Teams from 13 areas clocked 29.6 million steps in the five-day competition
The Move To Game challenge for community sports groups (CSGs) saw nine teams win across three tiers. The challenge was structured to welcome all sizes of CSGs with corresponding prize segments and saw 36 teams compete with a total number of 637 participants.
The total amount awarded to the nine winning teams, SR 60,000, was distributed across the three group segments with first, second, and third winners in each category.
The competition ran from May 19 – May 23, 2020, and saw the 36 teams clock an astounding 29.6 million steps in total! The amazing showing of sportsmanship and teamwork saw CSGs enter from across Saudi Arabia. The areas of participation included: Al Bahah, Al Jouf, Asir, the Eastern region, Ha’il, Jazan, Jeddah, Madinah, Mecca, the Northern border, Qassim, Riyadh, and Tabouk.
The group tiers were restructured to accommodate the team participant numbers; segments were assigned to compete as follows: 7-14 members, 15-24 members, and 25-40 members.
The winners in Group A (25-40 participants) were Challenge Team with 28,637 average steps, second place MASAFAT with 15,541 average steps, and third place Rawasi_Team1 with 9,599 average steps.
Group B (15-24 participants) saw SAMA take first place winner with 38,863 average steps, second place winner Titanium with 17,407 average steps, and third place winner Qatif Runners with 11,655 average steps.
Group C (7-14 participants) saw first place winner Lava register 35,595 average steps, second place winner Eastern Flames with 31,531 average steps, and third place winner Al Qunfotha Walkers مشاة القنفذة with 23,862 average steps.
The Move To Game program for individual competitors, jointly launched by the Saudi SFA and SAFEIS, was originally planned to end on May 31st, but has been extended based on the high participation numbers and immense success.
Click here to visit the Move To Game website and join the competition!