Davao Oriental to host DAVRAA 2017

Governor Dayanghirang declared his commitment in the hosting of the DAVRAA Meet 2017

Governor Dayanghirang declared his commitment in the hosting of the DAVRAA Meet 2017

After Davao Oriental’s successful hosting of the Davao Regional Athletic Association (DAVRAA) Meet in 2015, the province is yet again set to host Davao Region’s biggest sports event next year.

Top officials from the Department of Education Regional Office, headed by Regional Director Alberto Escobarte, had its meeting with officials in the Provincial Government headed by Governor Nelson L. Dayanghirang to discuss initial arrangements and preparations for the highly anticipated sports event.

Set to be held on March 2017, the big event is expected to bring in about 6,000 athletes and officials from 10 school divisions across the Davao Region.

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Among the essential preparations discussed are the billeting, sports facilities, traffic management, water and sanitation, power, and security, among many others.

Declaring his commitment to host the event, Davao Oriental Governor Nelson L. Dayanghirang asked the support of all stakeholders, including all local officials and concerned agencies to work together for the successful conduct of the activity.

City of Mati Mayor Carlo P. Rabat also committed the City Government’s support as the co-host for the event. He said big events such as this provides opportunity to promote tourism which will spur economic activity in the city. It will also help in the promotion of the province as a premier tourism destination.

City of Mati Mayor Carlo P. Rabat also committed the City Government's support as the co-host for the event.

City of Mati Mayor Carlo P. Rabat committed the City Government’s support as the co-host for the upcoming DAVARAA Meet 2017

The DAVRAA Program is an annual multi-level regional scholastic athletic competition participated by elementary and secondary students both from private and public schools. Selected athletes during the DAVRAA will advance in the Palarong Pambansa.

The DAVRAA is an annual event that provides opportunities in the improvement of physical, moral, intellectual and social well-being of participants. It also serves as a venue of promoting education and health. PIO

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