Sports competitions are organised at various levels which include district, state, national and international levels. Such events require careful planning and organization in order to be successful. Planning must be executed properly for which different committees work together.
(a) organising committee: It is headed by chairman as overall incharge of conducting the event. All the aspects of sporting events to be conducted are administered through this committee.
(b) Finance committee: It is responsible for all financial receipts and expenditure, etc. They should work as per budget plan. This committee makes all the payments. They must work as per the directions given by organizing committee.
(c) publicity committee: The role of publicity committee is to give the sports event a wide publicity. All the press releases, press conferences, results during the meet as well as publicity regarding dates, venues through media, posters and printing, etc. are done by this committee.
(d) Technical committee: It is responsible for the technical conduct of the event' This committee is responsible for making draws and conducting the event smoothly. The officials are deputed well in advance. This is the most important committee that will officiate the sports events. The competent persons are judged and appointed officials. Compilation of results is also done.
(e) Reception committee: The responsibility of reception committee is to see that special invitees are welcomed and taken to the seats reserved for them. They plan to invite the guests well in advance and take care of their reception. The outstation participating teams are received and proper arrangements are done till they depart.
(f) Accommodation committee: This committee is responsible for making arrangements for the stay of players as well as officials. The accommodation is booked well in advance as per expected strength of participants, coaches, managers and other dignitaries.
(g) Transport committee: It looks after the transportation of players and officials to the venue of sporting activity and back to their accommodation. It takes care before, during and after the sports event. This committee must have details of arrival and departure of participants so that everything is done on time.
(h) Refreshment committee: It is formed to provide refreshment to the participants, officials and all those involved in the entire programme. It must be ensured that everyone is welcomed and treated properly with suitable soft drinks. This committee is also responsible for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the place of stay. Proper hygienic meals should be served'
(i) Purchase committee: This is a pre-meet work' The duty of purchasing of equipment and any other item required in connection with the sporting event is assigned to this committee. This committee shall make arrangement of laying out the field of international standard and fulfil the required demand of the game/sport.
(j) Awards or prizes committee: The prizes are bought by this committee as per the number of expected winners. The mementoes for officials are also obtained by this committee. They are completely responsible for all the awards and prize distribution well on time.
Conclusion: All those involved in any type of committees shall be given the badges and identity cards. The Meet starts with opening ceremony (March past, oath taking, etc.) and ends with closing ceremony. Then a brief report concerning the entire championship is to be prepared.