RECORD-BREAKING

NUMBERS

30+

Sports Categories

NOIDA EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

we are the champions!

88

Students Participated

6

Sports Participated

119

Points Earned

gold-medal-icon

7

Gold Medals

silver-medal-icon

4

Silver Medals

bronze-medal-icon

4

Bronze Medals

gold-medal-icon

7

Gold Medals

silver-medal-icon

4

Silver Medals

bronze-medal-icon

4

Bronze Medals

RUNNER UPS

2ND

Pathways World School, Gurugram

199

Students Participated

8

Sports Participated

113

Points Earned

gold-medal-image

8

Gold Medals

silver-medal-image

11

Silver Medals

bronze-medal-image

16

Bronze Medals

gold-medal-icon

8

Gold Medals

gold-silver-icon

11

Silver Medals

gold-bronze-icon

16

Bronze Medals

3RD

Manava Bhawna Public School, Nathupura

253

Students Participated

8

Sports Participated

112

Points Earned

gold-medal-image

3

Gold Medals

silver-medal-image

5

Silver Medals

bronze-medal-image

7

Bronze Medals

gold-medal-icon

3

Gold Medals

gold-silver-icon

5

Silver Medals

gold-bronze-icon

7

Bronze Medals

Ranking Table
RANK SCHOOL NAME
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE
POINTS
1 NOIDA EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY 7 4 4 119 +
Kho Kho 2 0 0 30
Kabaddi 3 2 1 70
Karate 2 2 3 19
2 Pathways World School, Gurugram 8 11 16 113 +
Athletics 1 1 0 8
Badminton 0 1 0 3
Basketball 2 0 1 35
Swimming 5 7 5 51
Tennis 0 1 1 4
Squash 0 1 9 12
3 Manava Bhawna Public School, Nathupura 3 5 7 112 +
Athletics 1 0 1 6
Basketball 0 1 3 25
Kho Kho 2 4 2 80
Carrom 0 0 1 1
4 DLF Public School 8 9 8 99 +
Athletics 0 0 1 1
Chess 1 2 2 13
Football 1 1 0 25
Swimming 5 0 2 27
Karate 0 1 1 4
Tennis 0 3 0 9
Volleyball 0 1 0 10
Yogasana 1 1 1 9
Carrom 0 0 1 1
5 Shiv Nadar School, Gurugram 6 5 6 85 +
Athletics 2 0 0 10
Badminton 1 0 0 5
Basketball 0 1 0 10
Chess 0 0 1 1
Football 2 1 0 40
Swimming 0 0 2 2
Karate 0 0 1 1
Table Tennis 0 1 1 4
Tennis 0 0 1 1
Squash 1 2 0 11
6 Shiv Nadar School, Noida 4 5 4 83 +
Athletics 0 0 1 1
Badminton 1 0 1 6
Basketball 2 2 0 50
Football 1 0 0 15
Shooting 0 1 0 3
Table Tennis 0 2 2 8
7 Manav Sthali School, New Rajendra Nagar 10 2 5 61 +
Shooting 4 0 1 21
Table Tennis 6 2 4 40
8 Indraprastha world school, A-2 Pashchim Vihar 8 4 3 55 +
Athletics 1 1 0 8
Badminton 1 0 0 5
Skating 6 3 3 42
9 Bharti Public School, Swasthya Vihar 2 2 1 55 +
Basketball 0 1 1 15
Football 1 0 0 15
Volleyball 1 1 0 25
10 Delhi Public school, Morta 3 11 3 51 +
Athletics 1 2 2 13
Badminton 2 0 0 10
Swimming 0 8 1 25
Yogasana 0 1 0 3
RANK SCHOOL NAME
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE
POINTS
- Jinvani Bharti Public School 0 0 0 0
- D. T. E. A. Senior Secondary School 0 0 0 0
- Prakriti School, Noida 0 0 0 0
- GD Goenka Public School, Gurugram Sec10A 0 0 0 0
- St Columba's School 0 0 0 0
- Rabindranath world school gurgaon u block 0 0 0 0
- Bal Bhavan International School 0 0 0 0
- Vishwabharati Public School Greater Noida 0 0 0 0
- Delhi World Public School Greater Noida 0 0 0 0
- Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar 0 0 0 0
football-image

Performers of the Championship

Keep eye on these rising stars who may bring international glory to our country

Select a sporting category to view SFA’s glorious winners, No winners found for this selected category.

