International Carnival x Virtual Triathlon

2021 International Carnival

2021 International Carnival x Virtual Triathlon

The International Carnival is back by popular demand! Taking place in tandem with Virtual Triathlon, the Carnival is a celebratory tribute to HKBU’s diversity and its globalising mission. A series of games, giveaways and craft workshops will be available along Li Promenade and in TriAngle.

Now get your boarding pass available on-site, visit out booths to collect at least 2 stamps and redeem a free gift!

Guess to Win: HKBU's Favourite City

A. Guess to Win: HKBU's Favourite City

Miss researching your travel destinations and planning your travel itinerary? Well, we let you do both! Come to learn about the UK and Japan's attractions and vote for your favourite cities! Grand prizes await!

Date: 22 - 27 October 2021

Voting Deadline: 27 October 2021, 11:59pm

Venue: Li Promenade (next to the Library), HKBU Shaw Campus

Eligibility:

  • All current HKBU students are eligible to join
  • Each student can only cast once in each country

Prizes:

  1. Grand Prize: a HK$50 Haagen-Dazs coupon for first 10 winners in each country
  2. Merit Prize: a wireless charger with mouse pad for rest of the winners

Result Announcement: Winners will be notified individually via email on 8 November 2021.

 

B. 'Be a Korean; Be a Pumpkin' Photo Booth

Still thinking what to wear for this Halloween? We have photo booths that let you don the traditional Korean Hanbok or become a spooky monster for a snapshot!

Date: 22 - 27 October 2021

Time: 12noon – 7pm

Venue: Li Promenade (next to the Library), HKBU Shaw Campus

 

C. The World in Darts

This game is aiming to take your global knowledge to the next level! Answer a short question about a country and throw a dart to win a gift.

Date: 25 - 27 October 2021

Time: 12noon – 7pm

Venue: Li Promenade (next to the Library), HKBU Shaw Campus

 

D. Henna Painting

Come to experience this exotic antique body art with our Henna artist. Learn all about its ceremonial usage, application and history with us at the booth.

Date: 25 - 27 October 2021

Time: 12noon – 7pm

Venue: Li Promenade (next to the Library), HKBU Shaw Campus

Henna Painting
 

E. Global Village Mini Games

AIESEC has prepared some popular games for any eager students who want to learn about overseas volunteering and internship opportunities. Make sure you also ask about their other empowerment programmes!

Date: 25 - 27 October 2021

Time: 12noon – 7pm

Venue: Li Promenade (next to the Library), HKBU Shaw Campus

Global Village Mini Games
 
Esports Speedrun Batt

F. Esports Speedrun Battle

Partnering with the Esports Society, we welcome you to our multimedia game booth that challenges you and your teammates to cooperate and problem-solve for the ultimate prize!

Date: 25 - 27 October 2021

Time: 12noon – 7pm

Venue: TriAngle, Shaw Campus

 

G. Virtual Triathlon in Rome/ New York

The tailor-made Virtual Triathlon will bring participants to experience a virtual marathon (run/ walk/ hike) to tour Rome/ New York’s best attractions and famous landmarks, indoor cycling and rowing from 1-27 October 2021.

Come and immerse yourself in Rome/ New York via the unique Virtual Triathlon, an experience you will never forget!

Eligibility
  1. All HKBU current students are eligible
  2. Each participant must complete 3 assigned sports: virtual marathon (run/ walk/ hike), indoor cycling and rowing
  3. Each participant can only join one of the regions: Rome or New York
Application Deadline

27 September 2021 at 11:59PM (Hong Kong Time)

Virtual Triathlon
 
Locations of the Virtual Triathlon
1. Rome

This Virtual Triathlon will take racers to go through 8 most significant landmarks of Rome and the ancient stories behind them.

Rome

2. New York

While on the track, participants will visit New York City's 14 most recognisable landmarks like Times Square, Broadway and the Statue of Liberty, etc.

New York

Details of the Virtual Triathlon
Virtual Triathlon

Virtual Marathon (Run/ Walk/ Hike)

Region / Location

Rome or New York

  • Each participant can only join one of the regions
  • A virtual map with checkpoints will be provided by the Event Organiser once the marathon starts
Distance

42km

Duration (Hong Kong Time)

1-27 October 2021

Indoor Cycling

Region / Location

TriAngle, Shaw Campus, HKBU, Hong Kong SAR

Duration (Hong Kong Time)

A 10-minute indoor cycling session between 25 and 27 October 2021

Virtual Triathlon
Virtual Triathlon

Indoor Rowing

Region / Location

TriAngle, Shaw Campus, HKBU, Hong Kong SAR

Duration (Hong Kong Time)

A 10-minute indoor rowing session between 25 and 27 October 2021

 
Prizes
A. Grand Prizes
List of Prizes
  1. HK$300 cash coupon/ US$38 Amazon e-coupon for each finisher
  2. A HKBU limited edition medal for each finisher
  3. An e-certificate for each finisher
Requirements

Participants in one of the regions complete all the following requirements:

  • Virtual Marathon (Run/ Walk/ Hike):
    - Finish 42km run/ walk/ hike in one of the regions (Rome/ New York) from 1-27 October 2021
  • Indoor Cycling:
    - Finish a 10-minute indoor cycling session between 25 and 27 October 2021
  • Indoor Rowing:
    -
    Finish a 10-minute indoor rowing session between 25 and 27 October 2021
B. Other Prizes
 
Fastest Award (Virtual Marathon)

 

Prize

HK$100 cash coupon/ US$13 Amazon e-coupon for each winner

 

 

Requirement

Top 10 racers in each region complete the marathon (run/ walk/ hike) in the shortest period of time

 

 
Endurance Award (Indoor Cycling)

 

Prize

HK$100 cash coupon/ US$13 Amazon e-coupon for each winner

 

 

Requirement

Top 3 racers in each region complete the longest distance of indoor cycling in 10 minutes

 

 
Endurance Award (Indoor Rowing)

 

Prize

HK$100 cash coupon/ US$13 Amazon e-coupon for winner

 

 

Requirement

Top 3 racers in each region complete the longest distance of indoor rowing in 10 minutes

 

 
Entry Souvenir

A phone armband sleeve (Its size & colour are limited, and the distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis)

phone armband sleeve

 

Enquiry

Internationalisation Section, HKBU School of Business

Tel: +852-3411-5241

Email: gracesps@hkbu.edu.hk

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