This Saturday, August 20, 2016, we are officially inaugurating this year’s Ecumenical events starting with a Game Day. On this day, we will have Volleyball and Basketball tournaments to be held at the JCC Center, 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116. There will be an opening ceremony at 9:00 AM and the games will begin thereafter. All teams have to assemble at the venue at 8:30 AM. Very. Rev. Jose Chamakalayil Cor Episcopa along with Rev. Fr. Saji Mukkoottu will be our chief guests for the opening kickoff. We have a total ten teams signed up for Volleyball and nine teams for Basketball. We are expecting the games to be completed by 6:00 PM, followed by a closing ceremony to end at 7:00 PM. We will have team trophies for winners and individual trophies for best players. We will also have cash awards given for best teams.
We are also honoring former Volleyball and Basketball players who had played for any state or university, back in India or in the USA. If you know of any former players who had represented Kerala, India or any state universities teams and are currently residing in the Philadelphia area, please let us know of their personal information. We would like them to come for this game where they will be formally recognized. If you can provide such names and phone numbers, the event organizers will be able to formally send invitation to them to be present at this game event. Closing ceremony will start around 6:00 PM.
Mathew Samuel – EFICP Secretary