For the fifth year in a row, the National University Pep Squad came out as the top finishers of the College Coed Cheer category of the National Cheerleading Championship (NCC) Season 12 NCR Qualifiers held last Sunday, January 31, at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
The reigning National Champions wowed the crowd in attendance with their captivating stunts and choreography, on their way to earning 327 points from the panel of judges.
The University of Perpetual Help Dalta Altas Perpsquad, who executed a perfect routine (without deductions on errors), came in at second place with 315 points.
Rounding out the podium finishers were the Far Eastern University Cheering Squad with a score of 299.5 points.
With the sport’s steady surge in popularity, cheering aficionados can expect a much bigger competition come the National Finals.
The National Finals which will take place on March 10-12 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
During the first day of the NCR Qualifiers, it was the National Dance Championship who took the floor in the Mixed Hip Hop Division with Xavier School Dance X taking First Place. They were followed by Marist High Impact and La Salle Greenhills Air Force. All three teams will be part of the Nationals on March 10.
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