The quest for the official mascot for the WSC Volleyball has begun


BELGRADE - The High School for Design today officially opened a competition for mascot for the World Schools Championships in volleyball, which will be held in Belgrade and Pancevo from 25 June to 3 July 2016. The right to design the mascot, which will be the face of students and volleyball players from 36 countries, will be all the students of secondary schools in Serbia. The search for the mascot will last until March 31, all the entries will evaluate by the jury: editor of the culture section in NIN newspaper Dragan Jovicevic, a young artist and member of ULUS Nina Radovic, principal of the High School for Design Jelena Medaković and marketing director of the Volleyball Federation Serbia Zoran Avramovic.

- I'm glad that from our school start initiative for this beautiful story, and I'm quite sure that we will have a successful end. And our students will participate in this competition. In the past we have been very successful in these tasks and I am sure that we will show us in a good light - said Jelena Medaković Principal of the High School of Design.

President of the Serbian School Sport Federation Zeljko Tanaskovic said that the mascot will be a kind of symbol of "Year of challenges" as he characterized 2016.

- I used to be an athlete, and I took part in the biggest competitions and I know that competition will remain remembered by the results achieved, and the mascots. Through this mascot we will promote our future and will mark all the values ​​represented by Serbian School Sport Federation - said Tanaskovic.

Marketing Director of Volleyball Federation of Serbia Zoran Avramovic said that the opening of this quest is only the first step in a major search of the mascot.

- We are searching for the mascot for the World School Championship. Be courageous in your ideas, there are no boundaries, and let all the ideas connected volleyball, school, socializing ... We wish that the school mascot of the WSC after the competition be accepted by the Volleyball Federation of Serbia as its official mascot - he noted and added that elementary schools will be a part of this WSC, which is intended for high school students. The elementary school students will participate in the "Volleyball as inspiration," and the best drawings papers will be presented at the exhibition during the WSC.

The search for official mascot for the WSC has just begun!


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