The second edition of the annual inter-IIM sports festival, Ignatia, was held this year at IIM Indore from the 21st to the 23rd of July, 2017. It witnessed enthusiastic participation from IIMs Indore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Ranchi, Raipur and Shillong in cricket, football, badminton, table tennis, squash, lawn tennis, volleyball, chess and basketball.
The festival was inaugurated on the 21st of July with matches between IIMs Indore, Calcutta and Lucknow. After 3 days of intense competition and great displays of sportsmanship, Ignatia 2017 was won by IIM Indore, with a total of 83 points, followed by IIM Calcutta at 77 and IIM Lucknow at 41. In terms of individual sports, IIM Calcutta won the largest number of gold medals, emerging as the champion in 5 events, followed closely by IIM Indore with 4 gold medals.
Ignatia was concluded with a prize distribution and felicitation ceremony organised on 27th July, 2017 at the campus of IIM Indore. A panel of three distinguished professors of the institute were invited to be the dignitaries for the ceremony and prizes were awarded to all the individual champions and to the victor institute.