The awards ceremony for the 8th edition of the Bits Sports Festival took place on 27 th April. The chief guest of honor for the event was the illustrious Indian tennis player - Sania Mirza Malik, recipient of the Arjuna and the Padma Shri awards. The ceremony started off with a BITS SPORTS FESTIVAL - BSF 2011 Flag down by Sania Mirza and Dr Rafiuddin summarized report of events and results of each day, and gave a vote of thanks to all sponsors and the BSF 2011 organizing committee. Next, a video montage with clips from various BSF matches was shown, set to the theme tune of BSF 2011 composed by the faculty and students of Bits Pilani, Dubai.
After the event, there was a gala dinner hosted at Ramada Hotel for the chief guest Sania Mirza, the faculty and the organizers and volunteers of BSF 2011. During the dinner, Sania Mirza interacted personally with the Deans and the organizing committee and wished them all the best for future editions of BSF.