Davao del Norte Sports & Tourism Complex

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  • PALARONG PAMBANSA

    What makes this complex famous is the fact that it is the main hub for the Philippine's sports festival, Palarong Pambansa. The opening and the closing ceremonies are held in this complex and this festival involves almost all the different provinces around the Philippines. Tagum hosts most of the venues and billeting centers while the municipalities of Carmen, Sto. Tomas, New Corella, and Kapalong, and the cities of Panabo and Samal Island provided additional billeting centers and venues for the delegates. The events were mostly held within the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex, including the opening and closing ceremonies. A total of 26 sports disciplines were contested during the Palaro, 17 of them as regular games, 5 as demonstration games, and 4 special games for athletes with special needs. For the first time, beach volleyball was played as a demonstration sport. The Provincial Government of Davao del Norte spent three years to prepare what they promised to be "the best Palaro ever." This included the construction of a redesigned Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex according to international standards. The opening ceremony was on the second day of the games on 4 May while the closing ceremony was held on 9 May. The National Capital Regional Athletic Association bagged its 11th straight championship title after seven days of sports competitions.

    FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

    Aside from the impressive sports complex, you can visit the New City Hall in Tagum City, it has an environment friendly design and technology. You can also go around the Energy Park, it is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind. If you want to go on a river cruise, you can hop on on their famous Tagum City River Cruise and enjoy the 8.8km of clean river and mangroves. If you want to go to a food trip after a long day of touring, then you can visit the Tagum night market and indulge yourself in street foods and Davao Del Norte's delicacies