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Sports Day

The International Minds Programming Committee and the Student Recreation Center will host an International Student Sports Day event at the Student Recreation Center (the Rec).

This is your chance to learn more about the Rec as well as compete with your friends in various sports. There will be a tournament for Badminton (doubles), Table Tennis, Indoor Soccer (6 vs.6), and Basketball (3 vs.3).

If you need a teammate, we will be happy to find a match. If you do not want to compete in a tournament, we still welcome you to come out to play some friendly games with the international students.

Snacks will be provided.


When: Friday, December 7th, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Student Recreation Center (Physical Address:1011 Academy Dr.)


There is limited space for teams wanting to compete in the tournament. Registration for tournament will be closed on December 6th.


Rules and Guidelines

All sports will be played in single elimination tournament style.

The Tournament will start at 11:30 AM, once the tournament has started no more teams will be added, so please arrive by 11:15 AM. Once the tournament is over the court will be open to whoever wants to play.

Players per team:

• Badminton: 2

• Basketball: 3

• Soccer: 6

• Table Tennis: 1

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  • 2018 Sports Day Program Flow

    11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Registration

    11:15 AM - 11:20 AM Group Photo

    11:20 AM - 11:30 AM Introduction of Rules and Guidelines

    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Tournaments and Free Play

    2:00 PM Clean Up

  • 1. A match will consist of the best of 3 games. Each game will go to 15 points.

    2. Every time there is a serve there is a point scored.

    3. The side winning a rally adds a point to its score.

    4. At 20 all, the side that gains a 2-point lead first wins the game.

    5. At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point wins the game.

  • 1. All games will be played on half-court with one basket.

    2. There will be 6 minute halves with a 2 minute half time, and 2 minute overtime if needed.

    3. Team will rock-paper-scissor for the ball.

    4. Shots made beneath the 3-point line will be counted as 2 points. Shots made beyond the 3-point line will be counted as 3 points.

    5. Each team will call fouls; if they are called in the act of shooting the player that was fouled can take 2 free-throw shots. If a foul is made any other time then the team that called the foul can reset at the top of the 3-point line.

    6. Every time the ball changes possession, the ball needs to be taken past the 3-point line before it can be shot.

  • 1. Games will be played upstairs on the indoor soccer court.

    2. There will be 7 minute halves with 2 minute half time and 3 minute over time if needed.

    3. Team will rock-paper-scissor for the ball.

    4. Each ball scored will count as 1 point. After every point the team that did not score will get the ball at half-court

    5. No one except the goalie can touch the ball with his or her hands. If the ball is touched with someone’s hand the opposite team will get the ball at half-court.

    6. Between halves, the team will switch sides. In addition, the team who received the ball will now kick off.

  • 1. A match will consist of best of 3 games. The first player to reach 11 points wins the game. However a game must be won by 2 points

    2. A point is scored after each ball is put into play (not just when the server wins the point as in volleyball)

    3. Each player serves two points in a row and then switch server. If a score of 10=10 is reached in any game, then each server serves only one point and then switch.

    4. The ball must rest on an open hand palm. Then it must be tossed up at least 6 inches and struck so the ball first bounces on the server's side and then the opponent's side.

    5. If the serve is legal except that it touches the net, it is called a let serve. Let serves are not scored and are reserved