SPREE '17 | Summon Your Champion
SPREE 2017

"Overcoming Your Fears. Bolstering Your Perseverance. Believing in Your Competence.
Suspending Your Exhaustion. Surrendering Your Entirety.
Summon Your Champion"
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3rd-5th March '17
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About SPREE

SPREE is the biggest Inter-Collegiate Sports and Entertainment festival of India,
organised with the sole aim of promoting sports and
social interaction amongst colleges from India and abroad.
As the dust clears over Spree 2016,a fresh challenge looms.
The new sporting season has now kicked off,
and the ultimate arena to test the challengers is coming to BITS-Goa, next March 2017.
It will be a sight to see who the titan in the world of sports becomes,
and who will deserve a place on the mantle of the champions.
This SPREE '17,
Summon Your Champion.

"I hated every minute of training,
but I said...
Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life
as a champion."
- Muhammad Ali.

EVENTS

Pledge. Play. Prevail.

Football

Girls / Boys

Cricket

Boys

Basketball

Girls / Boys

Volleyball

Girls / Boys

Badminton

Girls / Boys

Tennis

Girls / Boys

Table-Tennis

Girls / Boys

Squash

Girls / Boys

Carrom

Girls / Boys

Chess

Girls / Boys

Power-lifting

Boys

Kabaddi

Girls / Boys

COME, SUMMON YOUR CHAMPION.

Flashback

A journey down the memory lane.

  • 2006-2012

    A Legacy is born

    Spree saw its first edition rise to the occasion in 2006 when a bunch of enthusiasts invited colleges within Goa for a friendly sports meet. No one then knew that in five years, it would become India's largest inter-college sports festival.

  • March 2013

    Rise. Run. Reach

    Indulging into social events has always been Spree's forte and tradition. In 2013, that was carried forward through a unique campaign named “Act to inspire”, Powered by Special Olympics Bharat. Spree also took pride to present live performances by artists like Benny Dayal and Shalmali Kholgade.

  • March 2014

    Pure Sport

    With some of the largest participation a sports fest has seen in India, it kicked off truly internationally with Australian footballer Matthew Foschini as the chief guest, and performances which enthralled the crowd. Spree 2014 was certain to be a memorable one.

  • March 2015

    Challenge Your Limits

    The electrifying experience coupled with captivating events, with leading sports in the country, Spree also had performances like the Illusionist, Suhani Shah, followed by the Beat Machine (a beat boxer), Prayatna Jain, and the Fest ended on the rocking notes of Agnee.

  • March 2016

    where winners tread

    After the success of Spree 2015, Spree 2016 had a lot to live up to, and it certainly did not disappoint. While the different teams were battling it out on the courts and arenas of BITS Goa, participants were also enthralled by performances put up by skateboarders Holy Stokes and the famous bollywood singer Papon.

  • Summon
    Your
    Champion

Our Amazing Team

The people who make it happen.

Arjun Varanasi

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Football Rules

General Rules

  • The game will be played according to the usual rules laid down by FIFA.
  • In case teams in a pool end up having same points then ranking will be done according to the goal difference of each team. If still ties exist, then top team is decided by total goals scored between the tied teams.
  • In case of a drawn match in semi – finals and finals, winner will be decided by penalty shootout (no extra time).
  • Referees’ decision is final.
  • Every team should be present at least 20 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the match, failing which a walkover will be given to the opposing team.
  • In case a team gets a walkover, it wins the match by a default 3-0 score, but in case it affects the qualification of other team, the decision will be taken by the event manager and penalties will be played after due consultation with the referees.
  • Each team will be allowed to make a maximum of 3 substitutions per match.
  • A player who receives a red card or two yellow cards in a match will be suspended for the ongoing match as well as next match.
  • A player who picks up yellow cards in two different match will be automatically suspended for the next match.
  • No yellow cards will be carried into the semi-final and (or) final.

For Boys

  • Format
    • 60 minutes game (30 minutes half)
    • 3 teams per pool and top team from each pool will qualify
  • Participation
    • Maximum number of players allowed per team is 18. A minimum of 13 should register to participate.
    • There should be a minimum of 7 players to start the match, or for the match to continue. (if a team gets more than 4 red cards during a match, the opposing team will be declared winner)

For Girls

  • Format
    • 40 minutes game (20 minutes half)
    • 4 teams per pool and top team from each pool will qualify.
  • Participation
    • Maximum number of players allowed per team is 10. A minimum of 7 should register to participate.
    • There should be a minimum of 5 players to start the match, or for the match to continue. (if a team gets more than 2 red cards during a match, the opposing team will be declared winner)
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM
Important information: Football matches will start from 1stMarch'17

Basketball Rules

General Rules

  • FIBA rules are applicable.
  • Teams must report to the basketball court 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, a win to opponent will be offered if failed to do so.
  • All the players of a team should have same coloured jersey with printed numbers. It is advisable to keep a jersey of a different colour available if the opposing team happens to have a jersey of same colour as your team.
  • Use of abusive of foul language during the play can lead to technical fouls or expulsion depending on the referee and the organisation team.
  • No player should wear anything on his/her hand or neck (wrist watch, necklace, ring, “kada”, bracelet, etc.) and nails have to be trimmed, so that players are not hurt during the game.

