POC-supervised national dragonboat open this weekend in Talisay

Published November 22, 2022, 2:28 PM

by Manila Bulletin Sports

The Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragonboat Federation (PCKDF) will hold its National Dragonboat Open starting Saturday, Nov. 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 on 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 [email protected], call or text 0917 328 4081 or Borgs Pelias at [email protected] or 0917 532 4334.