Pangasinan – host of Palarong Pambansa 2012, the Philippines’ biggest annual scholastic athletic competition that will be held at Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Complex (NRSCC), Lingayen on May 6-12.
Pangasinan won the hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2012 against the three contenders, the province of Laguna, Occidental Mindoro and the City of Marikina after a final presentation.
According to the Department of Education Evaluation Team, the selection of the host of the Palarong Pambansa 2012 is based on the preparedness of the province, its playing venues, billeting schools and the main venue or the sports complex.
Palarong Pambansa was hosted by the province of Pangasinan last 1995. It was during the term of Former President Fidel V. Ramos, a native Pangasinense.
Source: The Pangasinan Craftsman