The second edition of the annual inter-IIM sports festival—Ignatia, was held this year at IIM Indore from July 21-23, 2017. The fest witnessed enthusiastic participation from around 400 participants from various IIMs including IIM Indore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Ranchi, IIM Raipur and IIM Shillong. The participants took part in 15+ events including various indoor and outdoor sports like cricket, football, badminton, table tennis, squash, lawn tennis, volleyball, chess, basketball, etc.
The first day of the fest witnessed matches IIM Indore, IIM Calcutta and IIM Lucknow. After 3 days of intense competition and great displays of sportsmanship, Ignatia 2017 was won by IIM Indore, with a total of 83 points, followed by IIM Calcutta at 77 and IIM Lucknow at 41 points. In terms of individual sports, IIM Calcutta won the largest number of gold medals, emerging as the champion in 5 events, followed closely by IIM Indore with 4 gold medals.
Ignatia concluded with a prize distribution and felicitation ceremony organised on July 27, 2017. All the winners received the prizes and certificates. The championship was bagged by IIM Indore. The fest concluded with lot of fervour among the participants from other IIMs who appreciated the hospitality of IIM Indore.