On October 1st, 2013, Advisor to Chief Executive of PPAO – Mr Boonserm Suwannaratphoum chaired a meeting in preparation for the Kindergarten Games 2013. Participating in the meeting, which took place at the PPAO Council meeting room, were officers of PPAO and teachers from various schools.
The said games are scheduled to take place on Sunday December 15th 2013, at Surakul Stadium, Phuket, and are entitled the third “Kindergarten Games” for the year 2013. The aim of the meeting was to work out rules and regulations of the contest and put in place criteria for judging parades and cheerleading teams, so that the games would proceed in an orderly fashion. The third “Kindergarten Games” for the year 2013 aims to organize sports contests among kindergarten-level children and to foster the love of teamwork, to perceive winning and losing as part of sporting events, and to promote health and fitness. Five-year-old participants will compete in four track and field sports, which are 60-meter sprint, 8 x 50-meter relay, ball throwing, and long jump, while six-year-olds will compete in 60-meter sprint, 8 x 50-meter relay, ball throwing, long jump, and 4 x 25-meter relay. To apply, interested parties must fill in application forms and attached photos of participants (no photocopies), all certified by heads of schools and heads of sport departments. Applications should be organized in two age groups, with names of participants in each group, and attached photocopies of their birth certificates. The institutions entered should enclose their own institution document and certify all documents as authentic. All applications and accompanying documents should be sent to Division of Education, Religious and Cultural, PPAO. Application is open until November 20th, 2013. For more information and to download application forms, please go to http://edu.phuketcity.org