar Singh, and national umpires Penya Bagra, Tania Yassap and Manjit Pritam Bora.