Inter-BPO tourney kicks off July 21

Abet Bernan

THE 3rd Inter-BPO Volleyball Tournament will unfurl at 9 a.m. of July 21 at the Rizal Memorial Colleges (RMC) Petro Gazz Arena.

Organizer Aldin Celi bared this Thursday, July 11, during the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at The Annex of SM City Davao.

Celi said, "Nine teams are joining the men's division while there are five teams in the women's event. The league has grown since it started with six teams two years ago."

Abet Bernan of Balibolista de Dabaw, which is in-charge of the technical aspect of the two-month competition for business process outsource (BPO) companies, Awesome OS is men's defending champion while Allorica is the women's defending champion.

"This is an exciting tournament since most teams have former varsitarians," Bernan said.

The women's teams will play a round-robin format elimination to determine the final four who will play in the best-of-three semifinals, pitting No. 1 against No. 4 and No. 2 against No. 3.

In the men's side, teams will be grouped into two and will then play a round robin elimination. The top four teams in each group will advance to the quarterfinals enroute to the semifinals and championship game.

Cash prizes, trophies and medals await winners.


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