PSA-ARMM joins 9th Statlympics

October 31, 2017News Article Ref No.: NL-ARMM-17-030
PSA-ARMM employees headed by RD Abubakar S. Asaad, CRASD Chief Cayang M. Macud and PSO Razulden A. Mangelen during the Closing and Awarding Ceremony of 9th Statlympics in Kidawan City with RD Maqtahar Manulon of PSA-XII, RD Eddie Nasol of PSA-XI and PSO Ruben Abaro, Jr. of PSA-Gensan.

Thirty-seven employees of PSA-ARMM Regional Office and Provincial Offices of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur joined the 9th Statlympics of PSA-XII last October 27-29, 2017 at Elai Resort, Hotel and Recreation Center, Kidapawan City.

About 150 employees from PSA-XII, PSA-XI and PSA-ARMM headed by Regional Director (RD) Maqtahar Manulon, RD Eddie Nasol and RD Abubakar Asaad, played various games and sports together and against each other. All of the participants were randomly grouped into four teams – Alpha (Red Team), Delta (Blue Team), Chi Square (Yellow Team) and Sigma (Green Team). These teams competed in cheering contest, parlor games, mind games and sports such as volleyball, basketball, badminton and swimming. The Alpha and Chi Square Teams were declared as the overall champions, followed by Sigma Team as the 1st Runner-up and Delta Team as the 2nd Runner-up.

The three regional offices also contended for championship in basketball and volleyball. PSA-XI bagged the championship for basketball tournament against PSA-XII (1st Runner-up) and PSA-ARMM (2nd Runner-up). On the other hand, PSA-XII won on the volleyball game against PSA-ARMM (1st Runner-up) and PSA-XI (2nd Runner-up). All of the participants received cash prizes both in the competitions for mixed teams and invitational games for each region.

This activity was a part of PSA-XII’s celebration of the 28th National Statistics Month aimed at nurturing friendship and strengthening collaboration among employees of PSA Mindanao Cluster. PSA-XII has been successfully conducting this activity for nine years. The participating regional offices hope to expand the scope of this activity to the whole PSA Mindanao Cluster in the following years.