2023 National SCUAA Games commences; SorSU, stronger and united with Bicol Region delegates during the Grand Parade and Opening Ceremonies at New Clark City Stadium, Capas, Tarlac

SorSU Student-Athletes, coaches, officials, and staff attend the grand parade and opening ceremonies of the ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐€๐ญ๐ก๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง (๐’๐‚๐”๐€๐€) ๐†๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ today, October 1, 2023 at the New Clark City Stadium, Capas, Tarlac.

With the theme “๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜š๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜•๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜‹๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต”, the highly anticipated sports event made its comeback after five years of hiatus since 2018.

For the duration of the 6-day event from October 1-6, 2023, athletes of different State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) will participate in various games and competitions all of which foster sportsmanship, camaraderie, and stronger bonds between the institutions along with heightened experiences in competing at sports events.

SorSU actively took part in the opening program which began with a grand parade featuring the 16 Regions in the Philippines, where 228 student-athletes and 53 coaches came from Region V. In addition, SorSU has eleven student-athletes to compete in three events namely Athletics (5), Volleyball (4), and Chess (2) who are accompanied by the Head of SorSU Sports, Culture and Arts, Prof. Oliver F. Garbin, and other coaches Mr. Edmar D. Dollison, Mr. Roman Julio B. Enfante, Mr. Rogelio Las Piรฑas Jr., and Mr. Richard Kevin D. Espedido.

Moreover, SorSU President Dr. Geraldine F. De Jesus together with other SUC Presidents of the Bicol Region showed their support to the PASUC V delegation as they marched in the stadium.

PASUC and Batangas State University President, Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo, shared in his Welcome Message that โ€œ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ, โ€˜๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜š๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜•๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜‹๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ตโ€™ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ; ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜š๐˜œ๐˜Š๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜—๐˜ˆ๐˜š๐˜œ๐˜Š ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜บ, ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ดโ€. He also emphasized how the New Clark City Stadium which was also the venue for the athletics and closing event of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in 2019 serve as โ€œinspirationโ€ to the athletes and all SUCs of the country, to further excellence in sports & performance, highest standard of discipline and highest level of teamwork.

The program proceeded with messages, the hoisting of PASUC flags and National SCUAA banner, along with the raising of regional flags and releasing of balloons, followed by the traditional lighting of Flame of Unity, oath of sportsmanship/amateurism, declaration of the opening of the games and a field demonstration of from the host, Tarlac Agricultural University.

๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ง๐™จ๐™ค๐™œ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜ฝ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ค๐™ก ๐™๐™š๐™œ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™™๐™š๐™ก๐™š๐™œ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™œ๐™–๐™ข๐™š๐™จ, ๐™—๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ก๐™ช๐™˜๐™  ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™–๐™ก๐™ก ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™จ! (SorSU PIO)

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