From 2 to 7 of March, 2014 the V Winter University Student Games of the Republic of Kazakhstan will be carried out in Kostanai. The V Winter University Student Games is organized by A.Baitursynov Kostanai State University and Kostanai State Pedagogical Institute.
The first capital of Winter University Student Games was Almaty, the second - Shchuchinsk, the third - Ridder, the fourth - Petropavlovsk.
More than 1,000 athletes of higher education institutions will compete in 7 - sports (winter orienteering, skiing, winter presidential all-round, futsal, powerlifting, arm wrestling, kettlebell lifting).
The opening ceremony of Winter University Student Games will be held on March 3, 2014 at the Sports Palace at 17:00. The akim of Kostanay region N. Saduakassov, a representative of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the country's famous athletes, sports veterans and honoured guests of the competition will take part in the ceremony.
The University Student Games closing ceremony will be held on March 7, 2014 in A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University hall at 17:00.