On 16–17 October, the national student games festival “Ready for Labour and Defence” was held among university students of the Voronezh Region.
On 16 October, the competitions took place at the Olympic sport and fitness complex. The teams competed in laser shooting, 2x10 metres shuttle runs, dummy grenade throwing weighing 500 g (women) and 700 g (men), 2,000-metre races (women), and 3,000-metre races (men).
On 17 October, the competitions were held in the Platinum Arena sport and entertaining centre. The participants competed in standing forward bends, sit-ups, high bar pull-ups (women), low bar pull-ups (men), and standing long jumps.
The team from Voronezh State University took third place.