The Sports Day in Our School
There is a great importance of games and sports for the students. The sports teach
discipline to the students. These sports are very essential for the students. They also develop
the spirit of the sportsmanship and suddenly derive a lot of pleasure by playing games. It also
inculcates the quality of team spirit in them. The students learn the qualities of leadership and
Generally games are played in every school. In our school we have a very big
playground where the students play games regularly. We also celebrate our Annual Sports Day
every year in the month of January. Preparations for the celebration of the sports day are made
much in advance. There is a big gathering on that day in our school. The students who excel in
games are given prizes by the chief guest. The parents of the students are also invited to attend
the sports events
Last year our annual sports day was celebrated on the 30th of June. The Director of
Education had kindly agreed to preside over the function. The sports day started at 9:00 a.m.
with a memorable and colorful ceremony. First of all the chief guest unfurled the flag. After this
there was a march past by the students in their beautiful smart dresses. After the march past
the chief guest declared open the sports meet.
First of all the 100 meter race was organized. The signal for starting it was given by a
pistol shot. Several teachers were noting the time with the help of a stop watch. A photographer
was also present. He took the photograph of the boys who stood first. There were many other
races like 220 meter race and not to forget the half mile race and one mile race. The hurdle race
was very interesting.
After the races were over, high jump, long jump, and pole jump were organized. Then,
came the turn of discus throw and javelin throw. The last event of the sports was the tug-of-war.
It proved very interesting. Both the teams were evenly matched It was largely the skill of my
friends that made them win the game. When they failed to gain even an inch, the captain
ordered a change. This had the desired effect. The team now began to pull. Soon the anchor of
the other team was clean dragged out. After The tug-of-war was a highly exciting event. The
spectators continuously cheered the participants.
It was a quite interesting sports day. We all enjoyed immensely the various events. At
the end, the prize distribution function was held. Before the prizes were distributed a cultural
program was organized. Some students sand patriotic songs while other recited poems. After
this the prize distribution function was held. The chief guest gave away the prizes to the
At 4 o'clock there was a march past of all the athletes. The Principal of my school took
the salute. It was a grand sight to see the athletes march with measured footsteps and the
swinging of the arms. The last event of the day was the prize distribution The Director of
Education was the guest of the evening. He gave away the prizes to the winners. He also
congratulated the prize winners and gave a brief speech. After this there was a small tea party
and refreshments were distributed to all the students and the guests. Thus ended the sports day
of our school. It was a day of great excitement.