The logo design is a circular shape with the flaming torch in the center. The torch handle is formed of three arcs colored in red, yellow, and blue on white back ground which are also the colors of the participating countries' flags. The arcs suggest tension, indicating potential energy, as well as the curve of the friendly smiles that show the hospitality of the host country Vietnam. The torch also represents the shape of a human being opening his arms to welcome the Games. They are nested closely which indicates the solidarity of the ASEAN member countries.
The chicken is chosen to be the mascot of the 5th ASEAN Schools Games in Viet Nam. Chicken is a popular farm animal in Southeast Asian countries. It is the Symbol for health, agility, youth, and flexibility... In many countries, the chicken represents leadership and new beginnings. The mascot is simpỉy styled and colored, which is quite cute and suitable with all school ages.