| Achong Tanjong |
THE Brunei National Boat Race Association (PERKEBAR) in collaboration with the Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will organise a National Boat Race Sports on November 30 at the Serasa Water Sports Complex in Muara.
A meeting was held yesterday to appoint the executive committee members of the race, which was chaired by President of PERKEBAR, Awg Haji Haris bin Haji Ibrahim. Also at the meeting was Co-Secretaries, Awg Haji Abu Bakar bin Abd Rahman and Awg Haji Lakim bin Haji Tinggal.
The meeting also discussed the technical equipments and event activity for the upcoming race including a report from the secretary general.
The race will be divided into two categories and is open to all teams locally and aboard and also invited ones from the private sector. A total of 11 categories will be contested namely 200 metres and 500 metres open for six paddlers respectively; 200 metres and 500 metres open for 12 paddlers; 800 metres open for 20 paddlers; 500 metres for invited private sector teams for 12 paddlers and 500 metres invited private sector teams for 20 paddlers.
Registration forms and further information can be obtained from Awg Haji Lakim bin Haji Tinggal at 8834311 and Awg Irwan bin Haji Ibrahim at 8671799.
The closing date is not later than November 20 at 9am.
Meanwhile, the site meeting will be held on November 20 at 2pm at the Serasa Waters Sports Complex in Muara.