About Uttaranchal Olympic Association

The Uttaranchal Olympic Association (UOA) is the state body that is responsible for the development of Olympic sports disciplines in the state of Uttarakhand. Uttaranchal Olympic Association works under the aegis of the Indian Olympic Association and the International Olympic Committee and is the governing body that is determined to inculcate Olympic Movement across the state. Our primary objective is to identify sportspersons and athletes from across the state and promote them to go to the next level in their sports/games. Read more

Our Mission and Vision

  • To ensure Good and Quality Infrastructure for athletes.
  • To create a culture of sports by imbibing higher moral and ethical values, the spirit of comradeship, and the desire to excel.
  • To promote Women in Sports.
  • To take one’s talents to the highest level of performance embracing the discipline needed to reach high standards.
  • To encourage and honor the sports icons of the State for their outstanding performance.
  • To promote and provide better facilities and opportunities for performance enhancement of sports persons.
  • To promote traditional Rural Games in Uttaranchal.
  • To recognize the special needs of the disabled and facilitate their participation in sports.
  • To develop sports academics with the coordination of the State Government and other allied agencies.

The vision of the Uttaranchal Olympic Association is to reflect, reinforce and enhance the mission of UOA by creating an environment of excellence where the players will develop the life skills and athletic skills that will enable them to become leaders and win the championship. It aims to organize various tournaments in coordination with other sports organizations and the Government of Uttarakhand. In all areas of its operation, the Uttaranchal Olympic Association’s athletes, coaches, staff, and programs shall embody the core values of friendship, respect, excellence, accountability, integrity, achievement, community service, fairness, diversity, and sportsmanship.

Office Bearers

Mr. Rajesh Aggarwal

President
Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Dr. D. K. Singh

General Secretary
Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Mahesh Joshi

Treasurer
Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Events

  • 4th State Olympic Games, Uttarakhand

After the tremendous success of the 3rd State Olympic Games, the Uttaranchal Olympic Association again played proud hosts of the most talked 4th State Olympic Games 2018 in the State of Uttarakhand. The State Olympic Games turned out to be the big crowd puller with spectators filling up the stadium on each of the match days. The 4th edition will see the participation of nearly 5000 athletes.

  • National Sports Day

Uttaranchal Olympic Association celebrates National Sports Day every year with a lot of enthusiasm and sportsmanship. People and sports enthusiasts from across age groups take part in the sports like Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Football.

  • Queen’s Baton Relay 

The Queen’s Baton relay for the XXI Commonwealth Games reached the state of Uttarakhand on the 5th of October 2017. The baton first reached Pantnagar, Rudrapur from Delhi and relayed across 5 cities in Uttarakhand namely Haldwani, Nainital, Rishikesh, Haridwar, and finally Dehradun. Several eminent sports personalities, Minsters, MLA’s, and state government officers from Uttarakhand took part in the event.

  • Olympic Day Run

The Uttaranchal Olympic Association along with its member units and sports enthusiasts religiously celebrate Olympic Day every year on June 23, by conducting various activities including the Olympic Day Run, seminars, and sporting events.

  • National Nordic and Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Championships

The National Nordic and Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Championships were successfully organized from 26 Feb to 27 Feb 2019 by Uttaranchal Olympic Association, in the directions given by the Indian Olympic Association for the conduct of Winter Games. The three-day National Alpine Skiing Contest was held in Auli with players from the Army, the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as well as other hill states showcasing their skills in nordic, cross country, and alpine skiing, and snowboard parallels giant slalom.