The much renowned 50 schools would compete within the biggest sports tournament of the city named “Maharaj Jagat Singh Inter School Sports Tournament” starting from October 03 to 07, 2013 at SMS Stadium, Jaipur.
Founded 16 years ago by Late Rajmata Gayatri Devi in memory of her late son Maharaja Jagat Singh (who himself was an avid sportsperson and sports fan), the 17th Mini-Olympics would have new disciplines of athletics, tennis, table-tennis, squash and badminton for around 2500 students from various schools across the state.
Eminent sports personalities like Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Former Cricketer Arun Lal etc. would descend on Jaipur to boost up the morale of participating students.
The Chair person of Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya and Rani Vidya Devi has confirmed the news of mini-Olympic at its curtain raiser conference held in Jaipur on September 24, 2013. The Principal of MSMSV threw light on the special features of the tournament. She also informed that Jaipur Khel Ratna scholarships for exceptional school athletes were being introduced this year. Similarly, a special trophy for racquet games was also being instituted.