Guwahati, Oct. 10: The Assam Badminton Association will host the sub-junior national ranking badminton tournament at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan indoor stadium here from October 14 to 20.
ABA secretary Omar Rashid said the qualifying rounds will be played from October 14 to 16 and the main draw will be from October 17 to 20.
Events will be held for under-13 boys and girls and under-15 boys and girls in both singles and doubles.
Prize money of Rs 5 lakh will be up for grabs in the tournament.
Gold Cup: The 12th edition of Jwhwlao Swmbla Basumatary Gold Cup football tournament will kick off at Bangaldoba in Chirang district on October 18.
Teams from various parts of the country are participating in the championship. The teams include Southern Samity Football Club of Calcutta, Assam Rifles (Tezpur), Oil India FC (Duliajan), All Moirang Football Association (Manipur), Shillong Sports Club (Meghalaya), Assam State Electricity Board SC (Guwahati), Green Valley SC (Guwahati), Global Sports Club (Gossaigaon) and home side Salguri Samtaibari Bangaldoba Gambargaon Club.