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The JAM Brands Announces New Dance Director

The JAM Brands announces Hayley Schumaker-Reyes as the Dance Director for The JAM Brands. Hayley has been in the dance industry for more than 15 years as a dancer, coach and choreographer. She has traveled throughout the U.S. and internationally sharing her passion for dance. Hayley can also been seen in several national shows, concerts, commercials, and print ads from her time in the Film and Entertainment Industry.

The JAM Brands’ is reiterating its commitment to dance by adding Hayley to the team. Her expertise in the school and all-star markets will allow her to be an invaluable resource to our customers. This commitment and continued focus on dance will allow for more support, improved dance events and overall growth of dance in the industry. Please join her for JUST DANCE, an owners and coaches dance only conference. It is August 26 & 27 outside Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky. Go to http://www.jamfest.com/JustDance/ for more information.

About JAM Brands

The JAM Brands is an industry leader in cheerleading and dance. The JAM Brands has been a pioneering company in the cheer and dance industry for the past 17 years. The JAM Brands with its leading brands is home to some of the largest cheer and dance events in the world. The JAM Brands, with its camps, clinics, competitions and uniforms is a “partner in spirit” in cheerleading and dance. For more information, visit www.thejambrands.com.

2011 End of Year Competitions

The End of the Year Competitions begin today with US Finals in Baton Rouge. Good luck to all the team competing.

Here’s a list of the major end of the year events:

All Levels

  • April 16-17 – Atlanta, GA
  • April 16-17 – Dallas, TX
  • April 16-17 – Los Angeles, CA
  • April 16-17 – Philadelphia, PA
  • April 17th – Worcester, MA
  • May 7-8 – Cincinnati, OH

US Finals

  • April 2nd – Baton Rouge, LA
  • April 9th – Orlando, FL
  • April 9-10 – Virginia Beach, VA
  • April 16th – Kansas City, MO
  • April 16-17 – Indianapolis, IN
  • April 16-17 – Las Vegas, NV
  • May 7th – Providence, RI
  • May 7-8 – Washington, DC

Worlds

  • April 30 – May 1 – Orlando, FL

JAMfest: Dance Super National 2011

JAMfest Dance Super Nationals took place on February 19-20 in Cincinnati, OH. This event had 158 All*Star Dance, 27 Traditional Dance, and 1 Exhibition Dance teams compete. This event was a qualifier for Worlds & US Finals. Worlds Partial Bids were awarded to:

  • Dance Mania (Senior Small Jazz)
  • Majik Touch Dance Company “X-treme Majik” (Senior Large Hip Hop)
  • Midwest Magic All Stars “Hypnotic” (Senior Small Hip Hop)

Worlds At Large Bids were awarded to:

  • ATJ All Stars (Senior Large Hip Hop)
  • Dance Mania (Senior Pom)
  • Dance Unlimited (Senior Small Jazz)
  • Maximum Energy (Senior Hip Hop)
  • Star Performance Centre (Open Hip Hop)
  • Star Performance Centre (Senior Small Jazz)

US Finals Paid Bids were awarded to:

  • ATJ All Stars (Senior Large Jazz)
  • Dance Mania (Junior Small Jazz)
  • Dance Mania (Senior Pom)
  • Majik Touch Dance Company “Just Majik” (Youth Large Hip Hop)
  • Majik Touch Dance Company “Pure Majik” (Junior Large Hip Hop)
  • Mount Notre Dame Cougars (Varsity Kick)
  • Pittsburgh Poison “Bollyhood” (Youth Small Hip Hop)
  • Seton HS (Varsity Pom)
  • Star Performance Centre (Senior Large Hip Hop)

Event Page

The event had 158 All*Star Dance teams in 40 divisions for an average of 3.95 teams per division.

