The regional championship in polyathlon “I Am Ready for Defense of Homeland” dedicated to “Victory Day” was held with the organization of Gabala District Executive Power and Youth and Sports Department and with the participation of Gabala District Education Department. The purpose of this championship includes training of adolescents and youth for defense of Homeland morally and physically, increasing the sense of love of nation and patriotism, strengthening military training of youth in and under conscription age and improving best practice and mastery of sportsmen. At the opening ceremony of the event Fakhri Soltanov, Head of Gabala Youth and Sports Department greeted teams, spoke about Azerbaijani Army’s victory in the 44-day Patriotic War and return of occupied territories, as well as state care provided for sports in the Republic, informed about goals and objectives of the race and wished good luck for sportsmen. According to rules of the International Association for Polyathlon, 10 teams from secondary schools of the district participated in the championship for the 100 meters, dead hang on a pull up and grenade throwing. According to the final result of the race, Hamzalli secondary school team took the I place, Gabala city secondary school No.3 team took the II place and Zaraghan secondary school No.2 team took the III place. Winning teams were presented diplomas of the Youth and Sports Department. The holder of the first place – Hamzalli secondary school team was qualified to participate in the zone stage.