The SikhSocs.com Inter-University Sports Day is being held on Saturday 4 March 2023 from 1pm-7pm in London SE1!

Sikh Soc teams will be competing in:

  • football (mens)
  • netball (ladies)
  • badminton (mixed singles)
  • badminton (mixed doubles)

THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT STUDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THEIR UNIVERSITY SIKH SOCIETY – STRICT CHECKS OF YOUR UNIVERSITY PHOTO ID WILL BE IN PLACE (THIS GOES FOR BOTH COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS)

REGISTER TO COMPETE

(1) Contact the executive members of your University Sikh society who will register your Sikh soc team in football, and/or netball, and/or badminton singles or doubles competitors.*

(2) University Sikh societies need to register their team as soon as possible by way of an email expressing interest – a short form will then be sent out for each Sikh soc to complete.

*If your University Sikh society is finding it difficult to gather enough members for a complete team, contact us directly yourself and you can compete in a University Sikh soc collaboration team that we will put together of others in a similar position.

What is the purpose of the sports day?

The SikhSocs.com inter-University sports day aims to provide an environment where members of Sikh societies in Higher Education can engage in a friendly, competitive environment close to the occasion of Hola Mohala. Students can expect to compete against one another, but also network, develop friendships, and build trust within their generation of Sikhs.

What time will we be competing?

The day starts at 1pm – competitors are expected to be on site no later than 1.15pm for the opening Ardas. There will be no entry on to the site after this time for any person. Different sports will finish at variable times – more information will be made available 24 hours before the day.

Where will the sports day be held?

We will be on one site for the entirety of the Sports Day in SE1 – fifteen minutes walk from London Bridge Station (mainline, Jubilee & Northern), eleven minutes walk from Borough Station (Northern) and nine minutes from Elephant & Castle Station (Northern & Bakerloo). Registered competitors will be sent specific directions.

Will there be refreshments?

There will be limited free snacks on site, however we recommend competitors bring their own lunches and snacks. Consumption of food will be in the mess area only. Please bring your own water bottles which we can refill with still mineral water throughout the day.

What football pitches will we be playing on?

Football will be played on 3G in five-a-side matches.

Where will netball be played?

Netball will be played indoors in a sports hall – please wear appropriate footwear.

Where will badminton be played?

Badminton will be played indoors in a sports hall – please wear appropriate footwear.