'Palarong Arkitekto' slated for Dec. 8-13

THE United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) is staging a special weeklong sports fest dubbed as "Palarong Arkitekto" in line with the celebration of the National Architecture Week (NAW) slated December 8 to 13 2014.

This was bared by NAW 2014 Basketball League Organizer Architect Gilbert Peter Fortich, UAP, who guested along with Architect Alrey Jane Tancio of UAP during their guesting in Thursday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Function Hall.

Fortich said that the sportsfest marks the first time that 8 UAP Chapters in District D-1 banded together in hosting this year's sportsfest.

"This sportsfest is open to all architects and suppliers," Fortich said.

The sportsfest features men's and women's basketball, badminton, darts, bowling and billiards.

"The venue for the men's and women's basketball will be at the University of Mindanao Matina-Campus while the rest of the events will be held at the Rancho Palos Verdes," Tancio said.

Fortich added that a total of four teams are expected to vie for the title in the basketball men and women.

Tancio, meanwhile, said that the badminton event will have an on-site registration for those interested players. "No cash prizes will be given to the winners in each sports events," he added.

"Our aim for this sportsfest is to form camaraderie and bonding among the architects and suppliers," Fortich added.

The basketball games are slated to begin on December 9 until 12 while the rest of the events will be on December 13.

Fortich, meanwhile, said that they're also looking for sponsors who would help them in making Palarong Arkitekto 2014 successful. (KRP)

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