LAHORE - The Punjab Olympics Association has given final shape to its 2nd Inter-school and collegiate Games scheduled for next month. Addressing a press conference here at the Conference Hall of the Sports Board Punjab at National Hockey Stadium, PbOA president Syed Shahid Ali said that the main focus of the games to widen the base at the grass root level and get the best possible players for the national requirements. The PbOA held a detailed meeting with the representatives of different schools and colleges just before the press conference to finalise the five day activity. Kh Idris Haider, secretary PbOA and senior vice president Malik Iftikhar were also present on the occasion. A whole of Rs two million will be spent for holding the event. The winner school will be given an overall performance trophy. Besides the individual performer in each sport and best players will be given Rs 5000 each plus trophy in each discipline. Shahid informed that they have not yet been able to lure in any sponsor for one of the biggest provincial youth sporting event. "Hunt is on for finding the sponsor for the games but we have confirmation of participation from 120 school and 30 colleges," said he. He further added that Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif will declared the event open while Governor Punjab Salman Taseer would be the chief guest of the closing ceremony. Malik Iftikhar stressed the need of similar activities to have the youth prepared for the country in sports. "There will not be any shortage of funds for such activities," said Iftikhar. Kh Idris informed that in all 16 disciplines would be contested and there will be girls participation in all the events other than boxing and rugby. "Athletics, badminton, basketball, cycling, football, gymnastics, hockey, karate, tennis, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo are some of the other event to be contested in the games," he added. "The game will fulfil the purpose of getting youth to the field and by initiating sports at the school level we would secure good future for Pakistan sports," he added. He added that the previous games provided them a couple of good players which are now part of the provincial athletics team. "The keep the country away from terrorism or evil habits, I believe the more youth are converted to sports are better," he added.