DULA 2017 UP Mindanao Sports Festival will be played on 23-25 October in the UP Mindanao campus, Mintal, Davao City. These dates are new, a subject of re-scheduling from the original dates of 16-18 October. Dagan-Dula, the foot race, the first of the competition events, will assemble at 6AM on 23 October, at the starting line in the Oblation Plaza.
The games to be played in competition are: Banner-Raising, Basketball for Men and Women, Volleyball for Men and Women, Chess for Men and Women, Dama for Men and Women, Table Tennis for Men, Women, and Mixed Doubles, Badminton for Men, Women, and Mixed Doubles, and Bowling.
The competing teams are: College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Management, Administrative Services, and defending champions College of Science and Mathematics. Participation by faculty members and some alumni is encouraged.
Exhibition Games will be played for: Scrabble, Football (Soccer), Philippine Games/Amazing Race, and Cyber-games. There will be no cheer-dance competition this year due to the transition created by the introduction of senior high school in the national educational system.