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).

Punjab Open 3x3

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.

Interested participants need to register themselves on the 3BL app, available for free download on both Android and iOS. Additionally, they must create a profile on https://play.fiba3x3.com/.

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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