ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Athletes and delegation officials coming from six provinces in Western Visayas will participate in the weeklong sports and cultural competition on March 15-21, 2009 at Villareal Stadium, this city.
About 2,500 delegations composed of athletes, coaches, chaperons, trainers, officials and guests are expected to witness the opening ceremony on March 15 at the newly renovated Villareal Stadium. Five provinces in Western Visayas – Aklan, Antique, Guimaras, Iloilo, Negros Occidental and Capiz will in 18 sports discipline – Archery, Arnis, Atletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Chess, Football, Gymnastics, Sepak Takraw, Sipa, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball and in in literary, musical and dance contests, both in Elementary and Secondary levels.
All sports events will be played in 10 different playing venues. Arnis will be played at College of St. John-Roxas; Badminton at Playgium, Arnaldo Blvd.; Baseball (S-B) at Cong. Ramon Arnaldo HS; Boxing at Capiz Provincial Park; Gymnastics at Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center; Sepak Takraw at Capiz National High School; Table Tennis at FCC Covered Gym; Taekwondo at CapSU-Main Campus; all the rest of the ten sports events will be played inside the Villareal Stadium.
The fellowship night and the cultural competition will be held at the Capiz Gymnasium slated in the evening of March 15 and March 16-18, 2009, respectively.
by Adam Jesus Bering – The News Today
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