Dear BSB Sport Followers,
As we start the beginning of the Summer Term, secondary sport (Season 3) for all U19 Teams will be coming to an end with the Season ending ISAC Football Tournaments scheduled for both Saturday 15th April (U19 Boys) and Saturday 22nd April (U19 Girls). Our Boys will also travel to ISNS (Shenzhen) to compete in the annual ACAMIS Soccer Championships for the Gold Division from Thursday April 27th through Sunday 30th April. At the conclusion of the next 3 weekends, our U19 sports program will conclude for the 2016-2017 academic year. At the U14 Level, Season 3 is scheduled to conclude with the ISAC Basketball Championships on Saturday 22nd April. Our teams will play at the following locations with schedules to be confirmed later in the week: U14 D1 Girls @ISB, U13 Boys @IST (Tianjin), U13 Girls @TIS (Tianjin), U12 Boys @WAB, & U12 Girls @HBJ. Another highlight as well, is BSB will once again be entering swimmers (15 in total) in the annual Mantas Swim Championships in Hong Kong, from Friday April 28th to Sunday 30th April. Good luck to all teams finishing out the season on a strong note, and enjoy these final Sports Tours for Secondary Sport teams. Please note U15/U13 Netball & Rugby for Season 4 will begin on Wednesday 26th April, which is scheduled for trainings during ASA time only and the final day will be Wednesday 31st May. The Season will formally conclude finish with the annual DCB Lions Cup played on Friday & Saturday June 2nd & 3rd.
On the Primary side, it is again the busiest time of the sport calendar year. On Wednesday 19th April, our 4th Annual U11/U10/U9/U8 BSB T-Ball Invite will take place at BSB once again. All BSB U11-Y6, U10-Y5, U9-Y4, U8-Y3 students who participated in the T-ball ASA for Season 3 are eligible to participate. On the day we will welcome our 4 other Beijing FOBISIA schools, with BSB SY entering a total of 13 teams, with just over 130 players participating on the day. The Tournament will begin at 10am, and finish sometime after 2pm. The week ending 21st April will conclude Season 3, which means Season 4 kicks-off our heavy training schedule for U11/U10 Primary FOBISIA Team, as well as our U9/U8 Mini-FOBISIA Team. As communicated already to players/parents, Primary FOBISIA will train on Monday/ Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday (started Monday 27th March) & Mini-FOBISIA will train on Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday (starting Tuesday 25th April). The Primary FOBISIA team will depart Beijing for Phuket on Wednesday May 24th and return Sunday 28th May from their Games. Our Mini-FOBISIA Team will participate in their Games in Beijing on Monday & Tuesday 12th & 13th of June. The Primary FOBISIA Games and Mini-FOBISIA Games are always the highlight of the Primary Sport Calendar so look for some great results to be posted.
Outside the above, look for all the past House Sport Competitions results, which will be posted on BSB Shunyi’s Facebook page. Also all the remaining House Sport Competitions for 2017 are listed at the www.bsbshunyicalendar.com , just select Competitions under Sport. And for everything else on the sport side, make sure to go to www.BSBShunyiSport.com which has Team Info, schedules, results, pictures etc. etc.
As always, let me know if you have any questions, as we wrap-up Season 3 for BSB sports and continue training for our Primary FOBISIA Teams.
Update from: Mr. Travis Washko, Director of Sport and PE