Carifta Games
Avindale Smith of Abilene Wildcats (second from right) captured the boys under 18 100m crown in 10.45 (4.1m/s) on the first day of the National Gas Company-sponsored T&T Carifta Games Trials at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo on Saturday. Terry Frederick (Pt. Fortin New Jets), left, was fourth and Kion Benjamin (Memphis Pioneers), right, sixth. (Photo courtesy: Degannes/Mann/Clarke)

Tickets for Carifta Games 49 will go on sale on Monday, April 11. The sale will open with an online platform at and patrons will be able to obtain tickets from Tuesday, April 12 at the National Stadium ticket office from 9 am to 6 pm.

The cost for the tickets for Carifta Games are as follows:
  • Grandstand – Season Passes $7,000 or $2,500 per day
  • Bleachers – $500 per day and $200 per day for Students
Deputy Chairman for the Carifta Games Local Organising Committee (LOC), Ludlow Watts explained “we had to make some adjustments since the vaccine mandate has been removed. And certainly, we wanted to maximise the opportunity to get the approved 70 per cent of capacity. That means after allocations to special groups including our sponsors, we will have approximately 2,500 Grandstand Tickets for sale. We aim to make the process as comfortable as possible.”
Watts also noted that some of the participating nations will be taking spectators with them and we are also making special packages available to them. He noted, “we will have discounts for large groups.”
The three-day event will run from Saturday, April 16 to Monday, April 18.
The list of partners so far are Digicel, Massy Distribution, Malta, Wisynco (WATA & Powerade); Recycling Partners of Jamaica, KONNEXX Services, University Hospital of the West Indies, JPSCo, Ministry of Sport and the Sports Development Foundation.
SportsMax will act as host broadcaster and will have exclusive TV and digital rights.
The NACAC event has the endorsement of World Athletics and PUMA. Jamaica is hosting for the 8th time in the event’s history.
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