School spirit overflows as UAAP Cheerdance 2018 dominates Twitter

Kaye Cabal
From funny tweets to highlight clips, here are the social media reactions you need to see from the cheerdance showdown this year

MANILA, Philippines – Comeback is real for the National University.

After finishing 5th last year, the NU Pep Squad reclaimed the throne to snatch the UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance title on Saturday, November 17.

Shortly after all 8 squads performed their routine, this year’s cheerdance competition took over Twitter with a sweep of the Philippine trending topics, and claiming top spots in the worldwide trends.

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-conversation=”none” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Wow! Check out the PH and worldwide trending topics! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/U4Cm7phcX1″>pic.twitter.com/U4Cm7phcX1</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063722692224868352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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As always, Twitter users didn’t disappoint with their good mix of funny tweets and memes:

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Ok, we know that NU has a very high chance of winning <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a>. But let&#39;s be honest, this girl stole the show.<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/DivaSantoTomas?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#DivaSantoTomas</a> <a href=”https://t.co/i7YT5PDB3u”>pic.twitter.com/i7YT5PDB3u</a></p>&mdash; Onyang (@OnyangHaseyo) <a href=”https://twitter.com/OnyangHaseyo/status/1063717804954677248?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Making decisions in life like:<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/YOFZLTJUxg”>pic.twitter.com/YOFZLTJUxg</a></p>&mdash; Raphael Garcia (@rphlgarcia) <a href=”https://twitter.com/rphlgarcia/status/1063717745118900224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Adamson is shaking <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/VKbikdQTgS”>pic.twitter.com/VKbikdQTgS</a></p>&mdash; thank you, next (@_jacoooob) <a href=”https://twitter.com/_jacoooob/status/1063716623981264898?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Me at acads <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/JDDWOa2eBs”>pic.twitter.com/JDDWOa2eBs</a></p>&mdash; sevy (@tellemyves) <a href=”https://twitter.com/tellemyves/status/1063716502191267840?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>DLSU ANIMO SQUAD VS. UP PEP SQUAD CHOOSE YOUR FIGHTER <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/8M8yIN6xYr”>pic.twitter.com/8M8yIN6xYr</a></p>&mdash; JY ♡ NCT2018 (@onlyjaeyong) <a href=”https://twitter.com/onlyjaeyong/status/1063716202193674241?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Me after watching <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/PjPGCkU6xy”>pic.twitter.com/PjPGCkU6xy</a></p>&mdash; Woman Like Me (@jeyrardgonsales) <a href=”https://twitter.com/jeyrardgonsales/status/1063716003597537280?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>One taught me love<br>One taught me patience<br>And one taught me pain <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/YRFyEG66C1″>pic.twitter.com/YRFyEG66C1</a></p>&mdash; Mica | #KirbyWillSaveSmashUltimate (@SpongyMica) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpongyMica/status/1063715773812592640?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Sums up the whole CDC <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/DivaSantoTomas?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#DivaSantoTomas</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/usyH7sD6Sv”>pic.twitter.com/usyH7sD6Sv</a></p>&mdash; Josh Cruz (@joshmcruz) <a href=”https://twitter.com/joshmcruz/status/1063725679844319232?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Here are some highlight tweets and video clips from this year’s cheerdance showdown:

 

UE Pep Squad

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>UE opens the floor! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/1saAngKulayNgDugo?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#1saAngKulayNgDugo</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/LabanSilangan?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#LabanSilangan</a> <a href=”https://t.co/dSwx8v7H7s”>pic.twitter.com/dSwx8v7H7s</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063690375846494208?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”tl” dir=”ltr”>Dahil tribal tribal ang UE, huwag nating kalimutan ang laban ng mga indigenous people na patuloy inaapi sa kani kanilang ancestral grounds.<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a></p>&mdash; Julember (@rombutans) <a href=”https://twitter.com/rombutans/status/1063688931244298240?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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UP Pep Squad

