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Dalat Athletics offers 10 varsity programs with youth teams down to the U8 level. Varsity sports include soccer, volleyball, basketball, track & field/cross country, tennis and softball. Dalat is a founding member of the Asia Christian Schools Conference (ACSC) with 6 other Christian schools from Asia.
The conference offers international tournaments in soccer, volleyball and basketball. Dalat also competes in the Penang Schools Athletic Conference (PSAC), comprised of Penang international schools, and the Majlis Sukan Sekolah Pulau Pinang (MSSPP), comprised of public and private Penang schools.
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Boys and girls basketball is a Season 2 sport at Dalat (Nov-Feb). Dalat’s varsity basketball teams play 25-30 game seasons, host the Island Shootout at Dalat in December and finish with the ACSC championships at an international location. JV teams are comprised of 9-10th graders.
JV teams play 18-20 game seasons with a tournament in Kuala Lumpur and the Jr Island Shootout in February. Middle school teams compete in PSAC games and tournaments in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.
Boys and girls soccer is a Season 1 sport (Aug-Oct). Varsity soccer teams play 22-25-game seasons, host the Spike & Strike tournament in Sept/Oct and travel to the ACSC championship at an international location in late October. JV teams are comprised of 9-10th graders.
JV teams play 15-18 game seasons, compete in the PSAC tournament and occasionally travel to Kuala Lumpur for a tournament. Middle school teams compete in PSAC and friendly matches throughout the school year.
Boys and girls softball is a varsity-only sport in Season 3 (Mar-May). Varsity teams play 10-15 game seasons, travel to Kuala Lumpur for a tournament in April and compete in MSSPP zone/state meets.
Dalat teams traditionally qualify for state, which is held 4-6 weeks after the zone tournament.
Boys and girls tennis is a Season 2/3 sport depending on MSSPP dates which tend to change from year to year. High school tennis players travel to Kuala Lumpur for a tournament.
All players compete in PSAC matches and meets. The team practices on Dalat’s tennis court and at the Paradise Hotel court next to the school.
Track & Field
The Track & Field team is a Season 2 sport (Oct-Feb) depending on MSSPP dates which can change year-to-year. Dalat competes in several PSAC competitions and travels to the ACSC track meet in March.
Track & Field athletes compete in the MSSPP zone competition and the state meet if they qualify. The zone meet is divided into U18, U15, U12 and U10 age groups. The top two finishers from each event qualify for the state meet two weeks later. Cross Country trains with the Track & Field team. The MSSPP Cross Country meet is state-level only. Dalat athletes compete on a Saturday in February every year in the U18, U15 and U12 categories.
Boys and girls volleyball is a Season 1 sport (Aug-Oct). Varsity volleyball teams play 25-30-game seasons, host the Spike & Strike tournament in Sept/Oct and travel to the ACSC championship at an international location in late October.
JV teams are comprised of 9-10th graders. JV teams play 15-20-game seasons, travel to Kuala Lumpur for a tournament and occasionally host a tournament. Middle school teams compete locally and at a tournament in Kuala Lumpur every year.