Destination “Vukovar – Vučedol – Ilok” declared “European destination of excellence” (EDEN)

first_imgDestination “Vukovar – Vučedol – Ilok” is the winner of the national selection for the “European Destination of Excellence” (EDEN) for 2016/2017. year on the topic of “Cultural Tourism”, conducted by the Croatian National Tourist Board.The last round of judging, in which the national winner of this year’s election was chosen, was held in Međimurje, more precisely in the Old Town of Zrinski in the center of Čakovec, where representatives of each of the five finalist destinations held final presentations. In addition to the destination “Vukovar – Vučedol – Ilok”, for this flattering title so competed and destinations “City of Đakovo – Municipality of Gorjani; “Rural Konavle”; “Smiljan – Gospic” and destination “Zagorje – a fairy tale in the palm of your hand”.”Although all finalist destinations invested great effort in the quality presentation of the potential and products of their cultural and other tourist offer, the Commission made a unanimous decision that the destination” Vukovar – Vučedol – Ilok “meets all the conditions and criteria set by the European Commission. which launched the EDEN project in 2006 with the aim of creating a European network of the most beautiful destinations for sustainable tourism and promoting new non-traditional and less developed tourist destinations. ” stand out from the CNTBThus, this year’s Croatian EDEN destination – “Vukovar – Vučedol – Ilok”, at the national level is called “European destination of excellence” and, in addition to the website of the Croatian Tourist Board, will be promoted through the official website of the European Commission (www.edenineurope.eu). Also, this year’s Croatian national winner will participate in the awards ceremony that will be organized during March 2018, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. We add that all five finalist destinations will be presented as examples of good practice at the European level and will be joined by a European network of destinations that promote sustainable forms of tourism.Croatian EDEN destinationsFirst EDEN National Winner, 2006/2007 year, when the topic was “Tourist destination in a rural area”, was St. Martin on the Mura, and a year later the victory went to Đurđevac – the town of Picok for the topic “Tourism and local intangible heritage”. This was followed by the victory of the Northern Velebit National Park for “Tourism and Protected Areas”, ie the victory of the city of Nin a year later on the topic of “Tourism by the water”. For 2010/2011 year, the national winner was Pustara Višnjica for the topic “Tourism and conversion of physical sites”, and a year later it was intended to promote the EDEN project and EDEN destinations. The national selection continued in 2012/2013. year on the topic of “Affordable Tourism”, and the national winner was Stancija 1904, Svetvincenat. In 2013/2014 The destination of Gornja Međimurje on the topic “Tourism and local gastronomy” was declared the national winner.last_img read more

