Thursday, May 29, 2008

5TH REG’L TAPONDO COMPETITION SUCCESS PART II: OFFICIAL RESULTS By: James U. Sy Jr.

The 5th Negros Regional Tapondo Invitational Competition was successfully held by the Tapondo International Federation, Inc. (TIFI)-Bacolod Chapter under Negros Chief Instructor Roy R. Flores Sr. in cooperation with Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall and with the participation of 6 other chapters from Western Visayas and the support of 9 member-organizations of the Intercontinental Federation of Filipino Martial Arts Schools (IFFMAS) under President Master Elmer V. Montoyo and Negros Occidetal Baston Federation under President Atty. Grandmaster Marcelo C. Jalandoon last May 25, 2008 at the Food Court Area, Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall, Araneta St., Brgy. Singcang, Bacolod City .
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Overall Champion: TIFI-San Carlos of Instructors Florencio B. Yap Jr. and Danny P. Lopez (8-6-2). 2nd Place : TIFI-Bacolod of Negros Chief Instructor Roy R. Flores Sr. (6-7-8). 3rd Place : TIFI-Escalante of Instructor Rolando Mirasol (3-1-4). 4th Place : TIFI-Iloilo of Panay Director SPO4 Roberto Celiz (1-3-1). 5th Place : TIFI-Sagay of Instructor Eisenhower Bersales (1-1-0). 6th Place : TIFI-Silay of Instructor Edrolin Ortigas (0-1-1). 7th Place : TIFI-Toboso of Instructor Almar Bariado (0-0-1).
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Long Thrust Boys 7-10 Years Old: Kim Cahinoy of Escalante (1st), Arjay C. Flores of Bacolod (2nd), Jerico Libo-on of San Carlos (3rd). Boys 11-14 Years Old: Slade Cabiles of Bacolod (1st), Dean Charles Badian of Silay (2nd), Carl Angelo Hernaez of Silay (3rd).
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Somersault Boys 7-10 Years Old: Jerico Libo-on of San Carlos (1st), Arjay C. Flores of Bacolod (2nd), Carl Ernest Marion D. Viñarta of Bacolod (3rd). Boys 11-14 Years Old: Slade Cabiles of Bacolod (1st), John Buenaflor of Bacolod (2nd), Carl Noli de Arca of Toboso (3rd). Adult: Amiel Matiling of Iloilo (1st), Joel P. Trinidad of San Carlos (2nd), Ariel Guanzon of Escalante (3rd).
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High Thrust Adults 15 Up: Robert John Gella of Sagay (1st), Jan Desolong of Iloilo (2nd), Chris A. Tellermo of Escalante (3rd). Black Belt: Danny P. Lopez of San Carlos (1st), Jessie Honor of Bacolod (2nd), Joebert Esmeralda of Bacolod (3rd).
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Multiple Attack Boys 7-10 Years Old: Lorence Elintores of Bacolod (1st), Roy Flores Jr. of Bacolod (2nd), Kim Cahinoy of Escalante (3rd). Girls 8-12 Years Old: Hannah B. Cabiles of Bacolod (1st), Ma. Carhlia D. Limpio of San Carlos (2nd), Ysa Gumarin of Iloilo (3rd). Ladies 13 Up: Kathleen S. Yap of San Carlos (1st), Janice Carie “Jackie” Singuran of Bacolod (2nd), Christel Joy Garrido of Escalante (3rd). Black Belt: Florencio B. Yap Jr. of San Carlos (1st), Danny P. Lopez of San Carlos (2nd), Rolando Mirasol of Escalante (3rd).

Defense - Kicking Boys: Ariel Guanzon of Escalante (1st), Joemar Gella of Sagay (2nd), Jimmy Soquiña of Escalante (3rd). Knife: Marlon L. Montero of San Carlos (1st), Jan Desolong of Iloilo (2nd), Jussel Torres of Bacolod (3rd). Stick: Howell Weize E. Ko of San Carlos (1st), Amiel Matiling of Iloilo (2nd), Ceasar Turbanos of Bacolod 93rd).

Kata - Boken: Eisenhower Bersales of Escalante (1st), Danny P. Lopez of San Carlos (2nd), Alson Ahunin of Bacolod (3rd). Jo: Danny P. Lopez of San Carlos (1st), Florencio B. Yap Jr. of San Carlos (2nd), Jessie Necesito of Bacolod (3rd). Baston Exhibition, Black Belt: Jessie Necesito of Bacolod (1st), Florencio B. Yap Jr. of San Carlos (2nd), Jackie Lapag of Bacolod (3rd).

Group Dramatization: San carlos (1st), Escalante and Bacolod (2nd).

Officials were Negros Chief Instructor Roy R. Flores Sr. of Tapondo International Federation, Inc. (TIFI)-Bacolod (Tournament Director), Founder/Chief Instructor Maxwell “Max” J. Maun of the Bacolod Aikido Enthusiasts (BAE)/Herada Pigada, Chairman Abraham Ganzon Jr. of F.I.G.H.T., and Founder/Master Elmer V. Montoyo of Philippine Integrated Martial Arts Academy-Filipino Tang Soo Do Association/IFFMAS (Judges), Founder Narciso “Hansy” L. Alojado of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc./IFFMAS (Scorekeeper), Founder James U. Sy Jr. of CMAS/IFFMAS (emcee), and Grandmaster Benefredo “Bebing” M. Lobrido of the Original Filipino Tapado Long Stick Fighting Association (OFTLSFA), Inc./IFFMAS, Grandmaster Felix A. Guinabo of Guinabo Arnis and Combat Sports, Grandmaster Danilo “Danny” Cardinal and MI Guilberto Dajao of KaliSilat Arnis Association (KAA), Master William “Boy” Bernas of Bernas Estokadas, and Chapter Head Dr. Raymund Antonio A. Maguad and Instructress Lorema “Bing” H. Tacsagon of CMAS/OFTLSFA/IFFMAS (guests).

Sponsors were Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall , Negros Occidetal Baston Federation (NOBF), Intercontinental Federation of Filipino Martial Arts Schools (IFFMAS), Dr. Marc Victor Lopez, and Office of Youth and Sport Development (OYSD).

1 comment:

Maxwell said...

great stuff are not made of big or small events but by big and generous hearts of people. let us just do what we do best which is to cooperate.