Frequently Asked Questions

Got any SFA championship queries? We've got you.

All the questions answered right here for you.

If my school has not registered for the SFA Championship 2023-24, will I still be able to participate?

Yes, if your school does not register, you will still be able to register for individual or Team Sport. For confirmation of participation in a Team Sport a player of the team needs to email us the Team List on the city specific email address for SFA Championship 2023-24

How will participating in the SFA Championship help me as a Student?

SFA through its Championships, provides an equal platform to players in over 28+ sports to show their sporting talent. SFA Championships aim to enhance the sporting experience of every school Student by providing them with

  • Professional Standard Infrastructure & Equipment
  • Certified and quality Match Officials and Referees through Sport Associations
  • Fully equipped medical stations and physiotherapists in each sporting arena
  • Sports Education seminars, workshops and clinics
  • A digitally integrated system on our website www.sfaplay.com with detailed statistics and record maintenance.

*Refer to Registrations T&Cs (Terms & Conditions)

What is the registration fee for Students to participate in the SFA Championship?

The Student Registration Fee for SFA Championship is as follow:

  • FOR TEAM SPORTS +INDIVIDUAL SPORTS (ATHLETICS / SWIMMING / SKATING) FEE per event, per student – Rs.499 /- Inclusive of GST
  • OTHER INDIVIDUAL SPORTS (INCLUDES DOUBLES) per event: Rs.799 /- Inclusive of GST
    Note: FOR ANY DOUBLES EVENT THIS WILL BE THE COST PER STUDENT per event

Can Students from schools outside of the city participate in the SFA Championship?

This Championship is for schools and students from the city. SFA will be conducting similar championships in other states & cities very soon.

For team sports (Including doubles & relay) should all the members of the team be registered and be from the same school?

Yes, to be part of a team sport (Including relay and doubles) a team and/or Student must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Registered and verified for SFA Championship
  • Must be from the same school
  • Meet the age criteria

Are the students being provided with sports gear?

No, students must carry their own sports gear.

What is the duration of the event?

The SFA Championship 2023-24 schedule & the final sport wise schedule will be published on our website i.e., www.sfaplay.com at least 5 days prior to the championship. The matches will be conducted from 8 am to 5.30 pm on all days of the schedule; however,schedules for different sports may vary. There will be special considerations for few sports which may require more time to be completed.

What documents need to be carried by Students during the tournament?

Every Student must carry his/her school ID card along with his/her age proof (Aadhar Card Preferred) at all times during the tournament. No student will be allowed to play the match if they do not have a valid age proof alongwith theirschool ID. Studentsmust produce theirIDcards when required during the tournament.
Note: If the students fails to produce the document SFA shall not guarantee participation.

What is the reporting time for the Students?

The Student needs to report 60 minutes prior at the verification desk to get himself/herself verified and 15 minutes prior to the sport specific desk to report for his/her match. There will be directional signage to guide players at the venue.

Can a Student register on the spot?

No. Spot registrations are not accepted at the SFA Championship. A Student must register himself/herself on or before the last date of registration.

When does Student registration for SFA Championship 2023-24 open?

The registration dates for the SFA Championship will be updated on www.sfaplay.com. It is a completely online (Less than 2 Minutes) and paperless process designed to keep the convenience of schools and Students in mind.

  • Log on to www.sfaplay.com
  • Select the city for registration
  • Click on “Register as a Student”
  • Verify your Mobile Number
  • Verify Mobile Number OTP (One Time Password) – Only applicable to students who are re-registering
  • Fill in details for registration
  • Select events the student wants to register in
  • Complete payment
  • Complete Age Verification

KINDLY NOTE: Your participation in sports will be confirmed only after completion of age verification. In case of Team Sports, your selection in a team will be at the sole discretion of the school coach/authority.

