Darts youth competition on today

first_imgPrior to the return of local dart players from what can be deemed Guyana’s most successful Americas and Caribbean Cup Championship tournament (held from July 6-16 in Trinidad and Tobago), the team have been able to identify a few key areas in the darting world that they are hoping to improve.The successful team at this year’s tournamentThe Darts Association of Guyana has noticed that there is an urgent need to have the youths actively involved in darts which is not widely recognised throughout the country. As such, Guyana’s contingent for the tournament has lacked youth participation for the past two tournaments.However, after gaining confidence from their numerous successes, dart player Sudesh  Fitzgerald in collaboration with the Guyana Darts Association will be hosting an inaugural  Youth Challenge today (Friday, August 3 2018) at the Malteenoes Sports Complex,  Thomas lands.  This tournament will commence at 18:00h and it is open to both males and females with two categories, Under-15 and Under-18.The registration process will be free for all the youth participants and a set of darts will be given to each player. Parents/guardians who are interested and would like to register their child to be a part of the Guyana Darts Association will also have free registration, compliments of the Association.While snacks and drinks will be provided for all youth players, the children placing first, second and third will receive trophy prizes.Parents are asked to bring out their children to participate in this event as the GDA aspires to capture the next Americas and Caribbean Cup Championship Youth Tournament, which will be held in Jamaica 2020.Sponsorship has been provided by Dr Terence Joseph, Vernon Persaud, Sudesh Fitzgerald, Sheik Vaseen, Brian Valz, Melisa Smartt, Sherwyn Greene and Troy of Malteenoes Sports Complex.last_img