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GENERAL GUIDELINES 

I. ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION

 FOR QUALIFIED ATHLETES
( From the Qualifying Leg-LVM) 

  1. The 2017-2018 Batang Pinoy is a multi-sports competition for Filipino youth (15 years old and below, born on the year 2002) 
  2. Participants shall be classified under two (2) age groups; Under 13 (Boys and Girls) and 13-15 years old (Boys and Girls)
  3. Substitution, replacement of a Qualified Athlete in the Individual Event is NOT ALLOWED. However, in the Team Event, substitution may be only allowed if any of the member of the team has injury, illness( should submit Medical certification of the injured Qualified athlete) or if the game schedule falls on school examination period (should submit certification from school) and only within the prescribed period of August 18-25, 2018 
  1. FOR INDIVIDUAL EVENTSFrom the Qualifying Legs (LVM)  
  • The top five (5) placers/finishers in Non-Combative sports such as Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Chess, Dancesport, Swimming, Table Tennis and Tennis are qualified for the National Championships and to receive PSC subsidies. (Pls. refer to the List of Qualified athletes at the Batang Pinoy website) 
  • For Combative sports such as the Arnis, Boxing, Karatedo, Pencak Silat and Taekwondo only the Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists are Qualified for the National Championships and to receive PSC subsidies.

(Pls. refer to the List of Qualified athletes at the Batang Pinoy website) 

  1. FOR TEAM EVENTS - From the Qualifying Legs (LVM)
The top three (3) placers/finishers are automatically qualified for the National Championships and to receive PSC subsidies. (Pls. refer to the List of Qualified athletes at the Batang Pinoy website
  1. Only one–time monetary subsidy shall be given to entitled athlete regardless of the number of medals won.
  2. PSC monetary subsidy to Qualified athletes shall only be released upon the actual registration. No proxy, no authorization letter is allowed.
  3. DOCUMENTS/FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED – (Individual Athlete’s Profile attach with 2x2 photo, Medical Clearance, Waiver of Medical Liability and Delegation List) Forms are downloadable from the Batang Pinoy website www.batangpinoy.psc.gov.ph

***  Bring the Batang Pinoy issued ID and school ID with picture



 
FOR THE NINE (9) FINAL SPORTS
(Straight to the National Championships)

(Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, Futzal, Muaythai, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu)

  1. Participants must be born on 2003 and year thereafter.
  2. Participants shall be classified under two (2) age groups; Under 13 (Boys and Girls) and 13-15 years old (Boys and Girls)
  3. An athlete should participate as a member of the official delegation of a Province, Chartered City, or Municipality. Barangay level endorsement of athletes shall NOT be accepted.
  4. A Fil-foreign athlete may participate as long as he/she represents, endorsed by a particular LGU and should be a Philippine passport holder.
  5. An Athlete should only represent one (1) particular LGU.
  6. Participation in the Batang Pinoy is for FREE (no Entry/Participation fee to be collected).
  7. Participation/travel expenses are at OWN account of the LGU/participant.
  8. Substitution, replacement of Athlete is ALLOWED only within the prescribed period August 18-25, 2018.
  9. Only the counted medalists (Gold, Silver, Bronze)  in the Medal Tally shall receive the PSC subsidy
  10. Only one–time monetary subsidy shall be given to entitled athlete regardless of the number of medals won.
  11. For the MEDALISTS of the NINE (9) FINAL SPORTS- Monetary subsidy shall ONLY be released after the Final Official Results have been submitted by the NSA Tournament Director to the PSC Games Results and Tabulation Committee
FORMS AND DOCUMENTS FOR SUBMISSION for the
NINE (9) FINAL SPORTS ONLY

( Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, Futzal, Muaythai, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu)

  1. Individual Athlete’s Profile attach with scanned photo size 2x2
  2. Athlete’s Entry Form
  3. Medical Clearance signed by Licensed medical doctor
  4. Waiver of Medical Liability signed by the athlete, parent/guardian attach with photocopy of valid ID
  5. Delegation List duly endorsed by Governor/Mayor/LGU Representative
  6. LGU Entry Form B (Entry by Name per Event- downloadable from the Batang Pinoy website) indicating the following: 
    1. Names of participating Athletes per Event
    2. Ages of participating athletes per Event
  7. Original Birth Certificate issued by PSA or SCANNED copy of Passport (zerox copy and Local Civil Registrar’s issued will NOT BE ACCEPTED) 
  8. Advance copy of LGU Form B may be sent to the following email addresses (according to region/cluster):

                Luzon
                Region I and NCR: pscbpluzon1@gmail.com               
                RegionII, III and CAR:  pscbpluzon2@gmail.com
                RegionIV-A,IV-B and V: pscbpluzon3@gmail.com

                Visayas        
                Region VI: pscbpvisayas1@gmail.com
                Region VII and NIR: pscbpvisayas2@gmail.com         

                Region VIII: pscbpvisayas3@gmail.com

                Mindanao    
                Region IX and X: pscbpmindanao1@gmail.com
                Region XI and XII: pscbpmindanao2@gmail.com

                CARAGA and ARMM: pscbpmindanao3@gmail.com 

  1. LGU Form B and other supporting documents (hard copy) must be sent via courier DIRECTLY to the postal address as mentioned below, NOT to the National Sports Association (NSA).                   