Can I participate in multiple sports at the SFA Championship 2023-24?

Yes, SFA is a multi-sport Championship that provides Students with a platform to explore their sporting prowess across multiple sports.

Is a student allowed to change the sport or event he/she has registered for?

Yes, a student can change the sport or event he/she has registered for before the last date of registration by logging in on their sporting profile.
Note: On day change of sport or event will not be entertained

How many sports will be conducted at the SFA Championships 2023-24?

SFA Championships 2023-24, is a multi-sports Championship which will see 28+ sporting disciplines across cities. They are:

  • Individual Sports: Archery, Athletics (Individual & Relay), Chess, Carrom, Fencing Shooting, Skating, Swimming (Individual & Relay), Gymnastics, Speedcubing.
  • Combat Sports: Boxing, Fencing Judo, Karate, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Yogasana, Youth MMA
  • Racquet Sports: Badminton (Singles & Doubles), Table Tennis (Singles & Doubles), Tennis (Singles & Doubles), Squash
  • Team Sports: Basketball, Football, Handball, Hockey, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Water Polo, Kho-Kho, Throwball

What are the age groups for each of the sports?

SFA Championship 2023-24 allows participation from students between age groups 3 to 18. However, age groups vary from sport to sport as advised by respective sporting associations and federations.

What is the role of sports governing bodies at SFA Championship 2023-24?

SFA believes in giving all grassroots level players the highest professional sporting experience. Majority of our sports partners are National, State and District associations and federations. These organizations play an extremely crucial role in providing a professional experience by way of lending their expertise to their respective sport i.e. certified officials, draws and schedules, talent scouting, rules and regulations of the sport, infrastructure, equipment consultancy and so on.

What are the cut-off dates for each age group?

The cut-off dates for each age group vary from sport to sport. To view the same, Click on www.sfaplay.com

What are the rules & regulations followed at the Championship?

The rules & regulations vary from sport to sport. To view the same, Click on www.sfaplay.com

Can a student/team participate in multiple age groups and events?

Each sport has different participation guidelines. Kindly note the below mentioned guidelines are subject to SFA’s eligibility criteria, age cut off dates.

Can a member of a team be replaced after Registration?

Yes, any member of a team can be replaced one day prior to the commencement of SFA Championship 2023-24 in the city by sending a request to the registered email address, however, this decision is left solely to the discretion of the certified match officials and SFA Tournament Committee.

Will SFA provide sporting kit/gear to players?

No, SFA will not be providing personal kit/gear to any students. All Students are expected to bring their own sporting gear/kit.

When will the draws and schedules be announced for the SFA Championship 2023-24?

All draws, and schedules will be published on our website www.sfaplay.com at least 5 days prior to the Championship. All registered schools and registered students will be notified on their registered email IDs and mobile numbers.

What procedure will be followed when a student reports to the venue’s verification desk?

Students/Teams must report at the venue’s verification desk 60 minutes prior to theirscheduled matchtime. On reporting, each student will have to show their school ID and age proof (Aadhar Card, Birth Certificate, Passport) to validate their details, after which their IDs will be verified and allocated. After this, students will have to proceed and report to the respective sport desk that he/she will be participating in, 15 minutes prior to theirscheduled match timing.
Note: If the students fails to provide the document SFA shall not guarantee participation.

Is it mandatory for the school’s entire contingent to arrive at the venue at the same time, even though different players have matches on different days or different times?

No, it is not necessary for the school’s entire contingent to arrive at the venue at the same time. Students can arrive as and when they have their matches. However, we encourage schools to send in as many students and parents to support their students.

What will happen if a student or team fails to reach for the match at the scheduled match time?

The opposition student or team will get a walkover if the student or team fails to report at the scheduled time of the match. However, this decision is left solely to the discretion of the certified match officials.

