March 28th, 2007 by admin

For Immediate Release
March 28, 2007 The Provincial Government of Camarines Sur, Philippines under the leadership of Governor Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr., the CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) and the World Wakeboard Association (WWA) invite you to the CWC OPEN to be held from May 25-26, 2007. The competition is open to ALL international riders and with over $34,000 in total prize money, this is an event you won't want to miss! Along with the CWC OPEN is the Kaogma Festival, the World's Hottest Festival in the Philippines that happens from May 19 – 27, 2007. More than just an ideal site for watersports, the Province of Camarines Sur will be the venue for a variety of parties, contests, parades, other action sports events and concerts to celebrate the Foundation Day of the Province.
REGISTRATION

We would like to encourage all riders to register as soon as possible for the competition. Attached is the registration form with detailed directions and payment options.

The entry fee is $100 and inclusive of the following:
Free riding at the park from May 19th -27th.
Access to all events during the Kaogma Festival from May 19th -27th.
Free food and drinks during the competition days May 25th-26th.
Free Airport Transfers to and from Naga Airport and CWC and within the Complex, Hotels/CWC/Festival Area.
Accommodations are $30 room/night and good for 2 people (Extra bed at $ 6/night).

THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines is an archipelago of over 7,000 islands off the southeast coast of Asia. The country is divided into 73 provinces and the capital city is Manila. The Philippines has a tropical climate (hot and humid) and the dry season is from March to May. The national language is Filipino, with English being the most widely spoken 2nd language. The Philippine Peso (PHP) is the currency used. The current exchange rate is approximately 48 PHP to 1 US Dollar. Click here: Currency Converter – Yahoo! Finance The Philippines was a colony of Spain for almost 400 years and in 1898 it was ceded to the U.S. The Filipino people are a blend of many cultures and are known for their kindness, warmth and friendly hospitality.

THE CAMSUR WATERSPORTS COMPLEX (CWC)

The Province of Camarines Sur is in the southeastern part of the island of Luzon. CWC is located Located within the Provincial Capitol Complex of Pili and is just 5 minutes away from the airport in Naga City. The complex is situated on a 6 hectare park and includes a state of the art watersports facility consisting of the only 6 point cable system in the world with 11 obstacles, set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Isarog, making the setting truly idyllic and picturesque. In addition, there are onsite accommodations, a club house with game room, pool and deck area, restaurant with full menu, sand bar, white sand
beach, spas and massage cabanas as well as a pro-shop. Riders can also enjoy their favorite water sports at night as the park is equipped with spotlights. The Camsur Skate Park is scheduled to open in April 2007.

TRAVELLING TO THE PHILIPPINES

When travelling to the Philippines from your country of origin you need to book your flight to Manila, the country's capital. Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL). From here you will need to take a 45 minute connecting flight from Manila to the Province of Camarines Sur.

TRAVELLING TO CAMARINES SUR

The Province of Camarines Sur is located in the central part of the Bicol Region, south of Metro Manila. Air Philippines flies daily to Naga Airport in Pili and to Legaspi City. Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air also has daily flights via Legaspi City.

FLIGHT SCHEDULE FROM MANILA
AIRLINE FREQUENCY FLIGHT FROM TO DEPARTURE ARRIVAL WEBSITE
AIR PHILIPPINES DAILY 2P 961 MANILA NAGA 10:00 AM 10:45 AM http://www.airphils.com/
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES DAILY PR 277 MANILA LEGASPI CITY 7:00 AM 7:50 AM http://www.philippineairlines.com/
PAL PAL DOMESTIC,
CENTENNIAL 2
CEBU PACIFIC AIR DAILY 5J325 MANILA LEGASPI CITY 6:05 AM 7:00 AM
http://www.cebupacificair.com/
5J327 MANILA LEGASPI CITY 1:45 PM 2:40 PM

Traveling to the CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) takes about 5 minutes from Naga Airport in Pili. Upon arrival, tricycles are available enroute to the complex for around PHP 150 ($3). Advise the driver that you want to go to the Provincial Capitol Complex where CWC is located. Signs are visible once you enter the gate.

