Sports are of vital importance considering the fact that it keeps us fit physically and mentally. Today’s children and schools are more into academics giving them absolutely no time to relax. The situation is same for working professionals who are busy earning money. To combat the work stress and create an environment of activity, ‘The Coimbatore District Basketball Association’ conducts the “All India Basketball Tournament for Men and Women”. The men’s event enters into its 52nd year with the onset of 2018 while women’s tournament is into its 16th year.
After a nationwide search; Eight leading teams of the country in the men’s category and eight in the women’s category have been selected for the tournament.
The Chief Guest on the eve will be K. Periaiah, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore, Aadhav Arjuna, General Secretary of Tamilnadu Basket Ball and Dr. M. Manickam, Chairman, Sakthi Group of Companies will be the Guest of Honour. Other dignitaries present will be G.Selvaraj, President; Coimbatore District Basketball Association & Joint Managing Director of C.R.I. Pumps heads the co-ordination of the event.