IBP-Cebu lays down multi-sport tiff to spice up ‘Law Week’ cel­e­bra­tion

The Freeman - - SPORTS -

For the first time in 13 years, the In­te­grated Bar of the Philip­pines (IBP)-Cebu Chap­ter will be stag­ing a multi-sport tour­na­ment to make the 'Law Week' cel­e­bra­tion more lively and ex­cit­ing.

Slated on Septem­ber 17-23 in dif­fer­ent venues, a to­tal of eight sport­ing dis­ci­plines will be con­tested in the ac­tion-packed event dubbed as 'IBP Olympics Fest 2017'.

These are bas­ket­ball, bad­minton, shoot­ing, dart, chess, bowl­ing, bil­liard and poker.

"This is the first time that we're hav­ing a multi-sport com­pe­ti­tion since 2004. And it's all open to all. Law stu­dents and sports en­thu­si­asts from other fields of pro­fes­sion are wel­come to join in our event," said Rhe­nier Mora of the or­ga­niz­ing IBP-Cebu dur­ing a press con­fer­ence the other night at Knight At­tack Chess in Robin­sons Gal­le­ria Cebu.

Mora was with IBP-Cebu Pres­i­dent Mund­lyn Misa-Martin and sports com­mit­tee of­fi­cials Fran­cis Pepito and Marvin Mi­ralles.

First off is the 1st IBP-Cebu Open Shoot­ing Com­pe­ti­tion on Septem­ber 17 at the Ka­m­agong Shoot­ing Range. It is a Level 1 tro­phy match sanc­tioned by the Philip­pine Pis­tol Shoot­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (PPSA).

The fol­low­ing day, bowl­ing will take place at the SM City-Cebu Bowl­ing and Leisure Cen­ter.

Each team shall be com­posed of five mem­bers that can be all male, all fe­male of mixed with one al­ter­nate player. Reg­is­tra­tion fee is pegged at P500 per player.

Bas­ket­ball, on the other hand, is set for Septem­ber 21-23 at the Capi­tol Par­ish gym.

A to­tal of nine teams will be see­ing ac­tion:Om­buds­man, COA, USJ-R Law School, IBP-Cebu, IBP-Cebu City, CCTN 47, Tal­isay Hall of Jus­tice, and RTC/MTC court em­ploy­ees and staff.

They will be di­vided into two brack­ets and will play in a sin­gle round robin for­mat. The top two qual­i­fiers from each bracket will ad­vance to the cross­over semi­fi­nals, with the win­ners slug­ging it out for the cham­pi­onship.

Bad­minton, fea­tur­ing the dou­bles and mixed dou­bles events, will be on Septem­ber 23 at the MetroS­ports Cen­ter, while chess is sched­uled on Septem­ber 24 at the Knight At­tack Chess Cafe. It is open to all 'Class B' play­ers with an en­try fee of P300.—

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