Sports

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports will be conducted at the National Ijtema?

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Kabadi
  • Obstacle Course (as part of MKA Hub)

Are the competitions open to all?

Yes, anyone can participate in sports.

How do we register our team for the sports competitions?

A sports table will be set up near the entrance and registration area where each team captain can register their team.

Do I have to play with my Masjlis or can we make our own team?

Yes, you can only participate within your majlis. If your majlis does not have enough players, you can participate as a Region. No players are allowed to play with other Regions unless there are no teams from the Region. In such cases, please inform Mohtamim Sehat-e-Jismani.

What format are the sports?

All sports are in single elimination format. This means once you lose, your team is eliminated. Players are not allowed to change to a different team if they are eliminated. If caught, the entire team will be disqualified.

What are the rules?

Basketball

  • 5 vs 5
  • 12 minute halves with running clock (clock stops the last 1 minute of the game)
  • 1 Timeout per game
  • Free throws on all shooting fouls or intentional fouls within the last minute of the game
  • Referee discretion on delay of game (i.e. holding the ball at the end of games to run out the clock)
Soccer
  • 7 vs 7
  • 12 minute halves with running clock (clock stops the last 1 minute of the game)
  • 1 Timeout per game
Volleyball
  • 6 vs 6
  • Games are best of 3 to 15 points
  • Service rotations will be enforced
Tape-ball Cricket
  • Only 1 team allowed per Region (2 from VA Region)
  • 11 vs 11
  • 6 over match
Kabaddi
  • 5 vs 5
  • 12 minute halves with running clock (clock stops the last 1 minute of the game)
  • 1 Timeout per game

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