By: City of Tagum Information Office
CITY OF TAGUM, Davao del Norte - Under the scorching heat of the sun, summer celebration continued with the 5th Summer Sports Festival 2013 participated by the sports enthusiasts coming from the different parts of Davao Region which kicked off last May 17 at the city's Rotary Park.
During the opening program, the induction and oath-taking ceremony of the new set of officers of the Tagum City Federation of Sports Association (TCFSA) was conducted, administered by Councilor Oscar Bermudez.
Scheduled May 17-26, 2012, this year's festival featured sports disciplines such as beach volleyball, table tennis, taekwondo, badminton, sepak takraw, chess, 6 men open volleyball, dart, softball, lawn tennis and mix martial arts.
In the beach volley ball, Team PIAATOS (men) and UMTC Alumni (women) won the competition, in the 6 men open volleyball tournament was won by the NIA Region XI, Danhill Monares bags championship in table tennis, while Team Keano of Tagum City grabs the championship title in the Sepak Takraw Regu Competition, and Joe Art Capatan won the title in the chess tournament.
Shopping malls around the city also participated in the festival by sponsoring sports areas where competitions were held.
Dog owners of Tagum City has also its opportunity of showing their trained “man’s best friends” on the Dog Agility Show staged in the Dog’s Park, in the vicinity Rotary Park along Pioneer Avenue.
The Summer Sports Festival in Tagum City is organized by the City Government of Tagum and the City of Tagum Tourism Council in association with the Tagum City Federation of Sports Association. Louie Jay Losaria CIO Tagum