Universities and Colleges of Luzon Athletic Association

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The Universities and Colleges of Luzon Athletic Association (UCLAA), the first sports league in the country to cover the entire Luzon area, kicks off its 1st season on November 25, 2008 with competition in men’s and juniors basketball and women’s volleyball. Two new members are set to join the second season of the Universities and Colleges of Luzon Athletic Association (UCLAA) which fires off November 20, 2009 at the Ateneo gym in Quezon City. Manuel L. Quezon University, which topped the pre-season basketball tournament in September, and Central Colleges of the Philippines bring to nine the total number of squads in the league that cater to all Luzon-based schools.

Initiated by inaugural season host Saint Francis of Assisi College System (SFAC), National College of Business and Arts (NCBA), Olivarez College-Tagaytay (OC-Tagaytay) and the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa (PLMUN), the UCLAA aims to raise sports conscisousness and promote excellence in sports competition among the youth enrolled in colleges and universities.

UCLAA also seeks to create opportunities to actively involve member schools in promoting amateur sports, develop the ideals of sportsmanship and fair play among students, officials and athletes of member schools and serve as the catalyst in discovering and developing athletes with promising qualities and help in the nation’s quest for international recognition in sports.

UCLAA is now on its 4th season with the following events: Men and Juniors Basketball, Men and Women Volleyball, Chess. and Badminton.

Officers of the 3rd season are Arturo O. Onas (SFAC) president; Gigi Prats (SFAC) vice president; Genevieve Faraon (PCCR) secretary; Francisco Quinio (NCBA) treasurer; and RJ Dumag (PLMUN) PRO.

Members Schools[edit]

Universities and Colleges of Luzon Athletic Association is located in Metro Manila
NCBA
NCBA
St. Jude
St. Jude
St. Francis
St. Francis
PCCr
PCCr
PLMun
PLMun
DOMC
DOMC
MMC
MMC
MLQU
MLQU
PhilSCA
PhilSCA
PCU
PCU
Locations of UCLAA schools within Metro Manila.
School Nicknames Colors Location
National College of Business and Arts (NCBA) NCBA Wildcats Green and White Cubao, Quezon City
Saint Jude College (SJC) SJC Crusaders Red Dimasalang, Manila
Saint Francis of Assisi College System (SFAC) SFAC Doves Red and White Las Piñas City
Philippine College of Criminology (PCCr) PCCr Enforcers Maroon and Yellow Gold Sta. Cruz, Manila
Diliman Computer Technology Institute (DCTI) DCTI Senators Dilliman, Quezon City
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa (PLMun) PLMun Marshalls Alabang, Muntinlupa
De Ocampo Memorial Colleges (DOMC) DOMC Cobras Green and White Nagtahan, Manila
Metro Manila Colleges (MMC) MMC Bisons Blue Novaliches, Quezon City
Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) MLQU Stallions Maroon and White Quiapo, Manila
Philippine State College of Aeronautics (PhilSCA) PhilSCA Iron Eagles Green and Gold Villamor, Pasay City
Philippine Christian University (PCU) PCU Dolphins Blue and Silver Taft Avenue cor. Pedro Gil, Manila

Former members[edit]

School Nicknames Colors Location
Las Piñas College (LPC) LPC Blue Lions Blue and White Las Piñas
Colegio de Sta. Monica (CSM) CSM Cougars Red and Gold Talon I, Las Piñas City
U.P. Los Baños (UPLB) Fighting Maroons Green and Maroon Los Baños, Laguna
Olivarez College-Tagaytay (OCT) OC Sea Lions Gold, Red and Green Tagaytay

UP Los Banos and Colegio De Santa Monica will not be participating in Season 2.

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