The Anilao Underwater Shootout is a yearly competition organized and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Tourism, co-organized by Philippines Airlines, in cooperation with resort owners, dive operators, dive masters, and local Mabini stakeholders.
The competition puts emphasis on macro underwater photography. Participants may stay and dive with any resort/operator of their choosing in the Mabini, Batangas area.
2017’s competition will be held from November 28 to December 2. This year’s host resort will be Acacia Resort and Dive Center where judges and organizers will be staying. Registration, opening ceremonies and evening activities will be held at Acacia. Awarding night and closing ceremony will be held at Camp Netanya.
Judges for this years event include David Doubilet, Jennifer Hayes, Scott “GUTSY” Tuason, Tobias Friedrich, William Tan and Yoshi Hirata .
Please visit http://anilaoshootout.ph for information on the competition guidelines, registration and special dive packages.