​WITS, WILL AND WORK — these three components served as the soul of the inspirational message of Atty. Benjamin Sapitula, DMMMSU President, for the University Olympics 2016.

Anchored with the goal of developing Unity and Camaraderie in Sports endeavor, the UN Olympics has been an annual tradition for the battle of wits and skills according to the president. 

“Dapat maintindihan natin kung bakit mayroon tayong Sports Competition taon-taon,” he reiterated. (We should understand why we have a Sports’ Competition every year). Mindful strategies (Wits), heart for success (Will) as well as a considerable degree of practice (Work) are the blueprint to outrun every game.

Moreover, he enumerated the achievements of DMMMSU for the past few years and set a challenge for the athletes to bring home the banner of championship for the 2016-2017 Regional SCUAA. . He also mentioned that DMMMSU is one of the State Universities which have a complete Sports Facilities in Region 1. 

Giving gratitude to SLUC’s Organizing Committees, the president commended their work and devotion for their preparation of UN. Likewise, he announced the possibility of 2018 National SCUAA at DMMMSU if the National Government will help the University.

He ended his speech with an invitation to enjoy the said event and formally ignited the tournament.