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17 Jul, 2018
The Astro Junior National Level Championships is
commencing from Sept 6 to Sept 9 at the Stadium Juara in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. The tournament will be organised by Astro Kasih, with an alliance of
the Badminton Association of Malaysia, Badminton Asia, Ministry of Education
and Ministry of Youth and Sports. Astro Kashi is an organization, focussing to
serve the community areas like Learning, Development, Environment, Sports and
It is anticipated that the tournament will account for 32
Malaysian badminton teams. The Winner, as well as the first runner-up, will get
a chance to hustle with striking and superior badminton clubs which hails from
the ASEAN region. This competition will begin from Nov 12 to Nov 15’18, at the
Astro Invitational Junior Championships, which will be at the regional level.
The tournament will highlight boy’s singles, girl’s singles,
girls doubles and mixed doubles and all shuttlers of the Under-15 category can
Each team consist of 8 players and not more than 10 on
the scroll, will be managed and guided by a team manager. The reward of the
victorious team is the cash prize up to RM14,000.
In the upcoming regional level tournament, which will
commence in November, the two finalists of the Astro Junior Championship at the
National Level will get a chance to take on with 12 eminent junior badminton
clubs, which includes the teams of ASEAN countries such as China and Japan.
The simple registration process, which was initiated on
16th July 2018, requires a participant to visit the official website of Astro
Kasih, with RM200 entry fee per team.
The championship is aimed in order to contribute in the
enhancement of young shuttlers, through Astro Kem Badminton, a badminton
development program, which started in 2012, has been favourable to over 15,000
badminton aficionados in Malaysia as well as Indonesia. In Japan and China,
more than 130 shuttlers have received training through Astro Kem Badminton.