Hundreds of rec sports students from area colleges to compete at 2015 GCIC Sports Day

02.17.2015 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

PASADENA, Texas – Recreational sports teams from Gulf Coast area community colleges are scheduled to go head-to-head at the Spring 2015 Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference (GCIC) Sports Day on Feb. 26 at San Jacinto College.

Tournaments will take place from 10 a.m. to 4p.m., at the San Jacinto College Central Campus. Flag football will take place on the infield of the campus track, soccer on the recreational sports fields, volleyball in the main gym, basketball in the auxiliary gym, golf on the San Jacinto College golf course, and table tennis and billiards inside the game room. Each sport will be supervised by a certified paid official.

The event serves to spotlight college students who participate in recreational sports and to increase the camaraderie that results from playing sports. There are no tryouts, and GCIC participants are selected by their dependability, attitude, sportsmanship, and athletic ability exhibited through their respective recreational sports programs.

San Jacinto College has hosted the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference (GCIC) Sports Day for more than 20 years, with a GCIC Sports Day taking place three times a year.

Students do not pay to compete. Admission for spectators is also free. San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, Texas.

About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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