The 2011 Palarong Pambansa shall be held on May 8-14, 2011 in Dapitan City. This years palaro will be hosted by the DepEd Regional Office 9 and deped Division Office of Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte.
The objective of the Palarong Pambansa 2011 are to:
a. promote Physical Educations and sports as an integral part of the basic education curriculum and as an affirmation to the schools commitment to the full development of the great potentials of the youth to become responsible and globally competitive citizens of the society.
b. Instill and imbibe among pupils and students the spirit of discipline, teamwork, challenge, excellence, fair play, solidarity, sportsmanship and other values inherent in sports.
c. widen the base for talent identification, selection, recruitment, training and exposre of elementary pupils and secondary students.
d. provide database for a value and universal basis to further improe the school sprots development program and
d. server as a feeder to the National Sports Association for further training of athletes for international competitions.
Approved technical guidelines are enclosed for information, guidance and compliance of all concerned. Additional events for this years Palaro are arnis for Elementary and Basketball for girls.
DepEd Memo No 26 S.2011