With a total of 924 entries already registered and competed in 22 out 54 elimination events, as of October 31, the 2009 Bakbakan 10-Stag National is well on its way to another record-breaking year, even as 60 more entries add up to the list as they participate in the third national preliminaries set today at the Makati Coliseum.
With a historic P30 million guaranteed cash prize, Bakbakan 2009 is hosted by the National Federation of Gamefowl Breeders and co-presented by Thunderbird Ganador Max. A total of 90 exciting fights are lined-up which will start at 2:00 p.m.
“We’re happy to see the good results of our efforts”, says NFGB Director & Batangas Breeders Club President Fred Katigbak.
Bicol Gamefowl Breeders Association (BIGBA) registered 97 entries; La Union (LUGBA) - 33; United Cavite (UCBA) - 88; Batangas Breeders Club - 146; Bulacan (BGBA) - 23; Zamboanga Gamefowl Breeders Ass’n (ZGBA) - 19; Zamboanga del Norte (ZNGBA) - 34; the United Ilocandia Gamefowl Breeders (UNIGBA) – 93; Negros Oriental (GBANO) – 24; Pangasinan (GBAP) – 31; Palawan (GPGBI) – 36; Bulacan (BGBA) – 23; Laguna (LAGBA) – 34; Vizcaya/Ifugao (VIGBA) – 19; national elims in Makati last October 26 had 45 and Pasay Cockpit-held national elims in Oct. 30 – 44. Added to these are the entries from 7 simultaneous provincial and regional qualifying rounds held in Oct. 31.
Next Bakbakan elims in Makati Coliseum are on Nov. 9, 12 & 16.