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  1. Exclusively for BAKBAKAN 2018 banded stags only beginning on November 8, 2018.
  2. FIGBA unified derby rules apply. Computerized and centralized matching.
  3. Three (3) stag eliminations – 2 points to qualify for semis.
  4. Four (4) stag semi-finals – 5 points to qualify for the finals.
  5. Five (5) stag finals – 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5 and 6 points to fight only in their assigned regional finals.
  6. Entries with 6.5 and 7 points are to fight at the grand finals on December 13 and 15, respectively, at the Roligon Mega Cockpit.
  7. Entry fee is Php 16,500 less Php 2,000 advance patronage refund = Php 14,500.
  8. Minimum bet is Php 5,500 in the local and Php 11,000 in Metro Manila Regionals and Grand Finals.
  9. Entry fee deposit of Php 5,000 for new members may be deducted when remitting the entry fee.
  10. Submission of weight (1.7 kg to 2.2 kg) is one day before the scheduled derby, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM only.
  11. To submit weight, please call/text your local association/cockpit. Bad weight is 40 grams more or less than the submitted weight. Penalty for bad weight is Php 2,500 for local and Php 5,000 for national.
  12. To submit entries for the national scheduled derbies, please call or text 0947-8934422 / (02) 519-7345.
  13. Leg banding is from 6:00 to 9:00 AM on derby day. Penalty for late leg banding and wrong submission is Php 2,500.
  14. Champion Association will receive a prize of Php 1 Million, provided that all stags used by the BAKBAKAN champion from elimination to finals is registered in the name of their association. The maximum prize that may be received if there will be two or more champions is Php 2 Million.
  15. In order to qualify for Breeder of the Year, ALL stags used should be registered to the same owner with the same entry name. prize for Breeder of the Year is Php 1 Million.
  16. For local/regional winners, prizes may be claimed at the office of your local association.
  17. For national winners and other prize money on championship day, at the FIGBA Business Office at Unit 704 BSA Twin Towers, Bank Drive, Ortigas Center (back of Megamall Bldg. A), Mandaluyong City. Tel. No. (02) 634-2807.
  18. Present any government issued ID (passport, driver’s license, UMID, voter’s ID) and proof of entry fee payment or your copy of the Derby Entry Registration (DER).
  19. Please submit Owner Name as it appears in your valid ID. The prize checque will be paid to the Entry Owner’s Name as it appears in the entry data.  
  20. For prizes to be claimed by representative, please present a letter of authorization together with original copy of the ID of the entry owner and that of the person claiming the prize on his behalf.