The colours night is considered a very special event in the calendar of Royal and is held in order to recognize excellence in sports. Royal College boasts the fact that it’s very first colours night in 1922 was the first such ceremony in Sri Lanka.
The most anticipated award at the colors awarding ceremony is probably the Most Outstanding Sportsman of the Year award and the Upcoming Sportsman of the Year award.
Service medals for scouts are also awarded at this ceremony.
The Royal Crown, the most prestigious award a sportsman can achieve at Royal, is awarded each year at the Colours Night to a sportsman who has made outstanding achievements in his field of sports while Colours are awarded to other players who have made significant contributions in the sporting arena.