Kozhikode will host the Junior Badminton League in October. It is first time in India a tournament has been organized exclusively for juniors , said the Kerala Badminton Association president A.Valsalan and the Badminton Association of India Vice President S.Muraleedharan in a press meet on Saturday.
Cash prize for Rs.12 lakh is a major attraction to this event. This would energize the badminton sector-said the organizers.
The model of the competition is Sudirman cup. Participating six teams will be divided in two groups.
In the beginning,contest will be on league basis and after semifinal, the event will be on knock out style.
The logo of the championship will be released at V.K.Krishna Menon Indoor stadium on 10 Aug by Sports minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan.
Bakers and Butlers are the sponsors of this championship.
Updated:Musical band as part of the cultural activity held on 10 August at V.K.Krishna Menon Indoor Stadium during the logo releasing function.