Bhubaneswar: The State Badminton Championship 2019 began at Saheed Nagar Indoor Hall, Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. 

The mega sporting event is being organized by State Badminton Association in collaboration with Department of Youth & Sports, Government of Odisha.

The event is being organized in Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 categories for boys and girls as well as senior and veteran groups as per BAI guidelines. The tournament includes single, double and mixed double categories. The championship will be conducted in two rounds i.e. Qualifying and Final round.

While all the matches for Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19 years boys and girls were held on Wednesday, matches for seniors and veteran groups will be held on Friday.

The event will conclude on September 02.