LIVE RESULTS: CDC 2023 UAAP Season 86 Cheerdance Competition

MANILA, Philippines – The most anticipated UAAP Season 86's Cheerdance Competition (CDC) unfolds today, December 2, 2023 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Check out on this page for the live updates and results of the annual one-day sporting event.

FEU Cheering Squad is the new king of cheerdance
FEU Cheering Squad is the new king of cheerdance! Photo courtesy of UAAP Media

Eight UAAP-member schools battle to win the hearts of judges and viewers. The top three (3) cheerdance teams will be named as podium finishers at the end of the competition.


Reigning UAAP Cheerdance Competition champion National University (NU) Pep Squad is seeking for a title repeat under a new head coach. They are set to perform second in the 2023 CDC.

NU has become a household name in the cheerdance landscape since winning the university's first crown in 2013. The NU Pep Squad has won seven of the last nine titles.

Opening the curtain for today's event at 2:00 pm will be the University of the East (UE) Pep Squad, this season's host school and 4th placer last season.

Order of Performance UAAP Schools Cheerdance Team
1 University of the East (UE) UE Pep Squad
2 National University (NU) NU Pep Squad
3 Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion
4 Adamson University (AdU) Adamson Pep Squad
5 University of the Philippines (UP) UP Pep Squad
6 De La Salle University (DLSU) DLSU Animo Squad
7 Far Eastern University (FEU) FEU Cheering Squad
8 University of Santo Tomas (UST) UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe

The criteria for judging were divided into two: cheerleading and dance criteria.

The UAAP announced that for the very first time, a Malaysian judge will join the pool for this year’s competition with dance element as its highest composition.

Squads will showcase 5 to 6 minutes of performance each with the timer starting the moment each team steps on the blue mats, a significant change from the old practice.

Full results of the UAAP Season 86 Cheerdance Competition (CDC) 2023

Results Cheerdance Team Total Score
Champion FEU Cheering Squad 702.5
2nd Place NU Pep Squad 697
3rd Place UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe 684
4th Place Adamson Pep Squad 665
5th Place UP Pep Squad 602
6th Place UE Pep Squad 559
7th Place DLSU Animo Squad 555.5
8th Place Ateneo Blue Eagles 532

tally sheet UAAP cheerdance 2023

Special Awards/Sponsors Awards

  • Skechers Most Stylish Performance - FEU Cheering Squad
  • Yamaha Most Unique Dance Move - FEU Cheering Squad
  • BYS Best Toss - FEU Cheering Squad
  • Juicy-fied Pyramid - FEU Cheering Squad
  • Silka Best Awra Dance Move - FEU Cheering Squad

The result of the CDC will be part of the tabulation to determine the UAAP Overall Champion for Season 86.

— The Summit Express

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