The 2006 Regional New Faces Taekwondo Championships was successfully held by the Passi Taekwondo Association in cooperation with the Iloilo Taekwondo Association and under the sanction of the Philippine Taekwondo Association last March 4, 2006, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., at the Passi City Gymnasium, Passi City.
The 28-man powerhouse Antique Taekwondo Association was crowned overall champion with 12 gold medals. The 30-man Passi Taekwondo Association and the 8-man Bacolod Consolidated Sports Management Association (BACSMA) were 2nd and 3rd places with 8 and 6 gold medals respectively.
Other participating teams were Capiz Taekwondo Association, Diasnes Taekwondo Gym, Iloilo Main Gym, Iloilo National High School, John B. Lacson Foundation-Iloilo, San Jose College, and Sta. Barbara Taekwondo Association.
BACSMA gold medalists were Albert Algarme (senior men bantamweight), George Bedayos (senior men flyweight), Alan de Larrazabal (junior boys finweight), Roper Iwayan (junior boys lightweight), Rolib Lipaopao (senior men finweight), and Roni Jean Raymundo (grade school girls 10 years old 128-136 cm.).
Orlando Boot took the silver in the men’s senior finweight category while Joni Aries got the bronze in the mid junior girls finweight.
Victor Seguiban was tournament manager while Aubrey Mongao was assistant tournament manager.