If your entry point to Camarines Sur is Legaspi City, you need to rent a service vehicle. Vans are available and should be priced at around 2,500 – 3,000 pesos ($50-$60) for the 75 minute ride to the town of Pili. Shuttles are also available from the airport but should be booked ahead of time. To arrange shuttle service contact Richard Rivera at
+63 918 962 0070 or themansionsuites@yahoo.com

FLIGHT SCHEDULE FROM NAGA AIRPORT/LEGASPI CITY
AIRLINE FREQUENCY FLIGHT FROM TO DEPARTURE ARRIVAL WEBSITE
AIR PHILIPPINES DAILY 2P 962 NAGA MANILA 11:15 AM 12:00 PM http://www.airphils.com/
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES DAILY PR 278 LEGASPI CITY MANILA 8:35 AM 9:25 AM http://www.philippineairlines.com/
PAL PAL DOMESTIC,
CENTENNIAL 2
CEBU PACIFIC AIR DAILY 5J326 LEGASPI CITY MANILA 7:30 AM 8:25 AM http://www.cebupacificair.com/
5J328 LEGASPI CITY MANILA 3:10 PM 4:05 PM

If you're up for a road trip, Camarines Sur is an 8 hour drive away from Manila.
Ordinary and Air-conditioned buses travel the Manila-Camarines Sur Route daily.

BUS SCHEDULE
BUS LINE FROM TO TYPE RATE PER HEAD CONTACT NUMBER SCHEDULE
PENAFRANCIA ARANETA BUS TERMINAL CENTRAL BUSINES ORDINARY-AIRCON P600.00 +632 913 1528 7:30:00 AM, 5:30 PM, 8:30 PM, 9:00 PM
CUBAO, QUEZON CITY DISTRICT TERMINAL, LAZY BOY SEATS P750.00 +632 736 4101
ISAROG NAGA CITY 1 SEATER P620.00 +632 913 3551 8:30 PM
BUS LINES ORDINARY AIRCON P550.00 8:45 PM
LAZY BOY SEATS P700.00
LAZY BOY EXTREME SEATS P950.00
PHILTRANCO ORDINARY NON-AIRCON P500.00 +632 851 8078
ORDINARY AIRCON P600.00 +632 853 5220

Once your bus arrives at CBD (Central Business District) Terminal in Naga City you can hail a tricycle to take you to the Provincial Capitol Complex. Follow the signs or ask for directions to the Camsur Watersports Complex (CWC) when you get to the Capitol Complex. Travel time is around 20 minutes.

For those who require a layover in Manila, the following are hotels that you can book in Makati City,

Manila's Central Business District about 30 minutes away

from the Airport. Hotels in Manila, 10 mintues away from the Airport are also available.

Please check on published rates on their respective websites.

HOTELS IN MANILA
HOTEL ADDRESS CONTACT NUMBER WEBSITE
Makati City Garden Makati Avenue, Makati City +632 899 1111 http://www.citygardenhotels.com
The Best Western Astor Plaza Makati Avenue, Makati City +632 7507500 http://www.bestwesterastor.com
Traders Hotel Manila Roxas Boulevard, Metro Manila +632 527 9103 http://www.shangri-la.com
Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila Pedro Gil cor. MH Del Pilar, Malate, Manila +632 245 1234 http://www.manila.casino.hyatt.com

For hotel reservations and accommodations at CWC you can email all inqueries to Richard Rivera at themansionsuites@yahoo.com The CWC Open Schedule of Events and more details about the Kaogma Festival will be sent out shortly.

For more information please visit: www.thecamsurwatersportscomplex.com and www.thewwa.com

or contact:

Anamie Saenz
+ 63928 502 5358
info@camsurwatersportscomplex.com

and/or

Danielle Crawford
(561) 281-1892
DancCrawf99@aol.com
Danielle@thewwa.com

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