30 schools step up in inter-collegiate dance competition

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MANILA, Philippines – The ultimate institution in Slimming, Health, Fitness and Beauty once again raises the bar in the inter-collegiate group dance clash with its own STEP UP PHILIPPINES 2012, the country’s biggest and hippest dance competition today. Slimmers World International invites everyone to witness the biggest spectacle in the dance arena at the Makati Coliseum on September 2, 2012, Sunday, 5 p.m.

After a careful selection among 78 dance groups who have undergone thorough screening, 30 finalists representing different universities/colleges/schools nationwide have been chosen to make their way in stepping up to the most-awaited dance battle of the year.

Qualified groups to showcase their utmost aptitude in the dance arena are: STI Balagtas (Bulacan), Trinity University of Asia (QC), National College of Business Administration (Fairview), University of the Philippines-Los Baños, University of Sto. Tomas, Philippine School of Business Administration, Lyceum of the Philippines University-Manila, Far Eastern University-Diliman, Oxfordian Colleges (Cavite), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Sta. Mesa, Manila), Microlink Institute of Science and Technology (Bulacan), Colegio de San Lorenzo (QC), Datamex (Recto, Manila), Fisher Valley Colleges (Taguig City), University of the East (Manila), Our Lady of Fatima University (QC), Far Eastern University-East Asia (Manila), General Pio del Pilar Highschool, Mapua Institue of Science and Technology, STI Marikina, Clark International College of Science and Technology (Pampanga), Technological Institute of the Philippines (Manila and QC), University of Makati, TekSquad Institue of Information Technology (Antipolo), and Bestlink Colleges.

The participating groups comprising of a minimum of 10 members to a maximum of 16 members, mix of enrolled male and female students, will be assigned to a Slimmers World center, carrying and battling it out to the grand finals. Groups vying for the title of STEP UP PHILIPPINES YEAR 2 GRAND CHAMPION will be judged according to Choreography (50%), Synchronization (30%), Costume (10%) and Audience Impact (10%). The competition will also test each group’s creative strategy in mixing the Slimmers World Jingle on their music piece and incorporating the street dance, jazz, hip hop, and free style dance moves in their routine.

Prizes for the competition are elevated to a grand scale. The grand champion will receive P75, 000 cash + Slimmers World medals + gift checks. 2nd place takes home P50, 000 cash + cup+ Slimmers World medals + gift checks. 3rd place gets P25, 000 + cup + Slimmers World medals + gift checks.

Everyone is invited to see the most exciting display of coordination, grace, choreography and power as the second year of STEP UP PHILIPPINES executes its way in the history of dance battle in the country. Such a lifetime experience shouldn’t be missed! Get up! And time to Step up! For free tickets, call the Slimmers World Hotlines: 536-3333 / 525-8771 / 091-SLIMMERS.

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