Arnis Pintaflores Tourney Kicks Off
OCTOBER 22, 2022
The Jungle Fighters Martial Arts Club in coordination with Sports Office of San Carlos City kicked off it’s Arnis Tournament today, Oct. 22 at City Mall.
Six teams from the Municipality of Calatrava, San Carlos City and Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto are competing in the Arnis Anyo and Labanan which consist of four categories each: U10, U18, open weight men’s senior.
Winning teams will receive cash prizes, trophies and medals.
Diomedes Mamugay, City Sports Arnis/Mix Martial Sports Coordinator said they aim to promote and spread awareness about the art of Arnis since it is a national martial arts at the same time gather Arnis players from San Carlos City and other place in one event.
He added that learning the sport cannot only equip the player with self-defense but also make them physically fit and keep them away from illegal use of drugs.
He also thanked the local government headed by Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo and Vice Mayor Christopher Paul Carmona and the rest of the officials including the officer-in-charge of the Sports Office Jesus Facundo Combate Jr. for the support given.
Said tournament is one of various sports activities prepared in line with the celebration of the 30th Pintaflores Festival.
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