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Entries are called from Mercantile firms for the 32nd MBA Inter-Firm Team badminton championship that will be sponsored by Dulux for the 17th successive year. This tournament will be held at the Mercantile Badminton Association (MBA) headquarters stadium at no. 28, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 7 on 10th, 11th 16th to 18th and 23rd October to 1st November.

Participation is open to permanent employees of all mercantile sector establishments that are affiliated to the Mercantile Badminton Association.

The Championship will be conducted in divisions A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H for men and A, B, C, D and E for women. There will also be a Veterans event for men and women.

Age cut out date is 1st January 2015 for the veteran’s men over-40 and the women’s over-35 years.

Men’s team should consist a minimum of four players, maximum of nine players. Women’s and Veterans teams should consist of a minimum of two players and a maximum of six players. A tie will consist of three singles and two doubles (best of five matches) for men and two singles and a double (best of three matches) for women’s and veteran’s events.

Closing date for entries is 24th September and should be handed over to the Tournament Secretary, Mercantile Badminton Association, C/O Accurate Clearing & Forwarding (pvt) Ltd, Jayalath Building, No, 65/1, Nawala Road, Nugegoda.

For further details contact Roshan Fernando (Vice President – MBA) 0772-442432. Entry forms have been posted to all affiliate members. Those who have not received the entry forms can down load them from the MBA Web site www.mercantilebadminton.lk.