Basseterre, St. Kitts – The TDC Group of Companies has renewed its commitment to continue supporting junior athletics in the Federation as the title sponsor of the 2023 Interschool Track and Field Championships.
This was disclosed by Ms. Mia Bailey, TDC Client Relations and Marketing Manager, on Thursday 18 March 2023, at the St. Kitts and Nevis Athletics (SKNA) Press Conference, held at the Carambola Beach on the Southeast Peninsula.
“The TDC Group of Companies is pleased to again renew our commitment to athletics and in particular to our junior athletes for the staging of this year’s inter high school track and field championships.,” said Bailey.
She continued, “Our records that this would have been our forty-fifth year as a sponsor had it not been for the COVID19 pandemic, a ‘track’ record TDC is very proud of. This year, TDC is celebrating our golden anniversary, and we are proud to say that our passion for advancing junior athletics on the National stage is very dear to the TDC family.”
“TDC is pleased with the success of this championship. This achievement would not be possible without the unwavering support of our many valued customers and clients who continue to support our businesses in both certain and uncertain times. This patronage has allowed us the keep our commitment to inspire young athletes, by giving them yet another opportunity to proudly showcase their athletic talents, while representing their respective schools.”
The Marketing Executive also took the opportunity to praise the efforts of the St. Kitts and Nevis Athletics Association (SKNA), the participating schools, and the support staff for ensuring that the championships returned to the National Sporting calendar after a three-year absence.
“The SKNA must commended for your hard work in putting together this championship, which will be used as the proving ground for athletic supremacy and the qualifiers for the upcoming CARIFTA Games. Congratulations to all of you on your efforts thus far. I am sure you will be as proud as we are at TDC to see our athletes showcase their outstanding talents next weekend.”
In closing, “Of course, we also must not forget the efforts heads of all the participating schools, the coaches, and support staff. We know that you have all been and continue to work with the athletes from your respective teams together to hone their individual and collective potential in what is expected to be another keenly contested competition. May the best school win.”
In 1978, the TDC Group saw the intrinsic value of the event and signed on as a corporate partner. In the early 1980s, the company became the official sponsor of what has now become the Federation’s premiere three-day sporting event.
The 2023 TDC Interschool Track and Field Championships will be held under the theme, “Track Is Back”, at the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium, in Bird Rock, from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th March 2023.
Picture – Ms. Mia Bailey, TDC Client Relations and Marketing Manager sharing a light moment at the 2023 TDC Interschool Track and Field Championships Press Conference with Mr. Delwayne Delaney, President of the St Kitts Nevis Athletics Association (SKNA)