November 03, 2009

International Sports Night set at rec center

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- International Sports Night at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is actually two nights of sporting fun for students.

The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 14 at the Student Recreation Center. Participants can compete in basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton and several running events of various distances. The basketball will be a four-on-four competition with two substitutes allowed per team. Volleyball is for six-player teams while the table tennis and badminton offer singles and doubles competition. The track events range from 60 to 400 meters and include a relay event as well.

The deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 6. To find details and online registration forms go to and click on “sports.” The nominal registration fees are payable in cash the first day of the fest at the check-in desk at the Recreation center.

The International Student Council is the sponsor for International Sports Night. The Recreation Center’s intramural sports rules and regulations will govern the events.