UAAP exec Saguisag clears low cash prizes for Cheerdance winners

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum “It is likewise a move more consistent with the mission of the UAAP to promote amateur sports among the students of the member universities where the primary motivation is the pursuit of school pride instead of monetary gain,” Saguisag said.“It is a reminder that in the UAAP, you do not always have to finish first in order to win.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThe UAAP Board enlightened the public as to why cash prizes for podium finishers’ in this year’s UAAP Cheerdance Competition were significantly lower as compared to previous editions of the midseason spectacle.RRebo Saguisag, executive director of the UAAP, cleared that the cash drop is for the benefit of all UAAP member schools.ADVERTISEMENT “The Cheerdance Grant is supposedly for the benefit of the cheerdance program of all the member-universities. A bigger chunk is now distributed among the eight member schools of focusing on the top three finishers,” Saguisag said in a statement.Fans on Saturday were surprised with the sharp drop of cash incentives, which were cut down to a staggering 86% compared to the previous season, for this year’s top three finishers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe National University Pep Squad, which shone the brightest in the competition, was given a cash prize of P50,000 while first and second runner-up Far Eastern University Cheering Squad and Adamson Pep Squad received P30,000 and P20,000, respectively.Last year, the champion squad was awarded a whopping P340,000 while the second and third placers brought home P200,000 and P140,000, respectively.  Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 2nd placer FEU embraces challenge to be on same level as NU in UAAP Cheerdance LATEST STORIEScenter_img Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View comments Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READlast_img read more