In celebration of the 38th Anniversary of the Intramuros Administration, a one-day Sports Fest was held last April 18, 2017 at IA Office, 5th Flr., Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, Manila.

Spearheaded by Intramuros Administration Employees Association (INTRADEA) officers, IA employees were divided into two (2) teams: Red and Blue, who competed in various games and sports. Board games including Games of the General, Boggle, Chess, Dama and Dart were vied for in the morning while Table Tennis was held during lunch break.  Minute to Win It Events consisting of Ping-Pong Ball Basket Shooting, Rubber Band Sharp Shooter, Needle Threading, Arm Wrestling and Jack & Poy were played in the afternoon along with Fun Games such as Pick-Up Sticks, Fast Text and Tanong Ko, Sagot Mo!

The Awarding Ceremony for the winners was held later in the afternoon, with Blue Team, who won most of the games, being declared as Champion.  Winners of the following events received cash prizes and trophies for themselves and for the team:

Board games

Game of the Generals: Blue Team members Gerald Tiglao, Kimberey Estrada, Rodel Espinosa, Edgar Baysic, Ramil Tibayan; Boggle: Blue Team members Sandra Martinez, Gloria de la Cruz, Jocelyn Cabalhug, Millie Veluz, Jeffrey Yap; Chess: Red Team members Larry Bituin, Manuel Leynes, Ernesto Gardose, Ernesto Millares and Blue Team member Ryan Abula; Dama: Blue Team members Leo Alcantara, Vincent Salita, Leo Hugo and Red Team Members Jelbert Estrella and Peter Macas; Dart Men’s Singles: Red Team member BJ Jose; Ladies Singles: Dart Red Team member Arianne Malabanan; Dart Men’s Doubles: Blue Team members Ron Seno and Eduardo de Paz; Dart Ladies Doubles Blue Team members Emerenciana Tamayo and Estrellita Go; Dart mixed doubles: Blue Team members Vincent Salita and Cynthia Jose; Table Tennis Men’s Singles: Blue Team member Edgar Baysic.

Ball games

Table Tennis Ladies Singles: Blue Team member Marietta Allaga; Table Tennis Men’s Doubles: Blue Team members Gil Concepcion and Gerald Tiglao; Table Tennis Ladies Doubles: Blue Team members Cynthia Jose and Emerenciana Tamayo; Table Tennis Mixed Doubles: Red Team members Carlo Engaran and Vangie Hilario

Minute to Win It Events

Basket Shooting: Red Team member MJ Rita; Sharp Shooter: Blue Team member Richard Recto; Needle Threading: Red Team member Ramoncito Lecciones; Arm Wrestling: Blue Team member Leo Alcantara; Jack en Poy: Blue Team member Abraham Casas

Fun Games

Pick-Up Sticks: Blue Team members Leonardo Layoso,Laiza Tinagan, Arlene Tanglao, Jane Ventanilla and Red Team member Evenilda Lastimado; Fast Text: Red Team members Elaine Francia, Raymund de Jesus, Vangie Hilario, Lea Sebastian; Tanong ko, Sagot Mo!: Red Team member Johnro Capillo

At the conclusion of the awarding ceremonies, Cynthia Jose and Edgar Baysic were presented the Most Valuable Player awards. As a successful camaraderie building avenue, the activity ended with the employees’ high hopes of a longer Sports Fest celebration in the coming years.