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Newest member of International Board
« on: January 26, 2016, 10:48:40 AM »

By unanimous vote (8-0) of the International Board of ITSA, Colombia became the sixth country represented!  :D



Enrique Leal was elected as its Ambassador. Welcome!

Enrique has about 25 years of experience promoting Trompo play:

He founded the program “Renovación de los Juegos Tradicionales” (Restoration of Traditional Games) in 1989.
He was contracted by the government to use traditional games for social causes:
-Support to Coldeportes (Colombian Sports Ministry) for the victims of violence in Soacha, 1998.
-Support to the office of Social Action of the Presidency through Health and Games after the earthquake of Armenia, 1999.
-Support to the office of Social Action of the Presidency through Health and Games, Condoto and Bojaya Choco, 2002.
-Support to the office of Social Action of the Presidency through Health and Games, Leticia and Puerto Narino, Amazonas, 2002.
-Support to the office of Social Action of the Presidency through Health and Games, San Vicente del Caguan Caqueta 2007.

Every year his group travels throughout the country giving workshops on traditional games, specially trompo, and also organizing local and regional spintop contests.
In 2013 he brought a group of players to the World Contest in Orlando.

His projects for 2016 are:

-Organize an inter-schools contest in the city of Bogotá the first semester.
-Organize the the National Trompo Contest with representatives of the different Departmentos on the second semester.
-Start the preparation of players for the world contest.
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Re: Colombia newest member of International Board
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2016, 11:54:54 AM »

any news from Colombia for the world contest ?

with the raffle's fund we plan on helping with accommodation and entry fees :D

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Re: Colombia newest member of International Board
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2016, 07:29:40 PM »

Not yet. As you know, ITSA sent Enrique a support letter as they are trying to get funding from the Colombian government. I am crossing fingers.
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Hong Kong member
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2016, 01:18:15 AM »

We now have a full member from Hong Kong.  :) His forum handle is CX15.

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Re: Colombia newest member of International Board
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2016, 03:33:07 PM »

Go Colombia and Hong Kong!!!
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Mexican representative selected for the international board
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2016, 07:53:38 PM »

By unanimous vote (9-9) of the International Board, Marco Palma, a.k.a. Cuper was elected to represent Mexico (i.e. Mexican Ambassador).  :)  8)
¡Congratulations Marco!



By the way, we hope to soon have more country flags represented on the ITSA webpage: www.spintops.org
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Re: Newest member of International Board
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2016, 08:38:13 PM »

Amigo Marco!!!  Buen Trabajo.
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