Come December, the 16-acre campus of the Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, a premier engineering institute and one of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia, transforms into a hub of sporting activity.
The annual sports festival 'Enthusia' organized by the VJTI Gymkhana is one of the biggest inter-collegiate sports festivals in Maharashtra. It aims at propagating the spirit of sportsmanship and emphasizes on the virtues of teamwork & harmony. A national level sports festival, Enthusia provides the much needed platform for students across the nation to compete with one another, which sets the tone for passionate performances, giving rise to nail-biting encounters that leaves the audience spell-bound.
Enthusia 2016, is scheduled to be held at the VJTI campus at Matunga, Mumbai from 3rd December to 14th December. VJTI prides on its fantastic sports facilities such as a cricket ground, football ground, basketball court, tennis clay courts, badminton court, table tennis facilities and loads more.
Enthusia organizes a large number of inter-collegiate sports events, with participants from across the country. The inter-college sports events will take place from 3 to 7 December 2016. All students of graduate and post-graduate are welcome to participate in these events. Huge cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.
- This year will see the launch of the prestigious Enthusia College Cup which will be awarded to the best college based on their performance across various inter-college events in sports such as athletics, football, basketball, rink football, table tennis, throw-ball and volleyball. Colleges across India will be participating in this championship.
- We are also organizing college team events for sports such as cricket, kho-kho and kabaddi.
- Open tournaments in sports such as chess, carrom, badminton, tennis and aquatics.
- The Inter-College Cricket Tournament will take place from 22 to 30 December 2016.
Register for the inter-college tournaments on the Enthusia VJTI app: http://onelink.to/gyh8z9 or log onto our website: http://www.enthusia.org
The students of VJTI participate in a highly competitive Inter-department tournament wherein the 10 departments within the VJTI campus compete across 18 sports events. These sporting events including outer events such as athletics, cricket, football, basketball, volleyball, kabaddi, dodge-ball, throw-ball, rink football and tennis; as well as indoor events like table-tennis, badminton, swimming, chess and carrom,
Enthusia Marathon and Cyclothon
The popular Enthusia Marathon is an annual event which will take place on 4th December 2016. Enthusia organizes 5K and 10K marathons, which sees large number of participants across all age groups. The theme for the Marathon is "Run for a Change". Enthusia Marathon has associated with Teach for India. The money raised from the Marathon will be used for social welfare, while simultaneously promoting the message of a clean and healthy social life.
Another hugely successful event is the Enthusia Cyclothon which has witnessed massive participation and support. It that aims at creating awareness about cycling as a means of improving fitness. This event is will take place on 11th December 2016, and is also open to all age groups. Participants are provided with the cycles to take part in the event.
Marathon registrations are still open. Register at: Marathon Registration Hurry! Limited registrations will be accepted.
Sports Day for Underpreviledged Children
The most heart warming program at Enthusia is the sports day for underprivileged children where students from many municipal schools are invited to participate in sporting events across various disciplines. Distribution of prizes and goodies along with hearty refreshments makes it a fun day for the children.
Enthusia promises to be a spectacular display of sports at it's very best. Be a part of this incredible sports extravaganza this December!