With 1200+ participants competing in 22+ events for prizes worth ₹2.8 lacs, IIM Indore’s annual sports fest Ranbhoomi 6.0 was held at IIM Indore from January 31- February 2, 2020.
The fest witnessed very interesting matches of Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis, Football, Squash, Badminton, and other outdoor sports. E-Sports, a new addition to the fest this year, also witnessed participants coming in huge numbers to play sports like PUBG, FIFA and CSGO.
The fest witnessed a memorable and fun-filled Comedy Night by well-known standup comedian Mr. Anubhav Singh Bassi. The show saw waves of laughter as the participants and IIM Indore community alike came together to celebrate the sixth edition of the fest.
Highlight of the second day was Power-lifting, which saw participation from women as well. In conclusion to the enthralling day-2 of Ranbhoomi 6.0 was an exuberant night of music and dancing in a DJ Night by DJ Kunal, with hosts of informal events and a Poker Night sponsored by Poker Saints where participants won prizes worth Rs. 20,000.
The final day saw prize distribution ceremony in the presence of Mr. Unmukt Chand as the Chief Guest and Ms. Simran Khosla as the Guest of Honour. Mr. Chand is a former Indian Under-19 cricket team captain who led India to the Under-19 Cricket World Cup victory in 2012. Ms. Khosla is a nutritionist and a fitness and lifestyle coach. The Champions of Ranbhoomi 6.0 were Medicaps University in Badminton, IPC Bhopal in Basketball (Men), Renaissance University in Basketball (Women), GLA in Volleyball, University of Delhi in Table Tennis team event, Maharaja Ranjit Singh College in Cricket, IEHE Bhopal in Football, and IIM Rohtak were the winners in Sports Quiz.
In a pleasant conclusion to the 3-day fest, followed the last pro-night of Ranbhoomi 6.0, a fun-filled bonfire night with live music and stargazing as IIM Indore marked a successful end to its only undergraduate sports fest hosted by IPM students. Ranbhoomi looks at the fest as a beautiful journey of growth and upliftment with many milestones being crossed. It only hopes to grow more and become bigger and better in the upcoming years.