The Department of Sports of the City of Totana, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Sports of the Region of Murcia, sports clubs and schools in Totana, reconvenes a new season of the School Sports program, which will take place during throughout the academic year 2018/19.
The Councilor for Sports, Isabel María Molino, and the municipal technician who coordinates the program, Jesús Serrano, have presented this initiative that takes place in the municipal sports facilities, on Wednesdays and Friday afternoons, in the case of team sports ;
and on Saturday mornings, in the case of individual sports.
As they recalled, the competition system of each sport activity is established by the technical rules that the General Directorate of Sports gathers in its convocation, so that all students belonging to the Benjamin categories can participate in it (2009-10) , Alevín (2007-08), Infantil (2005-06), Cadet (2003-04) and Juvenile (2001-02)
The sport modalities programmed are Benjamín (Multisport, 3x3 Basketball, Cross Country, Playing Athletics and Table Tennis);
and categories Alevín, Infantil, Cadet y Juvenil (Basketball, Handball, Futsal, Volleyball, Chess, Athletics, Badminton, Cross Country, Orienteering, Petanque and Table Tennis).
As commented, the development of the competition will be held in view of the inscriptions submitted by the schools and taking into account the sport, so that the Department of Sports will set the start and end date of the competition.
In general, the team sports competitions will be developed in three phases: 1) Local Phase, organized by the City Council;
2) Intermunicipal Phase, organized by the Town Councils corresponding to Group 1 (Águilas, Alhama, Aledo, Librilla, Mazarrón and Totana), and where the champions of their respective local phases can participate;
and 3) Final phase, organized by the Directorate General of Sports, and in which the champions teams of each intermunicipal group will meet.
In the case of individual sports, municipal, inter-municipal, days and regional final phases may be carried out, whose system of competition, classification and calendar will be established by the General Directorate of Sports, once the participation is known.
The number of participating athletes and teams will be established by each City Council in the municipal phase and by the General Directorate of Sports in the intermunicipal and final regional phases, in accordance with the organizational criteria.
Phase Local Sports Team School Sports 2018/19
In relation to the Local Phase of Team Sports in this program of School Sports 2018/19 the categories of Benjamín (born in the years 2009 and 2010), Alevín (born in the years 2007 and 2008), Infantile (born in the years 2005 and 2006), Cadet (born in the years 2003 and 2004) and Juvenile (born in the years 2001 and 2002).
As for the composition of the teams, they have to be male or female, and in the case of the youngest and junior categories, the teams are mixed.
Only two students who are federated in the same sport modality may register in a match, in the case of the juvenile categories onwards.
All the meetings will be played on Wednesday afternoons, in the School Room, between 4 and 7 pm, in the case of Secondary Education;
and on Friday afternoons, at the "Manolo Ibáñez" Sports Pavilion and the School Room, between 4 and 6 pm, respectively.
The inscriptions must be made in the educational centers, through the Physical Education teachers, on the website deportescolar.carm.es, until Thursday, October 11.
The competition will begin on Wednesday, October 17, in the case of Primary Education, and on Friday, October 19, in the case of Secondary.
In addition, there will be trophies and medals for the first three centers classified in each category, and also the champion will have the opportunity to participate in the Intermunicipal Phase of School Sports, organized by the General Directorate of Sports of the Region of Murcia.
In this case, the sport modalities are Benjamin category (Multisport and 3x3 Basketball);
Alevín (Futsal, Minibasket, Handball and Minivoley);
and Infant, Cadet and Juvenile categories (Basketball, Handball, Futsal and Volleyball).
Appreciation and subsidy for sports equipment
The Councilor for Sports, Isabel María Molino, thanked the teachers of physical education and sports clubs of Totana for their involvement to make possible, one more course, this school-age program.
He also reported that his department has granted a total subsidy for the acquisition of sports equipment amounting to 3,000 euros for schools participating in this project in order to enjoy it by improving sports practice.
Finally, the mayor of Sports recalled that the number of participation in the school year spent in this program in this municipality amounted to about 2,000 participants and stressed that it is also important to note that all participants have accident insurance, covered by the General Directorate of Sports of the Region of Murcia, he said.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana / Totana.com