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The 220th Airlift Wingthrough the Wing Commander, BGEN NICOLAS C PARILLA AFP, officially opens the Tamaraw Cup 2016-2017 held at the 220th AW Hangar, BGBNEAB, Lapu-Lapu City lastOctober 5, 2016.
The Tamaraw Cup is an Inter-Squadron/Unit Sports Tournament created to encourage physical fitness and wellness activities among the personnel of Unit. This sports festivity held annually also intends to select and screen potential Unit athletes who can compete for the much awaited PAF Inter-Unit Sports Tournament. Sports events in this Cup are; Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Football, Softball, Chess, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Shooting, Sprint, and Field Games.
One of the highlight of the opening ceremony was the parade of all participants together with their lovely muses. The muse of 473rd Supply and Support Squadron was chosen as the best muse.Also, the participating Unit/Squadrons’ sense of competitiveness was put the test with games like centipede, sack, and wheelbarrow races held to kick-off the fun. The 221st Airlift Squadron emerged as the overall winner of the event. On the other hand, the perpetual trophy was ceremoniously turned-over by 222nd Airlift Squadron (Tamaraw Cup 2015-2016 Overall Champion) to the Wing Special Service Office (WSSO) for safekeeping to be awarded to the next winner.
The Tamaraw Cup aims to strengthen the camaraderie of 220th AW personnel essential in accomplishing the mission and functions of the Wing. This is also a way of eliminating stress acquired from tedious maintenance activities and unrelenting flight operations considering the Unit’s round the clock commitment to service for the country and its people.