October 30, 2016 (Extended to Nov 25, 2016)
NTSN 2016-17 (National Talent Search & Nurture) is a sports tournament of open participation by all schools i.e. Government, Private, Municipal or any other description and recognised by and associated with any Board in India. The program is also available to schools located overseas and associated with any Indian board. NTSN invites the talented teams of Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Athletics and Shooting which is conducted by (SSPF) School Sports Promotion Foundation in association with Sports Authority of India.
The Departments of Sports and School Education & Literacy, Government of India have supported the program and have advised all state secretaries of education, state boards, central boards, Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas to participate in
National Talent Search and Nurture.The last date for Registration and School Team Entry is October 30, 2016, Extended to Nov 25, 2016
|Region||Indian Board Students from India and Overseas|
|Class/ Age||10 to 15 years - Football
10 to 16 years - Cricket
All the Schools across India private or government-affiliated are eligible to participate in the tournament. The schools can participate in games: Cricket, Football, Basketball, and Volleyball. The participation is applicable only for boys.
Only genuine students of age 10 to 15 years can participate through their respective school teams. No individual registrations are allowed.
Physical Education Teachers and Coaches on the rolls of a school are eligible to apply.
Umpires, Referees, Match officials, Sportspersons at the State, National and International levels, Sports medicine practitioners and Sports psychologists can file their nominations online.
Participants can not apply individually or as a team in NTSN Tournament, however, Their respective schools have to apply for the registration (only school teams). The procedure for Registration and filling online form is given below. There will be only online mode of registration for the students and officials.
|Sports||Team Entry Fee|
The list of the roles for Cricket, Football, Basketball, and Volleyball is given in the table below:
Football/ Basketball/ Volleyball
The candidates will be selected by the SSPF according to the prescribed criteria governed by Sports Authority of India.
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