UP wins in World Supremacy Battlegrounds street dance contest

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UP wins in World Supremacy Battlegrounds street dance contest
#UPeepz, a UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics-based hip-hop dance group, wins first place at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds

CHAMPION. Members of UPeepz dancing their heart out on stage at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds. Screengrab from uploaded video on World Supremacy Battlegrounds facebook page

MANILA, Philippines – University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman students proved their mettle over the weekend at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds.

Billed as ‘the most dynamic’ and ‘the biggest and most prestigious international street dance competition in the Southern Hemisphere’, World Supremacy Battlegrounds gathered over 1,000 dancers from Asia, as well as from Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, and South Africa.

On its 11th year of international competition, it was the #UPeepz, a UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics-based hip-hop dance group, that bested over 150 other crews.

Watch the group’s reaction when the winners were announced:

Going back to that moment when they announced our name! #surreal

Posted by UPeepz on Monday, 5 October 2015

The group posted the results of the competition on its Facebook page:

WSB2015 MONSTER CREW official scores:1. UPeepz (PH) 81.71 2. Recab (PH) 77.013. Sole Fam (Aus) 74.45#PinasPataas

Posted by UPeepz on Monday, October 5, 2015

 

Here is a video of one of the UPeepz group’s routines at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds:

WSB2015 with #UPeepz what!

Posted by World Supremacy Battlegrounds on Sunday, October 4, 2015

– with a report from Lou Gepuela/Rappler.com

Editor’s note: We erroneously said it was the biggest international street dance competition in the headline. We corrected the headline and we apologzie for the error.

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