Iloilo Science and Technology University participated in 30 events in the 2017 Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association Meet held at University of Antique on December 3-9, 2017.
The university fielded athletes in athletics, arnis, badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing men, chess, dancesport, football, karatedo, lawn tennis, pencak silat, sepak takraw men, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and volleyball.
The guest speaker, Hon. Alberto H. Kimpo, Director IV, Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary, for General Administration, office of the president, Malacanang emphasized the values of commitment, dedication and discipline to the athletes.
The years’ SCUAA marks the re-entry of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas, and the SUCs in Negros Island which are the Carlos Hilado Memorial State Colege, Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology and Central Philippine State University. It also coincided with the 50th year of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC).
The organizers, faculty, athletes and president of different SUCs also gave some moments of respect for the untimely demise of Dr. Ricardo Rotoras, PASUC National President. The different SUC presidents released white balloons to show their sympathy Dr. Rotoras.
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