PATHWAY TO SPORTS
The Provincial Sports and Games Development Office is dedicated to the continual growth of our athletes and coaches through clinics, camps, education, and resources. We provide a clear and defined pathway for our athletes, coaches and officials through the sport from grassroots level, to international competition.
Participation/Introductory Programs. PSGDO runs the Governor’s Cup, Fun and Play and Laguna Hoop Time programs for primary schools at RECS Village. Governor’s Cup is run in conjunction with affiliated associations.
Domestic Sports Competitions. Local sports associations and stadiums run domestic sports competitions around the province. These competitions cater for the under 8-25 junior age groups, as well as adults.
Representative Competitions. Talented players are selected by associations to play in representative teams. The Gov E.R.Batang Laguna League caters for players up to the under 25 age group and there are various open age representative leagues, such as Inter Clubs, Inter Municipalities, Inter Towns, Inter Barangays etc.
Provincial Intensive Training Program (PITP). Outstanding athletes aged 8 – 25 are selected from a series of identification camps to participate in the PITP Program run by PSGDO.
Provincial Junior Championships. Batang Laguna Sports Council hosts annual Batang Laguna Olympics in junior age groups. Batang Laguna sends representative teams to these championships.
National Junior Championships. Batang Laguna Sports Council sends/hosts junior national teams to represent Laguna every year at Palarong Pambansa Championships, Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA), League of Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (LCUAA), and State Colleges, Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA).
National Leagues. Elite players also compete in the National Athletic League, and other National Sports Events.
International Tournaments. At the highest level, Batang Laguna teams compete in International Championships, SEA Games and other international events.