Mysuru, Dec. 28- As part of the 5-day State-level Scouts and Guides Open Rally-2014 organised by Bharat Scouts and Guides District Institute, Mysuru, Adventure Sports events were held for the participants at the Scouts and Guides ground near Deputy Commissioner’s office here this morning.
Over 300 Scouts and Guides from 12 districts are participating in the event comprising net crawling, tyre tunnel crawling, walking on a swing, commando bridge, rope climbing and ladder climbing.
Speaking on the occasion, Scouts and Guides District Organiser Ashok Kumar said that such adventure activities helped youth to build confidence and leadership qualities.
The event was inaugurated by District Physical Education Officer Mariyappa. DDPI H.R. Basappa and others were present on the occasion.
Earlier, the participating Scouts and Guides took out a march-past from the Grounds through Metropole Circle and MUDA Circle. The march-past, which was flagged off by ACP B.T. Kavita, culminated at the starting point.
The rally will conclude on Dec. 31.
An expo of features of various districts was also organised at the ground.