Thursday, August 12, 2010
On the 23rd until 25th April 2010, Sekretariat Rakan Muda (SRMUTP) in collaboration with Student Representative Council UTP (SRCUTP) and Kelab Kembara & Rekreasi UTP (KKRUTP) had organized an event called UTP Outdoor Carnival that was held around UTP Main Lake. The Art and Culture Lifestyle which is one of the departments in SRMUTP proposed to organize KARNIVAL SUKAN RAKYAT 2010 as the sub event under UTP Outdoor Carnival 2010. The main objective of this event is to expose and give awareness to UTP community about the pure art and culture of Malaysia.
In order to make the youth realize about the identity of Malaysian art and culture, we are pleased to organize this prestigious event. With the theme of the event “MODERN SPORTS Vs TRADITIONAL SPORTS”, this three days event stands for activities and games in order to give exposure about traditional community games that have been played since our past generation thus describes about the uniqueness and the importance to keep the art and culture for the future generation. This first ever event on traditional games focused on all range of ages including public residence and UTP students itself in order to give them the general views and to expose the importance of conserving the pure culture. With the element of togetherness and caring, the activities and games are combining both modern and traditional such as Galah Panjang, Sepak Raga Ratus, Tarik Upih,Terompah Gergasi, Baling Selipar, Congkak, Fun race and some indoor games .
The first day of this event started at 3.00pm. The activities on this day only focused on several games such as terompah gergasi, baling selipar and indoor games (congkak, carom and chess). The games were held only for fun purposes which were free to all visitors. The crowd on this day was quite small as the weather was not very good and most of the visitors chose to play indoor games only. The event continued on Saturday which started at 8 am with a warm up activities. This event proceeded with the competition of several games like sepak raga ratus, baling selipar and galah panjang. Sepak Raga Ratus is basically depends on how much participants can hold the kicks within a specific time and galah panjang is depends on the skills to run or sneak away from the opponents inside the galah panjang court. While in the baling selipar competition, team with most points after 7 minutes will be the winner as the point will be calculated based on every ‘dead’ members of opponent team and also managed to build the slippers back. Terompah gergasi and tarik upih was held just for fun purpose only for this day. Opening ceremony for UTP Outdoor Carnival was held at 2.30 pm with Mr.Khairuddin, the President of Persatuan Belia Negeri Perak as the guest of honour. We also have special guests from the Rumah Anak Yatim Titian Budi Nurul Huda. After that, some of the children from the Rumah Anak Yatim Titian Budi Nurul Huda and others took part in a colouring competition which is open for kids twelve years old and below. The games for Karnival Sukan Rakyat continued until 7.00pm. The total participants for this day were 6 groups for baling selipar and also for galah panjang while 3 groups participated in sepak raga ratus. Chempedak B team won the baling selipar competition while Pasti Menang group won for the galah panjang competition. During the evening session, there are more crowds compared to the morning session and luckily the crowd can be controlled by the committees. The flow during the third day of the event more or less like the second day. Warm up was conducted by Mr.Ridhzuan Jinal followed by committees and several public residences from Titi Gantong. Next, Fun race which consists of 10 different checkpoints was held during the morning session. 6 teams consists of Ring Ding Dong, Power, 2, Jeno, Chancito and OK participated in this competition. Chancito was the winner for this competition and Power won for special category. During evening, there are 6 teams joined in baling selipar and galah panjang competition. For the baling selipar competition Kuyup team was the 1st winner. During these three days event, the crowd comes from UTP students, staffs and also the public residences around Perak. As this is the first time Karnival Sukan Rakyat was organized in UTP, the crowd that comes to this event were really satisfied.
Event adjourned at 7.00 pm. We are grateful as our event run smoothly as the event got positive feedback from the crowd. Hopefully, the Art and Culture Lifestyle, Sekretariat Rakan Muda will continue on organizing events such as Karnival Sukan Rakyat where students of UTP and public residence will know better on traditional games that are available in Malaysia.
Netball- UTP League had been held for a month since 27th March 2010 to 25th April 2010 at UTP Netball Court at Sport Complex.23 committee were elected to execute and makes the event successfully achieving the objectives. In this league, 8 teams had been successfully participated which consists of 13 player in a teams. The teams were Team- Team, Tata 06, BTB, E.L.F, Sekoot Liyut, Tech Geek, Chancito, and M.O.X. The event was started with the Draw Lots Night which had been held on 23rd March 2010. The objective for the draw lots was to divide those teams in two groups which were A which consists of Team-Team, Tech Geek, M.O.X while B consists of BTB, E.L.F, Chancito, Sekoot Liyut besides to give some introduction speech and rules briefing. It started at 8.00 pm and ended at about 11.00pm.