What is the procedure to lodge a protest?

In the event that a student, coach or parent wishes to lodge a protest against his/her/their opponent with respect to age or any other unfair practices etc. he/she will need to follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Contact the tournament director/SFA Representative
  • Fill the protest form
  • Pay a deposit of Rs. 1000/-
  • The protest committee will arrive at a decision within a maximum of 48 hours.

In the event that a student is found to be overage and has been disqualified, SFA will not be liable to conduct a rematch of any student/team who may have lost to the opponent in the interest of the time. However, the overage student will be disqualified without any prior notice.

The student may also face a ban on participating at the SFA Championship for up to 3 years. The same will be mentioned on his/her sporting profile on www.sfaplay.com

In the lieu of ONLY addressing genuine protests, SFA has taken the decision of levying a protest fee. Handling protests is a time-consuming process and has an impact on the schedule of the other matches scheduled on any given day. Hence, it is critical for SFA to address only the genuine ones to be able to provide a seamless sporting experience.

SFA assures that all students will be given fair and equal treatment irrespective of the school, gender.

What is the process of becoming an SFA registered school?

The registration process for all SFA Championships is a completely digitized and paperless process. Follow the below mentioned steps & complete your registration.

  • Log on to www.sfaplay.com
  • Click on “Register as a School”
  • Enter Your Mobile Number - Only applicable to schools who are re-registering
  • Fill details for registration
  • Verify Mobile Number & Email ID via OTP (One Time Password)
  • Complete Payment
  • Upload consent document (Format provided in the form)
  • Fill in Coach(es) details and assign sport for formation of teams.

What is the process of becoming an SFA registered Student?

The Registration process for Students for all SFA Championships is a completely digitized and paperless process.

  • Log on to www.sfaplay.com
  • Click on “Register as a Student”
  • Enter Your Mobile Number
  • Verify Mobile Number OTP (One Time Password) – Only applicable to students who are re-registering
  • Fill details for registration
  • Select Events the student wants to register in
  • Complete Payment
  • Complete Age Verification

KINDLY NOTE: Your participation in sports will be confirmed only after verification of documents. In case of Team Sports, your selection in a team will be at the sole discretion of the School Coach/Authority

How do I register for a sport?

A Student can register for a sport by choosing the sport of his/her choice while filling the registration form. The registration of the participant for his/her sport will be confirmed only once the payment and verification is complete. In case of Team sports, your selection in a team will be at the sole discretion of the school coach/authority

What is the School Registration Fee for SFA Championship?

School Registration Fee for the SFA Championship is charge less. A school can register itself by clicking on to www.sfaplay.com. By becoming a registered school with SFA it is:

  • Eligible to appear on the SCHOOLS RANKING TABLE.
  • Eligible to win awards and prizes
  • Able to access the online school profile with statistics, records and achievements basis the school’s participation and performance
  • Digital report card highlighting the school’s overall performance
  • Get a dedicated login to manage registrations for SFA Championship
  • What are the modes of payment available for registration?

    Schools and students can choose to pay via the following options

    • Credit / Debit Card / Online Transfer
    • Wallets
    • UPI

    Can a student’s registration be transferred to another student?

    NO. A Student’s registration is unique and cannot be transferred to another student’s registration. Each student has to register individually and obtain his student profile.

    Which schools can register for SFA Championship 2023-24?

    We welcome all schools from the city to register for the SFA Championship. All types of aided, unaided, private and government schools can register & participate.

    Should my school be from a certain board to participate in the SFA Championship 2023-24?

    SFA through its Championships wants to create a level playing field for all schools. There is no restriction on the school entries based on the education board. Schools from all boards: ICSE, CBSE, State, NIOS, IGCSE and IB are invited to register for the SFA Championship 2023-24.

    Will both, co-ed and non-co-ed schools, be able to register?

    SFA through its Championships wishes to provide equal sporting opportunity to all school students. All schools, co-ed and non-co-ed, are invited to participate in the SFA Championship across all sports.

