NU eyes share of UAAP Cheerdance history; UP back
The UAAP Cheerdance Competition had now, arguably, become National University’s personal display.
Once regarded as afterthoughts in the early stages of the exhibition, the NU Pep Squad is keen on claiming their fifth straight title.
Only University of Santo Tomas had won five straight titles in the competition when the Salinggawi Dance Troupe built its dynasty from 2002 to 2006.
NU will perform first in this year’s competition, which will once again showcase all eight schools, on Dec. 2 at Mall of Asia Arena with the return of University of the Philippines.
UP did not participate in 2016 as a form of protest stemming from NU’s win in 2015.
De La Salle will be the second school to perform with Adamson University following at third with both squads hoping to win their first title this year.
Far Eastern University, which won two championships, will perform fourth while University of the East will be next at fifth.
UP and UST, the two winningest schools with eight championships, will be the fifth and sixth performers, respectively.
Ateneo will cap off the competition.