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(PRESS RELEASE) – SGIS has partnered with a popular Soufriere-based eatery, Orlando’s Restaurant and bar, to grant the leading female six scorer of the Choiseul Smash Series a complimentary meal at the critically acclaimed establishment. The cricket tournament will feature a women’s, men’s and junior series.
The Women’s version will see two teams of 15 players each battle it out in a 5 match T20 series while the Junior version will give young females an opportunity to showcase their skills on the pitch.
Supporting Girls In Sports is a non-profit organization based in St.Lucia with members across the Caribbean. The mission of the organization is to increase gender equality in sports by providing girls with a platform for self-expression and providing developmental opportunities for them through sports in the Caribbean. The non-profit organization began their work online by utilizing social media and their own website as tools to highlight women in sports and are keen on moving into the communities and effecting change on the ground. The first phase of this new hands-on approach will begin with a collaboration between the organization and the Choiseul Smash Series to bring you various fan and player content. More information on the fan activities will be released soon.
Orlando’s Restaurant & Bar is one of the one of the most renowned restaurants in St. Lucia. They have recently made the 2020 Top 50 List for Best Caribbean Restaurants. As one of the top restaurants in St. Lucia, Orlando’s Restaurant & Bar has also received TripExpert’s Best of St. Lucia award. The establishment has agreed to collaborate with Supporting Girls In Sports as they believe that player development plays an integral role in female sports. Chef Orlando hopes that this incentive will encourage female participants to play at their best and reach their fullest potential.