Women’s National U15 Basketball Tournament Preliminary: All players must be tested for bone age
The opening ceremony. Photo courtesy of the organizer. Photo by Feng Di
China News Service, Beijing, May 12th. The reporter learned from the Zunyi Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sports and Tourism that the 2021 National U15 Basketball Tournament Women’s Team Preliminary (Zunyi Division) will be held in Zunyi City on the 11th. The Sports Center Gymnasium kicked off. The event attracted 16 women’s teams and 256 athletes from all over the country. The top 8 seats will be determined through a 7-day, 56-match competition.
The competition is sponsored by the Chinese Basketball Association and the China Middle School Sports Association; organized by the Guizhou Provincial Sports Bureau and Zunyi Municipal People’s Government; Guizhou Provincial Basketball Association, Zunyi City Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau, Xinpu New District Management Committee, Zunyi City Investment (Group) Co-organized by Limited Liability Company.
The opening ceremony was presided over by You Haiyan, Deputy Secretary-General of Zunyi Municipal People’s Government. Ni Bing, Member of the Standing Committee of the Zunyi Municipal Party Committee and Deputy Mayor of the Municipal People’s Government, delivered a welcome speech, Secretary General of the Guizhou Provincial Sports Federation, Secretary of the Guizhou Basketball Association The long and technical representative Zhu Baolin announced the opening of the competition. After the opening ceremony, the Shaanxi U15 women’s basketball team played against Zunyi City Sports School, and the Zhejiang U15 women’s basketball team played against the Fuzhou Junior Sports School team in two venues at the same time.
The scene of the competition. Photo courtesy of the organizer. Photographed by Feng Di
According to the introduction, the event is one of the youth U-series brand events continuously created by the Chinese Basketball Association in recent years. The participating players cover the three major systems of sports, education, and society. Among the participating teams are not only the echelon of the provincial and municipal sports bureaus, WCBA clubs, but also the middle school student teams recommended by the China Sports Association. The competition strictly regulates the registration process and qualification review of athletes. All registered athletes must register on the database platform of the Chinese Basketball Association, and arrive at the competition area for bone age testing as the qualification certification standard.
The organizer stated that the competition will be ranked 1-16 according to the total score. The total score includes the score of the competition + the score of quality and technical standards + the score of technical evaluation. The organizing committee of the competition will select the sportsmanship style team, sportsmanship style members, the most valuable player, the best coach, the best scorer and the best defensive player in the Zunyi Division, and will test individual total scores for physical fitness and technology. 16 athletes were awarded certificates. (End)