Regional PRISAA kicks off this weekend in Cebu City (March 6, 2020)
CEBU CITY, Philippines. About 600 collegiate and senior high student-athletes will converge here. As the regional finals of the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA). Will finally push through this weekend, March 7-8, 2020 in different venues.
This regional selection for Central Visayas’ representatives to the PRISAA national final was supposed to be held last February 8 and 9. Rescheduling due to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) threat.
Aside from Cebu City which will be represented by the best teams of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) Season 19, Other delegations are from Bohol and Dumaguete.
Some 240 student-athletes will be coming from Bohol and just 12 from Dumaguete City.
According to Bernard Ricablanca, deputy secretary-general for PRISAA-7, they won’t be holding an opening ceremony in observance of a directive to avoid crowds as a preventive measure against COVID-19.
While student-athletes are just directed to go directly to the venues of their respective sporting events.
Holding at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) are athletics, boxing, football, and swimming. Badminton, taekwondo, and chess will be contested at the University of San Carlos (USC). Holding Karatedo at the University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R).
Volleyball and beach volleyball will be played at the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF), tennis at the Citigreen Tennis Resort, table tennis at the Cebu Coliseum, and dancesport at the Cebu Doctors University.
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He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant, and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017.
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