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The 11th Beach National Championship to kick off in Bodh Gaya this August

The 11th Beach National Kabaddi Championship is coming up for both men's and women's categories. The tournament will be held in Bodh Gaya, Bihar from August 9th to 11th, 2024.

Originally planned for Uttarakhand, the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) has shifted the venue due to scheduling conflicts with the upcoming Beach World Cup in September. To ensure the timely selection of probable players for the World Cup, Bihar State Kabaddi Association has stepped in to host the national championship.

Date and location for 11th Beach National Championship

  • Dates: August 9th - 11th, 2024
  • Location: Bodh Gaya, Bihar
  • Nearest Railway Station: Gaya Jn.
  • Nearest Airport: Gaya


Who can participate?

There's no age bar for this championship. However, weight restrictions apply:

  • Men: Not exceeding 85 Kg
  • Women: Not exceeding 75 Kg

Registration process:

Get ready to showcase your skills, but remember - online registration is mandatory.

  1. Each player must complete the online registration process on the AKFI website.
  2. Print a copy of the completed form, and get it signed and stamped by your State Association.
  3. Carry this signed copy to the venue.

Important points to remember:

  • Dress Code: All participating teams must have a uniform with clear chest numbers: 4 inches on the front and 6 inches on the back. Any violation of the dress code will result in disciplinary action.
  • Player ID: Online registration grants you a unique ID number. No player will be allowed to participate without this ID or the corresponding ID card.
  • Weighing-in: Don't forget to bring your Aadhar Card. It's mandatory for the registration and to receive your weigh-in certificate.
  • March Past Flag: Show your state pride! Each team should bring their state flag for the march past ceremony.

The AKFI requests all affiliated units to participate actively by submitting their online entries by August 5th, 2024. This ensures a smooth and successful championship.

The organizing committee will soon release a detailed circular outlining additional information such as team composition guidelines (referring to the circular dated June 8th, 2024).

The 11th Beach National Kabaddi Championship is surely going to be an exciting event for players and fans too. With its beautiful setting in Bodh Gaya and the commitment of the Bihar State Kabaddi Association, this championship is sure to be a memorable one. So, gear up, register online, and get ready to showcase your Kabaddi skills.