[Online] National Level Sports Law Essay Writing Competition 2020 by Jagran Lakecity University in Association with Atharva Legal Law Firm [Register by 25 May, 2020]

About Jagran Lakecity University

At Jagran Lakecity University, we are committed to providing our students a holistic environment that promotes self-awareness and competency. Founded on life-enriching values, we are a completely government recognized and approved state private university under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956, Government of India. The University has been recognized as Global League Institution 2015-16 by The Great Place to Study Research Institute and awarded as 'University of the Year' by FMPCCI; the university is a vital part of

About Atharva Legal

Atharva Legal LLP is a full service law firm rendering services in a wide spectrum of areas including transactional, regulatory, advisory, litigation and alternative dispute resolution solutions. We have a team of skilled and competent professionals having experience and expertise in advising a diverse clientele which includes domestic and international companies, banks and financial institutions, promoter groups, central and state government institutions, domestic and international non-governmental organizations, regulatory authorities and public sector undertakings. The firm has built strong lasting relations with its clients at both domestic and international levels.
Atharva Legal has its presence in New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Chandigarh & Mumbai. The firm also has cross-border presence in London, Dubai and Singapore with its associate offices. The firm deals in various areas covering Sports Law, ADR (arbitration & Mediation), Corporate Advisory, Employment & Labor Laws, Environment Laws, Litigation and White collar crimes.

About The Essay Competition

Centre for Sports Law, Policy and Research, JLU School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal is organizing an Online National Level Sports Law Essay Writing Competition in association with Atharva Legal LLP and EXTRA-COVER BLOG, India’s Sports Law Blog as the Knowledge Partner.


1. The competition is open for all the law students enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate courses from any recognized university/college across India.
2. Only one submission per author will be accepted. Multiple or incomplete submission will lead to disqualification.
3. The Essays can be written by a maximum number of 2 Co-authors.



Registration Details

  • There shall be no registration fees.
  • The registration is to be done by sending the softcopy of the form available with this brochure to [email protected]
Guidelines For Submission

1. The title of the essay should be followed by Name of the student(s), Name of the University/ Institution and E-mail address.
2. The essay should be typed in MS Word format preferably 2007 or 2010.
3. The essay must be in single column lay-out with margins justified on both sides.
4. The length of the essay should not be more than 3,500 words (excluding footnotes).
5. The sub-heading should be in Font size 12, Bold, Times New Roman and Center aligned.
6. The main text should be in Font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing and Justified.
7. All references must be in form of foot-notes with Font size 10 single spacing.
8. For citation Bluebook style – 20th Edition should be followed.
9. Participants not adhering to the word limit will be marked negatively.
10. The Essays are strictly meant to be an original work of authors/co-authors. Plagiarized essays will be disqualified.
11. Submissions must be made in .doc/.docx format only.
12. In addition to sending the essay as an attachment, you must include your name, mailing address, and the university or school that you’re enrolled in.
13. All submission of essays shall be made in soft copies to [email protected] & subject of the mail should be “Essay writing competition”.

Important Dates

1. Last date of registration – 25th May 2020
2. Last date for receiving the submission – 5th June 2020
3. Declaration of results – 15th June 2020


1st Prize Rs. 7,500 and Certificate and Books worth Rs 3000
2nd Prize Rs. 5,000 and Certificate and Books worth Rs 3000
3rd Prize Rs. 2,500 and Certificate and Books worth Rs 3000
* The top three entries shall be published on “Extra-Cover Blog” India’s Sports Law Blog.
* University will issue participation e-certificate to all the participants


  • Mr. Anugrah Pratap Singh Rajawat, Assistant Professor

Coordinator - Centre for Sports Law, Policy and Research
JLU School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal (M.P.)
Email - [email protected]
Mobile - +91-8962290171

  • Mr. Rohit Mishra, Assistant Professor

Co-coordinator - Centre for Sports Law, Policy and Research
JLU School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal (M.P.)
Email - [email protected]
Mobile - +91-8103238755

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