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ADVISORY:

Deadline for submission of substitute/replacement athlete will be on 21 August 2019.
Please see substitution/replacement guidelines
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Please be advised of the following schedule and venues of the Delegation Registration Meetings (DRM) for the Batang Pinoy National Championships:

Island / Region

Date

Venue

MINDANAO
(view list)

3-5 July 2019

Pinnacle Hotel Function Room, Davao City (tentative)

VISAYAS
(view list)

10-12 July 2019

Dancesport Extension Studio, 3rd Flr. Abellana Sports Complex, Cebu City

SOUTH LUZON
MIMAROPA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION
(view list)

17-19 July 2019

Lipa City Youth & Cultural Center, Lipa City, Batangas

NORTH LUZON
Regions I-III
(view list)

24-26 July 2019

Provincial Employment & Skills Development Center (PESDC) Narciso Ramos Sports & Civic Center, Lingayen, Pangasinan

NCR
(view list)

31 July - 2 August 2019

Bldq. A - 4th Flr., Philsports,

Pasig City

Batang Pinoy National Secretariat


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Batang Pinoy 2019 - National Championship Letter of Invitation
click here to download
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BILLIARDS and SOFT TENNIS are included in the BATANG PINOY 2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. Submission of entries for the sports STRAIGHT to the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS will be until APRIL 30, 2019.
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During the conduct of the Philippine Youth Games – Batang Pinoy 2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP on 25 to 31 August 2019 in City of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, plastics most especially single-used plastics such as water bottles are discouraged. Please bring your tumblers or reusable plastic bottles, as water dispensers will be available at the different competition venues.
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Please be reminded that all participating athletes, coaches, and delegation officials of the Batang Pinoy 2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP on 25 to 31 August 2019 in City of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, must wear their Identification Cards (IDs) ALL THE TIME for proper identification and enforcement of the strict security protocol for the safety of all delegations and the public.

FOR STRICT COMPLIANCE.
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BATANG PINOY 2019 GENERAL GUIDELINES

As mandated by Presidential Proclamation No. 760 of 2014 and Republic Act (RA) 9003: Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, please be advised that the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is strictly implementing the ZERO PLASTIC POLICY.

Sports in the qualifying legs:

ARCHERY   CHESS SOFTBALL
ARNIS DANCESPORT SWIMMING
ATHLETICS FUTSAL TABLE TENNIS
BADMINTON KARATEDO TAEKWONDO
BASEBALL LAWN TENNIS VOLLEYBALL (INDOOR & BEACH)
BASKETBALL PENCAK SILAT  
BOXING SEPAK TAKRAW  

Sports to be played straight to the national championships: 

CYCLING

MUAYTHAI

WEIGHTLIFTING

GYMNASTICS

RUGBY FOOTBALL

WRESTLING

JUDO

TRIATHLON

WUSHU

BILLIARDS

SOFT TENNIS

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE LUZON, VISAYAS AND MINDANAO QUALIFYING LEG:
  1. The Batang Pinoy 2019 is a multi-sports competition for Filipino youth (15 years old and below);
  2. Participants must be born on 2004 and year thereafter (Birth Year not Birth date);
  3. Participants shall be classified under categories prescribed by the technical guidelines of each NSA.
  4. An athlete should participate as a member of the official delegation of a Province, Chartered City and Municipality. Barangay level endorsement of athletes shall NOT be accepted;
  5. A Fil-foreign athlete may participate as long as the athlete is duly-endorsed by a particular LGU. The athlete should have a Philippine Passport a copy of which should be submitted;
  6. An athlete with foreign parents born in the Philippines shall present original Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate;
  7. An athlete should only represent one (1) particular LGU and cannot represent a different LGU up to the National Championships in case the athlete qualifies;
  8. Club Teams, schools, associations and organizations are allowed to join the Batang Pinoy, as long as they are endorsed by a particular LGU, and part of the official delegation;
  9. Participation in the 2019 Batang Pinoy Qualifying Legs and National Championships is FREE OF CHARGE. No entry/participation/membership fee will be collected;
  10. Transportation, meals and other incidental expenses shall be shouldered by the LGUs;
  11. PSC will provide the billeting schools for the athletes, coaches and delegation officials;
  12. Only those listed on the official delegation list shall be issued a Batang Pinoy ID. NO BATANG PINOY ID, NO PLAY. ID SHOULD BE WORN CONSPICUOUSLY AT ALL TIMES AND ALL VENUES FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT; and
  13. Lost ID will be replaced but only after submitting the following:
  14. Incident report signed by the concerned person and noted by the Head of Delegation
  15. Affidavit of loss duly-notarized
  16. Police report
REQUIREMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED:
  1. MEDICAL CLEARANCE signed by a licensed medical doctor for the last 2 months;
  2. WAIVER OF MEDICAL LIABILITY signed by the parents/guardian attached with photo copy of parent’s or guardian’s valid ID who will sign the waiver;
  3. DELEGATION LIST with LGU DRY SEAL and duly signed by the Provincial Governor, City/Municipal Mayor or Provincial/City/Municipal Sports Coordinator only (any of the three). THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT WILL NOT ENTERTAIN DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SIGNATURE OF ANY OF THE MENTIONED AUTHORIZED OFFICIALS AND WITHOUT A DRY SEAL. In case of the absence of any of the above-mentioned signatories, an Authorization from the Provincial/City/Municipal Administrator shall be presented by the bearer;
  4. 1 copy 2 X 2 ID picture with white background taken within the last 2 months, to be pasted in the DELEGATION GALLERY FORM;
  5. Athlete entry form duly filled out;
  6. LGU Entry Form B per sport duly signed by the Head Coach; and
  7. Original Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to:
  8. first time participants; and
  9. athletes who did not submit the Original Birth Certificate in the past editions of Batang Pinoy.
PROCEDURE IN SUBMITTING ENTRIES:

