Annual Sports Meet , 4th & 5th October 2019

General Rules:

  1. Students should participate in proper sports kit.
  2. Students are not allowed to play without registration.
  3. All the teams/participants should report at the venue well before scheduled time or else they will be eliminated from the tournament.
  4. Each participant shall carry valid RDIAS Identity Card
  5. No alteration in team will be allowed

Rules for Tug of war: 8 Members (6 Players + 2 Extra)

  1. Each team in a Tug of War competition consists of eight players.
  2. The rope used should be of a circumference of approximately 11 cm and should be marked in the middle with a centre line as well as two marks that should be placed 4m from the centre line.
  3. At the start of the pull, the centre line of the rope should be immediately above line marked on the ground.
  4. Both teams pull the rope, the winner being the team who manage to pull the mark on the rope closest to their opponents over the centre line.
  5. The rope must be pulled underarm and nobody’s elbow must go below the knee, otherwise a foul will be called.
  6. Matches are often a best of three pull, the winner winning two out of the three pulls
  7. Rope will be provided by the RDIAS Sports Committee.

Rules for Basketball: 8 Members (6 Players + 2 Extra)

  1. All quarter Finals will be played for 10 minutes on 5th October (if needed).
  2. Semi-finals and Finals will be played for 30 min duration.
  3. Each team can have a maximum of 6 players on the court at any one time. Substitutions can be made as many times as they wish within the game.
  4. The ball can only be moved by either dribbling (bouncing the ball) or passing the ball. Once a player puts two hands on the ball (not including catching the ball) they cannot then dribble or move with the ball and the ball must be passed or shot.
  5. After the ball goes into a team’s half and they win possession back the ball must then make it back over the half way line within 10 seconds. If the ball fails to do so then a foul will be called and the ball will be turned over.
  6. Each team has 24 seconds to at least shot at the basket. A shot constitutes either going in the basket or hitting the rim of the basket. If after the shot is taken and the ball fails to go in the basket then the shot clock is restarted for another 24 seconds.
  7. The team trying to score a basket is called the offence whilst the team trying to prevent them from scoring is called the defence. The defence must do all they can to stop the offence from scoring by either blocking a shot or preventing a shot from being fired.
  8. After each successful basket the ball is then turned over to the opposition.
  9. Fouls committed throughout the game will be accumulated and then when reached a certain number will be eventually be awarded as a free throw. A free throw involves one player from the offensive team (the player fouled) to take a shot unopposed from the free throw line. Depending on where the foul was committed will depend on the number free throws a player gets
  10. Violations in basketball include traveling (taking more than one step without bouncing the ball), double dribble (picking the ball up dribbling, stopping then dribbling again with two hands), goal tending (a defensive player interferes with the ball traveling downwards towards the basket) and back court violation (once the ball passes the half way line the offensive team cannot take the ball back over the half way line).
  11. Basketball will be provided by the RDIAS Sports Committee.

Rules of Volleyball: 9 Members (6 Players + 3 Extra)

  1. Each team consist of 6 players and 3 substitutes. Players can be substituted at any time but if they are to return can only be swapped for the player that replaced them.
  2. Each team can hit the ball up to three times before the ball must be returned. The defensive team can then try and block or return the ball again hitting it a maximum of three times.
  3. Games are played up to 25 points and must be won by 2 clear points.
  4. Violations will be called for the following:
    • Stepping over the base line when serving the ball.
    • Ball hits the net and fails to get over the net (If the ball hits the net and still goes over the net then this is perfectly legal).
    • Players are not allowed to carry, palm or run with the ball.
    • Players must not touch the net with any part of the body. If the net is said to have hit them rather than vice-versa, then this is ok.
    • The ball cannot travel under the net.
    • Players cannot reach over the net and hit the ball.
  5. Volleyball will be provided by the RDIAS Sports Committee.

Rules for Kho-Kho: 12 Members (9 Players + 3 Extra)

  1. The running or chasing side is decided by the toss.
  2. A team consists of 12 players in which two teams of 9 playing members play against each other alternately in four turns or quarters of 9 minute each.
  3. Runner team sends players for running.While other runners will wait for their turn in entry zone area
  4. Chaser team attempts to catch the running players while passing on Kho from one player to another.
  5. Chaser player can only move in one direction without crossing the central lane.
  6. Points are awarded by the legal touch of chaser player to the running players

An additional inning shall be played in case of equal points where time is compared to make 1 player out.

Rules of Athletics (Individual Participants)

Each individual discipline has its own specific set of rules and competitors are expected to abide by these to ensure that the competition is fair.

Lung Jump: Individual

Leman Race: Individual

200 Mt. Race : Individual

Sack race: Individual