By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
After two days’ first-round battling over the weekend, eight teams are qualified to vie for the one million NT dollars top prize money of the high school and college Song-Jiang Jhen creative battle array contest on April 9 in Neimen District, Kaohsiung City.
The final-round contest is scheduled to take place from 10:00 – 17:20 on Saturday at Shun-Sian Temple.
The eight teams are from Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, National Formosa University, University of Taipei, National Siluo Agricultural Industrial High School, I-Shou University, Shih Chien University, Chih Yung Senior High School, and National University of Tainan.
In addition to the inter-school competition, many teams participated in the one-day Civil Kung Fu Fitness Exercise Contest on April 4 at the same venue. The contest is open to any teams regardless of team members’ age and sex and offers NT$60,000, NT$40,000 and NT$30,000 to the first, second and third place winners, respectively.
According to event organizer, Kaohsiung City Government, Neimen has a long history of battle array culture and outshines other places in terms of team density. [FULL STORY]