District Budgam Pencak Silat Championship inaugurated
Over 440 players compete for state and national titles
Post by RK News on Saturday, June 24, 2023
Budgam, June 23: The District Budgam Pencak Silat Association, in collaboration with the Pencak Silat Association of J&K, kick-started the highly anticipated two-day championship at the Indoor Sports Stadium in Budgam. The event, sponsored by the J&K Sports Council and organized under the auspices of "My Youth My Pride," aims to promote and showcase the ancient martial art form of Pencak Silat.
The inaugural ceremony, graced by the presence of Ms. Shah Farheen as the Chief Guest, witnessed the participation of esteemed office bearers from the District Association. The championship, taking place on June 23rd and 24th, 2023, will witness the fierce competition of more than 440 talented players representing various schools and clubs in the district.
The stakes are high as the winners of this district-level competition will earn the coveted opportunity to compete in the upcoming State and National level championships scheduled to take place next month. This event serves as a crucial stepping stone for aspirants vying for recognition and acclaim at higher levels.
Pencak Silat, an Indonesian martial art form renowned for its fluid movements and self-defense techniques, has been steadily gaining popularity in the region. The championship provides a platform for athletes to exhibit their skills, while also fostering camaraderie and healthy competition among participants.
Spectators and enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the thrilling matches and displays of athleticism that will unfold over the next two days. The District Budgam Pencak Silat Championship promises to be an exhilarating event, highlighting the district's commitment to nurturing young talent and further establishing Pencak Silat as a prominent martial art form in Jammu and Kashmir.