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Saturday, August 31, 2013
THE Davao Association of Catholic Schools (Dacs) Sportsfest 2013 held its grand opening at the Martinez Sports Complex of the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in Matina on Saturday.
Some 1,000 students from 19 participating schools are entered in the elementary and High School categories of the multi-event meet.
Dacs consultant Billy Cruzada, in a briefing with sportswriters on Saturday, said the collegiate meet will soon wrap up but the grade school and High School competition will yet start on Sept. 3 to 8 in different venues here.
He said, "We don't declare overall championship but only championship in every even."
Basketball will be played at the Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) Bajada and Emcor Gym, volleyball at the Assumption College of Davao, badminton at Wheels N' More, table tennis at Spin Davao and chess and sepak takraw at Dacs complex.
Ateneo will host track and field, swimming and football while the University of the Immaculate Conception will be the venue for taekwondo and NCCC Mall B3 Lanes for tenpin bowling.
The ACD Warriors, Gabriel Taborin College of Davao Templar Knights, Holy Cross of Agdao, Holy Cross of Bunawan Green Stewards, Holy Cross College of Calinan Evangelizers, HCDC Crusaders, Holy Cross of Mintal Ardent Marians, Holy Cross College of Sasa Captains, John Paul II College of Davao Saints, Our Lady of Fatima Academy Ignacians, Philippine Women's College of Daao Patriots, San Pedro College Blue Stallions, St. Joseph School of Toril Josephinians, St. Paul College of Pasig Paulinians, St. Peter's College of Toril Blue Rocks, Stella Maris Academy of Davao Marisians, UIC Eagles, Assumption Academy of Penaplata Blue Marlins, Holy Cross of Babak Saints and AdDU Blue Knights will vie for honors in the sportsfest.
AdDU University director William "Butch" Ramirez welcomed participants while Dacs' Jimme-loe dela Vega gave his inspirational message.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on September 01, 2013.