The Silay City Inter-Barangay Sportsfest 2013 was opened at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City yesterday, by City Councilors Ireneo Celis, Jr., Joedith Gallego and Edgardo Maravilla, and also of the basketball tournament, in behalf of Mayor Jose Montelibano and Vice-Mayor Mark Golez.
With them were former Vice-Mayor Warlito Go, Barangay Captain Jose Lopez of Barangay Guinhalaran, Pastor Trooper, Silay Sports Coordinator Hectort Gamboa, Glenn Dacula, Aldwin Dalpatan and the 13 barangay participants. Genaro Estranero hosted the event.
The event began with a parade from the Silay City Hall to the gym where the councillors gave messages and the presentation of muses followed. The Oath of Amateurism was led by former basketball MVP Jose Maria Diado of Barangay Guinhalaran.
Participating in the basketball games are Barangays 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Hawaiian, E. Lopez, Rizal, Balaring, Guinhalaran, Lantad, Mambulac and Bagtic.
The categories are Bulilit (12 years old and below), Aspirants (15 years old and below), JRS (18 years old and below) and SRS (Open Category for Silaynons).*
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