All*Star Dance By Style

  • Jazz – 33 Teams in 8 Divisions (4.13 Average)
  • Kick – 3 Teams in 3 Divisions (1.00)
  • Lyrical – 9 Teams in 4 Divisions (2.25)
  • Pom – 41 Teams in 8 Divisions (5.13)
  • Production – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00)
  • Prop – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00)
  • Variety – 11 Teams in 4 Divisions (2.75)

 

All*Star Dance By Age

  • Tiny – 2 Teams in 2 Divisions (1.00 Average)
  • Mini – 12 Teams in 5 Divisions (2.40)
  • Youth – 35 Teams in 8 Divisions (4.38)
  • Junior – 49 Teams in 10 Divisions (4.90)
  • Senior – 43 Teams in 8 Divisions (5.38)
  • Open – 15 Teams in 5 Divisions (3.00)
  • College – 2 Teams in 2 Divisions (1.00)

Live! Cincinnati 2011

Live! Cincinnati took place on January 29-30 in Cincinnati, OH. This event had 101 All*Star Cheer, 8 Traditional Cheer, 4 Exhibition Cheer (including 2 Special Needs), 46 All*Star Dance, 3 Traditional Dance, and 2 Exhibition Dance (including 1 Special Needs) teams compete. This event was a qualifier for US Finals. Paid Bids were awarded to:

  • Anderson County Middle School (Junior High Advanced)
  • ATJ All Stars (Tiny Open)
  • Cheeriffic All Stars (Mini L2)
  • Midwest Cheer Elite “Pumas” (Senior Open L5)
  • Star Performance Center (Tiny Open)
  • Terre Haute All Star Cheer University (Junior Large L2)
  • Terre Haute All Star Cheer University (Senior Coed L4)
  • Terre Haute All Star Cheer University (Senior Large L3)
  • Terre Haute All Star Cheer University (Youth Small L1)

Event Page

The event had 101 All*Star Cheer Teams in 30 Divisions for an average of 3.37 teams per division and 46 All*Star Dance teams in 16 divisions for an average of 2.88 teams per division.

All*Star Cheer By Level

  • Level 1 – 28 Teams in 5 Divisions (5.60 Average)
  • Level 2 – 31 Teams in 7 Divisions (4.43)
  • Level 3 – 21 Teams in 8 Divisions (2.63)
  • Level 4 – 10 Teams in 3 Divisions (3.33)
  • Level 4.2 – 2 Teams in 1 Division (2.00)
  • Level 5 – 8 Teams in 5 Divisions (1.60)
  • Level 6 – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00)

All*Star Cheer By Age

  • Tiny – 6 Teams in 1 Division (6.00 Average)
  • Mini – 11 Teams in 3 Divisions (3.67)
  • Youth – 25 Teams in 5 Divisions (5.00)
  • Junior – 24 Teams in 8 Divisions (3.00)
  • Senior – 30 Teams in 10 Divisions (3.00)
  • Senior Open – 3 Teams in 1 Division (3.00)
  • International/Open – 2 Teams in 2 Divisions (1.00)

Varsity: Introducing Cheerlebrity!

Cheerlebrity brings the star quality to All Star Cheerleading.

Memphis, Tenn. (February 2011) – Varsity All Star is proud to announce its latest all star competition brand: Cheerlebrity.

Cheerlebrity is unique in the entire all star cheerleading community, with a competition experience that is completely original. Each team will be judged by a traditional scoring panel of judges and a special Cheerlebrity panel, which will consist of well known all star athletes, coaches and popular choreographers from across the country. Scores will be announced after each performance using the Varsity All Star digital scoring system.

Each Cheerlebrity competition will feature Cheerlebrity tumblers, coaches and teams. Winners from each competition will have their video posted on Cheerlebrity.com to compete head to head with other winners in a “People’s Choice” competition. Fans will vote for their favorite performance on the web after each competition.

John Newby, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Varsity, is excited for the all star community. “Cheerlebrity gives us a chance to enhance the excitement of an all star event even more. We hope the athletes feel like the rock stars they are during and after a Cheerlebrity event.”

