Dear Students, coaches and volunteers,
Here is an announcement regarding what we intend to do in Kanpur early 2010.
As you all know, eight schools have joined One Thousand Hockey Legs in Kanpur. You might have seen these schools listed in this website, and also you know well sticks and balls were distributed to these schools in the midway through December.
we learnt some schools have started giving practice to boys and girls. In one school, the ground is getting ready, in the other we are looking for a local coach. By and large, most schools have taken hockey seriously.
Just playing in the school premises is a beginning, In order to consolidate the gains, and also to give a competitive edge to all schools, we have a plan.
This plan is to celebrate KD Singh Babu's birth anniversary among the schools.
KD Singh Babu was born in Uttar Pradesh. He capatined India for the 1952 Olympics hockey Gold.
There is a huge stadium in Lucknow which is named after him. He is such a popular player.
We in the Hockey Citizen Group which runs One Thousand Hockey Legs program in four cities, incuding Kanpur, is delighted to do something to reminisce the great hockey player.
A six-a-side competition will be held on 2nd February 2010 at the Greenpark Stadium in Kanpur. All our 8 schools will take part in this
We have worked out exciting prizes for each participating teams.
A day before the six-aside tournament, a quiz competition will also be held. All schools' quiz teams and also hockey teams are inviited for this.
Here also the winning teams will get good memorable prizes
So, dear students, we are looking forward to see you all at Greenpark Stadium for the matches and quiz programs.
To do well, start preparing right now. Regular practice will help you do well in these competitions.
If you have any doubts, you can always send your views and queries through this site. We will surely get back to you.
Developing sustained passion for Hockey by introduction of Hockey to pre and early teenaged children and simultaneously promoting playing sport as a culture and tradition, thereby contributing to develop a sports loving society.