The Himachal Pradesh Under 21 Football Championship started on 21st July, 2017 at Kullu. 11 Teams of the State are participating in the competition that is being held from 21st July to 24th July, 2017. Mr A.K. Singh, The Executive Director, NHPC was the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony. The Under 21 Football Championship is being organized by HPFA and DFA Kullu. Deepak Sharma, General Secretary, HPFA, Ram Singh, President, DFA, Kullu and Pawan, General Secreaty, DFA, Kullu were also present. On first day of the championship, Shimla won the match by 3 – 1 against Sai Academy Kangra and Una won by 1 – 0 against Hamirpur.