By Kristel Satumbaga
The Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) on Tuesday released the competition schedule for the 56 sports being contested in the 30th SEA Games slated late November.
Polo raises the curtain for the biennial meet as it is set on Nov. 22 at the Miguel Romero Sports Club and 2 Zobel Farm Polo Field in Calatagan, Batangas.
Floorball, men’s and women’s football and netball fire off on Nov. 25 while sailing and windsurfing start in San Juan, La Union and volleyball at the Philsports Complex (ULTRA) in Pasig City on Nov. 27.
Beach volleyball will be played on Nov. 28 while 17 sports officially fires off on Dec. 1 in various venues after the Nov. 30 Opening Ceremony at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan.
Nineteen sports will be played in Clark, Pampanga that include centerpiece athletics at the Athletic Stadium and aquatics at the Aquatic Center in New Clark City.
Seventeen sports will be competed in Subic, Olongapo, 21 in Metro Manila, and the rest were scattered in various venues in Luzon.
Among the anticipated sports are basketball at the Mall of Asia Arena, football at the Rizal Memorial Football Field, boxing at the PICC Forum, and basketball 3×3 at The Arena in San Juan City.