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1 Planning a Sports Event
BTEC Level 2 Planning a Sports Event

2 Lesson Outcomes To identify different type of sports events
To identify the factors to consider when planning a sports event

3 Different Types of Sports Events

4 Definition that may help you with today's planning and event session

5 Factors to Consider When Planning a Sports Event
Booking an Appropriate Facility Rules of the Sports Event and Competition Structure Health and Safety, First Aid and Risk Assessments Letters (administration and invitations) Refreshments Roles and Responsibilities

6 Booking the Facilities
Facilities – One of the first things a sports leader should do is to book an appropriate facility for the event. They should think about how many people will be involved and whether the facility is big enough. Other things to consider are car parking, seating for spectators, and a sufficient number of toilets. Equipment – The sports leader also needs to book the equipment. The equipment should be safe to use and there should be enough for all participants.

7 Establishing the Rules
As an event organiser, you are likely to be asked about the rules and structure of the event. You should have a good knowledge of these and be able to provide the information required. Some questions about the rules How long are the games? How do you score points? What constitutes a foul? How many participants do I have to register? Some questions about the structure How may games/rounds are there? How many qualify? When is my next game?

8 Health and Safety

9 Designing posters about the event
Administration Sport event organisers often have a number of administrative responsibilities. This may include : Designing posters about the event Liaising with relevant governing bodies, clubs, performers and organisations about the event Sending letters of invitation or confirmation to the participants

10 Refreshments Refreshments are an important factor to consider when leading a sports event. These may be offered or sold to the participants. Refreshments are important to consider if the event runs over a whole day. It is important that participants have an opportunity to eat and drink when participating in physical activity.

11 Roles and Responsibilities
The sports leader may have other people who help them run the event. These people may be in charge of: Officiating Organising teams/athletes Refreshments Cleaning The sports leader will need to co-ordinate and manage all of these helpers. They should each know their roles and responsibilities.

12 Planning a Sport Event Quiz

13 Evaluation There are a number of factors that the sports leader should consider when planning a sports event. There are a wide range of sports events. These include swimming galas, half-marathon running events, cross-country events, tag rugby festivals, softball taster day, walk/run for life events, cycling events, girls’ football days and golf for beginners. These include the booking of facilities and equipment, establishing the rules and structure of the event, Health and Safety, administrative duties, refreshments, and the roles and responsibilities of key helpers. Next session we will look at how to review and evaluate a sports event.

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