1. Prepare all the following requirements:
  • PSA Original Birth Certificate (for first time participants and those who have not yet submitted original birth certificate during previous Batang Pinoy Tournaments). NON- COMPLIANCE WILL NOT BE REGISTERED.
  • Fully filled-out waiver signed by the participants and the parents/guardian attached with photo copy of parent’s/guardian’s ID.
  • Medical Certificate duly signed by a licensed medical doctor for the last 2 months.
  • Delegation list with LGU dry seal duly signed by the authorized official.
  • 1 copy of 2x2 ID picture taken within the last 2 months with white background.
  • Athletes Entry Form completely filled-out and signed by the athlete and Head Coach.
  • Form B duly signed by the Head Coach.
 2. Submit all requirements personally or thru courier to:

BATANG PINOY NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
PHILIPPINE SPORTS COMMISSION
c/o Assistance and Coordination Division
3rd floor Administration Building
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Ocampo, Sr. St., Malate Manila
 (For confirmation: PSC Contact No. (02)5250808 local 156 and 138)

  1. Submit in advance thru e-mail the following:
    1. 2x2 ID picture taken within the last 2 months with white background pasted on the delegation gallery form.
    2. Form B duly signed by the Head Coach.
    3. Delegation list with LGU dry seal duly signed by the authorized official.
    4. Athletes Entry Form completely filled-out and signed by the athlete and Head Coach.
 
For Luzon         : Mr. Ronald O. Tuico          batangpinoyluzon@gmail.com
For Visayas      : Mr. Wali U. Ebra                batangpinoyvisayas@gmail.com
For Mindanao  : Ms. Zyrine D. Gelotin         batangpinoymindanao@gmail.com
 
  1. LGUs will be notified by their respective PSC LGU Coordinator in case the submitted requirements are incomplete.
For Luzon         : Mr. Ronald O. Tuico             Cellphone No. 09567038242
For Visayas      : Mr. Wali U. Ebra                   Cellphone No. 09204635227
For Mindanao   : Ms. Zyrine D. Gelotin           Cellphone No. 09499125013
 
  1. Only those athletes that have complete submitted requirements shall be registered and IDs will be prepared.

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

  1. Only medalists in the Batang Pinoy 2019 qualifying legs (individual or team event) are qualified for the National Championships.
  2. Athletes who were not medalist during the Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao Leg but consider as qualifier due to being a lone participant.
  3. Substitute/replacement athlete of a qualifier.
  4. Top 8 finalists of the Athletics (Track events only) and Swimming.

 
SUBSTITUTION/REPLACEMENT OF A QUALIFIED ATHLETE:

1. Substitution for individual event is not allowed.
2. Only in team sport does the substitution/replacement of a qualified athletes is allowed maximum of Three (3) athletes per sport only.

For team event:

If 3 participants - only 1 is allowed to be replaced

If 4 participants - maximum of  is allowed to be replaced

 3. Substitution may be allowed if they meet the following requirements:

  • If any of the member of the team has suffered an injury and found not fit to compete by a licensed medical doctor through a medical certificate.
  • If the game schedule falls on school examination period and the attendance of the athlete is required as certified by the school principal where he/she is enrolled.
  • If the athlete had already migrated to another country, as long as it is supported by relevant documents.
  • Only a maximum of three (3) athletes are allowed to be substituted/replaced in a team sport.
  • The substitute athlete/s must satisfy the requirement for eligibility.
  • The requirements must be submitted within the prescribed period for substitution/replacement scheduled by the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat. The Batang Pinoy National Secretariat will no longer accept substitution/replacement after the prescribed period.
4. An athlete who did not qualify for the national championship during the qualifying round can be a substitute athlete (Team Event) to a qualifier but only on the same sport and with the same LGU. Combative sport is excluded.


