This year’s Manila Bay Seasports Festival slated on March 8 to 9 is now calling for entries.
The Manila Bay Seasports Festival, an annual summer event presented by the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) and the City of Manila in cooperation with the Philippine Coast Guard features mixed team championships for the Dragon Boat Race plus stock and formula races like the motorized banca competition. The yearly event is popular among water sports enthusiasts in the Philippines. Rowing clubs, student groups, and even top athletes are expected to see action in the dragon boat race while bangkeros from all over the country will pit their skills in a show of seafaring brains and brawn.
MBC and its partners have set aside over half a million pesos worth of prizes for all race divisions. The 2014 Manila Bay Seasports Festival is sponsored by Caltex, Eveready, Ginebra San Miguel, Republic Chemicals, Filinvest, M. Lhuillier, Columbia, International Food Products Inc., Manila Ocean Park, and Cord Marine Epoxy.
Registration, on a first-come, first-served basis, is ongoing at the MBC office, Sotto St. Roxas Blvd. Pasay City beginning February 10. For details contact 09997057910.