World-class paddlers of the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation will see action in this year’s Manila Bay Summer Seasports Festival to be held on March 19 and 20, along Roxas Boulevard’s Baywalk.
Among the teams joining the dragon boat race are the Bruin, UP Alumni, EAM Events Paddling Interactive Crew, Adamson university, NTMA Dragons, Manila Ocean Park, Philippine Blue Phoenix, Onslaught Racing Dragons, Rogue Pilipinas Paddlers, Pilipinas Wave Warriors, Maharlika Drakon, Dragons Rebulic Paddlers, One Piece Drakon Sangres, Philippine Army, Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force, Philippine Coast Guard, Triton A&B, RCP Sea Dragons, and Amateur Paddlers Philippines.
In the motorized banca competition, racers from Rizal, Bataan, Bulacan, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, La Union, Quezon, Ilocos Sur, and Navotas will compete in the stock and formula races.
Presented by the Manila Broadcasting Company and the City of Manila, in cooperation with the Philippine Coast Guard, the Manila bay Seasports Festival expects to draw big crowds, with concert artists being invited to grace the awarding ceremonies that will capt the two-day event.
Races begin at 8am. The 2016 Manila Bay Seasports Festival is supported by Cobra Energy Drink, Kremtop, The Generics Pharmacy, Executive Optical, Revicon, M. Lhuillier, My Juiz, White Castle, and Herco Trading Corporation.
(with MBC Susan Isorena-Arcega)