2009 Bakbakan Press Release for Nov. 15
2009 BAKBAKAN SETS NEW RECORD; SEMIS AT THE BIG DOME ON NOV. 17 &19
The ongoing 2009 Bakbakan 10-Stag National Derby, presented by the National Federation of Gamefowl Breeders and Thunderbird Ganador Max moves to the Araneta Coliseum on Tuesday and Thursday (Nov. 17 & 19) for the first and second national semis of what is regarded as the most prestigious stag competition in the world.
With 2,118 entries recorded as of November 14, the NFGB, thru its President Ricoy Palmares has officially announced that the 2,207 entries registered last year will be surpassed by tomorrow, Nov. 16, when the last national eliminations is staged at the Makati Coliseum in which a minimum of 100 new entries are expected to join.
“With 100 new entries coming in, we will already get passed last year’s record by 11 entries, but then there are three other elimination events yet to be finished” , an ecstatic Palmares stated.
“I’m confident we’ll have, at the least, a total of 2,400”, Ricoy added.
The third national semis gets going at the Pasay Cockpit on Nov. 20, after which the hostilities enter the home stretch with seven-tiered finals, leading up to the grand finals on December 3 at the Big Dome wherein all the undefeated entries will lock horns for the highest honor a gamefowl breeder could have – a Bakbakan trophy.
For more details, please contact Boy San Pedro or Dong Lamoste at 911-2928 or 911-3101 loc. 8361 or 8351 or text 2009 Bakbakan hotline 0917-3504333.