From NU’s Zumba number to UE going P-pop, people had their reactions to the long-awaited return of the UAAP Cheerdance Competition.
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School spirit among UAAP fans was at an all-time high this past weekend, and it wasn’t just because of the heated first finals game between UP and Ateneo. After a two-year hiatus, the UAAP Cheerdance Competition finally tumbled and flipped its way back onto our screens with its return. Fans from across the eight UAAP schools and even beyond came together to, well, cheer for their respective school’s cheer team. The energy was palpable as each team went on the floor to deliver their routine with the hopes of a podium finish.
The UAAP Cheerdance Competition has always been a special place for gags and stunts, and the 2022 iteration was no different. In the end, NU took home top prize for a historic win thanks to their jaw-dropping Zumba and 80s-inspired number. FEU was a very close second while UST channeled their inner Little Monster for a Lady Gaga-inspired performance that landed them in third place.
And as you can expect, as all of this went down, netizens were quick with their takes on all the head spinning action that went down. Here are some of the funniest and most memorable we found on social media.
i have absolutely no idea how they score cheerdance but here i am acting like byj every year #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/p1ZQ3iaD2c— pika⚡ (@binified_) December 10, 2022
Not Alex Gonzaga being on time for #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/L8wotcQUq1— damnPEx (@damnPEx) December 10, 2022
ambaba na ng cash prize ng cdc,, baka sa season 90 shoutout na lang ang prize beh 😭😭 #UAAPCDC85 #UAAPCDC2022— satan (@ITSYABOISATANAS) December 10, 2022
My favorite for the day – attitude do really make a difference – ate girl just scream “nahulog ako but still SLLAAYYYY” 🔥#UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/VHeBLlaStg— Anniexii • ⋈ KI’s HYEYA (@pmlnmngsn) December 10, 2022
best routine in history of uaap cheerdance competition #UAAPCDC2022pic.twitter.com/xkuIdHqDzy— 12 (@dawsbas) December 10, 2022
Other universities after NU PEP SQUAD performed:#UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/lhbKmzZYcf— Yok (@KristianTorrero) December 10, 2022
dlsu and ateneo #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/4FKuyWyB0e— Robert (@BertPereyra) December 10, 2022
maybe if salinggawi did this matik champion na yung ust … pinauwi na lang ng organizers yung natitirang teams #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/Qot4QnQUvd— Try niyo po sa tabing botika baka meron (@ronilyow) December 10, 2022
ang pagguho ng pyramid ng UP pep squad ay simbolismo ng pabagsak ng ating ekonomiya sa ilalim ng administrasyong marcos.— rics (@Wreckzonee) December 10, 2022
Political statement talaga ginawa nila#UAAPCDC2022
UST routine in a nutshell #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/GHBSkEgEtx— RJ Valencia (@rjvalencia) December 10, 2022
la salle routine is kinda giving this #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/m0PfvfkJmH— lex, RN (@f4ggotism) December 10, 2022
The Hunger Games: UAAP Edition#UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/rpAu9ROshD— v (@shawolXcarat) December 10, 2022
congrats nu @nupepsquad #UAAPCDC2022 #Zumbark pic.twitter.com/KytWTp1sje— Dos Daquis (@SupremoJess_) December 10, 2022
FEU AFTER MAKITA PERFORMANCE NG NU: #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/LX5mANY7A9— Skie (@SkNota1998) December 10, 2022
BREAKING: Catholic youth groups protest against UST salinggawi dance troupe outside Mall of Asia Arena 😮😮 #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/mzYQQMH4mX— nicco (@niccobabyy) December 10, 2022
that la salle routinepic.twitter.com/xvSG94rvAX #UAAPCDC2022— yoon pukhorn (@holyace_) December 10, 2022
ateneo is giving this… #UAAPCDC2022pic.twitter.com/2RAoXVWnyg— gelo 🌸 (@pamiliarized) December 10, 2022
RAIN ON ME DAAAAAAAW! 😭😭😭#UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/35p8zIe2P1— ✈️ Naia Villania ✈️ (@samgy_supsup) December 10, 2022
NU and FEU after seeing the performances of the remaining competing schools. #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/AvJi1EZ4SI— KAL (@katycatkal) December 10, 2022
manifesting podium finish ang NU para may 3-day sale sa sm 🙏 #UAAPCDC2022— chingu brainrot posting (@chingoals) December 10, 2022
Ateneo Blue Eagle Pep Squad spotters everytime they attempt a pyramid #UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/TvYX1t0Eai— jaycee 🅙 (@kakambitch) December 10, 2022
GO ATENEO!! 💙— ʷⁱᶠ 🌷 (@weeyaaan) December 10, 2022
Team Captain @AlyssaValdez2 🤣#UAAPCDC2022 pic.twitter.com/ZHC9qErrd7
nagba-background check ba sa mga cheerdancers? sure ba kayong mga estudyante tong mga to? parang mga TL na tong mga to sa bpo ah— miss scor retirement era (@notscorsaguin) December 10, 2022
up students sa moa while up pep squad is performing: pic.twitter.com/gnbVhTeMax— miss scor retirement era (@notscorsaguin) December 10, 2022
NU Pep Squad vs FEU Pep Squad bardagulan: pic.twitter.com/HEld2mDssD— mark geronimo (@markgeronimo_) December 10, 2022