Chikmagalur Diocese

Yuvakridotsava 2022 and Celebration of National Youth Sunday
Brief report on one day Yuvakridotsava 2022 and Celebration of National Youth Sunday

On the occasion of National Youth Sunday ICYM DEXCO Team Chikmagalur had organized Yuvakridotsava 2022 on 14th August 2022 at St. Josephs Cathedral Church Chikamagalur under the guidance and Support of DYD Fr. Vinay Kumar. The event was organized for ICYM youths with the age category of 18 to 30 years from all the parishes of Chikamagalur Diocesan. We had organized two group events i.e. Volleyball for boys and Throw ball for girls. This event was organized with the main objective to unite youths of Chikamagalu Diocese and to build a competitive spirit in them.

Our most beloved DYD Fr. Vinay Kumar along with other dignitaries namely Fr. Babush Rodriguez from Mangalore, Sr. Veronica from Puduvalli and Sri. Vincent D'Souza Parisher St. Josephs Cathedral Church Chikamagalur & our sponsorer for this grand event together inaugurated the event. It was one day event and with participants from 16 parishes from three deaneries of Chikamagalur Diocese. 16 teams had enrolled and participated in Volleyball and 07 teams were enrolled and participated in Throw ball competition.

The event was a grand success because we had more than 300 youths gathered from 16 different parishes, who took this opportunity to showcase their sports spirit and actively participated in this grand event with vibrant team spirit. The event was conclude with honoring Mr. Infant Vishal the National Level Vollyball Player, ICYM youth from Dasapura Parish Chikamagalur Dioceses and felicitation to all the Referees who contributed their fair judgment in leading the event successfully. Special felicitation was given to Sri. Vincent D'Souza Parisher of St. Josephs Cathedral Church Chikamagalur, without his generous support to sponsor of the entire event this event would not have been successful. Finally the event was concluded by announcing the winners of the Volleyball and Throw Ball competition.

Following are the winners list –
1. Volleyball (Only for Boys)
a) 1st place - Dasapura Parish ICYM youth Team
b) 2nd place - Alphosenagara Parish ICYM youth Team

2. Throw Ball (Only for Girls)
a) 1st place - Balehonnur Parish ICYM youth Team
b) 2nd place - Vijayapura Parish ICYM youth Team