The Augustinian Cup (AC) 2019 Awards Night of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño was successfully held last August 22, 2019 at the Sto. Niño Pilgrim Center. AC is a three-month long sports event competition which is in line to the activities of the Feast of St. Augustine held every August 28.
Sports event includes basketball, volleyball, badminton, bowling and cheer dance competition.
At least 6 teams competed for AC 2019 namely: St. Monica, St. Augustine, St. Nicholas, St. Claire and St. Thomas. The different mandated organizations of the Basilica were divided into five teams and the addition of a team from Colegio del Sto. Nino and the Provincial offices.
It began with a grand opening last May 11 at the Colegio del Sto. Nino with St. Nicholas Team bagging the championship for the cheer dance competition.
For basketball, St. Monica, which is composed of the personnels from MCRI, BMSN Employees and Augustinian Friars, won the championship game against St. Claire, which is composed of the members of MAYA Security Agency, Choir organizations and BPAV. St. Monica also won the championship for the Volleyball men against St. Nicholas, which is composed of the volunteers from the Reflexologists.
Meanwhile, for volleyball women’s division, St. Nicholas were the champion who remained undefeated until the championship.
The bowling event was held at SM Bowling Center and St. Nicholas won the category combining the scores of both men and women category.
As for the badminton tournament that was held in Abellana Sports Complex, St. Augustine won the men’s double division, while St. Nicholas won the women’s double division.
Points were aggregated in all categories and division and St. Nicholas was declared as the overall champion of the Augustinian Cup 2019.
Prizes, trophies and certificates were given to the winners of the various tournaments during the awards’ night.
Moreover, the BMSN Creative Arts Ministry showcased their talents on the awards night bringing honor to the organization and the success of the Augustinian Cup 2019. CAM was the organizers for this year’s Augustinian Cup who showed unwavering commitment for the success of the Augustinian Cup.