Friday, June 18, 2010

Butibam to host Northern volleyball tourney



Butibam Volleyball Association will be hosting the 15th Northern Zone Volleyball League championships scheduled to happen from July 23-26.

 Preparations are underway in ensuring this tournament is a success with an organising committee set up to look after the preparations and management of the tournament.

The organising committee for the tournament is headed by Peter Kesu as chairman and Wilson Bogan as tournament director.

“Venue has been confirmed with Balob Teachers College giving the green light to host all the games,” Kesu said.

“The Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium is the alternate venue should the weather is unfavourable.

“So far 10 associations consisting of 12 men’s and 14 women’s teams have confirmed participation.

“Accommodation is being organised for all teams to be accommodated close to the games venue with Butibam village hosting several teams.

“Any teams wanting information on accommodation should contact me or Bogan.

“It is vital that confirmation and registration of teams/association participating should be finalised by June 30,  2010 therefore all teams yet to confirm paticipation must do so before the closing date.

“No late registration will be accepted as draws will be finalised also by then.”

All association should pay in their registration fees of K150 per team and K300 per association by the June 30 deadline.

No teams will be allowed to take part if no payments are made.

All payments should be made direct to BVA BSP account # 1001711586 and copy of payment forward to Kesu or Bogan on fax # 4726411.

Any further information can be obtained from Kesu on 4726411 or 72522540/76847096 and Bogan on 72848663/76850165

“Appeal for any interested business houses for sponsorship or support of any kind is welcome as their generous gesture will be greatly valued by the NZVL,” Kesu said.

“In addition, their contribution will greatly appreciated by all participating in the event.  “So far few local companies such as Butibam Progress, City Guest Haus, Nawae Construction and Lilu Friendships Ltd have given support.”

A major fundraising mumu luncheon has been organised for Butibam Volleyball Association tomorrow to be hosted by City Guest Haus for K50 per person.

All proceeds will go towards BVA’s preparation for the tournament.

 Tickets are still on sale and the above persons can be contacted for further information.

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