Seven hundred fifty athletes and officials from Dumaguete City, led by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, yesterday joined the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA) Meet in Tagbilaran, Bohol.
After a two-year absence, Dumaguete City competes again in the CVIRAA in Tagbilaran City, along with delegations from Bayawan City, Tanjay City, Bais City, Canlaon City, Guihulngan City, and the Negros Oriental Division.
Following the dissolution of the Negros Island Region, Negros Oriental and Dumaguete City are now administratively back under Central Visayas while Bacolod City and Negros Occidental returned to Western Visayas.
Previously, athletes from NIR competed in the Negros Island Regional Athletic Association.
Beginning this year, athletes from the Dumaguete City Division under Supt. Evangel Luminarias will compete against delegations from Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor.
Angelo Sayson, sports coordinator of DepEdDumaguete, confirmed that they have arrived in Tagbilaran City.
The Dumaguete City Division will compete in both elementary and secondary regular sports of arnis, athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, chess, football, boxing, futsal, sepaktakraw, archery, softball, swimming, taekwondo, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and dancesport.*
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