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Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:38

National Schools Championship to be held from November 27th- December 1st 2017.

news 20171026 1Today Minister of Education, Hon Nicolette Henry MP and Minister of Social Cohesion George Norton; met with senior officials from the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Guyana Teachers Union (GTU).
The meeting that was held in the MOE Boardroom on Brickdam, was also attended by the Director of Sports Christopher Jones. It addressed the planning of the 57th MOE and GTU National Schools Championships to be held at the National Track and Fields Centre (NTFC) at Leonora.

At the meeting it was agreed that the opening ceremony of the championship will be held on Sunday the 26th November,2017 at 16:00 hours at the (NTFC). On the following day (27th November, 2017), the swimming championship will be held at the National Aquatic Centre in Liliendaal from 10:00 hours. The cycling championship is also slated for the November, 27th at 6:00 hours at the National Park.
The highlight of the championship, the Track and Field events, will commence on the 28th November, 2017 and concludes on the 1st December, 2017 at the NFTC, the final day will also see the staging of the closing ceremony.
The officials also addressed issues such as security, accommodation, meals and other championship related issues. A number of other meetings are planned to ensure that this year’s championship is a successful one.

Kind regards,
Brushell Blackman
Senior Public Relations Officer
Ministry of Education

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