LPU Pirates Dance Troupe’ two houses brought home not 1, but 3 major awards in the 12th season of National Dance and Cheerleading Championship South Luzon Regional qualifiers last September 18, 2016, at Robinson’s Las Piñas.
Pirates of Laguna Dance Varsity Divas has done a three-peat as champions in the All Girl College Hip Hop Category of the National Dance Championship (NDC) among four other competing universities in the south. They garnered a total score of 246.5 points. The Divas also won as champions in the regional qualifiers in 2015 and 2014. The Pirates of Laguna Dance Varsity Hustlas also emerged as champions in the Coed College Hip Hop category with a score of 227.5. The Hustlas also won as champions in the regional qualifiers in 2014. The Pirates of Laguna Pep Squad also won 2nd runner up in the COED College Cheer category with 220.5.
The three groups will proceed to the finals in 2017, Hustlas and Divas will defend their place for a back-to-back championship for being the national champions last season 11.