Sunday, November 25, 2012

2012 San Miguel Beer National Beer Drinking Contest Finals-Western Visayas Team Wins

The five-man team from the Western Visayas Metro region was declared this year’s fastest beer drinking team in the Philippines, boasting a record of 43.37 seconds in the grand finals of the 2012 San Miguel Beer National Beer Drinking Contest held in Plazuela de Mayor, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.

Receiving a tax-free cash prize of P500,000, the champion team Super Maglaklak Boys from E.B. Magalona town in Negros Occidental is composed of Jerome Spas, Carlo Depalobos, Richard Demigillo, JC Catanghal and Joemarie Pennela.
Super Maglaklak Boys
First runner up Team Mandirigma (with a record of 45.11 seconds) from North Greater Manila Area and second runner up Team Sto. Nino Kings ( 45.33 seconds) took home P200,000 and P100,000 respectively.
The San Miguel Beer National Beer Drinking Contest is an annual event organized by the Sales unit of San Miguel Brewery Inc. It is one of the many ways undertaken by the company to continuously delight its customers by offering financially rewarding opportunities for the contestants.
“Sa pamamagitan ng SMB National Beer Drinking Contest, hindi lamang kami tumutulong magbigay ginhawa sa buhay ng mga contestants. Bukod sa pagbibigay saya, hangad rin naming palaguin ang samahan ng barkadahang Pinoy,” said Celso Minosa, SMB’s Trade and Promo Merchandising Manager.
“Dito may samahang nabubuo, lumalawak at tumatatag –sa sama-samang pag-eensayo, inuman, tulungan, at pagbuo ng pangarap, “ he added.

The activity is not only a competitive speed beer drinking team race but an activity where admirable values --- focus, strategy, determination, discipline, and teamwork – prove essential for the success of the team. tungo sa tagumpay,” he added.

Photo shows the 2012 SMB National Beer Drinking Contest champion team with (from left) Visayas Area Sales Manager Oscar Canave, supervisor Rey Valderrama, Western Visayas Metro Beer Region Sales Manager Victor Vecera, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, National Sales Manager Debbie Namalata, Chief Finance Officer Mercy Marie Amador, and Trade Promo and Merchandising Manager Celso Minosa.