Khelo India Youth Games 2020: 10th January To 22nd January 2020, Opening Ceremony, Competition Schedule And All Update

Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Mascot 
As you are aware that Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) launched Khelo India Scheme to promote culture of Sports & excellence in Sports. Under the component of ”Annual Sports Competition”. In the series of events, the 2nd edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG 2019) was conducted from 9m -22nd January 2019 in Pune, Maharashtra which witnessed participation of 5925 athletes, 1096 Support Staff, 893 Technical Officials and 1021 Volunteers from 29 States & 7 UTs. From these games 2736 athletes have been identified under Khelo India Talent Development vertical, which includes talent identified from Khelo India School Games and Khelo lndia Youth Games (KIYG 2019), who are being given scholarship under the scheme.
          
          Based on last year format for this year also Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG 2020) will be organized for under-17 (U—17) & under-21(U-21) age groups for both (Boys & Girls) in 20 sporting disciplines instead of 18 Sports disciplines last year. (Lawn Bowl and Cycling have been included in this edition)

Concept

      The 3rd edition of K|YG—2020, will be conducted from 10th Jan to 22nd Jan 2020, at Guwahati, Assam. The technical conduct will be bench marked with events of International stature. The format of the games will provide an opportunity for the States/UTs to compete against each other and provide platform to showcase their best budding sporting talents.
      All the stakeholders i.e. School Games Federation of India (SGFI), National Sports Federations (NSFs), Central Board of School Education CBSE will finish with their respective competitions much before 15 Nov 2019, so that they can nominate players to KIYG based on performance in their respective competitions by 20th Nov, 2019. The structure having convergence of all the stakeholders, namely Indian Olympic Association (IOA), SGFI, NSFs, CBSE & Sports Authority of India (SAI) has been created in the form of Games Technical Conduct Committee (GTCC). The best performing youths from various National level competitions will get platform to showcase their talent at the mega-competition organized under the Khelo India Scheme.

Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Jersey Unveiling 

Opening Ceremony.

The grand opening ceremony of the KlYG-2020 will be held on 10th Jan 2020 at Sarusujai  Stadium , Guwahati (Assam) followed by the sporting competitions.

The Game will be called as Khelo India Youth Games, Guwahati 2020. The following 20 (Twenty) disciplines will be played in KlYG 2020.
      Archery          
        Athletics
       Badminton
         Basketball
       Boxing      
        Cycling
         Football
           Gymnastics
       Hockey
        Judo
       Kabaddi
         Kho-Kho
       Shooting
        Swimming
      Table-Tennis
         Tennis
      Volleyball
        Weightlifting
      Wrestling
         Lawn Bowl
Eligibility Criteria of Athletes.

For Under 17 Age Group
Born on after p 01/01/2003
Mandatory enrollment in any School or equivalent
For Under 21 Age Group
Born on after p 01/01/1999
No Mandatory enrollment in any College / University
Competition Schedule