And like every year, Kerala is gearing up to host annual snake boat race. This ambitious project was kickstarted by the state government to drive the tourism industry. This year, all 9 teams are that will be participating have been put up for sale. The state government is expecting major groups and celebrities as bidders. The Champions boat league will be held from the 1st of August till November 1st. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of 25 lakh rupees.