‘Kruhay’, local version of ‘mabuhay’, lifted spirits of Cebuano delegates upon arriving at Pangpang National High School in Antique, one of the six provinces in region 6 yesterday.
Rain poured but not until the ceremony started to usher CTU as well as CNU, BISU and NORSU.
Delicacies were laid out on a banquet to reflect the genuine style of welcoming guests to the area where guests stay for the next 7 days.
Food choices overcame the 20-hour boat and bus trips combined from Cebu port with delays included on the way to Antique from Iloilo City.
More than the gastronomic treat was the food for thought—“Be a game changer because the world is full of players,” which came from the school principal, providing her on take on what would transpire in the coming days.
Trained for months, CTU players, for instance, have come a long way to prove their worth against national players this year.
Moreover, language barrier was never an issue at the welcome ceremony as the school PTA president addressed the crowd in Cebuano.
It gave more depth to her message having audiences more accustomed to hearing words of comfort in a manner that fits listeners from Central Visayas.
Not only did the host mention on how they anticipated for the huge event but also the security afforded by the community as police officers have been designated to patrol the area.
Albeit national games require tough minds and bodies, the delegation went straight to unloading backpacks and luggages at the quarters to get ready for the tournament.
Athletes, coaches, and guests are attending the solidarity meeting today before the opening of SCUAA National Games 2018 in the afternoon. ICPA