|Palarong Pambansa 2012 Logo|
Luistro said the office will seriously pursue the effort to make the Palaro an environment-friendly event by wanting food caterers to eliminate plastic and styrofor in the preparation of meals. "We began this in Dipolog, Zamboanga recently, we will get it done better this season," said Luistro.
On another clean aspect, Luistro announced that the DepEd will guarantee that player screening and games officiating is going to be clean and reasonable to all in keeping with the real spirit of the sporting event.
"The Palaro is a venue for values development among our junior, this is why positive Filipino values should apply," he explained.
Luistro added that your Palaro should not be made a once-a- year event but a relentless activity to really develop the athletic prowess and sportsmanship of the young. Likewise, the games venue ought not to be so constructed as to last for just a year. "It should be made to last a long time so that many players can use it for a ongoing sports program."
|Players of Palarong Pambansa|
The 2012 Palarong Pambansa is set from May 6 to 12, 2012 to generally be took part in by elementary and secondary learners from public and private institutions.
As predetermined in DepEd Memo No. 22 series of 2012, this year's host of the annual country's sporting occasion is the provincial administration of Pangasinan and DepEd Regional Office 1 assisted by the schools division office of Pangasinan and the city schools division offices of San Carlos City and Dagupan City.
DepEd has allocated several P136.5 million for this year's Palaro. A lot of of the functions will be performed at the Narciso Ramos Sports Center in Lingayen while the rest will be in the cities of San Carlos and Dagupan and the towns of Bugallon and Binmaley. Some 10,000 athletes, coaches and sports representatives from the country's 17 regions are estimated to participate in the country's most significant sports spectacle.
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Pupil -athletes who endure out from the Palaro present as feeder to the National Sports Associations for more coaching for international competitions. "In a way, the outcomes of the Palaro provide a data source for a more sound and useful school progression program," added Luistro.
The sporting events are softball, swimming, , taekwondo basketball, boxing, chess, football, gymnastics, athletics, arnis, badminton, baseball (women's artistic gymnastics, men's artistic gymnastic and rhythmic gymnastics), sipa takraw, sepak takraw, table tennis, tennis, and volleyball.