The Sixth Annual Sports Day of AAA College of Engineering & Technology, Sivakasi was conducted on 13th March, 2020. The programme began with the invocation of Tamil Thai Vaazhthu followed by the Flag hoisting ceremony. Mr. M. Joseph Andrew, IV ECE welcomed the gathering. The National Flag was hoisted by our honourable Chief Guest for the day, Dr. M. Gopinath, Deputy Director of Physical Education, University College of Engineering, BIT Campus, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli. Our esteemed Correspondent Dr. P. Ganesan hoisted the Olympic Flag following which the College Flag was hoisted by our respected Joint Secretary, Dr. K. Vignesh Kumar.
The athletes and players of our College performed the Parade and our Chief Guest Dr. M. Gopinath accepted the Salute of the athletes. The Sixth annual Sport Day was declared open by the Chief Guest and the Olympic torch was carried around the 400 m track by the best Anna University Zone 17 representatives of our College. The Olympic flame was lit by M. Suresh of IV year Mechanical Engineering accompanied by B. Sarath Raja (IV EEE), M. Prabhu (IV CSE), M. Periyasamy (IV Mechanical), M. Arun Sathish (III ECE), G.M. Jeyashakkiya (II ECE), P. Varun Kumar (III ECE), P. Indhu (IV ECE) and G. Ram Prasadh (IV EEE).The Leader and Captains of the parade, K. Arun (IV Mechanical), M. Kalirajan (III Mechanical), M.B. Dheeban Sujai (III Mechanical), M. Sathiesh Pandian (III Mechanical) and G. Surya Prakash (III ECE) were the Olympic Oath takers.
The track events namely 100 mts dash, 4×400 mts relay and 4×100 mts relay were conducted, besides which students also performed traditional Indian martial arts like Rope Gymnastics, Mallakhamb Gymnastics and Silambam. The final event on the ground was the Closing dance performed by athletes and players. Concurrently, the winners of the various individual track and field events like 100 mts, 200 mts, 400 mts, 1500 mts, 5000 mts, Long jump, High jump, Triple Jump, Shot put, Discus throw and Javelin throw under both boys and girls category were honoured by the Chief Guest, Trust members, Management members, Principal and HODs at the Victory Stand.
The Annual Sports report for the academic year 2019-2020 was presented by the Physical Director, Mr. K. Rajkumar. The Correspondent Dr. P. Ganesan and Principal Dr. M. Sekar felicitated the gathering. The Chief Guest was honoured with a Shawl and memento by our Joint Secretary Dr. K. Vignesh Kumar and Mr. Amarnath Ganesan, Trust member. The Chief Guest Dr. M. Gopinath in his address narrated the importance of sports, physical activities, yoga and motivated the students to perform studies and sports in a balanced state. The Chief Guest Dr. M. Gopinath, Correspondent Dr. P. Ganesan, Joint Secretary Dr. K. Vignesh Kumar, Principal Dr. M. Sekar, Trust members Mrs. Grahalakshmi Karvannan, Mrs. Sasimala Ganesan and Mr. Amarnath Ganesan distributed medals, trophies and certificates to the winners and runners of all the team games.
The Individual Champion of the Sixth Annual Sports Day under the boy’s category was K. Sathish Kumar, IV Mechanical with 14 points and for the girls category it was M.V. Abbiramy, I CSE with 22 points. The Overall Winners and Runners Trophy for the academic year 2019-2020 were bagged up by the Red House and Yellow House respectively under both the boy’s and girl’s category. M. Arun Sathish of III ECE was presented with a trophy for having represented our college for the very first time at the Anna University Inter Zone Athletic meet. The vote of gratitude was proposed by Mr. G. Surya Prakash of III ECE and the day came to an end with the lowering of National Flag followed by National Anthem.