NU bags NCC Coed College Cheer Championship

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) —The National University continues their reign as the champion in this year's biggest cheerleading competition.

The NU Pep squad bagged first place yet again in the National Cheerleading Championship's Co-Ed College Cheer division, marking the fourth time the university has claimed the coveted cheerleading title in five years.

NU was the last to perform in the Co-Ed college cheer, which definitely saved the best team for last with a final powerful performance that made the crowd go wild.

Meanwhile, the Far Eastern University (FEU) cheering squad claimed second place in the Co-Ed College Cheer division, while the Taguig City University (TCU) Varsity Pep Squad took third.

Also coming home with the gold is the TCU team A, which won first place in the NCC Open Group Stunts category.

The open group stunts is a one-minute performance where contestants show everything they've got when it comes to stunting.

TCU representatives swept the Group Stunts awards with its two teams winning both first and second place in the category.

TCU team A bagged the gold and TCU team B took home the the silver, while NU claimed the bronze for the group stunts category.

The TCU pep squad opened the Co-Ed cheer with their strong tumbling skills while FEU wowed the crowd with their creative choreography.

Meanwhile, the team from San Carlos University in Cebu also stood out in the stunts category when they started off with the swinging mounts stunt.

A total of 12 teams participated in the NCC Co-Ed college cheer while 13 teams vied for the open group stunts.

The competition, which is now on its 12th year, was launched in 2006 and is patterned after competitive cheerleading competitions in the U.S..