Orihuela welcomes the 22nd edition of the National Domino Championships on 3, 4 and 5 December 2016

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National Dominos Championships / Campeonato Nacional de Dominó
National Dominos Championships / Campeonato Nacional de Dominó

The Councillor for Sports, Damaso Aparicio, presented on Tuesday the twenty – second edition of the Championship of Spain Domino Team held in Orihuela Costa on days 3, 4 and December, accompanied by the president of the National Federation, Daniel Bascuñana , and the president of the Federation of Alicante, Antonio Julián Paredes. Specifically , the Hotel La Zenia will be the venue chosen to host the competition “which will gather together around twenty teams from all over Spain and in which the champions of last year, the Federation of Alicante with oriolana headquarters, try to revalidate the title , “said Aparicio.

And in the last edition, the oriolano team won the championship victory held in Seville and far took the name of Orihuela. In this way “is a great opportunity for our city to host this event, because in our town, and especially in the districts, there is a great tradition of playing dominoes , ” said the mayor of Sports, who advanced also that besides the area heads, “have also helped the Department of Pedanías and Tourism”.

For his part, President of the National Federation thanked the support of the City, while also stressed that will bring together teams from Asturias during the competition, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia Catalonia, Andalusia, the Canary Islands and Castilla y Leon. He also said that holding the event “will have a dominoes that will have the shield of the city and the phrase reminiscent of the most universal poet of Orihuela, Miguel Hernandez,” your people and mine.””

Daniel Bascuñana also he said that “the team category is the most beautiful of the sport because during the seven games the competition is close to the end”. Aparicio encouraged all followers of this discipline to get close to Orihuela Costa to enjoy this event, while on the other hand stressed that it expected to reach Orihuela approximately 600 people, so ” will also be a good source of tourism promotion for our city as companions and visitors will have the opportunity to experience the best of Orihuela”.

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