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May 2, 2014 2 comments

2014 Palarong Pambansa
Sta. Cruz, Laguna
May 4-10, 2014

Demonstration Games – 2014 Palarong Pambansa Ground Rules


The 2014 Palarong Pambansa Wushu Competition will be held from May 6 to May 10, 2014 at Cultural Center, Sta Cruz Laguna.

Competition Venue: Cultural Center , Sta Cruz Laguna
Billeting Venue: TBA

Group A – Who were born between January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2001
Age 13-15 Male : 42kg; 45kg;48kg;
Female: 42kg; 45kg;
Group B – Who were born between January 01 1996 to December 31, 1998
Age 16-18 Male: 48kg; 45kg ; 56kg
Female: 48kg; 52kg

Only Secondary School Student and pass the DepEd Screening procedure.

i. Health Certificate 30 days prior to the competition including EEG Electrocardiogram and ECG Electro-encephalogram. Pulse and Blood pressure.
ii. Waiver of Liabilities
iii. Each team may compose 1 team Leader, 1 Team Coach and 9 Athletes

I. The Competition shall be individual competition
II. The Knockout system will be adopted.
III. Single round-robin will be adapted if number of competitors less than 4.
IV. The Competition will be conducted in accordance with the Rules of International Wushu Federation ( IWUF)
V. Kicks to the head as well as successive/ continuous punches to the head are not permitted.
VI. The Competition time 1 minute and 30 seconds with 1 minute interval for each round

I. Competitors shall wear costume and protective gears in compliance with the “Rules for International Sanda Competition”
II. Two (2) sets of costumes; 1-red and 1 Black
III. Gum shield and Jockstrap and bandage must be provided by competitors themselves.

Top three 3 men and women will be awarded respectively with Medals and Certificates

Final Entry with the events and names of Competitors must reach Wushu Federation Philippines main office by mail or email not later than April 30,2014
Address ;
Wushu Federation Philippines
5/F PCSM Bldg. Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
P.Ocampo St. Malate Manila
Telfax No. 02 254-6144 and 02 404-3545
Email :
Contact person ; Jonnahlee Benitez

Technical meeting of team manager and coaches will be on 07 May 2014 at Cultural Center, Sta Cruz Laguna time 10:30-11:30. Matter of the competition will be discuss each team may send two representative.

I. Each team shall sticky abide by the rules of DepEd and the Organizing Committee
II. Those who violate the Rules and regulation will be dealth with according to the regulation of WFP and DepEd.
For the safety measure of athletes, the following weight categories shall apply. Hence, enclosure in the DepEd Memorandum No 18, S 2014 particular weight categories for Wushu –Sanda is hereby replace as above mention Categories.


In its debut, initially as demonstration sport in the biggest and most prestigious national multi-sports event for the youth in the Philippines, the Wrestling Association of the Philippines (WAP) shall implement the international, Olympic rules as written in our international federation (FILA) rulebook, EXCEPT for the following provisions (among other pertinent adaptations) to make the first wrestling competition in the PalarongPambansa more feasible and “convenient” for all participants. (This is consistent with WAP’s proposed guidelines submitted and approved by the Department of Education – Central Office during the October 1-2, 2013 meeting.):
I. Age and weight classes.
As a sport to be contested in the high school division, we shall implement the following: 1) the age class will be from 13 to 17 years old (come the nationals);2) with only five weight divisions for boys (in kilograms -42, -46, -50, -54 and -58) and likewise for girls (-40, -44, -48, -52 and -56); and the remaining rules and regulations shall be in accordance with the Olympic cadet freestyle rules of our international federation (IF), which is the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA). A one kilogram allowance (+1 kg) will be observed, to discourage drastic weight cutting among our young participants.

II. Competition system.
Round-robin for 5 competitors or less in a weight class (1 bronze medal), and direct elimination with repechage for six or more in a weight class (2 bronze medals).

