2012 Kabaddi World Cup is the third edition of the circle style Kabaddi World Cup being organised by the Government of Punjab. It is to be played in Punjab, India in various cities of the province from 1 to 15 December 2012 with teams from 16 countries. The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held in Bathinda and the closing ceremony in Ludhiana. The prize money for the winners of the third edition has been doubled to
2 crore, while the runners-up will get
1 crore. The team finishing at third position will get
51 lakhs. The Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said that dope test would be mandatory for each player as the state government was committed to ensure dope free tournament.