26 March 2019 began in Kazakhstan the Republican sport contest “SportFEST Kazakhstan”. The project is planned to reach students born in 2003-2005, which is more than 7,000 participants. The first region in which the qualifying rounds of the first stage of the large-scale project started was Atyrau region.
Students of 215 districts from 14 regions, as well as Astana, Almaty and Shymkent, who are engaged in sports not professionally, will compete for the title of the best. Students are waiting for matches in chess, table tennis, basketball, Futsal, military-applied sports, as well as in togyz kumalak.
Sport festival "SportFEST Kazakhstan" will be held in two stages. First, there will be regional competitions, which are held in all regions and cities of Astana, Almaty, Shymkent, among the national teams of districts and cities of regional importance. The best will be awarded with valuable prizes, as they will get a ticket to the final. The winners of each sport on behalf of the region or city of national importance participate in the II stage.
It should be noted that after the competition, all sports equipment used in the qualifying rounds (tennis tables, balls, board games) will be donated to schools in each region.
"SportFEST Kazakhstan" is a unique project aimed at promoting mass sports, healthy lifestyle and patriotic education among young people.
"This is one of the largest competitions, which is held on the territory of our country for the second time and this year it is held within the framework of the Year of youth. The project provides an opportunity for self-realization, physical development of children, adolescents, motivates students to engage in sports and maintain a healthy image. In addition, "SportFEST Kazakhstan" - a vivid example of the development of mass sports in our country", - said the representative of the Fund of development of social projects "Samruk-Kazyna Trust" Miras Irgebayev.
The organizers of the youth project are the Fund for the development of social projects "Samruk-Kazyna Trust" on behalf of the whole group of companies of JSC "Samruk-Kazyna" in the framework of the Social investment program "Menin Elim" together with the BSF "Fund of communication initiatives and strategies".