The BVI Athletics Association will host the BVI Invitational on Saturday, June 26 at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds. The one-day meet will run from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The meet will showcase Virgin Islands athletes competing against their regional counterparts from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Puerto Rico, Antigua, St. Kitts, Anguilla and the Dominican Republic. St. Kitts is expected to field the biggest and strongest contingent. Athletes from the U.S. Virgin Islands and Montserrat are also expected to be in action.
Events on the program that targets Under-17, Under-20 and Open Division athletes, will include: 100, 200, 400, 800 metres and 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 metres relays. Field events will include the long jump, javelin throw, discus throw and high jump.