Chicago IL: Punjab Sports Club of Milwaukee held its Midwest First International Kabaddi Cup tournament on Sunday, June 5th 2016 at Gurudwara, 7512 S Howell Ave, Oak Creek, which turned out to be a big festival of fun, food and sports. Despite uncertain whether (extrema windy and cold) in the morning people not only from Chicagoland area but from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Canada, California and Wisconsin came in large numbers to enjoy this sports festival.
Gurudwara celebrates Mela of Sant Baba Prem SinghJi Murale Wale 66th Barsi Smagam with Kirtan Darbar, Katha, Langar and open stalls and rides for kids. Over 1000 devotees enjoy Mela and watch Midwest First International Kabaddi Cup tournament.
1st match Canada east VS Canada west and Canada west won. 2nd match Royal King USA VS Midwest USA and Royal King USA won. 1 semifinal match Canada west VS Midwest USA and Midwest USA won. 2nd semifinal match Royal King USA VS Canada east and Royal King USA won. Playing for 3rd and 4th place match Canada east VS Canada west Canada west won 3rd place. Canada east got 4th place. Final match Royal King USA VS Midwest USA. Royal King USA won 1st place and Midwest USA won 2nd place.
1st prize $12000 sponsor by Sukhwinder Singh Ghagar family, 2nd prize $10000 Sponsor by Rakesh Rehan owner of cafe India restaurant, 3rd prize $7500 Sponsor by Daldev Sing Bolla owner of India garden and 4th $6000 prize Sponsor by Gurudwara Singh Sabha Silvis Illinois.
Special thanks to Sikh temple of Wisconsin committee for their help and Bikramjit Singh Sekhon (president of Sikh temple of Wisconsin) and Jasjit Singh Sidhu. Organizers members are Navpreet Singh Multani (Navi), Kanwarvir Singh (Kavi), Kulwinder Singh (Mintu) and Sandeep Singh (Sunny)
Executive members are Sukhwinder Singh Ghagar, Jaswinder Singh Jassi, Manjit Singh Owner of Bollywood Grill restaurant, Parmjit Singh Sidhu, Rupinder Arora, Paul Bhatia, Sukhjinder Singh, Mandeep Kler, Rakesh Rehan and Charnjit Bolla.
The sports festival was supported by Cafe India restaurant, India garden restaurant, Bollywood grill restaurant Caldwell banker commercial Vicky Vasudeva.
Special thanks to Sikh temple of Wisconsin committee for their help and Bikramjit Singh Sekhon (president of Sikh temple of Wisconsin) and Jasjit Singh Sidhu.
There was lot of free food for the spectators who enjoyed Jalebi and Pakoras along with Chana masala, Chole, Pratha, Halwa, Dal Makhani, Lassi, and Tea. India garden restaurant catered sweet and food. The food was free and there was no entry fee. Women also came to see the festival in large numbers.
The event was successful with the generous donation by event sponsors. The sponsors were recognized and presented plaques.