    How will participating in the SFA Championship 2023-24 help my school?

    SFA through its Championships provides an equal platform to Students in 25+ sports to show their sporting talent. By participating in the SFA Championship, schools are

    • Eligible to appear on the SCHOOLS RANKING TABLE.
    • Eligible to win awards and prizes
    • Able to access the online school profile with statistics, records and achievements basis the school’s participation and performance
    • Get a dedicated login to manage registrations for SFA Championship

    Are players from a registered school expected to pay a separate Registration Fee to participate in SFA Championship 2023-24?

    Yes, in the interest of maintaining a high quality of competition across all sports at the SFA Championship 2023-24, a Registration Fee will be charged to Students which will enable them to participate and avail the following services-

    • Digital Statistics, Records maintenance & Match videos*
    • Professional Standard Infrastructure and Facilities
    • Certified and quality Match officials & Referees from recognized Sport associations
    • Instant Medical support and On-court Physiotherapist
    • Access to Hydration Centers
    • Talent Scouting and Scholarships
    *Refer to Registrations T&Cs (Terms & Conditions)

    Is it necessary for schools participating in other sporting tournaments, to take an NOC from Governing bodies of those tournaments?

    It is NOT necessary for schools to take an NOC from governing bodies of any other sports tournaments that they may be participating in, to register and participate in the SFA Championship.

    Kindly note the SFA Championship will take place for 15 days at a stretch across multiple sports.It is an Olympic style inter-school competition. We try to ensure that there is no clash with any other inter- school tournaments. We encourage schools and players to play as many tournaments around the year as possible, to improve and excel in sports.

    What is the SFA School Ranking System?

    The SFA School Ranking System has been devised to showcase the ranking of all schools in the city, on the basis of their performance in multiple sporting disciplines at SFA. Each medal won by a player/team of a school’s contingentin an event category, adds to the pointstally of the schoolranking system in the following manner :

    For Individual Sports:
    • Gold Medal = 5 Points
    • Silver Medal = 3 Points
    • Bronze Medal = 1 Point
    For Team Sports:
    • Gold Medal = 15 Points
    • Silver Medal = 10 Points
    • Bronze Medal = 5 Point

    Kindly note: Doubles and Relay are considered as individual sports in the SFA Ranking System

    How many players can participate from the registered schools?

    Schools registered with SFA can register as many students as they would like for the SFA Championship 2023- 24.

    How many sports & teams a school can register & participate in?

    Schools registered with SFA can participate in as many sports as they would like to. We encourage schools to take part in multiple sports enabling their players to experience the multi-sport culture at the SFA Championship.

    What does the school registration include?

    The school registration enables the school to participate in the SFA Championship 2023-24. This Registration provides:

    • Professional Standard Infrastructure and Facilities
    • Eligible to appear in the SCHOOLS RANKING TABLE.
    • Eligible to win awards and prizes for the school
    • Able to access the online school profile with statistics, records and achievements basis the school’s participation and performance.

    What if the school does not have students to participate in all these sports?

    SFA provides a multi-sporting platform for the schools so that they can identify their sporting prowess in various sports by identifying students they might not be aware about. In any case it is not necessary for a school to participate in all the sporting disciplines compulsorily but we encourage schools to try and maximize the opportunities made available to the players.

    Will the school’s name reflect on the school ranking system even if the school does not register?

    The school name will reflect on the ranking system but will not be eligible to win awards and prizes.

    What are the venues for the SFA Championship 2023-24?

    The SFA Championship 2023-24 will be updated on www.sfaplay.com

    *To be Confirmed

    What are the security arrangements at the venue?

    We recognize the fact that there will be close to 1,00,000 Students and visitors across all the venues, and thus adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure that students have a safe and sport conducive environment.

    Will visitors be asked for an ID proof at the venue?

    Yes, visitors will be asked to produce an ID card to enter the venue. SFA Sporting Services Pvt. Ltd. holds all the rights to allow or disallow any individual into the venue at its sole discretion, in the interest of safety of all children and visitors.

