Grand Bay Sports Committee Elections

News
August 30, 2012

A meeting of the Grand Bay Sports Committee was held on Saturday 25th August at the Grand Bay Youth Centre to elect members to serve on the Grand Bay Sports Committee for the period August 2012 to June 2013. The general objectives of the committee are: To teach, encourage, promote develop and organize various sporting disciplines in the community Organize selection and management of village representative teams when the need…

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Press Release: 3rd Annual District Sports Festival

News
May 25, 2012

The 3rd Annual District Sports Festival which is organized by the Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, youth and Sports will commence on Saturday May 26, 2012. The eight festivals which are to take place in the eight districts of Dominica is an annual event which sees villages within their respective districts competing in cricket, basketball, Football, Netball, Volleyball, Rounders and Track and Field. These activities are held in…

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Press Release: Formation of the St. Joseph Sports Committee

News
May 24, 2012

The Sports Division is pleased to announce the formation of the St. Joseph Sports Committee. Recently the Department embarked on a drive to rejuvenate sports at the community level. In an effort to ensure the proper management, control and sustainability of sports at the community level the formation of Village and District Sports Committees was seen as essential. To date we have realized the emergence of a number of sports…

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2011 District Sports Festival Final Results

News
November 23, 2011

The Sports Division is pleased to report that the Grand Final of the 2011 District Sports Festival was held on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth was a huge success. All eight villages which qualified as finalists from their district festivals were represented by large numbers of participants at this fun filled and competitive event. The finalists were: Lagoon – North Wood Ford Hill – North…

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Press Release: 2011 District Sports Festivals Final

News
November 15, 2011

The Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will on Sunday, November 20, 2011 stage the Final of the 2011 District Sports Festivals at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth. The inaugural festival was held in 2010 and was won by Lagoon. This year’s final is expected to bring together the eight (8) winners from the District Festivals which were held between May and September 2011. Each of…

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Opening Of Southern Football League

Football
November 9, 2011

The Southern District Sports Committee is making final preparations for the staging of the Southern District Football League for the communities in that section of the island.The formal opening and ball-o-rama is scheduled for Sunday November 13 at 2:30p.m at the Geneva Playing Field in Grand Bay. It is expected that key sports officials will be present at the formal opening and the villagers of the various communities are asked…

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2011 District Sports Festival Final

News
October 27, 2011

All District Sports Festivals have been completed and following are the villages that will represent their Districts in the Grand Final: District Winners South: Tete Morne South West: Pointe Michel South East: Cass’O’Garie East: Crayfish River / Salybia North East: Woodford Hill North: Lagoon West: St. Joseph Central: Goodwill The Grand Final is expected to take place at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth on November 20, 2011 at 12:00pm, where…

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News Release: Formation of District Sports Committee

News
September 1, 2011

The Southern District Sports Committee is presently organizing its self to take on the management of sporting activities in that district. After three executive meetings, the first held at the Geneva Playing Field Pavilion on July 23, a committee comprising of representatives of the Sports Committees of all the communities met and selected an executive comprising of the following: Claudius Lestrade (Petite Savanne) President, Walson Pacquette (Grand Bay) Vice President,…

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2011 2nd Annual District Sports Festival

News
May 25, 2011

The Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports begins its 2nd Annual District Sports Festival The DSF was conceptualized on the basis of sustaining sporting activities. It was felt that the grassroots programmes which were undertaken at the Primary Schools would not be sustained if there was an absence of sporting activity at the community level. That is, the children would not gravitate to the various sporting…

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Press Release: Women & Girls Sports Festival 2011

News
March 30, 2011

The Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports successfully held its 1st Women’s & Girls’ Sports Festival at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth on Sunday, March 27, 2011. This sports festival was organized to further celebrate International Women’s Day and to further emphasize the importance of physical activities in the health and wellness of our Dominican women. Eight teams (approximately 90 women) participated in a fun-filled fully-packed…

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