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11th Senior National Pencak Silat Championship 2023-24 Set to Thrill Panchwati, Nashik!

Nashik, Maharashtra to Host Prestigious PENCAK SILAT CHAMPIONSHIP from 12th to 15th August 2023

Srinagar, 1st July 2023 – The excitement is building up as the 11th Senior National Pencak Silat Championship is scheduled to take place at the prestigious Meenatai Thackeray Indoor Stadium, located within the Divisional Sports Complex in Hirawadi, Panchwati. The tournament will run from the 12th to the 15th of August 2023, promising an exhilarating showcase of skill, agility, and cultural heritage.

Pencak Silat enthusiasts from all corners of India are expected to converge on this vibrant city to witness the country’s finest athletes compete at the highest level. With participants ranging from seasoned masters to talented senior competitors, the championship guarantees an exceptional display of martial arts prowess.

Organized by the Indian Pencak Silat Federation, in collaboration with the Maharashtra Pencak Silat Association, the event aims to promote the art of Pencak Silat and provide a platform for athletes to showcase their talents. This year’s championship is particularly special as it marks the 11th edition, further cementing the sport’s growing popularity and recognition in India.

The Meenatai Thackeray Indoor Stadium, renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and spectator-friendly environment, is all set to host this prestigious event. The venue has been meticulously prepared to ensure the safety and comfort of both participants and attendees, offering an unforgettable experience for all.


The competition will feature various categories, including both individual and team events, catering to different age groups and skill levels. Participants will engage in breathtaking displays of acrobatics, precise strikes, and intricate forms, all accompanied by traditional music and cultural elements, adding to the enchanting atmosphere.

Spectators can expect to witness the incredible agility, discipline, and artistry that Pencak Silat embodies. This captivating martial art, deeply rooted in Indonesian and Southeast Asian culture, showcases a harmonious blend of self-defense techniques, fluid movements, and mental fortitude.

As the tournament draws nearer, anticipation is reaching a fever pitch, with Panchwati, Nashik, eagerly awaiting the arrival of the competitors and the opportunity to witness the magnificence of Pencak Silat. The 11th Senior National Pencak Silat Championship is poised to leave an indelible mark on the martial arts landscape in India, fostering the growth of the sport and inspiring future generations.

Furthermore, the championship holds an additional significance as it serves as a qualification event for the 37th National Games 2023, to be held in Goa in November. Competitors will be striving to secure their spot in the national team, adding a heightened level of intensity and competition to the event.

Participants and spectators attending the championship can avail themselves of accommodation at the nearest hotels and hostels in Nashik, ensuring a comfortable stay throughout the duration of the event. For those traveling by train, the Nashik Railway Station is conveniently located nearby. Alternatively, the Shirdi International Airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport in Mumbai are the nearest airports for those arriving by air.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this thrilling sporting spectacle! Secure your tickets and join us at the Meenatai Thackeray Indoor Stadium from the 12th to the 15th of August 2023, as Panchwati, Nashik, embraces the power, grace, and spirit of Pencak Silat. Witness the extraordinary talents of Pencak


Event: 11th Senior National Pencak Silat Championship 2023-24

Venue: Meenatai Thackeray Indoor Stadium, Divisional Sports complex, Hirawadi, Panchwati, Nashik, 422003, Maharahstra-India
Event Dates: 12th -15th August 2023.
Arrival Date: 12th Augsut 2023 (Mid-day)
Departure Date: 16th August 2023 (Morning)
Participation: for all affiliated state teams & weight categories.
Accommodation Venue: Nearest hotels / hostels -India .
Railway Stations: Nashik Railway Station, Nashik
Nearest Airport : Shirdi International Airport.or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport-Mumbai

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