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UAAP Season 78 tentative schedule of events



With the 78th Season of the UAAP just around the corner, everyone’s wondering when are the events for each sport going to happen?

Everyone knows that four of the eight competing schools are now following an academic calendar that suits international standards. That is the reason why the UAAP moved its athletic calendar as well. Before showing the schedule, here are the enrollment dates for the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, and the University of Santo Tomas.

SCHOOL1ST Semester Enrollment2ND Semester Enrollment
UPAugust 3 to 7, 2015January 12 to 25, 2016
ADMUAugust 10 to 15, 2015January, 2016 (2nd week)
DLSUJuly 31 to August 7, 2015December, 2015 (3rd week)
USTJune-July, 2015January 11, 2016


The UAAP has just released that the Juniors’ Volleyball tournament will start on August 22 and will be played at the Adamson Gym. The Seniors’ basketball tournament will formally open on September 5, 2015. The opening weekend will have the following games:

Sept. 51:00PMSMART Araneta ColiseumOpeningCeremony
Sept. 52:00PMSMART Araneta ColiseumUPUE
Sept. 54:00PMSMART Araneta ColiseumUSTAdU
Sept. 62:00PMSM Mall of Asia ArenaNUDLSU
Sept. 64:00PMSM Mall of Asia ArenaFEUADMU


Here are the tentative schedules for all first semester events:

EVENT HOST1ST Semester SportsTentative DatesProposed venues
UPBasketball – Men’s and Women’sSept. 5 to Dec 6, 2015Men’s: Smart Araneta Coliseum, SM Mall of Asia ArenaWomen’s: Blue Eagle Gym
AdUVolleyball – Boys and GirlsStart date: August 22Adamson Gym
FEUBadminton – Men’s and Women’sOct. 3 to 31, 2015   (Wed, Sat, Sun)Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall
USTBeach Volleyball – Men’s and Women’sOct. 3 to 31, 2015 (Wed, Sat, Sun)Sands by the Bay
Special Events CommitteeCheerdance CompetitionDepending on basketball seasonSM Mall of Asia Arena
ADMUTaekwondo: Kyorugi/Poomsae – Men’s, Women’s, Juniors’Mid of Oct or 1st week of November (Tue, Thu) – 4 playing daysFiloil Flying V Arena/Blue Eagle Gym
UETable Tennis – Men’s, Women’s, Boys’, Girls’Mid of Oct or 1st week of November (Sat) – 4 playing days???
NUSwimming – Men’s, Women’s, Boys’, Girls’Mid of Oct or 1st week of November (Thurs-Sun) – 4 playing daysRizal Memorial Swimming Center
DLSUJudo – Men’s, Women’s, Juniors’Nov. 28-29, 2015Filoil Flying V Arena
FEUBasketball, Chess, Fencing, Athletics – Juniors’Nov. 14, 2015 – Feb, 2016Basketball: Blue Eagle Gym, Filoil Flying V Arena
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As we can see in the enrollment schedule above, the University of the Philippines has a second semester enrollment cutoff set at January 25, 2016. As a result, the deadline for submission of the second semester student-athletes’ documents has been set at January 29, 2016. Because of that the second semester sports have a tentative start date of February 14, 2016.

EVENT HOST2ND Semester SportsTentative DatesProposed Venues
UPVolleyball – Men’s, Women’sFeb. 14 to Apr., 2016 (Wed, Sat, Sun)Filoil Flying V Arena, SM Mall of Asia Arena, Araneta Coliseum
ADMUFootball – Men’s, Women’sFeb. 14 to Apr., 2016 (Thu, Sat, Sun)Moro Lorenzo Field, FEU-FERN Field, Rizal Memorial Football Stadium
DLSUBaseball, SoftballFeb. 14 to Apr., 2016 (Baseball – Thurs, Sun; Softball – Wed, Sat)Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium
AdUChess – Men’s, Women’sFeb. 28 to Mar., 2016???
USTLawn Tennis – Men’s, Women’sFeb. 28 to Mar., 2016 (Sat, Sun)Rizal Memorial Tennis Court
NUAthletics – Men’s , Women’sFeb. 28 to Mar., 2016 (Fri – Tues)ULTRA Track Oval
UEFencing – Men’s, Women’sFeb. 28 to Mar., 2016 (Thurs – Sun)???
Special Events CommitteeStreetdance CompetitionDepending on volleyball seasonSM Mall of Asia Arena


All dates and venues are in its early stages. Dates that are currently locked in are the opening dates for basketball, juniors’ volleyball, and seniors’ volleyball, football, and softball.

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