The event is also being hosted in association with the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee and is sponsored by Digicel, which will be offering in stadium activities for their fans through the “dash for cash promotion”; that’s where spectators will have the opportunity to actually race a specified distance and win cash!
According to officials, today’s events will be the perfect opportunity for Kittitians and Nevisians to witness the federation’s best athletes and expect scintillating performances from athletes like Kim Collins, Brijesh Lawrence and Tameka Williams, whose 2012 performances earned them top 30 rankings in the world for 2012.
Today will also be the final opportunity for our athletes to attain qualifying marks for the 2012 CAC Junior Championships (El Salvador, San Salvador), 2012 NACAC Under 23 Championships (Guanajuato, Mexico), 2012 World Junior Championships (Barcelona, Spain), 2012 CUT Games (Kingston, Jamaica) and the Olympic Games (London, England).
Next on the athletic calendar will be the 2012 OECS Invitational on Sunday 10th June 2012. The St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Team will represent the federation against seven (7) other competing countries namely: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines with a special appearance from Trinidad & Tobago’s male and female relay team.
The National Invitational & Club Championship will feature six membership clubs from the federation:
- Elite Performances
- Extreme Velocity
- Pace Setters
- Over the Top