La Salle Coliseum

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USLS Coliseum
La Salle Coliseum
La Salle Coliseum.jpg
The arena façade
Location Bacolod, Negros Occidental
Owner University of St. La Salle
Operator University of St. La Salle
Capacity 8,000
Tenants
Negros Slashers (MBA) (1998–2002)

The La Salle Coliseum is an indoor sporting arena located in Bacolod, Philippines.

The Coliseum has played host to a number of basketball games including those of Philippine Basketball Association out of town games and the now-defunct Metropolitan Basketball Association, where it served as the home court of the Negros Slashers.

It is the largest indoor facility in Negros Island Region. It is located inside the campus of the University of St. La Salle and hosts sporting and entertainment events in the province.

Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports Cultural Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) sports opening ceremony are usually held in the coliseum[1] and was the official venue during the 2005 Southeast Asian Games particularly the Boxing event where 11 countries participated the competition. The coliseum also hosted two major karatedo championships, the 1996 Philippine Karatedo Federation National Championship headed by Pocholo Veguillas and Cristina Ramos-Jalasco, former Philippine Olympic Committee chairman and daughter of former president Fidel V. Ramos and the 2007 20th PKF National Open. Both tournaments were held at the USLS Coliseum. The tournaments were participated by hundreds of karatekas all over the country.[2][3]

Inside the La Sale Coliseum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Opening Ceremony,Visayan Daily Star, September 22, 2008 edition
  2. ^ PKF and POF National Karatedo Winners,Team Jack & Jill School Archived 2009-02-13 at the Wayback Machine., Sunstar September 26, 2007
  3. ^ Karatedo Winners,NOKAF Karatedo, Visayan Daily Star September 17, 2007 edition

Coordinates: 10°40′44″N 122°57′45″E / 10.67889°N 122.96250°E / 10.67889; 122.96250