The long wait is over. After how many months of preparation and cancellation of the event’s schedule, the Samar First District Engineering Office finally opens its Sportsfest 2016. Headed by District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio and Assistant District Engineer Loreto M. Cedro together with the office’s officials, the sportsfest commenced, August 17, 2016.
Started through the motorcade along the national road heading Calbayog City proper, the Samar I’s personnel joined in a full blast. Identified by their team color; Orange for Planning Section, Red for Administrative and Quality Assurance Sections, Blue for DE’s and ADE’s Offices together with Accounting and Construction Sections and BAC Unit, and the final team is in Green color for the Maintenance Section.
The opening program followed next right after the motorcade therein the declaration of the Sportsfest 2016 is done by DE Ignacio. As a tradition of several sports festivals, the muse and escort of each team showed their agility and coordination for the flag raising competition by which the Blue Team won.
SFDEO’s Sportsfest will cover various games; basketball (men), volleyball (men and women), badminton (men and women), table tennis (men and women), dart (men and women), chess (men and women) and traditional Filipino games commonly known as “laro ng lahi”.
As decided by the key officials, the games are scheduled only every Friday to avoid conflict from daily office works. Expected championship games will be on the month of December of the current year.