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24 teams take part in eighth edition of SPH Foundation National Primary Schools Tchoukball Championships (Junior Division)

Singapore, 12 September 2019 - Singapore Press Holdings Foundation (SPH Foundation) will host the eighth edition of the SPH Foundation National Primary School Championships for the Junior Division on 16 and 17 September 2019. The Boys’ Nationals will be held on Monday, 16 September and the Girls’ Nationals will be held on Tuesday, 17 September at Farrer Park Primary School.

Organised by Tchoukball Association of Singapore (TBAS), the event comprises two categories, namely the Senior Division (for boys and girls aged 13 years and under) which was played in May 2019, and the Junior Division (for boys and girls aged 11 years and under) which will take place on 16 and 17 September 2019.

Tchoukball is a non-contact team sport that was invented in 1970 and emphasises on speed, teamwork and strategy. It involves a unique set of rules and elements of volleyball, basketball and handball. The sport can be played by anyone regardless of varying physical and sporting abilities.

The sport is swiftly gaining popularity with over 37 associate clubs registered with TBAS and is now being played in more than 130 schools across Singapore.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Ltd

Co. Regn No. 200300910M

For more information, please contact:

Mr Jeff Ang

General Secretary

Tchoukball Association of Singapore

Mobile: 8533 3264


Jackson Thia

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 63191872


Elaine Chrysta Tan

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 63191613


About Singapore Press Holdings Foundation

The Singapore Press Holdings Foundation, a registered charity and an Institution of Public Character, was first set up as the Press Foundation of Singapore in January 2003 to help build a lifelong learning community that embraces language enrichment, creativity, diversity healthy living and sports. The seed contribution of $20 million to the Foundation came from media group Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. It was renamed Singapore Press Holdings Foundation in May 2005.

For more information, please visit the Foundation’s website at

About Tchoukball Association of Singapore

The Tchoukball Association of Singapore (TBAS) was set up in September 2006. The main priority of the association is to promote the sport of Tchoukball and its unique charter in Singapore.

In the words of the inventor of Tchoukball, Dr Hermann Brandt, “The objective of human physical activities is not to make champions, but rather to help construct a harmonious society.”

TBAS continues to champion the moulding of character through sports and places emphasis on the overall development of the players.

For more information, please visit our website at