Cheerlebrity competitions will be introduced in the Midwest starting November 2011. Cities slated for competitions are Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh and Toledo.

For information on Cheerlebrity and this unique competition experience, contact Scott Foster at sfoster@varsityspirit.com.

About Varsity and Varsity All Star

Varsity is the source for all things related to cheerleading and dance team. With a rich heritage and traditions dating back to 1948, Varsity is an innovative global leader comprised of the leading spirit brands and organizations including its educational camps, clinics, competitions and uniforms to teams around the world. Varsity’s National Championships, which are held at the Walt Disney World® Resorts, have been televised on ESPN Networks for more than 25 years. Web-based Varsity TV features thousands of cheerleading and dance team videos and has become a favorite cheer destination for cheerleaders and coaches alike. Varsity has led the way in cheerleading safety as a supporter of the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators since 1987 and as a camp leader training more than 300,000 cheerleaders per year in cheerleading fundamentals with an emphasis on safety. Varsity All Star is a network of event organizations producing the finest all star experience for all star cheerleaders and dancers.

Introducing Cheerlebrity

All Star Challenge: Queen of the Nile 2010

All Star Challenge Queen of the Nile took place on November 20-21 in Cincinnati, OH. This event had 56 All*Star Cheer and 21 All*Star Dance teams compete.

Event Page

The event had 56 All*Star Cheer Teams in 24 Divisions for an average of 2.33 teams per division and 21 All*Star Dance teams in 11 divisions for an average of 1.91 teams per division.

All*Star Cheer By Level

  • Level 1 – 11 Teams in 4 Divisions (2.75 Average)
  • Level 2 – 11 Teams in 4 Divisions (2.75)
  • Level 3 – 14 Teams in 6 Divisions (2.33)
  • Level 4 – 7 Teams in 4 Divisions (1.75)
  • Level 4.2 – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00)
  • Level 5 – 12 Teams in 5 Divisions (2.40)

All*Star Cheer By Age

  • Tiny – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00 Average)
  • Mini – 6 Teams in 2 Divisions (3.00)
  • Youth – 15 Teams in 6 Divisions (2.50)
  • Junior – 14 Teams in 6 Divisions (2.33)
  • Senior – 17 Teams in 8 Divisions (2.13)
  • Senior Open – 3 Teams in 1 Division (3.00)

Great Lakes: Ohio River Challenge 2010

Great Lakes Ohio River Challenge took place on November 7th in Cincinnati, OH. This event had 49 All*Star Cheer, 1 Traditional Cheer, 3 Exhibition Cheer (including 1 Special Needs), and 20 All*Star Dance teams compete. This event was a qualifier for US Finals. Paid Bids were awarded to:

  • Pride Athletics (Junior Hip Hop)
  • Ultimate Cheer of Cincinnati (Youth L2)
  • Miami Cheer Elite “Eclipse” (Junior L3)

Event Page

The event had 49 All*Star Cheer Teams in 17 Divisions for an average of 2.88 teams per division and 20 All*Star Dance teams in 9 divisions for an average of 2.22 teams per division.

All*Star Cheer By Level

  • Level 1 – 12 Teams in 3 Divisions (4.00 Average)
  • Level 2 – 13 Teams in 4 Divisions (3.25)
  • Level 3 – 13 Teams in 4 Divisions (3.25)
  • Level 4 – 6 Teams in 3 Divisions (2.00)
  • Level 4.2 – 1 Team in 1 Division (1.00)
  • Level 5 – 4 Teams in 2 Divisions (2.00)

All*Star Cheer By Age

  • Tiny – 3 Teams in 1 Division (3.00)
  • Mini – 6 Teams in 2 Divisions (3.00)
  • Youth – 13 Teams in 3 Divisions (4.33)
  • Junior – 10 Teams in 3 Divisions (3.33)
  • Senior – 15 Teams in 7 Divisions (2.14)
  • Senior Open – 2 Teams in 1 Division (2.00)