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Khelo Tag Rugby

Khelo Tag Rugby


Khelo Tag Rugby is a rugby competition organised as part of a research project in India.

Understanding Tag Rugby

You may learn more about Tag Rugby here: Introduction to Tag Rugby

Project Lead

Dev 'Rōy' Roychowdhury

Project Aims

The primary aim of the research is to focus on using sport for social development.

Aim 1: Can intergroup contact, through organized physical activity, build social cohesion?

Aim 2: Whether meaningful contact between groups can build social cohesion?

Aim 3: And whether meaningful contact can change actual behaviours toward the out-group in lasting ways?

Project Requirements

Amateur rugby players aged 18 years and older
Access to rugby pitch/field
Duration of the league: 3 months 
All players (5-7 players per team for at least 5 teams) would have the same baseline skill
Volunteers to help set-up the tournament

Khelo Tag Rugby Official website

Khelo Tag Rugby
Khelo Tag Rugby is a rugby competition organised as part of a research project in India.


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What does 'Khelo' mean?

The name “Khelo” means “play” in Hindi, emphasizing the project’s focus on sports and play as tools for transformation.

How long will this project run for?

Three months

Do I need skills in rugby?

You will need to have enthusiasm for and basic understanding of rugby!

What age groups are eligible for Khelo Tag Rugby?

You must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this project.

Is there a registration fee for Khelo Tag Rugby?


What equipment do I need to participate in Khelo Tag Rugby?

Khelo Tag Rugby will typically require minimal equipment. Participants will need comfortable athletic clothing, sports shoes, and a willingness to have fun!

Will you provide rugby gear and apparel?

Participants wil be provided with team jerseys.

Is Khelo Tag Rugby open to beginners?

Yes! Khelo Tag Rugby encourages participation from everyone. It’s a great way to learn and enjoy rugby.

Are there any safety guidelines for playing Khelo Tag Rugby?

Safety is a priority. Participants will follow basic rugby safety rules, such as wearing appropriate gear and avoiding dangerous tackles.

How can I get involved or support Khelo Tag Rugby?

If you’re inspired by this project, consider exploring ways to participate, contribute, volunteer, or donate.


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