LBWVB 2016 Competition
Held at Areca Lodge in Pattaya
on November 5, 2016
DONATED TO CHARITY: 540,060 THB
EXPENSES: 148,885 THB (20%)
SURPLUS: 40,662 THB
2016 LBWVB Event Summary
Ladyboy Water Volleyball Festival, made its fifth year, under very difficult circumstances, as one of Pattaya’s premier social, sporting and charitable events.
Attracting an international audience, the gala also showcased the ‘ladyboy’ community in a positive fashion – not to mention, a fun day in the sun.
Five teams from Pattaya energetically competed this year – as usual at the Areca Lodge on Soi Diana in Pattaya.
540,000 Baht was raised for three Charities:
The Pattaya Orphanage, founded in 1980’s with 160 Children
Baan Dek Thammarak Orphanage in Lopburi, for children with HIV
The Moon School in Champasak, Laos
In the event’s five years, total raised has been 4,300,000 Baht with 3,515,000 Baht given to Charity.
Costs of 740,000 is 17% of funds raised leaving a small surplus.
Playing in ’round-robin’ style, meant 10 matches where all teams played against each other.
The matches were hotly contested with 2 new teams to the event showing stunning performance. Final results were:
1st – Blue Dolphins sponsored by TJ’s Music Bar of Soi 18, Naklua Road.
2nd – Green Hornets sponsored by Katoeys Are Us, Soi Diamond, Walking Street, Pattaya
3rd – Pink Panthers, an independent team from Pattaya.
4th – Black Scorpions sponsored by Lita Bar of Pattaya, Soi 13/2, Pattaya.
5th – Purple People Eaters sponsored by King’s Bar of Soi 8, Pattaya.
Bangkok’s Stumble Inn group, who own Cockatoo in Soi Cowboy, are also team sponsors this year, though not competing.
An International buffet evening gala was held with a Free raffle containing Dining vouchers from Beefeater Steak House, Sportsman Pub and Yamato Japanese restaurants.
Following the raffle the children from the Pattaya Orphanage sang “Thank You Very Much” from the film musical “Scrooge”.
An Auction of donated artwork was held which raised a further 25,500.
The children of the Orphanage Oratorio returned and sang “So long, Farewell” from the “Sound of Music” winning the hearts of all those there.
Checks were awarded to the charities, also represented by children from the 2 orphanages.
Prizes for all the teams were presented by a Thai Katoey Net Idol.
The matches were played from 1 to 5 pm.
The evening program was from 7 to 10.00 pm.
Tickets, at 1,500 Baht, covered all costs ensuring all Sponsor money went to Charity.
2016 LBWVB Competition Teams
2016 LBWVB Charities
Baan Dek Thammarak Website
Moon School is a special project, overseen by Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard, to improve on Classroom and Toilet facilities
Pattaya Orphanage Website
Pattaya Orphanage pride themselves on providing higher education to Children in their care. Their entrance hall has a wall of merit showing children that have earned college degrees in Thailand. Some have even earned Master’s Degrees from Universities abroad. Their standard of care and education is exemplary and ensures that their orphans position in society improves. Many children return to help the next generation.
This Orphanage is based in Lopburi, North East of Bangkok. They take care of children who were born with HIV. With the right care and support they will hopefully live normal lives.
2016 LBWVB Competition Scorecard
(TJ's Music Bar)
(Katoeys R Us)
|Black Scorpions (Lita Bar)||4||1||124||PHOTOS|
|Purple People Eaters|
(Kings Bar 2)
2nd and 3rd place a draw so most points Won for place.
4th and 5th place a draw so most points Won for place.