Format

  • Boys - Matches will have normal 4 quarters with 10 minutes for each quarter (unless otherwise stated).
  • Girls - Matches will have normal 4 quarters with 7 minutes for each quarter (unless otherwise stated).

Participation

  • Maximum 12 players are allowed in a team.
  • No member of the team should be aged 25 years or more as on the first day of the tournament.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM
Important information: Basketball (Boys) matches will start from 2ndMarch'17

Cricket Rules

General Rules

  • Teams must arrive at the ground 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Walkover will be given to a team if the opponent team is not able to reach the ground within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.
  • All teams must get their own kits and shall bear the responsibility of them.
  • Only captain (bowling team) and striker (batting team) can negotiate with umpires during the match in case of disputes and discrepancies.
  • Points will be deducted for slow over-rate and sledging.
  • All game rules are pertaining to the recent ICC T20 rules.
  • An over rate of 1 over per 4 mins is to be maintained during the match. Penalties shall apply for slow over rates (refer ICC Code of Conduct).
  • No team shall argue with umpires in any case. It could lead to cancellation of team registration and no refunds will be given. It could also attract proper disciplinary actions against the team.

Format

  • 4 teams per pool and top team from each pool will qualify.
  • Group Stage & Semi-Finals – 10 Overs
  • Finals – 20 Overs
  • Winning team and losing team will be awarded 3 points and 0 points per match respectively.
  • In case of heavy rain, decision taken by umpires will be considered as final.
  • One point will be added to both teams in case of a tie in group eliminations.
  • Points in group matches are considered in case of a tie in semi-finals.
  • Super over decides the winning team in case of a tie in finals.

Participation

  • Maximum number of players allowed per team is 18.
  • Minimum of 13 players are required per team.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM
Important information: Cricket matches will start from 1stMarch'17

Badminton Rules

General Rules

  • All players should come in proper kits (Shorts, T-Shirts)
  • Players should have clean shoes (Non Marking) and should be used only on the court. (Shoes should be changed only on arriving at the court)
  • All the rules apart from mentioned are according to the World Badminton Federation’s rule book
  • Use of abusive of foul language during the play can lead to technical fouls or expulsion depending on the referee and the organisation team.
  • Teams must arrive at the court 20 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Walkover will be given to a team if the opponent team is not able to reach the ground within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.

Format

  • Each Clash (between teams) will have 5 matches for MEN and 3 matches for WOMEN
  • ORDER:
    • MEN – 1st singles, 2nd singles, 1st doubles, 3rd singles, 2nd doubles
    • WOMEN – 1st singles, 1st doubles, 2nd singles

Participation

  • Maximum of 1 team per college
  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 4 and maximum of 5 players in a men’s team and a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 players in a women’s team.
  • A player can play a maximum of two matches that is 1 singles and 1 doubles.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Tennis Rules

General Rules

  • Matches will be conducted as per international rules.
  • Event Manager has the power to make some last moment changes if necessary.
  • Use of abusive of foul language during the play can lead to technical fouls or expulsion depending on the referee and the organisation team.
  • Teams must arrive at the court 20 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Walkover will be given to a team if the opponent team is not able to reach the ground within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.

Format

  • The Davis Cup format is followed with slight changes. (Three matches at Max)
  • There are 2 single rubbers and 1 double rubber. The double acts as the deciding rubber.
  • The team to win first 2 matches win.
  • There will be single set matches until semi-finals after which best of 3 settlers (Event Manager reserves the right to change the format)

Participation

  • Maximum of 1 team per college.
  • BITS Goa can have maximum 2 teams, Team A & B.
  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 players.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Table Tennis Rules

General Rules

  • Matches will be conducted as per standard ITTF rules and regulations.
  • Apart from the teams offbeat events such as singles, doubles and shuffle will be held depending on the time available.
  • Use of abusive of foul language during the play can lead to technical fouls or expulsion depending on the referee and the organisation team.
  • Teams must arrive in the TT room 20 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Walkover will be given to a team if the opponent team is not able to reach the venue within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.

Format

  • Team matches will be held in ABC – XYZ format. There won’t be any doubles match in the team’s event. The order in which the matches will be held as follows:
    Order Type ABC team XYZ team
    1 Singles A X
    2 Singles B Y
    3 Singles C Z
    4 Singles A Y
    5 Singles B X
  • Every individual match in the league stage will be best of 3 games with 11 points in every game. For the knockout stage the individual matches will be best of 5 games with 11 points in every game.

