The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos and St. John's Institute from Bacolod City are joining six other teams from Dumaguete City, Cebu City, Siquijor, Siaton, and host Bayawan City in the 2018 Tawo-Tawo Women's Beach Volleyball Tournament slated this weekend in Bayawan, Negros Oriental.
The UNO-R team, composed of JennymarSenares and Nikka Ann Medina, is bracketed in Pool A with Siaton, Bayawan and Timagrey – Dumaguete, while SJI is in Pool B with FPA Dumaguete, Cebu Ninos and Siquijor.
The UnoRians will play against Timagrey in the opening game on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. followed by the match between FPA-Dumaguete and Sigquijor.
Bayawan will face RJ-Siaton in their first game while SJI will start their bid against Cebu Ninos.
The tournament adopts a single round elimination system for ranking with cross-over quarter-finals up to the finals which will be played in a best-of-3 format.
Organized as part of Bayawan's 2018 Fiesta Celebration and Sports Tourism Month, the tournament has the full support of Mayor Pryde Henry Teves.
Roger Banzuela, Director of Foundation University – Institute of Youth Sports for PEACE is the tournament coordinator.*
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