Along with the highlights for Dinagyang Festival on January 25-26, a sports event is also added for this month.
- Dinagyang Classico: The Epic Battle – basketball tournament between UAAP and NCAA on January 17
- Fun run on January 19. Gun start will start at 4:3 a.m. at SM City.
- Triathlon competition
- Other sets of sport activities are airsoft gun competition, taekwondo, swimming, arnis, and beach volleyball.
Other sport events will be held during the festival are golf, tennis, and dart throwing.