[UNO 38 LIVE] Events Recap

November 1, 2016 Staff Writer

Stoli Vodka Bartending Championship @ The Globe

TRICKED OUT--Stoli Vodka gave the island's top flare bartenders a chance to compete for the title of Grand Champion, and be dubbed Guam's Best! Held at The Globe nightclub, the competition was full of smooth mixes and sick tricks that left the crowd craving for more.

Preba Hao @ Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort 

GET DOWN OR LAY DOWN--MMA amateurs with PXC dreams came out to prove their worth at the most recent Preba Hao held at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort. The main event of the evening between Guam's Jose Camacho and Saipan's Mark Nuique was quick, with Camacho claiming victory with a rear-naked choke.


Guam Invitation Basketball Tournament @ UOG

BALLIN' WITH THE BEST--Collegiate Filipino basketball teams went head to head with Guam's best basketball players during the Guam Invitational Basketball Tournament. Visiting National University Bulldogs and University of the East Red Warriors traded baskets with Team Guam and the University of Guam Tritons. In the end, it was a Red Warriors vs. Team Guam final, with Team Guam pulling off the victory.


The Launch @ Hyatt Regency Guam 

THE HEINEKEN EXPERIENCE--Heineken Light made its debut at the official event dubbed The Launch held at the Hyatt Regency Guam. Heineken fans enjoyed the crisp, award-winning taste of Heineken Light while music from Ten'Till2, The Cheers Band, and DJ JPogi kept them entertained. With a great taste and fewer calories, Heineken Light was a real treat to drinkers who definitely had it all.


Submit II @ Dusit Thani

NEVER SURRENDER--Guam loves jiu-jitsu. At Submit II, the grappling community came out to the Dusit Thani for 11 victory-by-submission-only matches. Fighters on the card showed an unwillingness to bow to defeat, ending their fights in a draw. Nonetheless, Submit II was fun for all, and all in good fun.


LIGHTS Album Launch @ Pacific Star Poolside 

STRAIGHT DANK--The John Dank Show is proof positive that Guam's music scene is going places. At the launch party for their LIGHTS album, they treated fans to new originals like the single "EZ4U." With their upbeat reggae-influenced sound, the band easily made the island crowd fell head over heels with them.


KONQER: The Maze Run @ Old Target Golf in Tamuning 

DIVIDE & KONQER--Guam's original obstacle course race came back with a vengeance for KONQER: The Maze Run. Contestants jumped, sprinted, and climbed their way through obstacles that challenged their will and endurance. But it was no sweat for die-hard KONQER fans, who didn't mind getting down and dirty.


Good 5K Walk/Run @ Puntan Dos Amantes

RUNNING FOR A CURE--Funds to support the island's cancer warriors were raised thanks to the Guam is Good 5K Walk/Run. Organized by the Edward M. Calvo Foundation, the annual sunset 5K dedicated each mile run to beloved cancer survivors and those who passed away. Volunteers, attendees, and racers lined the beautiful Puntan Dos Amantes scenic route.


Miller Lite and Acoustic Attack @ Cowboy Ninja 

HIT ME WITH MUSIC--Miller Lite and Acoustic Attack again prove they make beautiful music together. At the Original Music Series, rising talents The Felts, Hot Box, and Beyond The Tide rocked out for their local fans. One day, Guam music is going to take over the world!


Heineken Light Trade Launch @ Hilton [collage made]

AN UPGRADE AT THE TRADE LAUNCH--The award-winning taste of Heineken Light is going to be at a bar near you. Judging from the positive support garnered at Heineken Light’s trade launch at the Hilton, it’s safe to say Guam is upgrading its light beer. It’s about time!


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