2015 PRISAA NATIONAL GAMES
THE team of Region I came out in full force at the opening ceremony of the 2015 National Games of the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) that officially started April 11.
The Region 1 team, composed of 150 athletes and coaches and officials, majority of whom are from Metro Dagupan Division, particularly, University of Luzon, is competing in athletics, badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, chess, dance sports, volleyball, sepak takraw, karatedo, taekwondo, and table tennis, and cultural events such as vocal solo and duet singing.
It will compete with 15 regional delegations in the week-long annual PRISAA sporting event, ending on April 17.
At stake in this national sporting event are 900 gold, silver and bronze medals to be contested in individual and teams sports and events in the collegiate level – 13 for women and 16 for men: athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, chess, dance sports, volleyball, sepak takraw, swimming, tennis, softball, judo, karatedo, taekwondo, and table tennis.
In the secondary level, some 250 medals are at stake in 8 events for boys and girls: athletics, swimming, basketball, beach volleyball, chess, volleyball, and table tennis. Cultural competitions for the collegiate level will also be conducted in vocal solo and vocal duet singing and search for Mutya ng PRISAA. (Philamer C. Celi)