8th Mayors Cup Arnis ENKWENTRO sa Mandaue


The 8th Mayors Cup Arnis Enkwentro sa Mandaue was hel last April 25-26, 2015 at Mandaue City Sports Complex Congratulations to the Medalists!! for the result list click here. for more photos and details  Arnis Enkwentro sa Mandaue 2015.

Vice Mayor of the City of Mandaue, Hon. Glenn Bercebe along with GM Undo Caburnay, ARPI Pres. Velayo awarding the Medalists

GM Prudencio "Undo" Caburnay of Lapunti Arnis de Abanico with ARPI Pres. Raymond S. Velayo awarded the medalists





In a meeting last April, 2015 at DepED Complex Pasig City, Arnis Philippines (ARPI) and Department Education (DepED) discussed and formulated plans to further stream line the Arnis Tournament in Palarong Pambansa. Included in the meeting were: Asec. Tonisito M.C. Umali, Esq, DepED Asst. Secretary for Legal & Legislative Affairs; Mr. Cesar S. Abalon, Chief of School Sports Events & Activities, DepED; Mr. Raymond S. Velayo, ARPI President; Mr. Larry De Leon, ARPI Technical Official Head; Mr. Shishir Allan V. Inocalla, ARPI Committee; Mario Antonio "Dada" V.M. Reyes, ARPI Representative Pasay City; and Mr. Richmond P. Velayo, ARPI Secretary General.

It was agreed upon that in order to preserve the authenticity of Arnis as a martial art in sports programs and tournaments, DepED will work more closely with ARPI. ARPI Will oversee the technical aspect of the event in order to standardize the ground rules for the arins competition in Palarong Pambansa so that it would be in-line with the iARNIS Rules set by Arnis Pederasyong Internasyonal (iARNIS) which is being used in the various sanctioned tournaments of the Philippine Olympic Committe, Philippine Sports Commission and ARPI in the country.



The whole Arnis Community condoles with ARPI Director Medardo Quiambao for the passing of his beloved wife, Magdalena Redito Quiambao. The wake will be held at Arlington Memorial Chapels in Araneta Avenue from 1:00pm to 11:00pm daily. The cremation will be at 10:30am and interment will be at 2:00pm on April 8, 2015.