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through April 14

first_imgXtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds – 1. Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz., 634; 2. Lance Mari, Impe­rial, Calif., 632; 3. Brian Schultz, Casa Grande, Ariz., 602; 4. Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif., 519; 5. Ricky Thornton, Harcourt, Iowa, 506; 6. Jason Noll, Peoria, Ariz., 489; 7. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., 482; 8. Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif., 475; 9. Tim Ward, Harcourt, Iowa, 469; 10. Matt Guillaume, Haslet, Texas, 404; 11. Paul Stone, Winton, Calif., 389; 12. Ryan Gaylord, Lakewood, Colo., 385; 13. William Gould, Calera, Okla., 377; 14. Brent Schlafmann, Bismarck, N.D., 376; 15. R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz., 372; 16. Zachary Madrid, Phoenix, Ariz., 350; 17. An­thony Roth, Columbus, Neb., 344; 18. John P. Gober, Poolville, Texas, 331; 19. Jason Batt, Harker Heights, Texas, 330; 20. Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb., 324.IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, 297; 2. Chase Parson, Abilene, Texas, 276; 3. Michelle Melton, Flower Mound, Texas, 232; 4. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 229; 5. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 216; 6. Bryan Debrick, Irving, Texas, 211; 7. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 210; 8. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana, Texas, 207; 9. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla., 192; 10. Dalton Stevens, Scurry, Texas, 177; 11. Tommy Hall, Natchitoches, La., 169; 12. Tucker Doughty, Heath, Texas, 167; 13. Michael Day, Greenville, Texas, and Shane Gloeckler, Joshua, Texas, both 166; 15. Jeff Day, Greenville, Texas, and Lo­gan Payne, Dallas, Texas, both 165; 17. Ryan Hall, Midlothian, Texas, 164; 18. John Carney II, Lubbock, Texas, 162; 19. Claud Estes III, Godley, Texas, 155; 20. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 149.IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars – 1. Kirk Martin, Weatherford, Texas, 560; 2. Westin Abbey, Coman­che, Texas, 553; 3. Jody York, Lubbock, Texas, 398; 4. Eric Jones, Troy, Texas, 378; 5. Steven Orebaugh, Fort Worth, Texas, 377; 6. Juston McCullough, Waco, Texas, 352; 7. Manny Baldiviez, Yuma, Ariz., and Damon Hammond, Burleson, Texas, both 333; 9. Ryan Powers, Crowley, Texas, 331; 10. George Fronsman, Surprise, Ariz., 314; 11. Joe O’Bryan, Round Rock, Texas, and April Phillips, Abilene, Texas, both 309; 13. Andy Roller, Waco, Texas, 300; 14. Aaron Cor­ley, Meadow, Texas, and Gregory Gutt, Burns Flat, Okla., both 296; 16. Jimmy Davy, Yuma, Ariz., 293; 17. Zach Spillman, Marble Falls, Texas, 291; 18. Joe Haines, Yuma, Ariz., 290; 19. Cody Center, Mesa, Ariz., 286; 20. Lonnie Foss, Glendale, Ariz., 284.IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks – 1. Wesley Warren, Fairfield, Texas, 405; 2. Jason Beshears, Yuma, Ariz., 392; 3. Jim Robinson, Yuma, Ariz., 318; 4. Francisco J. Cordova, Somerton, Ariz., 303; 5. Harvey Quinn, Yuma, Ariz., 264; 6. Bob Horton, Yuma, Ariz., and Brent Wofford, Yuma, Ariz., both 253; 8. Matt Bice, Austin, Texas, 248; 9. Aaron Norman, Carlsbad, N.M., 226; 10. Jay Crowe, Surprise, Ariz., and Jeremy Oliver, Chilton, Texas, both 222; 12. Richard Bennett, Mesa, Ariz., 220; 13. Merle Zachrison, Surprise, Ariz., 219; 14. Gerald Spalding Jr., Abilene, Texas, 217; 15. Paul O’Connor, Surprise, Ariz., 208; 16. Gerald Spalding Sr., Stamford, Texas, 206; 17. John Watson, Des Moines, Iowa, 205; 18. Ryan Wilkerson, Midland, Texas, 204; 19. Larry Underwood, Tem­ple, Texas, and James Turensky, Tempe, Ariz., both 196.Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods – 1. Dennis Gates, Claypool, Ariz., 436; 2. Chris Toth, Holtville, Calif., 398; 3. Jason George, Laveen, Ariz., 388; 4. Miles Morris, Yuma, Ariz., 333; 5. Ray Czumaj, Gold Canyon, Ariz., 319; 6. Eric Winemiller, Casa Grande, Ariz., 316; 7. Adolfo Nor­iega, Yuma, Ariz., 307; 8. Kyle Smith, Yuma, Ariz., 297; 9. Corey Clayton, El Centro, Calif., 296; 10. Gary Dutton, Bakersfield, Calif., and Tim Reese, Yuma, Ariz., both 294; 12. Erik Shaw, Casa Grande, Ariz., 286; 13. Brandon Spanjer, Crete, Neb., 274; 14. Adam Echter, Glendale, Ariz., 256; 15. Nick Spainhoward, Bakersfield, Calif., 249; 16. James Dupre, Yuma, Ariz., 246; 17. Thomas Harrison, Somerton, Ariz., 245; 18. Carter VanDenBerg, Oskaloosa, Iowa, and Nelson Vollbrecht, Stanton, Neb., both 237; 20. Terry Bahr, Gilbert, Ariz., 228.Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods – 1. Jeffrey Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 612; 2. Cory Williams, Slaton, Texas, 566; 3. Ronnie Welborn, Princeton, Texas, 497; 4. James Skinner, Burleson, Texas, 359; 5. Kamera Kaitlin McDonald, Keller, Texas, 345; 6. Justin Nabors, Kemp, Texas, 301; 7. Frank Lackey, Joshua, Texas, 281; 8. Thomas Walp, Olney, Texas, 279; 9. Jon White Jr., Red Oak, Texas, 251; 10. Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas, 242; 11. James Hanusch, Belton, Texas, 227; 12. Paul Scrivner, Hewitt, Texas, 223; 13. T.J. Green, Robinson, Texas, 208; 14. Austin Gooding, Fort Worth, Texas, 201; 15. Justin Long, Haslet, Texas, 195; 16. Dustin Robinson, Post, Texas, 176; 17. Jake Upchurch, Grand Prairie, Texas, 161; 18. John Free­man, Runaway Bay, Texas, 159; 19. Dean Abbey, Roanoke, Texas, and Garett Rawls, China Spring, Texas, both 158.Mach-1 Sport Compacts – 1. Scott Spellmeier, Beatrice, Neb., 231; 2. James Lochabay, Azle, Texas, 182; 3. Danny Baggerly, Joshua, Texas, 176; 4. Nick Lindblad, Beatrice, Neb., 170; 5. Jeff Toler, Cleburne, Texas, 167; 6. James Morehead, Cleburne, Texas, 163; 7. Cody Thompson, Sioux City, Iowa, 155; 8. Ramsey Meyer, Pierce, Neb., 152; 9. Tyler Thompson, Sioux City, Iowa, 149; 10. Daniel Cunningham, Azle, Texas, 147; 11. David Norquest, York, Neb., 137; 12. Bran­don Segura, Weatherford, Texas, 134; 13. Ryan Smith, Beatrice, Neb., 117; 14. Jake Benischek, Durant, Iowa, 112; 15. Darwin Brown Jr., Jackson, Minn., 110; 16. Richard Crow, Grand Island, Neb., 105; 17. Levi Heath, Wilton, Iowa, 102; 18. Charles Burrows, Azle, Texas, 101; 19. Steve Holloway, Azle, Texas, and Robert Rutledge, Azle, Texas, both 98.last_img read more