A state level karate competition on behalf of the Chennimalai Dragon Karate Association was held at the Sri Rajiv Gandhi Polytechnic College campus in Chennimalai. The competition was presided over by Dr. Makkal G Rajan, chairman of the college. The opening ceremony was held in the morning and was attended by Perundurai MLA S. Jayakumar.
The tournament was attended by about 700 male and female competitors between the ages of five and 30 from all over Tamil Nadu. Thanjavur Chennai Vellore Tirupur Erode Namakkal Nilgiris Karur Dharmapuri Hosur Trichy Kallakurichi players were among the many people who attended the event. Additional SP Ganakeswari presented medals and trophies to the winners. J Manohar, organizer of the event welcomed all the audience.