MEDIA INVITE - FIFTH ARMY INTERNATIONAL SCOUT MASTERS COMPETITION 2019


1.       The fifth Army International Scout Masters Competition 2019, part of International Army Games will be held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan as per the following schedule:-

 

Ser No

Event

Date

Location

(a)

Curtain Raiser

05 Jul 19

New Delhi

(b)

Opening Ceremony

05 Aug 19

Jaisalmer

 

(c)

First Stage: Infiltration & Ambush Exercise

06-07 Aug 19

Khuri Sand Dunes

(50 km from Jaisalmer)

(d)

Second Stage: Scout Specialist BMP Obstacle Course

08-09 Aug 19

Jaisalmer

(e)

Third Stage: Scout Trail Obstacle Course

10-11 Aug 19

Jaisalmer

(f)

Fourth Stage: Small Arms Firing

12-13 Aug 19

Pokhran Field Firing Range (110 km from Jaisalmer)

(g)

Fifth Stage: Exfiltration and Flotation

14 Aug 19

Rohrund Pondage

(90 km from Jaisalmer)

(h)

Closing Ceremony

16 Aug 19

Jaisalmer

 

2.       The five stages of competition will test the marksmanship, navigation skills, endurance and teamwork amongst the teams under an international panel of judges, experts & arbiters. To give a broad overview of various activities planned during current Army International Scout Masters Competition & to unveil the Rolling Trophy of the Competition a ‘Curtain Raiser’ function will be organised at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on 05 Jul 2019. The ‘Curtain Raiser’ will be attended by representatives of all eight participating countries & International Organizing Committee (IOC), number of Defence Attaches and dignitaries.

 

 

3.       For the main events as mentioned at serial 1 (c) to 1 (g) a maximum of          12 media houses can be accommodated on a particular day to cover various events of the Scout Masters Competition at Jaisalmer. To select the media houses daywise, a draw of lots for the media houses will be held immediately post the ‘Curtain Raiser’ event at Manekshaw Centre on 05 Jul 2019.

 

4.       All media houses willing to cover the event at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan may please mail their willingness to gso1media@gmail.com & proarmy@gmail.com by 02 Jul 2019. Only those media house which express their willingness will be considered during the draw of lots.

 

5.       A separate media invite for the ‘Curtain Raiser’ event will be extended a week prior to the event.