SPORTS ACTIVITIES July to October 2013
BIMTECH organized 18 Sports events and activities for the period July to October 2013 including core sports events and recreation and sports culture development activities.
Born to Pedal
The first event of the academic year was conducted by the BIMTECH Cycle Club on 28 July, 2013 where a 10 km. ride was covered by 22 riders including Dr.H. Chaturvedi, the Director of BIMTECH. With a slogan “Born to pedal” the Cycle Club started off the year with an energetic event which was also covered by the media. following this, the club conducted five more cycling events gathering growing popularity amongst the students.
Friendship’s Day was celebrated through “Maitri”, a friendly basketball match between the first and second year students in which the first year students emerged victorious.
After the success of the cycling club, the Sports Conduit introduced a new Cricket club called “22 Yards”. This club organized a “BIMTECH Premiere League (BPL)”.After an auction of the players the event commenced on August 14 and the heat was on till September 6. Team Warriors won the BPL Trophy.
The First Encounter
Foot n Boot Club, the football club of BIMTECH conducted “The First Encounter”, a friendly football match between first and second year students. The ice breaker match was held on 3 August 2013 with lots of enthusiasm by the players and spectators alike. The second year students won the match despite the first years putting up a great fight.
The Sports Club organized “Sudden Death”, the Interdepartmental Football Tournament from 24 August to 7 September, 2013. PGDM Section C of the 1st Year was crowned as Inter-Departmental football champions 2013. An event first of its kind in BIMTECH, was organized – a football match between the foreign exchange students from France and the BIMTECH students. Living up to the theme of the event “Bridge the cultural gap, with a friendly football match”. BIMTECH students won the match with a score of 6-4.
September 5, 2013 was celebrated with a token of adulation and amicability for BIMTECH teachers. The Sports Conduit organized fun events such as arm wrestling and musical chair for them on Teacher’s Day. The Sports Conduit also organized fun events such as “Matki phod” on Janmashtmi and “Kite Flying” on 2 October which marks both Gandhi Jayanti and the Foundation Day of BIMTECH. On the occasion of National Sports Day, i.e. August 29, the BIMTECH clan participated in “Celebration of National Sports Day & National Conference on Contribution of Physical Education in Public Health, Fitness and Sports Promotion” in New Delhi, India. Six first year students brought fame to the institute by receiving applauds from various Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya Awardees, Padmashree nominees and many distinguished Physical Education and Sports personalities including Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Sports University and Former Vice Chancellor of Jiwaji University, Gwalior. Mr. A. K. Shirotriya, Sports Officer of BIMTECH was the Joint Organizing Secretary of this conference.
The Sports Conduit also conducted various inter departmental and inter class tournaments for other sports. Inter Class Volleyball Tournament was organized between September 28 and 29, 2013. PGDM 2nd year emerged as the winners of the tournament. Exclusively for girls this time, Interdepartmental Girls Throw ball Match was organized on October 4, 2013. The girls participated with enthusiasm and PGDM – IB 1st year girls stole the show. To cater to all the basketball fans the Interdepartmental Basketball tournament was conducted by the conduit between 8 and 10 October 2013. The tournament gave the students a chance to showcase their skills on the court.