Filoil Flying V Centre

Last updated
Filoil Flying V Centre
Entertainment and Recreational Arena of the People
Filoil Flying V Centre Logo.png
FilOil Flying V Centre 2019 SEA Games.jpg
Filoil Flying V Centre
Former namesThe Arena in San Juan
Filoil Flying V Arena
Location Santolan Road, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
OwnerSan Juan City Government
OperatorHomegrown Olympic Management Enterprises
Capacity 1,300 [1]
Construction
Opened2006
ArchitectEdgar C. Lee[ citation needed ]
Tenants
Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup (2007–present)
UAAP (2009–present)
NCAA (2007–present)
Premier Volleyball League (2009–present)
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas (2018–present)
San Juan Knights (MPBL) (2018-present)

The Filoil Flying V Centre, formerly Filoil Flying V Arena and The Arena in San Juan, also known as the Entertainment and Recreational Arena of the People (initials taken after former mayor and president Joseph Estrada's nickname 'Erap'), is an indoor sporting arena located in Santolan Road Bonny Serrano Avenue, Corazon de Jesus, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Contents

The Centre plays host to the basketball games of the Philippine Basketball League, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the University Athletic Association of the Philippines since 2009, the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup, Philippine Collegiate Champions League, Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, as well as the volleyball games of the Premier Volleyball League. It is also one of the secondary home court of Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League. It is also known as the "Volleyball Central" of the Philippines, as the Centre served as the main venue for volleyball tournaments such as UAAP, NCAA, Philippine Super Liga and Premier Volleyball League. The Center was also used as a main venue for the San Juan Mayor's Cup, a basketball and volleyball tournament for the San Juan government employees.

Filoil Flying V entered in a naming rights agreement with the San Juan City government, changing the arena's name into "Filoil Flying V Arena" (renamed into Filoil Flying V Centre in 2016). [2] It is the first such agreement since the San Andres Gym in Malate, Manila lent naming rights to FedEx's sister company Mail And More in 2000. Currently, it is one of two sporting venues in the Philippines named after a company besides, the other being the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

In 2015, the San Juan government signed a 15-year deal with Homegrown Olympic Management Enterprises (Filoil Flying V Sports), the organizer of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup that which be helmed the day-by-day operations and management of the centre. Among the HOME's plans is to convert the Centre into a complete events venue and add a new structure for restaurants and business establishments. [3] The notable religious events held in San Juan Arena are 2013 Shalom 3-day Lenten Retreat with Fr. Archie Guiriba OFM, 2016 National Prayer Gathering of Intercessors for the Philippines and recently last Feb. 2020, the 20th anniversary of Greenhills Chapter of Jesus is Lord Church Worldwide


See also

Related Research Articles

University Athletic Association of the Philippines Collegiate athletic association of 8 universities in Metro Manila, Philippines

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP), established in 1938, is an athletic association of eight Metro Manila universities in the Philippines. The eight member schools are Adamson University (AdU), Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU), De La Salle University (DLSU), Far Eastern University (FEU), National University (NU), University of the East (UE), University of the Philippines Diliman (UP), and University of Santo Tomas (UST). Varsity teams from these universities compete annually in the league's 28 events from 15 sports to vie for the overall championship title, namely, badminton, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, chess, fencing, football, judo, softball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Blue Eagle Gym

The Blue Eagle Gym is a gymnasium located in the main campus of the Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City, Philippines. Unlike most gymnasiums, the basketball court is oriented perpendicular to the orientation of the building.

Adamson Soaring Falcons

The Adamson Soaring Falcons are the collegiate men's varsity teams of Adamson University that play in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines which is the mother sports league of the Falcons. The collegiate women's varsity teams are called the Lady Falcons while the high school varsity teams are called the Baby Falcons and Lady Baby Falcons.

Basketball in the Philippines

Basketball is the most popular sport in the Philippines, played on both the amateur and professional levels.

NCAA Season 85

NCAA Season 85 is the 2009–2010 season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the Philippines. The host for this year will be San Beda College (SBC).