COMPETITION RULES:

  1. As a general rule, if there is conflict between the Technical Rules of a particular sport and the Batang Pinoy General Guidelines, the latter would prevail.
  2. Athletes who will play in the National Championships can only compete on the sport/event/discipline/class/category in which he/she had won in the qualifying leg.
  3. All qualified athletes (individual and team sport) should compete in the National Championships. An LGU who are present but did not compete will be suspended accordingly in the succeeding Batang Pinoy (BP) competitions. The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will write a report regarding the violation to the respective LGU.
  4. No athlete can play without the official coach as declared in Form B. In case of replacement of coach, a letter from the LGU should be presented and submitted to the BP National Secretariat.
  5. All participating LGU representatives, coaches, trainer and Team managers should attend the Solidarity Meeting of their respective sport. Non-attendance in the said meeting will waive the right to appeal or complaint. The referee/judge's decision is final. 
  6. Event/Category with only 1 participant, said event/category will be scratched and the athlete will be allowed to play in the different event of the same sport as long as he/she meets the requirement and that there is no qualifier on the said event with the same LGU (team mate). Subsidy will only be received upon winning the medal.
  7. Top 8 athletes of the Swimming and Athletics (only Track event) are allowed to play in the National Championships.
  8. An athlete is not allowed to play in multi-sports.
  9. No 2019 Batang Pinoy National Championship ID, No play.


LGU REPRESENTATION:

  1. As a general rule, an athlete can only represent one (1) LGU. In the event the qualified athlete transfer residency to another LGU, said athlete shall represent the LGU where he/she qualifies.


MEDAL AWARDING
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  1. All medals awarded are included in the medal tally.
  2. In case there are only two (2) participants REGISTERED in an event, only the winner will receive medal (Gold). But, if there are 3 or more registered participants and only 2 participated, Silver medal will be awarded to the loser.
  3. For the national championships, qualified athlete is only allowed to play in the category/discipline/class where he/she qualified. Non-compliance will result to forfeiture of any medal won by the athlete and shall be awarded to the next ranking athlete.
  4. Medal/s will be deducted from an LGU if in case a protest against was lodged and found with probable cause. 

 

MONETARY SUBSIDY FOR QUALIFIERS:

  1. All medalists in the qualifying leg (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao) are entitled to monetary subsidy to be received only upon actual registration during the National Championships. NO PROXY AND AUTHORIZATION LETTER WILL BE ENTERTAINED.
  2. Only one-time monetary subsidy shall be given to qualified athletes regardless of the number of medals won.
  3. For substitute/replacement and lone participant athlete, subsidy will be received upon winning a medal in the National Championship. 


PROTEST AND APPEALS DURING THE GAMES

PROTEST ON ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY:

  1. All participating LGUs may file a protest with the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat regarding athlete eligibility.
  2. Petitioning LGUs shall submit an accomplished Protest Form (downloadable at Batang Pinoy website) addressed to the Batang Pinoy Organizing Committee for action.
  3. There must be relevant documents to be determined by the PSC Jury on Appeals.
  4. The protest must be signed by the Head of the Delegation only whose name appear on the Delegation list submitted. Filed protest signed by any other person shall not be accepted or entertained.
  5. The protest form must be submitted in duplicate to the Batang Pinoy National Secretariat.
  6. The protest must be filed by the petitioning LGU right before the start of the medal round. Filing of protest after the medal round will not be accepted or entertained.
  7. A non-refundable protest fee of Ten Thousand Pesos (P 10,000.00) shall be paid by the petitioning LGU.
  8. NON-ATTENDANCE IN THE SOLIDARITY MEETING automatically waives the right of the LGU to file protest and appeal. 


PROTEST ON GAME/MATCH RESULTS:

  1. Any protest regarding game/match results and officiating shall be filed to the Tournament Director of the sport concerned.
  2. The protest must be filed within the prescribed period based on the NSA Technical Guidelines.
  3. All protest filed will be forwarded to the Jury of Appeals for review and deliberation.
  4. NON-ATTENDANCE IN THE SOLIDARITY MEETING automatically waives the right of the LGU to file protest and appeal. 

APPEALS:

  1. All participating LGUs may file an appeal with the Batang Pinoy Secretariat only on the Tournament Director’s decision/s on the protests filed regarding game/match results and officiating.
  2. Petitioning LGUs shall submit an accomplished Appeal Form (downloadable at Batang Pinoy website) address to the Batang Pinoy Organizing Committee.
  3. The following documents shall serve as supporting attachments for appeals:
    1. Name of athlete/s, LGU and technical official/s concerned.
    2. Certified copy by the Tournament Director game result being protested.
    3. Copy of the protest decision rendered by the Tournament Director.
    4. Only the delegation officials are allowed to file the appeal.
    5. The appeal form must be submitted in duplicate 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.