III. Illegal holds.
Wrestlers are forbidden to:
A. Pull the hair, ears, genitals, pinch the skin, bite, twist fingers or toes, etc. and generally, to perform actions, gestures or holds with the intention of torturing the opponent or making him suffer to force him to withdraw.
B. Kick, head-butt, strangle, push, apply holds that may endanger the opponent’s life or cause a fracture or dislocation of limbs, tread on the feet of the opponent or touch his face between the eyebrows and the line of the mouth.
C. Thrust the elbow or knee into the opponent’s abdomen or stomach, carry out any twisting action which is likely to cause suffering, or hold the opponent by his singlet.
D. Cling to or grasp the mat.
E. Talk during the bout.
F. Seize the sole of the opponent’s foot (only seizing the upper part of the foot or the heel is permitted).
G. Agree with the match result between themselves.

V. Uniform and conduct of wrestling competition in the 2014 national championship.
For the 2014 PalarongPambansa National Championship, in order to limit the participation costs of our teams, we shall allow our athletes the following as substitute for the official Olympic-wrestling standard uniform: 1) sando-and-cycling-shorts combo per athlete, according to their regional team colors, 2) a pair of red and blue wrist bands, and 2) exemption from wearing wrestling shoes, by having them compete barefooted.

VI. Composition of technical officials.
The technical officials shall have 15 members: 1 tournament director, 1 assistant tournament director, 1 mat judge, 1 mat chairman, 2 jury of appeal members, 4 referees, 2 scorers, 2 pairing committee members, 2 timers, and 1 video recorder.


I. Name of Tournament:
Palarong Pambansa 2014 U18 Girls FUTSAL TOURNAMENT

II. Type of Tournament:
A. Teams will be grouped by 3 or 4 in a bracket, depending on the number of entries playing single Round Robin in the elimination rounds.
B. Top 2 teams of every bracket will qualify in the next round playing cross- over single elimination.
C. Teams that wins the quarterfinal rounds advances the semifinal round
D. If draw exists after the duration of the match in the quarter, semi-final round and in the 3rd and 4th placement, 5 kicks from the penalty mark will determine the winner of the match
E. If draw exists after the duration of the match in final match, a 5 minutes extension per half will be applied. If a draw still exists, 5 kicks from the penalty mark will be used to determine the winner.
F. Determining the rankings:
1. Win – 3 points
2. Draw – 1 point
3. Lose – 0
G. In case of tie in the rankings, the following rules shall apply:
1. Goal difference
2. Greater number of goals
3. Win over the other
4. Toss coin

III. Number of Players:
A. Maximum of 12 players on a team (5 field players & one of whom shall be a goalkeeper; 7 substitutes)
B. Maximum of 7 substitute can be used in a game
C. Flying substitution shall apply

IV. Duration of the Game
A. 2 halves consisting of 20 minutes per half (running time) with 5 minutes interval between half
B. Each team is allowed to have a 1 minute time out only ONCE per half. This time out cannot be carried over in the next half if un used

V. All other rules not so mentioned in these guidelines, FIFA rules apply.

The Tournament shall be called “The Palarong Pambansa Billiards Competition (Demo Sports)” or as deemed by the Palarong Pambansa administration.

The Participants for the event shall be students in the secondary private and public schools. Participants should pass the athletes eligibility based on NSAC Guidelines of DepED.

Medals shall be awarded to the Champion, 1st Runner up and 2nd Runner up in each discipline involved in the event.

A. Players shall register before the event proper with proper documentation as to confirm the player’s identity to the BSCP Representative;
1. Identification Card
2. Birth Certificate
3. Registration Form
4. 1×1 picture
The documents are required by the Billiard Sports Confederation of the Philippines to accredit their participation on a BSCP Sanctioned event.
B. Players must present their “Player’s ID” issued by the Palarong Pambansa administration for verification purposes at the start of each match.

A. Each player shall be required to bring AT LEAST the following equipment during the event, lending or borrowing of such equipment is strictly prohibited;
1. Break Cue
2. Cue Stick
B. Each player are allowed to bring the following optional equipment. Lending of equipment during a match is prohibited;
1. Jump Cue
2. Chalk/Gloves
C. Player Dress Code
– Collared Polo
– Pants
– Black Shoes with rubber soles
– Close Collared Polo
– Pants
– Black Shoes with rubber soles

Disciplines that will be played will be 9-ball singles and 8-ball singles. The number of racks and type of bracket system to be used shall be decided depending on the number of participants provided by the regions. Options would be either single elimination or double elimination. The number of racks shall increase depending on the length desired by the event organizer of Palarong Pambansa.
If or when the number of participants does not fit the bracket lay-out, an elimination phase shall be held prior to the event proper, participants of which are picked by the use of either draw or seeding decided by the Tournament Director.

