Vulcan Athletics Club
`Aha Pai`ea (Keiki Sports Challenge) 2012
9am to 4pm, Aug. 25, 2012
Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Baseball, Conditioning/Nutrition
Objective: To give the grade school youth an opportunity to learn different sports in a “Round Robin” format on one day at the UHH Campus. To be conducted by the Players and Coaches of the Vulcan teams represented, as a way to give back to the community.
Format: Open registration with deadline 2 weeks before the event, on a first come, first serve basis, with a cap of approx. 120 participants. On event day, the youth will be divided evenly between the 6 sports in age groups i.e.: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 years, to learn the basics of the sport within an approx. 45 minute time frame, and rotate to the next event every hour. 3 sports in the morning, with 1 hr. lunch break, then 3 sports in the afternoon.
Cost: $5 and each participant to receive an event T-shirt and meal ticket.
Funding: Get donations from Business sponsors ($100 each?) to help fund the cost of shirts, and they would get their logo on the shirts.
Assistance: The Kiwanis and their sponsored youth groups – Circle K at UHH, and the Hilo and Waiakea H. S. Key Clubs, to set up, run the event and cleanup. 1 Adult and 4 sponsored youth per group of keiki.
Refreshments: A food tent to be available to serve the participants, and create additional sales. Bentos will be given to the volunteers at lunch.
MVP: Certificate presented to top male & female athlete in each age group at end of program? Take pictures and submit with article to the newspaper.
All proceeds go to the UH Hilo Sports Scholarship Endowment Fund.