The GNLU Centre for Sports and Entertainment Law (GCSEL) is one of the country’s first centres that works in the area of sports and entertainment. Since it’s inception in 2010, the sports wing of the Centre has aimed to provide legal infrastructure to the sports industry and a forum for students to engage in and work with lawyers representing athletes, teams, leagues, conferences, civic recreational programs, educational institutions and other organizations involved in professional, collegiate, Olympic, physical education and amateur sports.
In line with the Centre’s purpose to create awareness and encourage students to explore deeper in the subject of sports law, the Centre is pleased to announce the 1st GNLU Essay Competition on Sports Law.
About the Essay Competition
Essay submissions for the 1st GNLU Essay Competition on Sports Law organized by GCSEL must be centred around the following themes:
Data Protection in modern sport
International Human Rights in sport
Betting in sports
E-Sports and its’ growing challenges
Technology in sport
Regulation of financial and investment-related aspects in sport
Dispute resolution mechanisms in sport
Case analysis on relevant disputes in sport
Note: Participants are encouraged to adhere to the aforementioned themes. However, there is no restriction on writing an essay based on a contemporary theme not prescribed above.
The competition is open to students who are pursuing their five-year integrated course of Law/ three-year LLB degree/LLM/PhD/MPhil or any other such course equivalent from any recognized university across the world.
First prize: 15,000 INR
Second prize: 10,000 INR
Third prize: 5,000 INR
In addition to the prize money, the winners and two honourable mentions shall get a certificate and the opportunity to work with the Centre by way of an internship.
How to Submit?
The word limit is 3000-3500 words including footnotes. Essays that exceed the word limit shall be penalized.
The essay must be submitted through email to gcsl[at]gnlu.ac.in with the subject ‘Submission for GNLU Essay Competition on Sports Law’.
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