The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) was created through Republic Act No. 6847 in 1990 to serve as the “sole policy-making and coordinating body of all amateur sports development programs and institutions in the Philippines”. Its primary function is “to provide the leadership, formulate the policies and set the priorities and directions of all national sports promotion and development, particularly giving emphasis on grassroots participation”.

In accordance with Republic Act 6847, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) shall strictly observe and implement the following core areas of concern:

· To provide leadership, formulate policies and set priorities and direction of all national amateur sports promotion and development (Functional Mandate);
· To encourage wide participation of all sectors in amateur sports promotion and development (Grassroots and Sports-For-All); and
· To confer, extend and grant support or assistance to National Sports Associations (High-level Sports).

Philippine Sports Commission