Football is one of the most popular sports in our campus. As of now, the sport is limited only to men, but there are numerous women who hold desire to learn the sport. Owing to this, we were looking forward to expand the horizon of the world's most followed sport into the women of the campus as well.
To start with, we organised a three-day long workshop to cater the demands of desirous community. Furthermore, we plan to form a women's Football team of IITK which would participate in Udghosh, other inter-collegiate sports tournaments and Intra-IITK events.
Photos are available here.
An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backwards. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.” Games and Sports Council, IIT Kanpur conducted an Archery workshop from 29th March-1st April and 29th September-2nd October. Find the photos here
A disc is catchable until it touches the ground.” Games and Sports Council, IIT Kanpur conducted an Ultimate Frisbee workshop from 10th June-16 June and 20th June-26th June. Frisbee has been made a hobby group under Games and Sports Council as a consequence of the success of the workshop. Find the photos here
Success in golf depends less on strength of body more on strength of mind and character.” Games and Sports Council, IIT Kanpur conducted an Golf workshop from 21st June-24th June. hrer
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.” Games and Sports Council, IIT Kanpur conducted a Fencing workshop from 15th August-19th August.
Games and Sports Council marked the Teachers' Day by expressing gratitude and felicitating the coaches for their huge contribution to the sports culture at IIT Kanpur.
The Aquatics Men and Women teams participated in the 34th Inter IIT Aquatics Meet held at IIT Guwahati. The teams performed decent enough and bagged Silver in the Water Polo (Men) and overall 3rd position in Women’s Swimming.
A nine days Sports camp was conducted for InterIIT Sports Contingent for hard-core practice. The teams practised in two slots, morning and evening for a minimum of 4 hours a day.
A marathon and walkathon were conducted for the entire campus community which saw a participation of above 200 participants. Adventure Sports Club played a pivotal role in its conduction. For photos click here: here
These leagues were conducted just after the mid-semester exams for the campus community to just chill out. They saw significant participation of around 35 teams(of 4 persons each) in Institute PUBG league and around 60 participants in Institute Poker League.
The Freshers’ Inferno, owing to unclarity over the pools of the UG entrants and the GC events, was conducted on an open participation basis, in a fashion similar to Josh. 16 events were conducted for the Freshers, where participation of around 400 was achieved. For more details click here. For photos click here
Tournaments open to only women were conducted across 8 sports for the first time from 18th-19th August 2018. The motive being to increase women participation in sports in our campus.
The 2nd edition of the PG Sports League was conducted for 10 sports, double in comparison to its first edition. The tournament saw huge participation and cooperation from all the 5 PG halls.