EQUIPPED WITH SPORTMANSHIP AND PRIDE, this year’s host, SLUC (South La Union Campus), welcomes delegates from MLUC (Mid-La Union Campus) and NLUC (North La Union Campus) for the university sports olympics with the theme, “Paving the path towards internationalization of the State College and Universities through Sports” held at Marcos Sports Center on Nov. 9.

The program started at the sunshine park for the assembly of delegates and parade of colors lead by the DMMMSU-SLUC ROTC (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Cadets and USC (University Student Council) and CSBO (Campus Student Body Organization) Officers, followed by the delegates from SLUC, MLUC and NLUC, officiating officials and university administrators.

Dr. Floribeth P. Cuison, chancellor of SLUC welcomed the delegates by emphasizing the importance of state of mind in shattering the impossible, and the value of camaraderie among the students.

The Oath of Amateurism was delivered by Darwin Valmonte, Regional SCUAA (State Colleges and Universities Athletics Association) 2015 bronze medalist in the National SCUAA 2015 the Baskteball competition. 

Regional SCUAA 2015 Gold Medalists Rodolfo De Guzman, Reynald Pioquinto, Christian Grace Ventanilla, Adrian Maningding, and Marilyn Sandoval of SLUC, Jane Galima of MLUC, and Carlo Raboy of NLUC lighted the athletic run.

 Finally, formally declaring the opening of the 2016 University Olympics, Atty. Benjamin P. Sapitula, President, DMMMSU encouraged the athletes by stressing the excellent performance of DMMMSU from the past years in sports competitions. 

Meanwhile, the announcement of the schedule of games was delivered by Mr. Ronwaldo G. Boado, Sports Director.