School Games Back: MOE Releases Games and Sports Calendar of activities 2021
The ministry of education has released calendar of activities 2021 for school games and sports, more than a year after they were banned by the government of Kenya, following a surge of covid-19 infections.
Games and sports activities are set to begin in term one during the new school calendar, expected to start towards the end of July.
The National championship for term one games activities has been set between 2nd October 2021 and 10th October 2021 in Nandi County, preceded by referees’ clinic, which will occur between 2nd and 4th October 2021. According to the calendar, sub counties will complete their term one games by 21st August 2021. County games must end by 11th September 2021 while regional sports competitions must end by 18th September 2021.
Term one games and sports activities include; athletics, cross country, decathlon/heptathlon, basketball, hockey and handball. With term one ending on October 1st, national championship is set to occur during the holiday.
Term two games and sports activities include; soccer under-19, soccer under-16, volleyball, racket games, and netball. The national championship will occur between 11th December 2021-19th December 2021 in Embu county, preceded by referees’ clinic between 11th December and 13th December. Sub county competitions will end by 30th October 2021, while county competitions and regional competitions will end by 13th November and 27th November 2021 respectively.
The federation of east African secondary school Association (FEASSA) games 2021 is yet to release dates and venues for the east African competitions.