Belize has been selected and has accepted to hosts the 2016 CODICADER (The Central American Council of Sports & Recreation) Games from the July 6 – 11, 2016. This is the first time Belize will be hosting these games which will host over 1,000 guest/athletes for the sports events.
The Games will host student athletes between the ages of 6 to 12 years, and the sporting disciplines will be table tennis, football, basketball and volleyball. The competitions will be held across the country simultaneously in Orange Walk, San Ignacio, Belmopan and Belize City.
The official launching was held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 9:00 am at the Marion Jones Sports Complex in Belize City. CODICADER is an organ of the Central American Integration System (SICA) whose goal is to contribute to the strengthening of integration, solidarity and peace between our peoples of member countries. These include Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Belize.