Siglakas, the much-awaited event for 2015 was scheduled on August 12 – 15. Excitement in the Maritime Regiment was running high as the defending champions eagerly waited to depend their title. However, this year proved to be a challenge as other Colleges within Southwestern University showed their tough and competitive spirit. Over-all, the Maritime Regiment placed 3rd (garnering 19 golds) against the College of Medical Technology 2nd and the over-all champion, the College of Arts and Sciences- Education.
On the Morning of the August 29, 42 ladies from prestigious universities all throughout the province of Cebu arrived at Southwestern University to serve as partners and sponsors for the Maritime Regiment’s officers in the Annual Presentation of Sponsors (POS)and Military Ball. This perfect summer morning showcased the leadership of Cadet Commander Bacho as he and his staff led the 340 cadets of the regiment. With lady sponsors and regiment officers assembled in Aznar Ballpark, various shipping company representatives, Maritime Regiment staff and the university president, Dr. Noe. G. Quiñanola, were able to witness a timeless tradition.
As noon quickly approached and POS concluded, ladies and officers then prepared to attend the Military Ball held at Montebello Hotel and Resort. “Frozen” was the choice of theme for the evening with the lady sponsors beautiful and glimmering in their gowns. The officers as well, looked handsome and snappy in their white docks uniform. Both parties then preformed their song and dance numbers, thus concluding spectacular day.
From August 13 to 17, the Maritime Regiment participated in the annual Siglakas celebration of Southwestern University.
The regiment started the Siglakas celebration with a bang as they danced their way to gold in the Pop Dance competition and ended on a similar high note as they were awarded over-all champions for garnering the most number of medals in competitions such as volleyball, basketball, taekwondo and many more.