    How do I arrive at the venue?

    Schools and students are expected to make their own transportation arrangements to and from the venue. School buses and private vehicles will be allowed only till the designated drop-off point at the venue. School buses and private vehicles will be permitted to park inside the premises in the designated parking areas on a first-come-first-serve basis.

    Is it compulsory for school officials to accompany students during the tournament?

    It is not compulsory for school Students to be accompanied by a school coordinator/manager during the event. But SFA encourages parents, well-wishers, school coordinators and non- participating students to come & support their respective school contingents thereby enhancing a Student’s sporting experience.

    Can parents, school children and other well-wishers come to view the matches?

    Yes, parents and children are welcome to the venue and cheer for their school’s contingent, even if they are not participating in any sport. Over & above this, they will also have an opportunity to engage in all the activities & workshops planned for that day.

    Do the non-participating visitors have to pay any entry fee?

    To facilitate more support for the students & to create a sporting atmosphere there will be no entry fee charged to any visitor at SFA Championship 2023-24.

    Will the SFA Championship take place every year?

    Yes, SFA Championships will be held every year to provide the best platform for the young students to showcase their sporting talents. With an Olympic style structure, the SFA Championship aspires to be the most prestigious annual inter-school sports Championship, that Students and schools can look forward to, at a specific time every year and become part of the cities sporting calendar.

    If a student has completed his/her matches/sport at the SFA Championship 2023-24, can he/she still come to the venue for the remaining days?

    Yes, in case a student finishes playing his/her sport or does not progress to the higher stages of the tournament he/she is most welcome to be at the venue and cheer for his/her school’s contingent.

    What is the duration of the event?

    The SFA Championship 2023-24 schedule & the final sport wise schedule will be published on our website i.e., www.sfaplay.com at least 5 days prior to the Championship. The matches will be conducted from 8 am to 5.30 pm on all days of the schedule; however, schedules for different sports may vary. There will be special considerations for few sports which may require more time to be completed.

    What documents need to be carried by students during the championship?

    Every student must carry his/her school ID card along with his/her age proof (Aadhar Card Preferred) at all times during the tournament. No student will be allowed to play the match if they do not have a valid age proof along with their school ID. Students must produce their ID cards when required during the tournament.

    Why do Students need to report 60 minutes prior to their match time?

    It is essential for the students to report at the venue at least 60 minutes prior to the game in order to start the matches as per the scheduled time. There will be two registration desks – the main registration desk to report the entry of the student at the venue and the other will be a sports specific registration desk, where the student will have to report at the time his/her match is announced.

    Will the students be provided with food and water at the SFA Championship 2023-24?

    Free water and Energy drinks will be available to the students at all times during the course of the Championship. Food stalls will be made available at the venue to serve you delicious food and students may bring their own snacks and drinks.

    Does the participant have access to all parts of the venue?

    Yes, we would love for all students and parents/coaches to experience the sporting atmosphere of our Championship and hence there are no restrictions with respect to venue access. However, the playing area of every sport will be restricted only to the students, officials and SFA staff. Seating arrangements will be made for spectators. There will also be certain areas which will be restricted only to SFA personnel and management.

    Does the Student have to be present at the venue on all days?

    It is not necessary for the student to be at the venue on all days. The student only needs to come when his/her match is scheduled. However, at all times there are various games, activities and workshops going on at the Championship and we would love all children to experience the same.

    Will the Student get a certificate of participation?

    Yes, a certificate of participation will be available in the students sporting profile who participate at the SFA Championship 2023-24. A digital version of the same will be made available on your profile on www.sfaplay.com

    Still have a few queries?

    Reach us out on del.sfa@sfaplay.com | +919167165337 | +918291157197 | +919930577577

    Wrapper - join the action
    JOIN THE ACTION
    Subscribe now for updates on sports events and competitions

      SFA / Team India

      © 2023 SFAPLAY.COM. All Rights Reserved by SFA Sporting Services Pvt Ltd.