University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad – UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2012 Winners

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The University of the Philippines bested yet again, 7 other major universities of the country in taking the number one spot of the UAAP Season 75 Cheer Dance Competition. They got a cheque amounting to 340k pesos, bragging rights for a year, medals, and Samsung Galaxy Pocket cellular phones. 1st runner up went to Far Eastern University Cheering Squad winning 200k pesos plus trophy while National University Pep Squad landed 2nd runner up with a cheque amounting to 140k pesos and a trophy.

Other Awards:

Samsung Stunner – Nikolette Erica Ambulo

Group Stunts Competition:

Champion – University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad
1st Runner Up – Far Eastern University (FEU) Cheering Squad
2nd Runner Up – National University (NU) Pep Squad

Here’s the order of performances.

1. Adamson Pep Squad – KPop Theme
2. De La Salle University (DLSU) Animo Squad – Boxing Theme
3. National University (NU) Pep Squad – Fairytale Theme
4. Far Eastern University (FEU) Cheering Squad – Jungle Theme
5. University of the East (UE) Pep Squad – Immortals Theme
6. University of Santo Tomas (UST) Salinggawi Dance Troupe – Brazilian (Dancing Flame) Theme
7. Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion – Voltes V Theme
8. University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad – Freedom Theme

Criteria for judging included:

Dance Technique (10)
Lifts and Stunts (10)
Choreography (10)
Degree of Difficulty (10)
Synchronization (10)
Pyramids (10)
Jumps (5)
Tumbling skills (5)
Tosses (5)
Formations (5)
Audibility/Clarity of cheers (5)
Uniforms and Props (5)
Overall Effectiveness (10)

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