KCP hosts referee volleyball course

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Monday, March 24, 2014

CLOSE to a hundred aspiring volleyball officials will gather in hoard as King’s College of the Philippines in partnership with the Philippine Volleyball Federation host its first National Referee Course March 27-30 in Pico, La Trinidad.

Supported by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), the event aims to give opportunity to local and capable sport hopefuls of becoming national volleyball referee.

According to KCP sports coordinator Danny Eduardo, the sport development activity is a necessary upstart for all volleyball official hopefuls.


“This training course is the preliminary step to become a national referee for volleyball, most of the referee candidates kasi that we have they were only able to attend national referee congress kaya until now candidate pa rin sila,” Eduardo said.

“But once completed the course, doon na sila pwedeng mag-umpisa to officiate and apply for promotion and get a referee license,” Eduardo added.

Organizers said the two-day activity will be graced by PVF board members Nestor Bello and Yul Benosa.

Eduardo added the registration is open for all of those who are interested in pursuing a career in becoming volleyball referees.
“This is open for all volleyball officials, enthusiast, former players, especially physical education teachers majoring in PE and MAPEH,” Eduardo quipped.

Registration fee will be at P3,500 for regulars, while a discounted price of P2,500 pesos will be allotted for students.

All registration fees are inclusive of PVF registration and accreditation, referee’s I.D., t-shirt, and course materials with comprehensive rules and refereeing guidelines.

For inquiries and more information on the event interested participants may contact Danny Eduardo (0917)433-0753 or Rodolfo de los Reyes (0946)952-7454 or visit King’s College of the Philippines in Pico, La Trinidad.

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 25, 2014.


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