Totana will host the regional finals of the School Sports program in the Chess modalities (February 17) in the "Gregorio Cebrián" exhibition hall, and Petanca (February 24) in the facilities of the "Santa Eulalia" Petanque Club. locality, both organized by the Directorate General of Sports.
The general director of Sports, Alonso Gómez López, and the Councilor for Sports of Totana, Isabel María Molino, have presented these activities included in the School Sports program that each year promotes this department in the 45 municipalities of Murcia, and in which Some 500 educational centers and more than 60,000 school children participate in the course.
The councilor explained that Totana asked the Directorate General of Sports to host these finals given the pull that these sports have in the municipality and thanked the local clubs of both disciplines, as well as the teachers, their collaboration and involvement to celebrate these finals that will welcome schoolchildren throughout the autonomous community.
The School Sports program represents one of the star activities and enjoys a great consolidation and acceptance, given that it is a lively and dynamic initiative that is carried out in collaboration with the 45 city councils of the Region and practically all the federations.
The Directorate General of Sports intends, each year, fundamentally, to complement with physical activity the weekly time dedicated to the curricular physical education of the students, and at the same time to excite them with healthy habits, habits that must remain throughout their lives.
The principles that inspire this program are educational, educational and recreational, so athletes, physical education teachers, coaches, parent associations, arbitration groups, etc. give a special treatment to these activities.
Among all of them, they try to transfer the principles of fair play, companionship and healthy living practices, the rejection of violence and doping and the integration of all the components of a team without discrimination of any kind, among the school-aged sportsmen. others.