SJEC Invited Cup Inter PUC Men & Women Throwball Tournament 2018

Nov 27, 2018 - Dec 28, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru under the Physical Education Department had organised SJEC Invited Cup Inter PUC Men & Women Throwball Tournament 2018 on 27th and 28th November 2018 for Pre University Colleges of D.K and Udupi district.

The inaugural function of the tournament was on 27th November 2018 at 09:30 AM in the College throw ball court. Mr Sampath Lobo, Producer/Actor – Sandalwood and International Level Throwball Player graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The function was presided over by Rev. Fr. Wilfred Prakash D’souza, Director, St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru. The Guests of Honour were Rev. Fr. Rohith D’costa, Assistant Director, St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru and Dr Rio D’souza, Principal, St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru.

Dr Rio D'Souza, Principal, SJEC in his welcome speech introduced the chief guest to the gathering and defined the objective of organising this tournament. In his Inaugural speech Mr Sampath Lobo, said that “Sports helps us to improve self-confidence and teaches us to receive victory and defeat equally.” Talking about St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru he said that the SJEC gives very good support to all the curricular and extracurricular activities. SJEC encourages sports participation. He wished all the very best to all participants.

In his presidential address Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza said that he is proud to say that students of SJEC has excelled in state and national level sports and college is proud to host this event at this campus which is a good venue for sports activities. Finally, he wished good luck to the participants.

Asst. Director of SJEC Rev. Fr. Rohith D'Costa, SAC Coordinator Ms. Rachana Crasta, Assistant Physical Education Director Ms. Vaneesha Rodrigues and Assistant Physical Education Instructor Mr Jeffy Sunny Dsouza were present for the inaugural. Mr. Alister D'Souza, SAC Coordinator proposed the vote of thanks. Further the Chief Guest inaugurated the tournament by cutting the ribbon to release the match ball and servicing the ball.

Eight Men team and three Women team had participated in the tournament. Teams were from Vani PU College, Padua PU College, Rosa Mystica PU College, St Raymonds PU College, VC PU College Puttur, Carmel PU College, Rosa Mystica, St Agnes PU College. The matches were going on in the parallel court prepared in the college ground. The men final match was between Rosa Mystica PU College and St Raymonds PU College. Rosa Mystica PU College emerged as the Winners of the tournament while St Raymonds PU College bagged the Runners up Trophy.

The women final match was between Padua PU College and St Agnes PU College. Padua PU College emerged as the Winners of the tournament while St Agnes PU College bagged the Runners up Trophy. The winners of the tournament were awarded with trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 6000 and the runners-up were awarded with trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 4000.

In the Men's category Mr. Rakshith from St Raymonds PU College was awarded as the Best Thrower, Mr Nikhil from Rosa Mystica PU College was awarded as the Best Receiver and Mr Samarth from Rosa Mystica PU College was awarded as the Best All Rounder. In the Women's category Ms. Pooja from St Agnes PU College was awarded as the Best Thrower, Ms Jyothsna from Padua PU College was awarded as the Best Receiver and Ms Bhoomika from Padua PU College was awarded as the Best All Rounder.

The valedictory ceremony was held on 27th November at 4.00pm in college ground. Rev. Fr. Rohith D'Costa, Assistant Director, SJEC was the chief guest and Dr Vincent Crasta, HOD, Department of Physics, SJEC was the Guest of Honour of the programme. Mr Jeffy Sunny Dsouza, Assistant Physical Education Instructor welcomed the gathering. Mr Sampath Lobo, Producer/Actor – Sandalwood and International Level Throwball Player, Mr. Alister D'Souza and Ms. Rachana Crasta, SAC Coordinators, Ms. Vaneesha Rodrigues Assistant Physical Education Director were present. Mementos to the Officials were given by Dr Vincent Crasta and individual prizes were given by Mr Sampath Lobo and the prizes to winners were distributed by Rev. Fr. Rohith D'Costa during this ceremony. Ms. Vaneesha Rodrigues rendered vote of thanks by thanking everyone who helped for the tournament.

The Tournament was appreciated by all the participants and team managers. Everyone expressed their gladness about the way the tournament was organised, and facilities provided to them in campus. The event formally ended by singing the National Anthem.

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