La Salle Coliseum
|La Salle Coliseum|
The arena façade
|Location||Bacolod, Negros Occidental|
|Owner||University of St. La Salle|
|Operator||University of St. La Salle|
|Negros Slashers (MBA) (1998–2002)|
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.
Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports Cultural Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) sports opening ceremony are usually held in the coliseum 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.
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