The University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad and the UP Filipiniana Dance Group earned for their school and the Philippines six medals in the 2nd Asian Cheerleading and Dancesport Championship held in Indonesia.
The combined forces of the UP Pep Squad and the UP Filipiniana Dance Group gave the country a gold medal in the mixed group stunts.
The state university teams also won 3 silver medals in:
- All-Female Team Cheer
- Cheerdance Duo
- Cheerdance Group
The team also won bronzesin:
- All-Female Group Stunts
- Mixed Team Cheer
UP publication Tinig ng Plaridel reported the win as announced by professor Eloi Hernandez, who in Jakarta with the teams.
The Asian Cheerleading and Dancesport Championship serves as the qualifiers to the Cheerleading World Championships (CWC).
The UP Pep Squad had previously won three bronzes in the 2015 CWC held in Berlin, Germany.