The State-level Dasara Games conducted jointly by the Department of Youth Services, Govt. of Karnataka and the Dasara Sports Sub-Committee will be held from October 14th to 17th at the Chamujndivihar Stadium Sports Complex and other venues in Mysore.
The organisers will be conducting events in 20 disciplines. This year traditional games like Pagade and Chowkabara have been introduced.
An all-India invitational men’s kho-kho tournament, kabaddi (men) and women’s volleyball will be held from Oct.18. An all-India level half-marathon event will also be conducted for athletes in various age groups.
The four-day meet will be inaugurated by Girisha, silver medallist at the Paralympic Games in London and Olympic discus thrower Vikas Gowda.
A cultural programme will also be held after the inauguration and it will be followed by a spectacular display of fireworks.