Participation

  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 players.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Volleyball Rules

General Rules

  • FIVB rules 2013 applicable.
  • Teams must report to the volleyball court 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, a win to opponent will be offered if failed to do so.
  • All the players of a team should have same coloured jersey with printed numbers. It is advisable to keep a jersey of a different colour available if the opposing team happens to have a jersey of same colour as your team.
  • Use of abusive of foul language during the play can lead to technical fouls or expulsion depending on the referee and the organisation team.

Format

  • Matches will have 3 sets, each set of 25 points and the final set being of 15 points (unless otherwise stated).

Participation

  • Maximum 12 players are allowed in a team.
  • No member of the team should be aged 25 years or more as on the first day of the tournament.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM
Important information: Volleyball (Boys) matches will start from 2ndMarch'17

Squash Rules

General Rules

  • All games will be played by Dunlop Pro Double Dot Ball, the official ball for PSA.
  • Immediately preceding the start of play, a period not exceeding five minutes shall be allowed on court for the purpose of warming-up.
  • Teams must arrive at the court 20 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Walkover will be given to a team if the opponent team is not able to reach the ground within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.
  • Players must wear shoes with non-marking soles and the use of approved eye protection is mandatory.
  • In the event of disputes, the decision of the referee is final and binding.

Format

  • WSF rules will be followed.
  • A match between 2 teams is decided by best of 3 single matches.
  • Each match shall be best of 5 games with Point a Rally 11 points per game scoring system. If the score in a game is tied at 10-10, a player must win by 2 clear points.

Participation

  • Each team must consist of Minimum of 3 players & Maximum 5 players.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Carrom Rules

General Rules

  • The participants will be made familiar with the rules before the start of the tournament by referee.
  • Any hand may be used in play. Participants can change hand during the game.
  • Use of Thumb/Back-Shot is allowed.
  • The striker shall be brought by the player and certified by the Chief Referee before play.
  • Standard Carrom rules will be followed.
  • Rules with regard to equipment to be used:
    • Standard carrom board with stand, chair and light will be provided
    • Standard carrom men and powder will be provided
    • Although participant should bring his/her own striker.
  • Teams must arrive in the carrom room 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, a win to opponent will be offered if failed to do so.

Format

  • A game shall be of 25 points or eight boards. The player/team that reaches 25 points first or leads at the conclusion of eighth board shall be the winner of the game.
  • Best of three will be considered out of two singles and one doubles match played between any two teams.

Participation

  • Maximum of 2 teams per college.
  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 players.
  • An individual can participate in not more than one singles and one doubles match.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Chess Rules

General Rules

  • Standard FIDE Touch and Move rules are applicable.
  • For complete set of rules, please read the FIDE International Rulebook.
  • The boards and clocks will be provided at the tournament hall for the event.
  • Teams must arrive at the venue 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, a win to opponent will be offered if failed to do so.

Format

  • The tournament will be played in Swiss League Format.
  • It is a Team Vs Team event with each round comprising of matches between two teams.
  • Each match will be a best of 4 between two teams, with 4 players of one team playing against 4 players of the other team.
  • Each player gets 1 point for a win, ½ point for a draw and 0 point for loss.
  • The total points of all the players will be added after the round to get the total points of the team.
  • The team with greater number of total points will be declared the winner in that round and be given 2 points; the losing team will get 0 points. In case of a tie, 1 point each will be given to both the teams.
  • Time Control: 90 minutes + Increment (Maybe changed by the arbiter before the event starts).

Participation

  • Maximum of 2 teams per college. (Team A and Team B)
  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 4 and maximum of 5 players.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Power-Lifting Rules

General Rules

  • Athletes in the sport are divided in five weight classes and placing is based on the total weight lifted on the three main lifts:
    • Squat
    • Bench Press
    • Deadlift
  • If two or more lifters achieve the same total, the lighter lifter ranks above the heavier lifter.
  • A good lift is signalled by indicating a white flag, and an illegal one by a red flag.
  • Once the highest value has been collected for each lift, the total weight lifted in squat bench press and deadlift added up. The lifter with the highest combined weight lifter becomes the champion.
  • In the case of a tie, then the lifter whose body weight is less becomes the champion.
  • The weight of an athlete’s first lift determines their place in the starting order. If they choose to go for a light weight, they will go earlier in the order.
  • Referee‘s decision will be last decision.
  • Weighing of players will be started before 2 hour from competition.
  • During the weighing player must mention his first lift for squat, bench press and deadlift to referee.
  • Player must come with proper kit during competition.
  • In case of any controversy during competition and weighing, judge’s decision will consider as final decision.

Format

  • Three bodyweight categories: up to 75kg, 75-85kg, 85kg and above.
  • Each competitor is allowed three attempts on each lift. The lifter’s best valid attempt on each lift counts toward his competition total.

Participation

  • No player should be aged 25 years or more as on the first day of the tournament.
**RULES & SCHEDULE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME & FESTIVAL AND THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH THE SPREE ORGANIZING TEAM

Kabaddi Rules

Will be updated soon......

Taekwondo Rules

Will be updated soon......