First match have been started on 27th March 2010 which was a week after the mid-terms break. The event started at 4.00 pm with the photo shoot session for every teams and end at about 7.00pm. For the first match, the games were done internally among the group which was between group A and B. The groups that won the games on that day were Team-Team, 15 scores against Tata 06, 6 scores, M.O.X strikes 8 goals against 4 goals to Tech Geek. While from B the teams won were 19 goals for E.L.F against Chancito only 1 goal, and BTB won 21 scores against Seekoot Liyut only 7 scores. There were some injuries experience by the players but manage to be control by the Rescue Teams.
Second match have been done on Sunday 4th April 2010 as on Saturday was rain heavily. The games started at 8.00am until 10.00 am as on the Saturday first half game between Team-Team and M.O.X. had been executed and end with 25 - 0. The games continue for the second half and continue with other games which was Tata 06 won 32 scores against Tech Geek did not manage to scores any goals. For B group E.L.F won 9 goals against BTB that scores 7 goals and finally Sekoot Liyut won 21 – 7 against Chancito. The match was perfectly ends at 10.00am.
Third match was a crucial round where which groups will be qualified to go to the semi-final and final. Every team makes a great effort to make them qualified. For the games, Team-Team and E.L.F won majority point for which they were never disappointed them. Followed by the second teams go to the next round which was Tata 06 and BTB. It was a great game on that day. Some of the players experienced from leg cramps and Rescue teams had played their role.
Games was followed by Semi final on 24th April 2010 which was between Team-Team and Tata 06 and E.L.F against BTB, a great games from every team as they try hard to win the games. Finally, Team-Team won against BTB with 35 – 12 scores and E.L.F won against TATA 06 with 26 against 17 scores. That’s means Team-Team and E.L.F would play on the final match to ensure the first place and second place. While for Tata 06 and BTB, they will go to the next round to make sure who was the third and fourth place. Match started at 8.00 am and end at 12.00 pm. Cheerful games where supporters came to support the teams.
Final match of the Netball UTP-League, on 25th April 2010 which started at 8.00 am, as usual the supporters came too to supports the teams. First match was between Tata 06 and BTB. Fierce competition held between them where the two of them have been competing to grab the third place. Finally, BTB won against Tata 06 with 23 – 21 scores and officially BTB was in the third place and Tata 06 was in the fourth place. The second games continue with Team-Team and E.L.F, this game was the games of the day where there was a great competition among them at finally Team-team won against E.L.F with one point ahead which is 15 against 14 scores. Team-Team was officially won the first place in the games and E.L.F was the first runner up. The prizes will be given on the closing ceremony which was on 7th May 2010 at the League dinner.
On 6th to 7th March 2010, Sekretariat Rakan Muda Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (SRMUTP) has organized UTP Close Tennis Tournament 2010. The objective of this event is to serve as warm-up tournament for UTP tennis players as a part of their preparation for UTP Open Tennis Tournament 2010.
In this tournament, there are three categories offered, which are men’s singles, women’s singles, and doubles. The officials balls for this tournament is Dunlop Fort Elite. The format of the competition is based on Round Robin. This allows the players to have more competitive practice matches to improve the standard of their games. Knockout stages started for Men’s Singles in the Quarter Final stage, whereas the doubles’ started at semi-final stage. For the women’s singles, the winner is determined through the points collected through the Round Robin matches.
In the men’s singles, the winner is Mohd Zulkarnain Hashim, 2nd Year First Semester student of Mechanical Engineering. In women’s singles, the winner is Tiara Liyana Sulaiman from Chemical Engineering, 2nd Year 2nd Semester. Doubles winner consisted of joint champions of the pair Nazri Abdul Karim and Tiara Sulaiman and Yeo Hann/ Aiman Tsalaha due to the lack of playing time available.
The tournament ended on a successful note at 7PM and has indeed served as a tune up tournament for the players as well as the organizing committee. Any mistakes carried out during this tournament will be rectified before UTP Open 2010 on 19th to 21st March 2010.