Conference on the establishment of OC of the 2018 FISU World University American Football Championship & the Opening Ceremony of 60 Day Countdown was held in HUC on April 16, 2018. Wang Gang, Vice-president of FUSC, Xing Aiguo,Deputy Secretary-general of Heilongjiang Province Government, Jiang Tonghe, Deputy director-general ofEducation Department of Heilongjiang Province,and directors of HUC,were all present at theOpening Ceremony. Relevant leaders of Songbei District Government, officials concerned and all staff of Preparatory Committee of the Championship, university representatives of Chinese team, more than 400 volunteers, and media reporters also attended the Opening Ceremony.
Xing Aiguo, the Vice-president of Organizing Committee and the Deputy Secretary-general of Heilongjiang Province Government announced theestablishment of OC of 2018 FISU WUC American Football and he also declared the institutions and the members of the Organizing Committee. Shigeyuki Watanabe, the technical official, and Wang Gang, the Vice-president of OC, and the Vice-president of FUSC, delivered a speech respectively.
Sun Xianmin, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Secretary of the Party Committee of HUC, presented the preparations for the 2018 FISU World University American Football Championship to the general assembly. Sun Xianmin said that Harbin University of Commerce，as an organizer of this event, will do everything in a rigorous and meticulous manner, and strive to provide convenient conditions and thoughtful services for all representative teams, so as to ensure that the championship will be a high-quality international event.
After the leader of Organizing Committee presenting volunteers with the flag, all the volunteers took a solemn oath. Xing Aiguo, Wang Gang, Jiang Tonghe and Sun Xianmin started the “Countdown” button together in the warm applause.