Pangasinan vows successful Prisaa games

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Friday, February 1, 2013


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- The Provincial Government led by Governor Amado Espino Jr. vowed to extend full support for the successful holding of the Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) national games here from February 10 to 16.

Accoring to the memorandum of agreement (MOA), which was signed Wednesday between Provincial Administrator Rafael Baraan and lawyer Gonzalo Duque, president of the national Prisaa and Prisaa-Ilocos Region, stated that the PRISAA national games will be held at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center in Lingayen and the pool site in Dagupan City.

Duque said participating in the Prisaa national games are tertiary players from private schools in 17 regions throughout the country who will be competing in the men's and women's divisions.

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Pangasinan also hosted the successful Palarong Pambansa last year participated in by public elementary and secondary schools also from the 17 regions of the country.

More than 300 private schools nationwide are members of the Prisaa.

The Prisaa national games will be opened in the afternoon of February 11 with Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan archdiocese as keynote speaker.

The MOA signed by Baraan and Duque stipulates that Prisaa will coordinate and work hand in hand with the host province for the successful staging of the games.

The host province will provide the playing venue as well medical personnel on duty 24 hours in the playing and billeting areas.

Baraan said the province is now more prepared in hosting the 2013 Prisaa national games as construction of playing venues at the NRSCC is now fully completed. (PNA)

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