IPL OPENING CEREMONY:
Vivo IPL 2017 Schedule is to start from 5 th April 2017 to 21 st May 2017.
Opening ceremony and the finals of 2017 are scheduled to take place in
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
BCCI reserves the right not to accept or to reject any Proposal and, if it
considers it to be appropriate (in its sole discretion), not to appoint any
Interested Party at all and to make alternative arrangements for the
provision of the Services.
Only one Proposal may be submitted by each Interested Party which for
the purposes of this Section shall include any person which is connected to
any Interested Party.
The Board has made it clear that the contract will only be given to
companies with expertise in Event Management. Few Guidelines for
1) The successful interested party has to bear all costs of hosting 8
opening ceremonies (at 8 venues) and closing ceremonies.
2) Irrevocable and Unconditional Bank Guarantee of 35 percent of the
Budgeted Costs within five working days from counter-execution of Staging
3) Each Interested party’s recent audited accounts should show an annual
turnover of Rs 30 crore
4) No person is criminally convicted or being guilty of Conflict of interest
should not be associated with interested parties
5) Furnish details of any company or corporate entity related to interested
party with its business ventures in Mauritius and British Virgin Islands.
6) Interested parties will be called for presentation at BCCI headquarters on
7) Interested parties invited will be given 45-minute time for video
demonstration of their plans for the opening ceremony.
8) The announcement is made on March 1.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 is the tenth IPL season and BCCI
wishes to celebrate that fact by staging a succession of Opening
Ceremonies and the Closing Ceremony at the relevant Venues in
accordance with the Staging Agreement.
Opening ceremony takes place on 5 th April 2017.
The defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) would be kicking
things off in the 10th season, with the opening game against runner-up
from the previous season Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the Rajiv
Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.