The famous ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir still covered by a thick blanket of snow is all set to host two-day state level snow rugby championship from March 18.
J&K rugby association in collaboration with state tourism department is going to organise the championship at golf course in the hill resort, 50 km from here, an official spokesman said here on Wednesday.
He said that the teams from Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Jammu, Kargil, Baramulla, Tangmarg, Pulwama and other clubs are going to participate in the two-day event.
The tournament will be played under the rules and regulations of international rugby board as well as Indian rugby football union, the spokesman said.
He also revealed that the certificates would be awarded to the participants besides giving away the prizes to the winners and runners- up.
"The championship will be open for both men and women," he said while adding that a team will consist of 10 players each.
All the incharges, coaches and physical teachers have been advised to submit the entry of their teams at the earliest so that arrangements for food, hotel and transport would be made accordingly, he added.