Logo and a Mascot Design Contest

12th South Asian Games Logo and a Mascot Design Contest

The Organising Committee for 12th South Asian Games invites designs for the logo and the mascot for the 12th South Asian Games that is scheduled to take place in India (Guwahati and Shillong).

The South Asian Games are a bi-annual international multi-sport event held amongst the athletes from South Asia. The governing body of these Games is South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC), formed in 1983. At present, the South Asian Olympic Council has eight members namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The first South Asian Games were hosted by Kathmandu, Nepal in 1983 and have since been held every two years except for some occasions. India has hosted the South Asian Games twice, once in 1987 in Kolkata and the other in 1995 in Chennai.

The 12th edition of the South Asian Games is scheduled to be held in December 2015 in Guwahati (Assam) and Shillong (Meghalaya).

Guwahati is the largest city in Assam and lies between the banks of the Brahmaputra River and the foothills of the Shillong plateau. Guwahati is a major commercial and educational hub of Assam and Northeast India and is often known as the Gateway to the North East.

Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya and is also known as "Abode of Cloud", one of the smallest states in India. The city lies in the centre of the Shillong plateau, the only major uplifted structure in the northern Indian shield and is surrounded by hills.

The South Asian Games will see participation of over 3000 athletes in 22 sports disciplines which include Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Shooting, Swimming, Squash, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu. Guwahati will host 15 sports and the remaining 7 sports will be held in Shillong.

Citizens of India are invited to design a suitable logo and a suitable mascot for 12th South Asian Games.

Last Date for submission is 21st July, 2015.

Cash Prize for winning logo: Rs. 50,000, Cash Prize for winning mascot: Rs. 50,000

The result will be announced by 10th August 2015. In case of delay due to any unforeseen circumstances it would be informed to all the participants through MyGov.

Moderator for Task

Mr. R.K. Sacheti, Joint Director General, Organizing Committee e-Mail ID: info.12thsouthasiangames@gmail.com

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12th South Asian Games Logo and a Mascot Design Contest

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