The general ruling set by the World Pool Association will be followed. A furnished rule book covering these matters shall be distributed to the coaches before the event proper.

Only BSCP accredited referees shall be appointed to referee in the event.
A. Referee Equipment
1. White Cloth Gloves
2. Ball Marker
3. Timer
B. Dress Code
1. Polo Shirt
2. Slacks
3. Black Leather Shoes

The tournament director holds the final decisions regarding all matters and rules in consultation with the BSCP on interpretation of rules and all matters not provided for.

A. Tournament Director
Manages the whole event and holds the final decision on all matters regarding the event. Making sure that everything goes accordingly and smoothly.
B. Assistant Tournament Director
Assist the tournament director to properly manage the event.
C. Secretariat
Makes and keeps official records regarding the event from registration, score keeping, and event progress. (May also handle Event Coordinator Responsibilities if understaffed)
D. Event Coordinator
Keeps the contact information of all registered players during the event, will be responsible of informing the participants before matches, keeping track of match schedules, and where the participants are accommodated. (Preferably provided or hired locally to ensure familiarity to the event venue)
E. Referee
People accredited by the BSCP to referee on the event. Each table should be provided a referee of its own. Will be handling the scoreboard and reporting of each match. Each table requires one referee but if so deemed fit or if referees are provided with assistants, 2 tables can be handled by one referee.
F. Assistant Referee
(to be provided by DepED if deemed fit by DepED Palarong Pambansa administration)
Shall be accessed and provided for by DepED ensuring BSCP that they have attended the seminars held in preparation of Palarong Pambansa and hold the proper background in officiating sporting events. The Billiards Demo Tournament shall provide as actual training grounds for these people, as such, they shall assist the referee (which is provided by BSCP as technical officials for the said event). There shall be one assistant referee per table.
As per any BSCP sanctioned event, the tournament/event venue shall be inspected by the Tournament Director and Assistant Tournament Director to ensure proper installation and equipment specifications not later than one (1) week prior to the event proper. Changes, modifications and implementations that the Tournament Director sees fit shall be honored.
The tournament director shall also collect, if DepED decides to have assistant referees (officiating officials in training) to be part of the demo event. BSCP requires them to submit the following at the same time as the venue inspection is held;
 1×1 ID Picture
 Technical Official Registration Form (provided herein)
 Birth Certificate

Special Games

April 9, 2013 Comments off

2014 Palarong Pambansa
Sta. Cruz, Laguna
May 4-10, 2014

2014 Palarong Pambansa Special Games Ground Rules

A. The Palarong Pambansa 2014 Special Games Shall only be participated in by pupils/students with Intellectual Disability (ID), Visually Impaired (VI) and orthopedically Handicapped (OH) in-school athletes.
B. Each region is allowed to field in a maximum of fifty (50) delegates composing of athletes and coaches.
C. Age category:
Visually Impaired -Open category (but, up to 25y/o only)
Intellectually Disabled -15y/o & below
-16 y/o to 25 y/o only
Bocce/Swimming – Open category (but, up to 25y/o only)
Ortho/Amputee – Open category (but, up to 25y/o only)

A. Athletes Record (ARI)
B. Medical Certificate
C. Psycho-Educational Assessment
– (for Intellectually Disabled (ID) – IQ Level – 70 & below)
– (for Visually Impaired (Totally Blind or Low Vision – visual acuity)
D. NSO Certificate
E. Certificate of Enrolment stating the school year the child first enrolled up to present/completion
F. Photo Gallery
G. Parents’/Guardian’s Consent
H. 4 pcs. 1.5 x 1.5 identical pictures with name tag (surname,first name and middle initial)
I. Photo copy of existing school records of the special athlete (take note of the subjects/skills that are supposed to be included in the competencies for the ID’s)

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Categories: Guidelines, Special Games

Accreditation & Screening

March 19, 2012 Comments off

Sta. Cruz, Laguna
May 4-6, 2014

Click here to download Accreditation and Screening Rules & Guidelines


Ground Rules

March 19, 2012 Comments off

Click on the links below to view / download the Technical Guidelines and Ground Rules of the 2014 Palarong Pambansa Sports Events.











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