Marshy field sports meet in Kodagu on August 11

Marshy field sports meet in Kodagu on August 11

The 27th state-level open-to-all marshy field sports meet will be held at a field belonging to C D Bopaiah in Kaggodlu village in the taluk on August 11, said Zilla Yuva Okkoota President M D Harish.

Addressing reporters here on Monday, he said that the sports meet is being organised jointly by the district Youth Empowerment and Sports Department, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Youth Hostel Association of India and Zilla Yuva Okkoota.

The inaugural programme will be held at 10.30 am. MLA K G Bopaiah, District-In-charge Minister Sa Ra Mahesh, ZP President B A Harish and MP Pratap Simha are expected to take part among others.

The valedictory programme at 5.30 pm will be presided over by Hakattur Gram Panchayat President Sharada Ramakrishna. MLA Appacchu Ranjan, MLC Sunil Subramani, Superintendent of Police Sumana and others will take part.

Volleyball (for men), throw ball (for women), tug of war for high-school boys and girls, 50 metre race for primary school boys and girls, 100 metre race for higher primary school boys, 200 metre race for high school and PU college boys, 300 metre race for girls, open running race for men and women from general public will be conducted for the villages of Kaggodlu.

Volleyball, throwball, and tug of war teams should pay a fee of Rs 500 before August 10 at 2 pm.

The winning teams will get attractive prizes.

High school students who are willing to take part in the tug of war must bring a certificate from their respective heads of the institution.

The games will begin at 9 am on August 11. For details, you may contact: 94499 52008, 97404 04520

Youth Hostel Association of India President C B Devaiah, Secretary Ayyanna C A, Madikeri taluk Yuva Okkoota President Navin Derala and Taluk Yuva Okkoota Secretary Baladi Dilip Kumar were present in the press meet.