NegOcc revert Provincial, area meets

WITH the dissolution of the Negros Island Region and returning to Western Visayas region, the Provincial Sports Council on Thursday held a meeting at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol to discuss the staging of the upcoming Provincial Meet and Area Meets.During the discussion, it was decided to revert the staging of these school-based competitions as part of the province’s qualifying process of selecting athletes to represent Negros Occidental in the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Meet (Region 6) and compete with provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Antique, and Aklan.

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The Negros Occidental Sports Council holds meeting alongside school superintendents and sports coordinators on Thursday at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol. (Rosemarie Albao Photo)

 

During the discussion, it was decided to revert the staging of these school-based competitions as part of the province’s qualifying process of selecting athletes to represent Negros Occidental in the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Meet (Region 6) and compete with provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Antique, and Aklan.It’s been 2 years when these competitions were last played following the implementation of clustering as qualifying tournament for the NIR Athletic Association Meet.

It’s been 2 years when these competitions were last played following the implementation of clustering as qualifying tournament for the NIR Athletic Association Meet.Along with this, the provincial government has assured all Area Meet hosts of a Php200,000 subsidy – which has been doubled from the previous Php100,000, except for Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA), and the Association of Negros Occidental Private Schools and School Administration, Inc. (ANOPSSAI).

Along with this, the provincial government has assured all Area Meet hosts of a subsidy except for Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA), and the Association of Negros Occidental Private Schools and School Administration, Inc. (ANOPSSAI).

Area-I
Date:TBD
Host:San Carlos City
Participants:Escalante City, Salvador Benedicto, Calatrava, and Toboso

Area-II
Date:November 9-11
Host:Sagay City
Participants:Cadiz City and Manapla

Area-III
Date:November 9-11
Host:Silay City
Participants:Talisay City, Victorias City and Murcia

Area-IV
Date:November 6-8
Host:Bago City
Participants:La Carlota City, Pulupandan, San Enrique, Valladolid and Pontevedra.

Area-V
Date:November 8-11
Host:Binalbagan
Participants:Isabela, La Castellana, Moises Padilla, Hinigaran and Himamaylan City

Area-VI
Date:November 8-11
Host:Ilog
Participants:Kabankalan City, Sipalay City, Candoni, Hinobaan, and Cauayan.

Area-Bacolod City (VII)
Date:November 9-10
Host:Bacolod City
Participants:Bacolod City

Area-NOPSSCEA (VIII)
Date:November 6-18
Host:NOPSSCEA
Participants:NOPSSCEA-Members Schools

Area-Negros Occidental High School (IX)
Date:November 29-30
Host:NOHS
Participants:NOHS students

Area-ANOPSAI (X)
Date:November 16-18
Host:ANOPSAI
Participants:ANOPSAI-Member School

The 2017 Palarong Panlalawigan is scheduled December 10-15 at the Panaad Park and Stadium.*

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