Uttar Pradesh Government has established Guru Govind Singh Sports College in Lucknow at a distance of 13km from railway station with the sole aim of bringing about development in sports activities within the state. The college is established on 153 acres of land. In this college urban and rural sports players of age group 12 to 15 yrs. are selected for admission from class 6th onwards and special arrangements for their education and training is done in the residential institute itself. Emphasis is also laid on the fourfold development of students so that they could become a good citizen. In the college special arranegments are made for providing training facilities in children category for sports like athletics, football, hockey, cricket, volleyball, lawn tennis, swimming and badminton etc. Along with this there is also a special provision of education system for the students where students are imparted education through Secondary Education Board (UP board-Hindi medium) from class 6th to 12th. Furthermore, various other infrastructural facilities are also constructed inside the campus for students like Multistoried Hostel dining hall, Community Hall, Health Center, VIP Guest House etc. Due to all these facilities offered in sports college, Lucknow it is definitely a perfect place for conducting national and international competitions.