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Lazada and Cignal TV team up to bring Shoppertainment to the UAAP

Stay tuned for exclusive LazLivecontent, everyday student deals, and more this Season 85, brought to you by Lazada!

(L-R: Cignal TV Vice President for Channel Sales Eric Centeno,
Lazada Philippines CEO Carlos Barrera, Media 5 COO Dino Laurena)

It’s all about getting ahead of the game whether in sports or in online shopping as eCommerce pioneer Lazada partners with Cignal TV’s University Athletic Association of the Philippines’ (UAAP)Season 85, broadcasted on One Sports channel and the UAAP Varsity Channel beginning October 1. This season, watch out for your favorite collegiate superstars as they get featuredin a special “A Day in The Life Of” video series, sharing with fans their daily routines and activities astop-notch athletes, via Lazada’s in-app livestream channel, LazLive.

This is the first time the broadcast of the collegiate sports association is partnering with an eCommerce platform, and is seen as three brands that resonate with today’s youth coming together to foster community and meaningful connections – Lazada, with its exciting content and trendy assortment at affordable prices that are student-friendly, One Sports and the UAAP Varsity Channel.

Cignal TV’s Eric Centeno says, “The UAAP is an event that students, alumni,and fans continue to look forward to year after year. And for Season 85,the UAAP Varsity Chanel and OneSports are pleased to “Rise as One” with our broadcast partner, Lazada, to further uplift theUAAP experience and drive more connectionsamongst our community.”

“Whether it’s through providing a wide assortment that adds value to their everyday lives, or through the convenience of a trusted service, Lazada has always focused on uplifting the overall customer experience. As eCommerce continues to be tightly integrated in our community’s lives, we’re delighted to be leveraging our platform’s reach to bring this exciting event that fosters the spirit of sportsmanship among our Filipino youth to sports fans all over the country,” says Lazada Philippines CEO Carlos Barrera.

Lazada offers deals from everyday low prices to fast and free shipping, multiple voucher stacking, livestream content and more, promising an enriching online shopping experience that provides shoppers easy access to sulit finds right away.The eCommerce pioneer has been accelerating progress across Southeast Asia through commerce and technology since its launch ten years ago, enabling thousands of brands and sellers as they digitalize their businesses.

Meanwhile, the UAAP was formally established in 1938 and currently comprised of eight-member schools, namely, Adamson University (AdU), Ateneo de Manila University (Ateneo), De La Salle University (DLSU), Far Eastern University (FEU), National University (NU), University of the East (UE), University of the Philippines Diliman (UP), and the University of Santo Tomas (UST).

Varsity teams from these universities compete every year in the league’s various sporting events to vie for the overall championship title. Aside from the much-anticipated senior men’s basketball and senior women’s volleyball tournaments, other competitions include badminton, baseball, chess, athletics, and more.

The UAAP Season 85, themed “Rise as One”, starts on October 1 with Adamson University as this season’s host and with men’s & women’s basketball as the first events in the calendar. It will be the second UAAP season in a year, with the organization set to release their opening round schedule for men’s & women’s basketball on the week of September 26.

Stay tuned and visitLazada on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTubefor more details.

Catch more updates about UAAP Season 85 on OneSports’ official Facebook and Instagram pages, and UAAP Varsity Channel’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

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