1,000 coaches join DepEd re­gional sem­i­nar for Cvi­raa

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More than 1,000 coaches joined the four-day sem­i­nar for the Cen­tral Visayas Re­gional Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion Meet at the Cebu City Sports Cen­ter. The Re­gional Train­ing and Ac­cred­i­ta­tion for Sports Coach­ing sem­i­nar is a re­quire­ment for coaches who will be in the Cvi­raa.

The Cvi­raa meet is set in Du­maguete City in Fe­bru­ary next year where the top ath­letes clash for the right to rep­re­sent Re­gion 7 in the Palarong Pam­bansa.

Fran­cis Ramirez of De­part­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion (DepEd) Cebu City Di­vi­sion said this is an an­nual sem­i­nar as part of the re­quire­ment for the Cvi­raa coaches.

“There were more than 1,000 par­tic­i­pants in 23 dif­fer­ent events. The par­tic­i­pants are coaches for the Cvi­raa, and some di­vi­sions also sent their rep­re­sen­ta­tives,” he said.

The sem­i­nar, which was or­ga­nized by the DepEd re­gional of­fice, was spear­headed by the tour­na­ment man­agers and ex­pert coaches in their re­spec­tive fields.

The Cvi­raa meet is for the el­e­men­tary and sec­ondary stu­dents. The sport­ing event has been dom­i­nated by Cebu City for the past two decades.

The events in the Cvi­raa are archery, ath­let­ics, ar­nis, bad­minton, base­ball, bas­ket­ball, bil­liards, box­ing, chess, foot­ball, fut­sal, gym­nas­tics, pen­cak silat, sepak takraw, soft­ball, swim­ming, ta­ble ten­nis, taek­wondo, lawn ten­nis, vol­ley­ball, wrestling and wushu./

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BEST OF THE BEST. The re­gion’s best high school and el­e­men­tary school ath­letes will face each other in the Cvi­raa meet in Du­maguete in Fe­bru­ary.

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