The San Juan Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena in San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Lyceum Pirates

The LPU Pirates are the athletic teams that represent the Lyceum of the Philippines University and plays in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines), the oldest athletic association in the Philippines. Lyceum has fifteen collegiate men's varsity teams that participate in fifteen sporting events of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines), its mother league. They are popularly known as the "Pirata ng Intramuros". The women's varsity team is called the Lady Pirates, which plays in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) while the high school varsity basketball team is from the Cavite Campus' International High School which is called the Junior Pirates. The university takes part in various sports leagues and tournaments such as the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup, Fr. Martin's Cup, Philippine Collegiate Champions League, Milcu Sports Basketball Presents Got Skills Premier League, PBA Developmental League and Premier Volleyball League (PVL). Lyceum of the Philippines University is the youngest member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines).

PBA Developmental League

The PBA Developmental League, or PBA D-League, is the Philippine Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.

The Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup is the biggest pre-season collegiate basketball tournament in the Philippines. It is organized by Filoil Flying V Sports. It gathers teams mainly from the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), but also include some invited teams such as the RP Youth under-18 team and teams from other leagues, in a basketball tournament just before the start of the collegiate season.

Mall of Asia Arena Indoor arena in Bay City, Philippines

The Mall of Asia Arena is an indoor arena within the SM Mall of Asia complex, in Bay City, Pasay, Philippines. It has a seating capacity of 15,000 for sporting events, and a full house capacity of 20,000. The Arena officially opened on May 21, 2012. It has retractable seats and a 2,000-capacity car park building.

The 2011 Philippine Collegiate Championship was the fourth Philippine Collegiate Championship for basketball in its current incarnation, and the ninth edition overall.

The 2012 Filoil Flying V Preseason Hanes Cup is the seventh preseason high school and collegiate basketball tournament organized by Filoil Flying V Sports. The opening ceremonies was held on April 14, 2012 with the first tripleheader of basketball games at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan. All eight teams from the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and ten from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) (NCAA) participate in the tournament. Their junior counterparts also join the tournament, except for UE Junior Warriors.

The Shakey's V-League 9th Season: 1st Conference is the sixteenth conference of Shakey's V-League, a collegiate women's volleyball league in the Philippines founded in 2004. The opening ceremonies was held on April 24, 2012 with the first doubleheader of volleyball games at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan. After a two-year hiatus, the Tigresses of the University of Santo Tomas, the winningest team of the league, participates the conference with other nine teams.

The Spikers' Turf 1st Season is the inaugural season of the men's volleyball league Spikers' Turf, the counterpart of the women's Shakey's V-League. In 2014, the Shakey's V-League introduced a men's division during its 21st conference. The following year, Sports Vision, the organizers of the Shakey's V-League decided to spin-off the men's vision as a separate tournament, giving birth to the Spikers' Turf.

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas is a Filipino basketball team currently playing in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) under the sponsorship of San Miguel Corporation. The team is owned and managed by the sports talent management firm, Virtual Playground, headed by talent agents Dondon Monteverde and Charlie Dy. Alab Pilipinas is the fourth Philippine team to play in the ABL. Alab is a Filipino word that translates as "blaze" in English.

The following is a list of notable events and developments that are related to Philippine sports in 2017.

Basketball at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

Basketball was among the sports contested at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines. The basketball tournament in the games featured four events; traditional 5-on-5 basketball and 3x3 basketball, for both men and women.

The 2019 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) season is the third season of the Premier Volleyball League that started on May 26, 2019 and ended on November 9, 2019 at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.

The 2019 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference was the seventh conference of the Premier Volleyball League. Conference started on May 26, 2019. Grand Fans Day was held at the Trinoma Activity Center, Quezon City on April 25, 2019. Games were held at the Filoil Flying V Centre, San Juan City, Philippines. Philippine Army returned as Pacific Town-Army Lady Troopers and Motolite Power Builders returned with a new set of players.

Esports at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines was held at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan, Metro Manila from 5 to 10 December 2019. It was the first esports contest as a medal event in a multi-sport competition sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee after the discipline featured as a demonstration sport at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

References

  1. Ashton, Graham (14 December 2019). "Esports Learns the Ropes With First Medal Event at SEA Games". Esports Observer. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  2. "UP takes over La Salle's V-League spot". GMANews.tv. 2009-04-05. Retrieved 2009-04-08.
  3. Terrado, Reuben (April 30, 2015). "Filoil Flying V Arena operator plans upgrade from sports center to complete events venue". Sports Interactive Network Philippines . Retrieved March 4, 2016.

Coordinates: 14°36′20″N121°01′58″E / 14.605574°N 121.032914°E / 14.605574; 121.032914