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300 dancesport athletes from 24 localities, 2 SEA nation see action in 2nd Cordi dance fest

THE VENUE. The Baguio Convention Center. DCI photo

It’s game time as more than 300 entries will see in 84 events in the biggest dancesport event in the city tomorrow.

Dancesport athletes from Baguio and Benguet will show their wares against their counterparts from 22 localities nationwide and two Southeast Asian countries in the 2nd Cordillerra Dance Festival at the Baguio Convention Center.

“I’m really excited, “ said Charibelle Pingawan as 301 are entered in 84 events of the one day competition.

Pingawan, chair of the organizing Dancesport Cordillera, Inc., said: “So overwhelmed, especially we have a large number of delegations. The support is really overwhelming.”

She added: “As a coach, yes I’m excited for our local athletes, this is an opportunity for them to to showcase their capabilities with our local community.”

Teams from Singapore and Indonesia will test their mettle against athletes from the National Capital Region as well as General Santos City, Koronadal, Davao City and Pagadian from Mindanao.

Cebu, Bacolod and Aklan from the Visayas.

Santiago, Isabela, Cagayan, Zambales, Tarlac City, Cainta, Rizal, Himamaylan City, San Mateo, Olongapo, Pampanga, Bicol, Lucena City and the neighboring provinces of La Union and Pangasinan will also have delegates.

The contestants will be adjudged by 20 adjudicators led by chair Crisaldo Loloi Rendon, tournament manager of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games who is a Philippine Dancesport Federation class A adjudicator and World Dancesport Federation licensed adjudicator. Pigeon Lobien

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