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The Honor for the Home to KANO of Being Selected One of the 12 Representative International Sports

  • PostDate:2020-10-23

The Honor for the Home to KANO of Being Selected One of the 12 Representative International Sports Games in Taiwan. Welcome to Visit Chiayi City in December

 

October 20, 2020

Education Department / Tourism and Information Department

 

        Chiayi City is the home to baseball, and the story of KANO battling in Koshien always make people from Chiayi excited to repeat it over and over again. Thanks to the love to baseball, Jhu-luo Shan International Junior Baseball Tournament, which is as renowned as the International Band Festival, always attracts more than a hundred baseball teams from different places around the world. The tournament was selected as one of the 12 Representative International Sports Games in Taiwan by the Sports Administration, Ministry of Education on October 6. It’ll also be included on the 2021 calendar of the Sports Administration. Li-sheng Lin, the director of Education Department, handed the trophy to Mayor Min-hui Huang today.

        Huang indicates that the honor of the Jhu-luo Shan Baseball Tournament will be seen again. This year will be the 23rd year for the Jhu-luo Shan Baseball Tournament, and it has always attracted more than a hundred youth baseball teams to Chiayi. It’s quite touching to see the young players waving their bats and running between bases. The tournament stood out from the many other sports events, it truly deserves the title of the 12 Representative International Sports Games in Taiwan.

        Education Department states that the Sports Administration started the evaluation for the 12 Representative International Sports Games in Taiwan from the mid-year, in order to promote sports. There were 12 sports events out of over a hundred selected, and the Jhu-luo Shan Baseball Tournament won the “New Star Event” award. Taipei Marathon, Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA, and Sun Moon Lake Cross-lake Swimming were also selected.

        Education Department states that the Sports Administration held “2020 Popular Sports in Taiwan Sharing Session” on October 6 and 7. The session covered lectures of marketing, sponsorship, sports trend and many other topics. The result of the 12 Representative International Sports Games in Taiwan was announced on the October 6 evening. Shao-xi Zhang, the director-general of the Sports Administration, awarded the trophy to Director Li-Sheng Ling, and he transferred it to Mayor Min-hui Huang today.

        The online registration for the 23rd Jhu-luo Shan International Junior Baseball Tournament will start from 10AM on October 21. People can pay a visit to Chiayi for the tournament and the band festival.

 

Website to sign up: http://www.ctsbf.edu.tw/index-index.html (Chinese Taipei Student Baseball Federation)