Document Type : Research Paper


1 Imam Ali University

2 emam ali university

3 pnu university


The championship sport of the armed forces in peacetime has become an arena for competition between countries. The purpose of this research is to identify the success factors of Aja championship sports with the opinion of the stakeholders. This study is a type of descriptive mixed research that is done in two parts. The first part of the research includes the identification and prioritization of the stakeholders of AJA championship sports with the opinion of AJA sports experts (13 selected sports experts in a targeted manner), which was done in a combined (qualitative and quantitative) way. The research method used in the second part is also (qualitative and quantitative). To conduct the interview of the second part, the statistical population of the research is the main stakeholders identified in the previous part, and these people were selected for the interview as a snowball (12 interviews with 12 people and continued until theoretical saturation). The results of the first part showed that there are 20 stakeholders of AJA championship sports, and then the beneficiaries were ranked and placed in the interest-power matrix. Finally, 39 primary codes and 9 categories (supportive, organizational, sports, humanitarian, environmental, media, motivational, economic and facilities) were identified by the opinion of the main stakeholders and finally confirmed by exploratory factor analysis. Managers of AJA championship sports should use the results of this research to bring together influential stakeholders
for the success of AJA championship sports due to the involvement of stakeholders in its preparation.


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