Tata Deloy of Sta Felomina, Iligan City finished first during the recent Bancarera 2015, the Mindanao-wide boat race held at seaside Lapasan last August 28, 2015 before more than a thousand spectators.
For the feat, Deloy won P20,000 cash and a new Honda marine engine. Second place went to Sam Bastida of Davao Occidental who brought home P15,000 and a new Honda marine enginer. Cagayan de Oro’s Marven Roldan salvaged 3rd place for the home side pocketing P10,000 and new Honda marine engine.
Organized by Bombo Radyo Phils., Bancarera 2015 was part of the parallel events of the Higalaay Festival 2015.
City councilor Candy Darimbang acted as Chairman of the Board of Judges together with Edgardo Roa of the Dept. of Tourism-Regi0n 10 and Ms. Glenda Nagac, Branch Manager (Honda Engines). The event was assisted by the Phil. Coast Guard, Philippine Maritime, CDRRMO, Phil. Red Cross and Oro Rescue.
photos by Candy Darimbang