Where to watch, livestream: UAAP Season 85 Cheerdance Competition CDC 2022

MANILA, Philippines – Excitement is in full swing as the UAAP Season 85 Cheerdance Competition returns to pre-pandemic format to be staged today, December 10, 2022 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

The eight member schools are now ready to give their loudest cheer for the fans and viewers of the 28-year-old sporting event.

National University (NU) Pep Squad in UAAP Season 85 Cheerdance competition. Photo Credit: One Sports

After a limited run of cheerdance competition in May this year, it will bring back a maximum of 25 performers on the floor to execute a six-minute routine in front of a full crowd.


Opening the curtain for today's event at 4:00 pm will be the Adamson University (AdU) Pep Squad, this season's host school and the runner-up last season.

University of the East (UE) Pep Squad, University of Santo Tomas (UST) Salinggawi Dance Troupe, De La Salle University (DLSU) Animo Squad, and the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) Blue Babble Battalion will perform next in order.

The defending champion Far Eastern University (FEU) Cheering Squad will be performing sixth, followed by the National University (NU) Pep Squad that will look to regain the throne after winning six of the of the last eight editions of the competition.

The University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad, the winningest squad in the league alongside UST, will close out the show.


1. Adamson Pep Squad
2. UE Pep Squad
3. UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe
4. DLSU Animo Squad
5. Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion
6. FEU Cheering Squad
7. NU Pep Squad
8. UP Pep Squad

Where to watch CDC 2022 on TV or livestream?

UAAP official partners One Sports, Cignal, Smart and iWantTFC will broadcast the cheerdance event.

Watch the UAAP Season 85 CDC live on free TV via One Sports at 4:00 pm. It is also available live on Cignal's UAAP Varsity channel (Channel 263).

You may also tune in via Cignal Play online, available on Premium 75 and 200. Download the app and register for FREE on your mobile device. Upgrade to premium via GCash (valid for 30 days). This is open for all Philippine subscribers.

Note: For viewers outside the Philippines, catch the CDC via iWantTFC app.

Meanwhile, Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), the official digital partner of the UAAP will give fans a treat via Smart LiveStream app (formerly GigaPlay app) for free with no subscription fees and data charges.

To enjoy free livestreaming on Smart LiveStream, Smart subscribers must simply download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, set up an account, and watch while connected to Smart mobile data without incurring data charges.

Who will win this year's cheerdance competition?

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