There are totally thirteen teams from different schools joining the basketball contest, include teams from Columbia University, New York University, Cornell University, Pace University and so on. TECO-NY Education Division organized the event and showed the fully support for the Double Tenth National Day events in Greater New York. TECO-NY Education Division acting Director Jennifer Wang also appreciated and confirmed that this Basketball Contest activity is one of the best events for the oversea Taiwanese from all corners come together to cheer the nation on its celebration.
TECO New York Ambassador Lily L.W. HSU mentioned that the contest not only performed the energy and unity from oversea Taiwanese students, but also facilitate the communication among these school’s Taiwanese Students Associations. Most importantly, Taiwanese students come from different schools and states took part in all the events together with overseas compatriots to show their patriotism for ROC, Taiwan. She appreciated that all 13 universities student associations, and over 160 athletic attendees participated in this year’s contest, including local professions. They are all together in supporting and celebrating Taiwan (ROC)’s glory month of October.