Manilva will hold the thirty-ninth edition of the annual 24-hour Sports Festival over the weekend of June 27 and 28, 2014.
According to the town’s sports department, headed by Councillor Mario Jimenez, participants and spectators will be able to enjoy events in some 16 sports, including: Chess, Climbing, Swimming, Fishing, Table Tennis, Shooting, Equestrian, and Beach Volleyball. Enrolment for these events is one hour before the start of each tournament. Other sports include: Handball, 3×3 Basketball, Football Sevens, Football, Tennis, and Paddle Tennis. All those interested in participant in these events should register at the Sports Department before June 23 with the draw taking place on June 25 at 8 pm in the Sports Hall.
There is also an opportunity to compete in a Cycling Time Trial which is being organised by Manilva Cycling Club. Visit their website for details – www.ccmanilva.com
All entries are free except the adult football for which there is a €60 per team entry fee; and the adult Paddle Tennis for which there is a ten euro fee.
There will be trophies for first and second in each competition, with a €600 winner’s prize for the football, and a prize of €300 for the runners-up.
For more information contact the Sports Department, situated next to the football ground in Manilva, or call 952 891 532.