Push on UP!
The UP Sports Varsity Office in cooperation with the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) Student Council and the various UPD dance directors is holding a dance concert on July 9 at the UP Film Center.
Entitled “Let’s go UP! Pep Rally,” the dance concert sends off the varsity teams to the upcoming University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season. The concert showcases the talents of all the varsity teams and performing groups of the University like the UP DanceSport Society, UP Filipiniana Dance Group, UP Streetdance Club and the UP Varsity Pep Squad.
Sponsored by the Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, the event is also intended to generate funds for the varsity athletes to draw for this UAAP season. Matinee is at 3 in the afternoon and gala is at 7 in the evening. Tickets are available at the CHK Student Council Office and at P100.00 each.
Meanwhile, UAAP Season 75 opens on July 14 at the new Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. The National University (NU) is this year’s host. With a theme “Unbreakable at 75,” NU is preparing a colorful lights and sounds show to usher in action in Season 75.
UP Men’s Basketball Team’s first game this season is scheduled on July 15, 2 p.m. against the De La Salle University at the MOA Arena.
The varsity teams set to compete on the first semester of the 75th season are badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, judo, swimming, table tennis, taekwando and the UP Pep Squad for the cheer dance competition.
The baseball, chess, fencing, football, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball varsity teams will compete in the second semester.