W. Visayas Prisaa Meet opens Jan. 8 in Antique-A A +A
Friday, January 3, 2014
ANTIQUE will again host thousands of athletes, coaches and delegation officials when the Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (WV Prisaa) Regional Athletic and Cultural Meet on Jan. 8 to 12, 2014.
Honors in 15 sports disciplines will be up for grabs in the week-long competition which will showcase the talents of the region's best athletes in individual and team events.
January 7 is set for arrival of provincial delegations, registration of technical officials and renewal of the Meet's identification cards. A press conference at 2 p.m. will precede a lecture on “Traits of Successful Coaching” by WV Prisaa Technical Director Roger Banzuela.
The next day, January 8, a technical meeting of coaches with officials and tournament managers will be held at St. Anthony’s College (SAC) gym, prior to the opening ceremony set at 3:30pm at the SAC football field.
Eight of the 15 sporting events will be contested on January 9 with lawn tennis at the Bishop's House tennis court. Men's basketball site is the Evelio B. Javier Memorial Sports Center while men and women's table tennis is at 2nd floor of Gaisano mall.
All other events will be played at SAC with men and women's badminton at the gym; men and women’s chess, men’s football (field); sepak takraw, men and women's volleyball at the covered court.
Athletics dust off on January 10 at the EBJ Sports Complex while karatedo kicks off at the 2nd floor of Gaisano mall, and softball at the SAC on the same day.
Remaining events on January 11 are beach volleyball at the Vista Veranda Beach Resort, swimming at the Binirayan pool, and Taekwando at the 2nd floor of Gaisano mall.
Champions will represent Region 6 in the National Prisaa Meet tentatively scheduled this summer in Tagum, Davao del Norte.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on January 03, 2014.