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Calling all Singaporeans

OUTREACH: Asian Games sailing champions Savannah Siew (in red, left) and Kimberly Lim (in red, right) at their alma mater Tanjong Katong Girls’ School for a Team Singapore road show. - ST FILE PHOTO

ONGOING

Milestone events and community road shows: Reached out to more than 500,000 people so far.

School outreach programmes: 79 primary schools and 56 secondary schools and junior colleges have signed up for modular, age-appropriate programmes, with Team Singapore athletes also visiting schools during road shows.

Merchandise outlet: On Orchard Road and online.

UPCOMING

One Team Singapore rally: Lighting up of the SEA Games arch on Orchard Road on March 7, along with other activities.

ActiveSG: SEA Games sports festivals every weekend from March to May. About 100 schools to be involved in ActiveSG initiatives.

Community sports festivals: To involve 15 clusters over two weekends in May. The SEA Games torch will be paraded during these festivals.

Displays: Banners and signboards on display in the heartland, official Games hotels and public buildings, as well as on lamp posts and flyovers.

50-day countdown: More than 50 organisations have signed up, each allocated a number to be uniquely displayed.

Regional outreach: Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, and to-be-launched game where two winners from each participating country will win a trip to watch the Games here.

DURING THE GAMES

Ticketing: Standard tickets start at $5, with discounts for bulk buys, students, senior citizens and full-time national servicemen. Entry to 18 of the 36 sports will be free.

Carnivals: At Marina Bay and Kallang. Includes performances, sports try-outs and athlete meet-and-greet.

Sports & Fitness Asia Expo: June 11 to 13 at Singapore Expo, where the combat and martial arts sports will be held.

Combination events: The SEA Games marathon, triathlon and traditional boat race will be held in conjunction with community sports events.

Broadcast: Dedicated free-to-air channel, with possibly additional channel when Team Singapore athletes compete. "Second screen" application to be launched, to provide additional statistics and camera angles.