29th Federation Cup National Basketball Championship for Men and Women organized by Basketball Federation Of India in association with Maharashtra State Basketball Association and Poona District Basketball Association, will be held at Shiv Chattrapathi Krida Sankul , Mhalunge , Balewadi ,Pune , Maharashtra from 29th March to 2nd April 2015.
The Federation Cup is held annually and is the most coveted tournament for basketball clubs/state teams throughout India. In the men’s section, the top 8 state teams from the previous year’s Senior National Championship send the Champion District/Unit/Club of the State Championship/Inter-district/Inter-Unit. In the women’s section, the top 8 state teams from the previous year’s Senior National Championship are eligible to participate, along with the Champion team of the Indian Railways Unit.
The tournament will be inaugurated on 29th March 2015 at 11.00 am by Mr Girish Bapat, Cabinet Minister, Mrs. Poonam Mahajan (M.P) National Secretary BJP, Mr. Anil Shirole (M.P).
Matches will be played from morning 8.00 am to 7.00 pm on a league cum knockout basis.