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title
The games are called the Public Service STAR Games (STAR is acronym for 'Staff Team-up for Active sports and Recreation').
objectives
The objectives of the STAR Games are as follows:
  • To promote a healthy lifestyle in the Public Service, and
  • To foster camaraderie amongst public officers.
Organiser
The organiser of the STAR Games shall be the Civil Service Club.
games
The STAR Games shall consist of the following events:
A) Championship STAR Games
badminton
basketball
bowling (10-pin)
chess
chinese chess
darts
duathlon
football (7-A-Side)
futsal
golf
netball
CSC
Run by the Bay
scrabble
Sepaktakraw
(Inter-Regu)
snooker
squash
Step Challenge
swimming
table-tennis
tennis
volleyball
dragon boat race
badminton
basketball
bowling (10-pin)
chess
chinese chess
darts
duathlon
football (7-A-Side)
futsal
golf
netball
CSC
Run by the Bay
scrabble
Sepaktakraw
(Inter-Regu)
snooker
squash
step challenge
swimming
table-tennis
tennis
volleyball
dragon boat race
B) Non-Championship STAR Games
basketball (3-on-3)
beach volleyball
beach games
bowling (9-pin tap)
bowling(3-6-9)
football
floorball
Lawn Bowl
netball (mixed)
rock climbing
pool
Sepaktakraw (Inter-Team)
umtimate frisbee (mixed)
Sports and Family Day
Health Lifestyle Walk @ Different locations
basketball
(3-on-3)
beach volleyball
beach games
bowling
(9-pin tap)
bowling
(3-6-9)
football
floorball
Lawn Bowl
netball (mixed)
rock climbing
pool
Sepaktakraw
(Inter-Team)
umtimate frisbee
(mixed)
Sports and Family Day
Health Lifestyle Walk
@ Different locations
The rules and regulations governing each of the above-mentioned games shall be issued separately to the STAR Organisations when the Civil Service Club invites entries for the respective games.
eligibility
The STAR Games are open to all civil servants and officers serving in statutory boards, institutions of higher learning, government-aided schools and corporatised / privatised organisations of the Government whose shares are not public-listed. The list of participating ministries/organisations is shown in the Annex.

Statutory boards or wholly-owned government organizations, which are not listed in the Annex, must seek the approval from its parent Ministry if they intend to compete in the STAR Games under its own name. Upon approval, the organisation must appoint two Sports Liaison Officers to co-ordinate the games and to liaise with Civil Service Club on all STAR Games matters.

The following officers (including non-resident officers) shall not be eligible to participate in the STAR Games:

a) Public Officers who have represented Singapore (including those as Reserves)
or their respective countries (for non-resident officers) in SEA Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games or Olympic Games during the current year and past two years,

b) Players who earn their living as professional players for Clubs, etc during the current and past two years, and

c) Full-time National Servicemen.

A player is only allowed to represent the Ministry or organisation in which he or she is employed. Any teams which fielded ineligible players shall be disqualified from the tournament.

Former Statutory Boards can apply to participate in the STAR Games. They will not be eligible for awards mentioned in paragraphs 11 and 12, and incentive grants mentioned in paragraph 13 of the General Rules.
Annual Participation Fee
  • STAR organisations in the Division I category shall pay an annual participation fee of $1,500 while those in the Division II category, pay $1,000.
  • Former Statutory Boards will pay an annual Participation Fee of $3,000.
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