The Sports Division will stage the 38th Edition of the Secondary Schools Independence Athletics Meet on Wednesday 16th and Friday 18th October, 2019 at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth.
The event will commence with an Opening Ceremony at 9:30 am on Wednesday, the Opening is expected to hear addresses from the Hon. Justina Rivierre, Minister responsible for Sports; Hon. Ian Douglas, Member of Parliament for Portsmouth; His Worship Titus Francis, the Mayor of the town of Portsmouth and Sports Coordinator, Trevor Shillingford.
A parade of the Schools will also form part of the Opening. Fifteen schools have registered to participate in this year’s Meet which is expected to see competition in events on the Track and in the Field in both the boy’s and girl’s divisions. Students will compete in three age categories, the under-14, under-16 and under-20.
The Secondary School Independence Athletics Meet form part of Dominica’s celebration of its Independence.