PHILIPSBURG—The St. Maarten Sports Olympics Federation (SMSOF) hosted a meeting to plan for the first Caribbean International Interscholastic Games Sunday.
Represented were Aruba, Anguilla, Antigua, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Kitts, Nevis, St Eustatius, Saba, St.Martin, Trinidad & Tobago, Dominican Republic and host St Maarten. Guadeloupe and Martinique could not make it, but was represented by the delegate from St. Martin.
At the meeting, a committee was formed to work on establishing an alliance for the Caribbean Interscholastic Games to be held every 2 years, alternating between the countries within the alliance.
“We are proud to announce that St. Maarten will be hosting the 1st International Interscholastic Games in 2022,” said Aartwichgt Bell from St. Maarten.
“All members present were the Heads of the Sports and Education Departments from their respective countries,” explained Bell. St. Maarten Minister Ardwell Irion opened the meeting.