On Saturday, November 19th, 2022, The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter (BAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will partner with the Bermuda Netball Association to host the first Delta NetFest Netball Tournament and Health Festival. The event will be held at Bernard’s Park Netball Courts and Softball Diamond between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Attendees will see an exciting knock-out netball tournament by under-14 and under-17 age groups who will compete for the Delta NetFest Tournament Winner Award.
The Health Festival will include local vendors with expertise in women’s health and nutrition, essential oils and mental health.
“The objective of Delta NetFest is to encourage greater health in our community. Netball is an awesome vehicle to demonstrate physical and mental agility,” remarks Nina Jacobs, President of the Bermuda Alumnae Chapter. “We are excited to invite the public to join us at the first Delta NetFest, which will showcase the talents of Bermuda’s young women in our netball community.”
Through the Bermuda Netball Association, the following teams will participate: Storm, Phoenix, North Village, Southampton Rangers, and Dandy Stars netball teams. In addition to the winners' award presentation, under-14 and under 17 Most Valuable Player awards will be presented.
Health professionals will also provide blood pressure and blood sugar checks, while fitness professionals will discuss how to increase physical activity. Sports merchandise and refreshments will be on sale.
“The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter expresses our gratitude and appreciation to Delta NetFest Gold level Sponsors, Ultimate Imaging and Digicel. We extend a heartfelt thank you to our Gold sponsors for providing the support required to bring this community initiative to fruition,” commented Renée Foggo Paynter, Chair of the BAC Physical and Mental Health Committee. “BAC will make this an annual event, highlighting one of the most prominent female sports in Bermuda and bringing health and wellness professionals together, giving the community access to a broad range of expertise. We also acknowledge and thank BGA, Boyles, and Barritts for their in-kind donations.”