                        BATANG PINOY NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
                        PHILIPPINE SPORTS COMMISSION
                        c/o Assistance and Coordination Division Office (ACD)

                        3RD Floor, Administration Building
                        Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
                        Pablo Ocampo Sr. St.,  Malate, Manila

( For confirmation : PSC Contact No. Landline No. (02) 5250808 local 156 and 138)


THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES SHALL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED FOR THE NINE (9)  FINAL SPORTS
(Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, Futsal, Muaythai, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu)

July 15-August 17, 2018 ( No extension - may send in advance thru email, valid entries will be based on the date received by the courier)

August 18-25, 2018 Deadline of Substitution/Replacement of Athletes

August 18-31, 2018
(Screening /Review of LGU submitted documents. Giving of     Feedback to LGU and NSA)


PROTEST AND APPEALS DURING THE GAMES

 PROTEST

  1. All participating LGUs may file formal protest with the Batang Pinoy Secretariat regarding athlete’s eligibility (for age only)
  2. Petitioning LGUs shall submit an accomplished Protest Form as provided by the Games Secretariat addressed to the Batang Pinoy Organizing Committee for action.
  3. There must be an attached documents to support the protest (Birth Certificate/scanned copy of passport)
  4. The protest must be signed by the Head of the Delegation only. Filed protest signed by any other person shall NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  5. The protest form must be submitted in two (2) copies to the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat.
  6. The protest must be filed within the prescribed period of the NSA Technical Guidelines.
  7. A non-refundable protest fee of Ten Thousand pesos (P10,000.00) shall be paid by the petitioning LGU  
  1. Any protest regarding game/match results and officiating shall be filed with the Tournament Director of the sport concerned.
  2. All protests are to be entertained during the games only.
  3. All filed Protest Forms will be forwarded to the Jury of Appeals for review and deliberation
  4. Non-attendance in the Solidarity Meeting automatically waived the right of the LGU to file protest and appeal.
 APPEALS
  1. All participating LGUs may file formal appeals with the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat on the Tournament Director’s decision/s on protests regarding game/match results and officiating only
  2. Petitioning LGUs shall submit an Accomplished Appeal Form address to the Batang Pinoy Organizing Committee for action
  3. The following documents shall serve as supporting attachments for Appeals;
    1. Name of Athlete/s, technical official/s, LGU concerned
    2. Copy of official game/match results certified by the Tournament Director
    3. Copy of the Protest decision rendered by the Tournament Director
    4. The appeals must be signed by the Head of the Delegation or the Head coach of the particular sport. Parent/s and Athletes are NOT allowed to file the appeals.
    5. The Appeal Form must be submitted in two (2) copies to the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat.
    6. The Appeal must be filed within sixty (60) minutes after the decision has been rendered.
    7. A non-refundable appeal fee of Five Thousand pesos (P 5,000.00) shall be paid by the petitioning LGU.
    8. The Jury of Appeals shall deliberate on the appeal and issue their decision on the same through writing within the prescribed period of the NSA technical guidelines.
 MEDAL COUNT  
  1. All Qualified Athletes from the Qualifying leg (LVM), whose event/discipline/class/category are with three (3) or more participating LGUs is considered in the Medal Tally count.
  1. For the Nine (9) Final sports - Event/discipline per age/discipline/class/ category with less than three (3) participating LGUs present will be allowed to play, but no medal count in the Medal Tally and are also NOT entitled to the PSC monetary subsidy. However, these players will be given medals only after the duration of their respective sports competition for the purpose of their LGU recognition.

SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES -
FOR THE NINE (9) FINAL SPORTS
  1. Within the Screening/Review of LGU submitted documents (August 18-31, 2018) – the Event/Discipline with less than Four (4) participating LGUs is automatically will NOT be (PSC will give feedback to LGU who submitted their entry as well as to the NSA). 
  1. Athlete is ONLY allowed to play in the category/event where his/her name was entered in the Form B as submitted by the LGU. Non-compliance with this rule will result to forfeiture of any medal won by the concerned athlete on that particular category/event.