The tournament will consist of matches with a maximum of 10- 12
overs per side.
Each innings will have a time duration of 1 hour.
There will be a 10-minute interval between the two innings.
Each team can have a maximum of 15 players in their squad.
The host will provide the cricket balls, and there will be no umpire fees for the
The matches will be played with a red leather ball.
Only the ?rst 16 teams are eligible to participate in the tournament.
A wide ball will be considered as 1 run, and an extra ball (delivery) should be given.
In the case of a tied match, a Super Over will be implemented to determine the
In the case of a no ball, a free hit will be given to the batting team.
All players must wear appropriate cricket attire, including rubber spikes, during the
The tournament will follow a knock-out format, where teams will be eliminated after losing a match.
Teams are required to report to the venue one hour before their scheduled match.
If a match is delayed due to rain, the winner will be decided by a toss, considering the
The tournament will have three categories: Boys U-12, U-14, and U-16.
In the Boys U-12 category, one team will bat on the same wicket for the entire
inning, while the second team will bat on the other side of the wicket. Batsmen
won’t change their side after every over.
The organizing committee reserves the right to modify or revise the rules.
The game rules will be implemented as adopted by the Association.
The Referee’s decision shall be final and binding on both teams’ players and officials.
The organizers hold no responsibility for any injuries, fractures, damage, or accidents during the competition.
All players/participants and team officials must adhere to the rules set by the organizing committee.
Each school is permitted to send only one team for team games and a maximum of 5 participants for individual games. Only a single team can represent the school in each age group category.
Participants/teams must report to the competition venue at least 30 minutes before the scheduled event time.
The organizers are not liable for any loss of personal belongings.
Any weapons, sharp objects, or objectionable items will be confiscated immediately.
Unruly behavior, violence, offensive language, smoking on the premises, and possession or use of abusive substances like alcohol will result in the immediate disqualification of the entire school contingent to which the offending students belong.
The overall winners and runners-up will be announced on the final day of Viva on 17th December 2023 in Mumbai.
Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Once a protest is decided by the Executive Committee, it will be considered final and binding, and no further disputes will be entertained.
Forms will only be accepted with the entry fees, which are non-refundable.
On-the-spot entries will not be accepted.
Separate entry forms must be filled in for boys and girls.
Please fill out separate forms based on the number of entries.
The entry form must be properly filled in, stamped, and signed by the principal, and submitted along with the entry fee at the fee counter between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Protest Procedure: Any protest must be lodged within half an hour of the match’s conclusion through the accredited Sports in charge/Coach of the team, along with a protest fee of Rs. 3000/-. The protest must be submitted to the organizing secretary.
The referee’s decision is final and binding on both teams’ players and officials.
Players/teams must present Aadhar cards and School ID cards upon request, and photocopies of the same must be submitted along with the complete team list to the organizing committee before the first game.
Any team found with an overage player, or any document manipulation will be disqualified without prior notice.
The team might be required to participate in 2 or more matches in a single day.
Requests for rescheduling or altering match timings will not be considered.
Players are prohibited from wearing any form of jewelry, including rings, chains, watches, or metal spectacles, while on the field.
It is mandatory to tuck in the jersey during gameplay.
VIVA PREMIER COMPETITIONS
We are excited to announce the upcoming Viva Basketball Inter-School Competitions for under 14 boys and girls. These highly anticipated events will take place at the zonal level, intra-city level, and culminate in the prestigious Viva national-level tournaments in December.
The highly anticipated premier competitions, namely “Swing & Swirl,” featuring exceptional solo and group performances, will be continued in all its grandeur. The mesmerizing showcases of talent in “Voice of Viva” and “Viva NOVA” for both boys and girls will also be organized with the same fervor and excitement as always.
Points will be awarded as follows:
1st Place: 5 points
1st Place: 10 points
2nd Place: 3 points
2nd Place: 7 points
3rd Place: 1 point
VIBGYOR Viva is the launchpad for students to embark on a journey into the world where imagination lives.