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BITS Pilani all set for Spree ’11
February 17, 2011
HERALD SPORTS DESK
PANJIM, FEB 16
BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus will host its annual ‘Spree’ Sports Festival sponsored by Salgaocar Sports Club in association with Netcore, Club Mahindra Holidays, Alienware and Tata Docomo, from February 27 to March 2.
Shirish Nadkarni, well known badminton player, who brought laurels for the country at the World Masters Games in Melbourne, Sydney alongwith Venkatapathy Raju, former cricketer and currently selector of the Indian cricket team will inaugurate the event.
‘Spree Marathon’ will be the opening event on Day 1 that will be held in two categories. fun marathon of 3 kms and full marathon of 9 kms.
A list of outdoor and indoor games like cricket, football, basketball, chess, carrom, table tennis and badminton will
be held. Spree also has in store unconventional features like futsal (5-a-side football), 3BA (3v3 special half-court basketball), gully cricket (narrow lane cricket) and anti-chess, with shuffle, C-pool, mini-tennis, foot-volley and much more.
Various workshops in archery, rappelling and football free styling will also be conducted by professionals in their respective fields. An array of special nights featuring mesmerising performances by renowned artists from all over the globe will end the festival in style.
Spree 2010 witnessed a keen participation from colleges all over India, with 15 teams registering for basketball alone and this time Spree promises to be even more spirited and action-filled.