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>UP goes back to basics with its green pompoms! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/IskulayNgSablay?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#IskulayNgSablay</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/kulaydugo?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#kulaydugo</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/IskulayNgBuhay?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#IskulayNgBuhay</a> <a href=”https://t.co/UF5ssm67O2″>pic.twitter.com/UF5ssm67O2</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063693121576300545?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>THAT&#39;S A PERFORMANCE TO REMEMBER. WHATEVER HAPPENS THANK YOU, UP PEP SQUAD! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/IskulayNgSablay?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#IskulayNgSablay</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UPFight?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UPFight</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a></p>&mdash; The Diliman Files (@kwentongupd) <a href=”https://twitter.com/kwentongupd/status/1063693432223223808?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>UST felt that they were on top of the world with a pyramid-filled routine and caps it off with a groovy finish! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/DivaSantoTomas?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#DivaSantoTomas</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/TigersRunTheWorld?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#TigersRunTheWorld</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/B%C3%A9lieve?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Bélieve</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/xZ0RyTUkvV”>pic.twitter.com/xZ0RyTUkvV</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063701290297942017?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”tl” dir=”ltr”>Mukhang may nagseset ng panibagong standards. Lumalaban ang UST. ANG LAKAS! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/McDoBonFriesUST?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#McDoBonFriesUST</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/DivaSantoTomas?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#DivaSantoTomas</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a></p>&mdash; HS. (@HugotSnap) <a href=”https://twitter.com/HugotSnap/status/1063695866077171712?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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DLSU Animo Squad

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>La Salle goes for the goody-two-shoes theme this year! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/TheNicestKidsInTown?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#TheNicestKidsInTown</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/Tk1Uvo43Mj”>pic.twitter.com/Tk1Uvo43Mj</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063702134389010433?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Nice work DLSU! Atleast u tried <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/IX5LlTGAsP”>pic.twitter.com/IX5LlTGAsP</a></p>&mdash; Francis (@_kungfupapi) <a href=”https://twitter.com/_kungfupapi/status/1063699444414074880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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NU Pep Squad

{source} <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>This is NU’s COMEBARK! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/VamosNationalU?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#VamosNationalU</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/vamosNU?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#vamosNU</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/comebark?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#comebark</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/fWE4MY4lU0″>pic.twitter.com/fWE4MY4lU0</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063704600195227648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”tl” dir=”ltr”>Grabe yung NU??? Parang hindi pa ako tapos huminga pero naka gawa na sila ng tatlong iba’t ibang klaseng pyramid???<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC81?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC81</a></p>&mdash; Millennial Doktora (@MillennialMD) <a href=”https://twitter.com/MillennialMD/status/1063703676840099841?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Ateneo is making our hearts flutter with a whole new world! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OneBigFairytale?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#OneBigFairytale</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/BipittyBopittyBlue?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#BipittyBopittyBlue</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/XcDmiLgaiO”>pic.twitter.com/XcDmiLgaiO</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063708915030929408?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>That was Ateneo’s best cheerdance performance in years. A feat in itself. Appreciate the effort. <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a></p>&mdash; The Professional Heckler (@hecklerforever8) <a href=”https://twitter.com/hecklerforever8/status/1063707459351650304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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FEU Cheering Squad

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>It’s FEU turning back time this season! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/FEUGotTheFunk?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#FEUGotTheFunk</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/FunkyTam?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#FunkyTam</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/GCAB9DZosV”>pic.twitter.com/GCAB9DZosV</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063712438736965633?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>That Play That Funky Music bit by the FEU Cheering Squad is the best dance sequence so far!!! That was so fun! Their energy just has a tendency to dip after a wobble. But nakabawi sa gitna. Definitely owned the dance part of cheerdance. <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a>.</p>&mdash; Benggadora (@Benggadora08) <a href=”https://twitter.com/Benggadora08/status/1063711698597556224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Adamson Pep Squad

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>“I just can’t wait to be KING,” said the defending champion Adamson Pep Squad! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/uaapseason81moretime?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#uaapseason81moretime</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OrangeIsTheNewBlue?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#OrangeIsTheNewBlue</a> | via <a href=”https://twitter.com/beebeego09?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@beebeego09</a> <a href=”https://t.co/b985MRAM2u”>pic.twitter.com/b985MRAM2u</a></p>&mdash; Rappler Sports (@RapplerSports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RapplerSports/status/1063718100019757056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>May laban ang Adamson! They gave it all (despite kinda lacking energy – probably with the music) but the stunts are superbly awesome! Well done with great finesse! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/AdamsonFalcons?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#AdamsonFalcons</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UAAPCDC2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UAAPCDC2018</a> <a href=”https://t.co/BAIJR9aLij”>pic.twitter.com/BAIJR9aLij</a></p>&mdash; v i l l a i n (@alksdnvrs) <a href=”https://twitter.com/alksdnvrs/status/1063714992627757056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>November 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Here are more tweets about the competition. Be sure to scroll down until the end!

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What do you think about the cheerdance routines this year? Let us know in the comments! – Rappler.com

Kaye Cabal

Kaye Cabal leads Rappler’s Digital Communications team and has been with Rappler since 2014. Her interest in and dedication to social media grew deeper with her love and passion for Philippine sports. She is a BS Development Communication graduate of UP Los Baños.