THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Selection trials for various sports disciplines for the year 2012-13 are scheduled at Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Karyavattom, on January 24 and 25, from 8 am.
Selection trials will be conducted for both the Regular scheme and Centre of Excellence (COE) in the disciplines of Athletics (Boys&Girls), Cycling (Boys & Girls), Gymnastics (Boys - Day boarding), Handball (Girls- Day boarding), Hockey (Girls), Kabaddi (Girls), Lawn Tennis (Boys & Girls- Day boarding), Swimming (Boys & Girls),Taekwondo (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Girls) and Wrestling (Girls).
The age limit set for participating in the trials (regular scheme), which is relaxable for Gymnastics and Swimming, is 14-20. In the case of Gymnastics, those in the age group of 8-12 and in Swimming, those aged 12-16 can take part in the trials. Only those who have a medal in the district or state-level tournaments are eligible to apply.
For COE entry, medal winners in national- level tourneys and falling in the age limit of 18-26 years can participate. Those who are employed will also be considered. Age certificate (from Panchayat or Corporation), sports certificates, copy of the ration card, medical certificate and three passport-size photographs should be produced by participants, who should also come with a sports kit. More details can be had from 0471 - 2415401.