During an entire month FISU AMERICA organized activities to commemorate the IDUS – International Day of University Sport. From September 14th to October 14th educational, sporty and promotional activities were carried out within a big celebration. #LetsIDUS
The activities were intended for all the agents of university sports, students, athletes, sport and academic leaders from the National University Sport Federations of the American continent. The first programming events took place from the 14th to the 18th: a series of webinars on various topics and with different speakers. ESports lovers also got along and were able to participate in a festival with three modalities: FIFA 20, Clash Royale and Free Fire. Check the results of FIFA20 (HERE), Clash Royale (HERE). In addition to the eSports, also had place a Chess tournament, the first one in the continent – The results here.
Free Fire was the last modality of the event; started on September 21, and ended yesterday, 14, with the final between the “Blackbulls” teams from Brazil and “Suicid Squad” from Peru. After exciting matches, the Peruvian team opened an advantage and took the title of champion home. Brazil finished the competition of the modality in second place, and the team “The Invencibles”, of Honduras, completed the podium in third place.
Participating of this initiative of FISU AMERICA, each NUSF also participate for the title of the ‘Most Active Federation of the Continent’ – as we explain HERE. Each Federation received points for the participation of its members, in other words, more people represented their countries, more points for their federations. The big champion of the contest will receive an amount of money to invest in educational or sporty elements, which have to be donated to an institution affected by the pandemic. After a month of events and many accumulated points, the CBDU, of Brazil, achieved the price of the ‘Most Active Federation of the Continent’ Congratulation CBDU! The final Score was:
The FISU AMERICA want to thank all of you for the participation in the activities to commemorate the International Day of University Sport and congratulate to the winners; athletes and Federation. Alim Maluf Neto, FISU AMERICA president, says:
“The celebration of the IDUS in 2020 is a landmark for the American continent. More than 4 thousand participants from 22 national federations were enrolled in the 12 actions proposed by the continental federation with the objective to activate and celebrate the International Day of University Sport. I want to highlight the topics of the webinars, which were so relevant to promote and exchange experience between our countries, showing to the world the union of the America in pursuit of the university sport“