2012, May 30
Ilocos Norte athletes who won in the Region 1 Athletic Association (R1AA) Meet at Lingayen, Pangasinan, including their coaches and trainors received P1,287,000 worth of cash incentives. P3,000 was given to every gold medalist (221); P2,000 to each silver medalist (184); P1,000 for every bronze medalist (138) and P500 to runners-up (146). Ilocos Norte regained its championship crown this year as it conquered most of the sporting events, accumulating 617.17 points at the end of the competitions. Completing the top 5: Pangasinan II (522.25 points), Pangasinan I (387.75 points), La Union (255 points), and San Fernando City (163.67 points). (PGIN-CMO).