PIA Press Release
Friday, January 20, 2012
Neg.Occ. to host athletic meetBy Easter Anne D. Doza
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Jan. 20 (PIA6) - -This year’s Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet will be held on March 12-16, 2012 to be hosted by the Province of Negros Occidental.
Its hosting was finalized during the Technical Management Conference held at the Governor’s Hall, Provincial Capitol attended by sports heads, coordinators, and Department of Education (DepEd) personnel representing the six provinces of Western Visayas.
DepEd Regional Office VI Director, Mildred L. Garay said the conference is a prelude to the bid of the region to host the Palarong Pambansa 2013, and for the sports personnel and athletes as well, to ensure high standards in managing such event.
Other details such as the five-day calendar of activities, billeting quarters, and playing venues, among others, were also finalized.
Provinces participating in the WVRAA are Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Guimaras, Antique, Capiz, and Aklan*(EAD/JCM-PIA6/Capitol Negros Occidental)