Pinoy 2007 broke total registration record for a three day major
dart tournament with a total of 1,385 registered participants in
all events. Over 620 players played in at least one event of the
The events catered to the spectrum of who are the
Darterong Pinoys – the seniors, ladies, youth, enthusiasts,
hobbyists, garage throwers and the hard core players.
Event breakdown and participation:
|Classified Draw Doubles 386 (193 pairs)
Fixed Four Person Team 284 (71 teams)
Fixed Doubles 280 (140 pairs)
Mixed Doubles 76 (38 pairs)
Open Singles 226
Seniors Singles 52
Youth Singles 50
Ladies Singles 31
Provincial support for the Darterong Pinoy is again
national in scope. Mindano was led by Mindanao Archipelago Dart
Federation – MADF (24 players) President Jong Gonzales and
supported by the DFK Directors of ARRM Usec Guia Mamogkat and the
Cotabato City Sports Coordinator Datu Duma Sinsuat III, and the
darters from Koronadal, Davao, Cotabato City, Sulatan Kudarat and
Cagayan de Oro.
Bicol Dart Federation was led by BDF Vice-President
Mitchell Rosanes, the president of the Pili Darters with darters
from Naga, Daraga and Legaspi City.
Southern Luzon was led by the Quezon players of the
newly formed Lucena City Dart Association (16) headed by Roy Pedernal,
Lucena City Darters of Budz Dunham (4), Cavite Darters of Warren
Perolino (14), Integrated Darters of Laguna –IDOL (12) of
Boy Gube and the Batangas Darters led by Christian Clemeno of Batangas
Northern Luzon was led by the Baguio Benguet Dart
Organization led by President Nards Andawi and John Lam and the
darters from La Union (24).
Central Luzon (31) was ably represented by the green
uniformed Zambales Darters, led by Councilor Butch Echeverri of
San Antonio, Zambales and the Bulacan darters.
The bulk of the Metro Manila darters came from the
traditional bailiwicks of the NDFP – United Darters of Taytay
(UDT), Project 4 Escopa darters, Tonodo and Binondo darters of Edward
Pasqual, UP darters of Dennis Razon, Pasig Darters of Boyet Concepcion,
Caloocan darters, Makati City Darts Association (MCDA) and the strong
contingent of the Marikina City Dart Organization (MCDO). Support
also came from the venue players of Pool Spot, Amber and Daungan
and the corporate darters of SSS, Philhealth and NFA.