The Department of Youth and Sports has launched a video competition dubbed “Biggest Fan.’ which is aimed at encouraging students to represent their schools heading into the 2018 Gulf Insurance Sponsored InterPrimary Sports meet.
The sports meet will be held under the patronage of athletes Jamal Hamilton and LaToya Jones, former students of the St. Thomas Primary School, and will be held for the first time and the recently built IAAF Mondo Track at Long Point on March 28 at 12pm.
Prospective participants of the “Biggest Fan Competition” are asked to post a 30 seconds video representing their school in a creative way that can help bring the awareness to sports via Facebook or Instagram. When posting the video add (hashtag) #Nevisinterprimay2018 along with (hashtag) #biggestfan along with the name of school being represented.
The video with the most likes will have the creator of the video receiving a V.I.P pass for InterPrimary 2018, while the video with the second most likes will receive two complimentary passes. The person with the third most likes will receive one complimentary pass for the event. The competition ends 25th March and the winners will be announced the following day.
The sports meet had races in the 800 meters; 200; 400; 1200; 60; 100; 4X100 and 4X400 meters events. This year these events will be run on an International Association of Athletics Federations a Class 2 Facility. It can host any international athletic event sanctioned by the IAAF, the governing body for athletics worldwide. The facility can host anything except the Olympic games or a world championship
The MONDO Track was built by LEFCO Construction Company and Surrey Paving and cost an estimated EC $10 million.