MANILA – Schools are gearing up for the much-awaited UAAP Cheerdance Competition, which will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Saturday.
Seven of the 8 participating schools have released teasers for the event, and some of the videos are already going viral.
The defending champions, 7-time winner UP Pep Squad, came up with a video that teaches how the UP crowd can cheer for the state university.
The 2009 champions, the FEU cheering squad, also released a teaser as they vie to reclaim the top spot in the competition.
FEU Cheering Squad Promotional Video from Nickoy Betonio on Vimeo.
Nine-time champion UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe highlighted their last year's performance in their teaser video to the tune of Nelly Furtado's single "Spirit Indestructible."
Salinggawi | Spirit.Indestructible from Salinggawi on Vimeo.
The Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion, 2009’s runner-up, came up with a promo showing the team in action as they train for the competition.
A Disney-inspired teaser for the NU Pep Squad is making the rounds on the internet. The team, which is also known as the NU Cheer Squadron has yet to have a podium finish in the competition.
A teaser for the Adamson Pep Squad, meanwhile, shows footage of their practices and performances ending with an invitation: "See you tomorrow."
Last year’s runner-up, the DLSU Animo Squad, also released a teaser video for this year’s competition using a dubstep mix of “Eye of the Tiger” as its soundtrack.
The UAAP Cheerdance Competition will be shown live tomorrow at 2 p.m. on Studio 23, Balls HD, and TFC Bro with live streaming on uaapsports.tv. -- With ANC