CEBUANA LHUILLLIER INVITATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The RP Blu Girls will open the Cebuana Lhuillier Invitational Softball Tournament this weekend with an exciting match against the University of Sto. Tomas Women's Softball Team. The tournament will serve as part of the Blu Girls' preparations for the upcoming Asian-Oceana Olympic Qualifier tournament in Taiwan on February 2007.
Aside from the Blu Girls and UST, other participating teams in the invitational tournament are the University of the Philippines, Adamson University, Brgy. Rosario Pasig Men's Softball team, RTU Men's Softball team and the ILLAM-Big League team.
The Cebuana Lhuillier Invitational also serves as a tune up to some University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) teams to the UAAP Season, which starts on January 2007. Spearheaded by Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) president Jean Henri Lhuillier, the event is in line with the revitalized program to further develop softball in the country.
Tournament format will be single round robin with the top four teams qualifying for 'page system' play offs.
All games will be played at the Rosario Softball Arena on December 2, 10, 17 and 18 from 8 am to 4 pm.