The National Oriental Sports Foundation (NOFP), the country representative of the World Oriental Federation recently forged a strategic sports partnership with the Jun Labo Sports Foundation (JLSF) to provide a new martial arts program for Baguio and the Cordillera provinces.
Oriental or O-Sport is a new internationally known martial art and will be launched in a series of competitions including the inaugural NOFP University Challenge set on Sept. 19 at the La Trinidad municipal gym.
Participating in the competition, according to Tess Asuncion, NOFP president, are Benguet State University, St. Louis University, University of Baguio, Eastern Luzon Colleges, La Trinidad National High School, Tublay School of Home Economics and Industry, and Pines City National High School-Dominican Mirador Annex.
NOFP and JLSF invite the public, especially the youth to witness the rare meeting of universities in the field of martial arts, full contact American kickboxing, mixed martial arts submission grappling, wrestling, and amateur boxing.
Interested participants may inquire at: 0919-246-6962 or 0929-892-3425.