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OWWA RWO XII to hold OFC Youth Sports Festival

December 5, 2014
OWWA RWO XII to hold OFC Youth Sports Festival

Koronadal City - A total of one hundred and sixty (160) participants from the different OFW Family Circle (OFC) Youth Associations in the entire SOCCSKSARGEN region is expected to participate in the conduct of OFC Youth Sports Festival on December 6 and 7, 2014 at the South Cotabato Sports Complex in Koronadal City.

 

The two-day activity tagged with the theme, “Sama-samang pasiglahin, katawan at isip kalingain malusog na pamumuhay paigtingin” is spearheaded by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office XII through the initiative OIC, Regional Director Marilou M. Sumalinog in coordination with the Koronadal Professional Basketball Association (KorPBA).

 

Joining the festival are three (3) Youth OFCs from the province of South Cotabato, two (2) from North Cotabato, two (2) from the Sarangani Province and General Santos City; and one (1) from Sultan Kudarat.

 

Each participating team will compete in various ballgame competitions such as basketball and volleyball, including table tennis, athletics (100m sprint & 400m Mixed Relay), larong pinoy (Tug of war & Team Sack Race), and Quiz Bowl.

 

Further, a fellowship night on December 6, 2014 will also be prepared with lots of fun-filled and entertaining activities that will promote camaraderie amongst all the participants of the sports festival with relevance to the celebration of the holiday season.

 

Culmination activity will be conducted on December 7, 2014 to which an exhibition game between the KorPBA members and the Tantangan OFW Youth Association is highly anticipated. Further, certificate of participation will be given to all the participants while the winning team receives trophies and cash prizes.