The College of Arts and Sciences (Blue Champs), together with Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, is set to host this year’s Palarong UPLB with the theme “Palakasan para sa Karangalan at Kahusayan” from March 15-18, 2016. Palarong UPLB is an annual University-wide sports competition spearheaded by the UPLB Sports and Recreation Committee in coordination with the Department of Human Kinetics and hosted by the different colleges. The affair is participated in by the faculty, staff and students of the University held every 1st quarter of the year with five (5) participating teams competing in 18 sporting events.

Among the competing teams are the Royal White from College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology and all units under Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, the Green Hunters from College of Agriculture and all units under Office of the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development, the Yellow Raptors from College of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Human Ecology, College of Veterinary Medicine and all units under the Office of the Chancellor, and the Red Griffins from the College of Economics and Management, College of Development Communication, College of Public Affairs, School of Environmental Science and Management, the Graduate School staff and all units under Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Community Affairs.

In preparation for the 2016 Palarong UPLB , the CAS Sports & Fitness Committee has been holding several friendship games since November last year to secure a strong finish in this year’s competitions. CAS units and offices are invited to participate in all the activities.

Below are the event coordinators who may be contacted for inquiries. The Sports and Fitness coordinators for the units may also be approached for further information.

    EVENTS CAS-OVCAA  COORDINATOR
1. ATHLETICS Jun Blanes, Jr. (Library)
2. BADMINTON Lauro Fontanil (IMSP)
3. BASKETBALL Maritoni Salangsang (DHK)
4. BOWLING Ronald Roldan, Jr. (INSTAT)
5. CHEER DANCE Esther Calvo (DSS)
6. CHESS Jovita dela Cruz (DHK)
7. DAMA Ande Luna (DSS)

8. DANCE SPORT/BALLROOM

Selwyn Robles (DHK)
9. FOOTBALL Percival Henry Balite (DHK)
10. FUTSAL Percival Henry Balite (DHK)
11. LAWN TENNIS Eugene Crudo (DSS)
12. PALARONG OBLE Elsa Escalante (Library)
13. PHILIPPINE GAMES Roderick Javar (DSS)
          TUG OF WAR  
          PLANK WALK  
          SACK RACE  
14. SCRABBLE Ande Luna (DSS)
15. SOFTBALL Val Jason Lagrada (IC)
16. SWIMMING Emil Tapangco (DHK)
17. TABLE TENNIS Daniel Clavecilla (IC)
18. VOLLEYBALL Bryan Gabog (IC)