SBP/Passerelle regional finals slated (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Leading players from top schools across the country brace for the regional championships of the country’s most prestigious interschool basketball competition, the SBP/Passerelle Twin Tournament 2015 set Saturday at the Ateneo Blue Eagle gym in QC.

The upcoming tournament serves as the NCR championship to be followed by the Mindanao final on Oct. 24-25 at the Almendras Gym in Davao City with the Visayas finals set Nov. 7-8 at the University of La Salle gym in Bacolod City.

Wrapping up the regional rounds is the Luzon finals on Nov. 21-22 at the University of Assumption gym in Pampanga.

The regional champions will compete in the National Finals for the right to be the SBP/Passerelle 2015 National Champions.

Pitting the country’s best school teams and the most promising basketball players, this decisive championship fight is where the young cagers give all their best for the ultimate victory and the next generation of basketball superstars will make their name.

Now on its 30th season, the SBP/Passerelle Twin Tournament provides an avenue for young cagers to apply what they learned from basketball trainings and showcase their skills in the court. This year’s play-offs will be participated by over a thousand players from 150 school teams from NCR, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

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The SBP/Passerelle Twin Tournament is sponsored by Milo and organized by the Basketball Efficiency Scientific Training (BEST) Center, the Philippines’ premiere basketball and volleyball school that utilizes scientific approach in teaching sports. The school is known for producing students who become national basketball superstars, including Chris Tiu, Kobe Paras, Kiefer Ravena, and Mark and Mike Nieto.

To know more about the schedules of SBP/Passerelle Twin Tournament 2015, visit BEST Center’s Facebook page at