POC-supervised National Dragonboat Open slated this weekend in Talisay, Batangas

POC-supervised National Dragonboat Open slated this weekend in Talisay, Batangas

MANILA — The Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragonboat Federation (PCKDF) will hold its National Dragonboat Open starting this Saturday (November 25) up to Sunday on Taal Lake off the Club Balai Isabel in Talisay, Batangas.

The National Open is supervised by the Philippine Olympic Committee under its president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino and will select members of the national pool for the Cambodia 32nd Southeast Asian Games set in May 2023.

PCKDF president Teresita Uy thanked Tolentino for supervising the National Open as well as Talisay Mayor Nestor Natanauan and Club Balai Isabel CEO and president Nelson Terrible.

Competitions will be in the under-23 500-meter (3 crew), mixed U23 250m, 500m, and 800m (12 crew), men open (12 crew) in 250m, 500m, and 800m, U23 (12 crew) in 250m, 500m and 800m and U23 (5 crew) 250m, 500m, and 800m.

The team practices are set for Friday while the competition proper will be on Saturday and Sunday. There is no entry fee.

Details could be obtained from Duch Co or email duck.pckdf@gmail.com, call or text 0917 328 4081 or Borgs Pelias at arthurpelias@gmail.com or 0917 532 4334.
(ai/mtvn)

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