Palarong Pambansa bares game venues in Cebu

By John Rey Saavedra

June 10, 2024, 10:06 pm

<p>Cebu City Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia. <em>(Photo courtesy of Palarong Pambansa 2024 Organizing Committee)</em> </p>

Cebu City Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia. (Photo courtesy of Palarong Pambansa 2024 Organizing Committee) 

CEBU CITY – Palarong Pambansa organizers announced on Monday the list of venues in Metro Cebu for the July 6 to 17 multisport competition for elementary and secondary student athletes.

The organizing committee said the capital city will house athletes competing in 22 main events and four special games.

Acting Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia said assigning different venues shows the coordination between the public and private sector, as well as the willingness of other local government units to lend their facilities.

“We have a common goal and that is to give our Filipino athletes memorable national games in Cebu,” Garcia told the Philippine News Agency.

The main sports events with their corresponding venues are as follows:

Archery: South Road Properties grounds
Arnis: Mandaue Sports Complex
Athletics: Cebu City Sports Center
Badminton: MetroSports Center
Baseball: Filinvest City di Mare
Basketball (elementary boys 5×5): Hoops Dome, Lapu-Lapu City
Basketball (secondary boys 5×5): University of San Carlos-Main
Basketball (secondary girls 5×5): University of San Carlos- North
Basketball 3×3: Cebu Eastern College Gym
Billiards: Il Corso Mall of Cebu
Boxing: Cebu Coliseum
Chess: University of the Philippines-Lahug
Dancesports: Gmall of Cebu
Football (elementary boys): Don Bosco Technical College and Sacred Heart School – Ateneo
Football (secondary boys): Cebu City Sports Center, Dynamic Herb – SRP, and University of San Carlos -Talamban
Futsal (secondary girls): Sacred Heart School – Ateneo
Aerobic gymnastics: University of the Visayas–Main
Artistic men and women gymnastics: Cebu Institute of Technology-University
Rhythmic gymnastics: University of Southern Philippines Foundation
Pencak Silat: University of Cebu (UC) METC
Sepak Takraw: Sacred Heart School -Ateneo
Softball: SM Seaside’s Lot 11
Table Tennis: Cebu Technological University-Main
Taekwondo: SM Seaside Cebu
Tennis (elementary girls): Alta Vista Tennis Club–Pardo
Tennis (secondary boys): Citigreen Tennis Resort
Tennis (elementary boys): Villa Aurora Tennis Club
Tennis (secondary girls): Asmara Tennis Club
Volleyball: University of San Jose Recoletos-Basak for both secondary and elementary
Wrestling: SM Seaside Cebu
Wushu: University of Cebu METC
The venues for the special games are Cebu City Sports Center for athletics; Bright Academy, bocce; Bright Academy, goalball; and Cebu City Sports Center, swimming. (PNA)