Punjab Open 3×3 C’ship will be hosted at the Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana between 8th-14th November, 2021. C’ship will be conducted for both Men & Women, in the U18 & Senior categories.
- Interested participants need to register themselves for free on the 3BL app, available for download on both Android & iOS. Additionally, they must create a profile on https://play.fiba3x3.com/.
- Prize money of Rs 1 lakh on offer. Top performers also have the chance to get selected to the Punjab State teams.
- Star 3BL and Indian team players expected to participate too, as a tune up to the upcoming 3BL Season 3 (dates of which will be announced soon).
Ludhiana, 26th Oct 2021: Continuing its efforts to promote basketball activities in the talent-rich State of Punjab, 3BL has announced its association with the Punjab Basketball Association for the conduct of the first ever ‘Punjab Open 3×3 Championship for Men & Women 2021’.
The C’ship will be held between 8th-14th November, 2021 at the famed Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana.
Punjab Open 3×3 C’ship will be ‘FIBA 3×3 endorsed’
“We thank the Punjab Basketball Association for entrusting us with this unique opportunity. 3BL’s mission is to grow the 3×3 format of basketball across the length and breadth of India. What better place to start our regional initiatives than Punjab, which is known for producing India’s most sought-after basketball players. Thanks to 3BL’s recognition by FIBA, the Punjab Open 3×3 C’ship will also be ‘FIBA 3×3 endorsed’ which means that every player will receive FIBA 3×3 points. This will help India rise in the FIBA 3×3 ranking and aid in its goal to qualify for the Olympics,” Mr Rohit Bakshi, 3BL Commissioner said.
“Punjab has always led from the front in putting a basketball in the hands of its youngsters. We hope that our boys and girls will shine in 3×3 basketball just like they have been doing in the 5×5 format,” Shri Teja Singh, Punjab Basketball Association Secretary-General said.
Besides the Rs 1 lakh total prize money on offer, top participants have the chance of getting selected into the Punjab State teams.
A Referees Clinic will also be conducted on 8th November, to familiarize officials with FIBA’s 3×3 Rules.
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