Up until now the Island side have competed in a core of sports: athletics, gymnastics, sailing, swimming, table tennis and tennis. However, now they have welcomed judo into the mix with Miles Harrison selected to represent Jersey in their inaugural event.
In total a team of 29 will be making the trip to the Italian isle for what is effectively a junior Island Games.
Team manager Hugh Raymond believes that although it is not Jersey's biggest team, it is one of their best.
• More details and pictures in today's JEP