Solomon Islands Inter-tertiary games kick off.
The 2006 inter-tertiary will include a number of sports such as soccer, netball, softball, table tennis, dart and tug of war.
Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to the winning teams in each of the sports.
This year’s tournament is being hosted by the USP students studying at the Solomon Islands campus.
Apart from the sports activities, there will be open forum, cultural night and thanks giving service.
The tournament based on the theme “Peace and Unity in Sports” is being hosted in collaboration with the Home Affairs Department and the Prime Minister’s Office.
The aim is to promote peace and unity through sports in the country.
The event will start this morning with a parade from Lawson Tama to the Cultural Village led by the Police band.
After the official opening all the games will kick off at the Telekom sports complex, Panatina and Townground. Star Sport understands all registration for the competition by each of the institutions have completed last Friday.