Early Times Report
Jammu, Sept 23: To tap the talent at the grass root level, Tawi Trekkers J&K, the premier adventure organization of J&K in collaboration with Sprawling Buds ICSE School , Bantalab, Jammu, shall organize an Open J&K State Sport Climbing competition at Tenzing Norgay Sport Climbing Wall in the school campus on 5th October, 2019. Since it is part of club's efforts to tap hidden talent in the budding climbers, only fresh climbers, both boys and girls, up to the age of 16 years (born in 2003 and after) are eligible to compete in the competition. However, to strengthen the state women team, girls born in 2002 and earlier who are not zonal medalists shall be allowed to participate in the competition. Besides, in all other categories also the zonal medalists are not eligible for participation. The club has planned to depute the winners of this competition for participation in the forthcoming Sport Climbing competitions being organized by Indian Mountaineering Foundation North Zone Committee at different venues in the north zone. The competition shall be organized under the overall supervision of General Secretary of the club Shawetica Khajuria who is an International Judge of the game. Whereas Abhimanyu Sherpa, Joint Secretary of the club shall be the Organizing Secretary of the Competition, Manik Slathia, Shashi Kant Sharma & Ambreen Fatima, trained Belayers shall be the Route Setters cum belayers of the competition. Other technical officials shall be Sakshi Magotra, Deepika Dutta, both local judges, Sunil Chakharia, Sourav Deep Singh and Narinder Singh, a senior mountaineer.