The D- Day for the Indian National Memory Championship – 15 October 2017, Sunday is fast approaching. Hyderabad, the happening city of India is all ready to host the 8th Indian National Memory Championship 2017 at Jal vihar, Necklace Road, Tank bund on the banks of Hussain Sagar lake.
Squadron Leader Jayasimha, the President World Memory Sports Council for India is pleased to announce that the Number of Registrations have crossed 300 and we are surely going to set a new record for being the Biggest Indian National Memory Championship ever. We have Memory athletes coming from Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Assam, Orissa, West Bengal, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Utter Pradesh and Punjab. The overwhelming response this year is an indication that we are on the right track to host the World Memory Championship in India in 2020.
A quick update on the progress:
Guests Arrival :
Mr Phil Chambers, the Chief Arbiter World Memory Sports Council for India and Mr David Zhang, the President World Memory Sports Council Asia Pacific Region are arriving on 13th October 2017.
Arbiters Training :
The Arbiters Training by Mr Phil Chambers is scheduled for 14 October, Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm at Hotel Abhinand Grand, KPHB, Kukatpally followed by lunch. More than 50 volunteers have registered for this training. Any one still interested to undergo Arbiters Training can contact Squadron Leader Jayasimha on 9866018989. All the participants will be awarded LEVEL 1 Arbiters Training Certificate by World Memory Sports Council.
Arbiters Committee :
Mr JSP Raj from Hyderabad and Mr PavanBattad from Pune will head the Arbiters Committee for the Indian National Memory Championship 2017.
A Software team headed by Mr Siva from Eluru will feed the scores in the spreadsheets and give us event to event results for the information of all the Participants and witnessing parents/ visitors.
Entry into Jal vihar :
The Registrations will start at 8 am at Jal vihar on 15 October. The Championship is scheduled to start at 9 am. On 15th October, due to Police Marathon being organised at People’s Plaza on this Sunday, all the memory athletes are requested to follow the route of Sanjivayya Park to Jal vihar. We have obtained the requisite permission from Hyderabad Traffic Police for allowing our vehicles into Jalvihar. We are indebted to Joint Commissioner of Police Traffic Hyderabad Dr V Ravinder, IPS sir and Assistant Commissioner of Police Traffic Manohar sir for giving us special permission for our participants from Sanjivayya park route so that we can start our championship on time.
Hence, all the participants are requested to follow this route only and our team will be there en route to Sanjivayya Park to issue Vehicle Passes and participant passes. Any problem or inconvenience, please contact on 8498005454 or 8309599565 or 9866018989.
On filling up the Registration Form, the participant will be issued with a stationery kit containing Pen, Pencil, Scale, Eraser, Sharpener, Tea/ Coffee Lunch, Dinner Coupons and a T-shirt. All the participants will wear the T shirt before entering the hall. For the first time, we are providing a branded new T shirt to all the Memory Athletes by World Memory Sports Council for India. This will give a grand look to our Memory Championship.
Parents / Visitors witnessing area :
Since Jal vihar is a beautiful place situated on the banks of Hussain Sagar overlooking the statue of Gautama Buddha. Lots parents, teachers and visitors would like to witness the championship. We have organised a waiting area for the visitors adjacent to the hall with chairs and giant LED Screens to witness the event live. The Lunch/ Dinner/ Coffee/ tea Coupons will be provided by the organisers at a nominal price for the interested parents.