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Training & Knowledge / / 12 December, 2017

List of sports events/tournaments organized by DDA

Every year Delhi Development Authority (DDA) organizes several tournaments & sports events with an aim to nurture & encourage sporting talent in Delhi. These tournaments are held at all the sports facilities created by the DDA under the auspices of national level coaches & include individual & team competitions in the various age groups. Check out the list for your sports-


Following is the list of major sports tournaments and events organized by the Delhi Development Authority and by the Sports Wing every year at various venues given below:

1. DDA Invitational Volleyball Tournament

As the name suggests, it's a tournament for which DDA invites entries from the teams. Since the only definite number of teams can participate, entries are accepted on the first-come basis. Players are also required to fulfill age-limit criteria before they can be termed as eligible for the Volleyball tournament.

Venue- Hari Nagar Sports Complex

2. DDA Prize money Invitational Hockey Championship

Same as above, it's also a tournament for which DDA invites entries from the teams. Since the only definite number of teams can participate, entries are accepted on the first-come basis. Players are also required to fulfill age-limit criteria before they can be termed as eligible for the Volleyball tournament.

Venue- Major Dhyan Chand Sports Complex, and at Shivaji Stadium, Ashok Vihar. 

3. DDA Open Junior Tennis Championship (AITA ranking)

All India Tennis Association is perhaps one of the only few sports institutions in India which gives the young and the budding talent enough opportunities to show what they are capable of. In addition to many tournaments that AITA organizes every year at different levels, the DDA Open Junior Tennis Championship provides a unique opportunity to rise up the ladder of AITA rankings. Though, only those players can participate who are in possession of a valid AITA/ITN registration card. So it is advised to apply for your unique ID before you send your entry for the tournament. Also, players must fulfill the age-limit criteria for the tournament.

Venue- Saket Sports Complex

4. Lt. Governor's Cup Football Tournament

The tournament is held every year at the Ambedkar Stadium. The top four teams from the capital and six from other states participate in the tournament which boasts a winning purse of around 4 Lakhs. So plenty of motivation for the players as well as the teams to perform better in this tournament.

Venue- Ambedkar Stadium or at Yamuna Sports Complex. It is a prize money tournament.

5. V.C's Cup Football Tournament for schools

A tournament for the players studying in the schools. Yes, it's a football tournament where top schools from the capital battle it out to be the best Football Schools in New Delhi.

Venue- Siri Fort Sports Complex

6. DDA Open Squash Tournament a National level prize money tournament

An open Squash tournament for the aspiring Squash players in India. Only those players are eligible to participate in any open Squash championship who hold a valid I-SPIN (INDIA– SQUASH PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER) number. So it is advised to apply for your unique ID before you send your entry for the tournament.

Venue- Siri Fort Sports Complex

Golf Tournaments - 
1. Lt. Governor's Cup organized at Qutab Golf Course (QGC).
In addition to the Lt. Governor's Cup, three more tournaments i.e. Admiral's Cup, CAG's Cup and civil services cup are also organized at QGC.

2. A ProAm Tournament was organized for the first time in Apr 2005 and is planned to be made into an annual feature.

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