The province of Misamis Oriental is this year’s host in the Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet. The opening ceremony was held last Monday in Jasaan. Among the participating teams are the elementary and high school athletes from the provinces of Bukidnon, Camiguin, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, and Lanao del Norte; the cities of Malaybalay, Valencia, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Gingoog, Oroquieta, Tangub and Ozamis.
Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano welcomed the delegates. Isko Moreno, the vice mayor of the City of Manila also witnessed the event.
The athletes will compete in different sporting events such as archery, arnis, athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, chess, football, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, sepak takraw, softball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and tennis. These sports events are held in different schools in Misamis Oriental such as MOGCHS and Tagoloan National High School.
Photos by Misamis Oriental Provincial Information Office