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Stunt & NCATA Updates – October 2013

Stunt announced it’s 4th season will start with a record number of teams and it has met the minimum requirements for NCAA Emerging Sports status while NCATA has announced the addition of Gannon University and Adrian College for the 2014 season and Concordia University Wisconsin for the 2015 season.

Stunt Announcement | Gannon University and Adrian College Announcement | Concordia University Wisconsin Announcement

Varsity All Star Triple Crown Championship

Varsity All Star LogoVarsity announced the Triple Crown Championship for teams that compete at Cheersport, NCA, and UCA.

  • Teams must compete at all three events in the same division to participate.
  • Awarded to teams who place 1st at CHEERSPORT, NCA and UCA.
  • Winners receive exclusive Varsity All Star Triple Crown jackets, backpacks, championship banners, champion medallions, championship crown jewelry.

Complete information is available on VarsityAllStar.com.

Inside Dance Magazine from Inside Publications to Launch in February 2014

Inside Dance LogoATLANTA, Ga. – October 8, 2013 – With its premiere issue slated for February 2014, Inside Dance magazine, from Inside Publications, will deliver an all-new, all-access, fresh take on the world of dance. From the competition side at the Studio, School (high school and college) and All-Star level to conventions, tours and the commercial and professional side of dance, iD will have all of the bases covered! With insightful articles from experienced dancers, choreographers, instructors, directors, dance and talent competition producers, stylists, health experts and more, the magazine will offer the inside scoop from the world of dance, all with breath-taking photography.

“Whether you’re a dancer, choreographer, director, studio owner, instructor, or just someone who has a love of dance, Inside Dance magazine is for you,” said Chris Korotky, President of Inside Publications. “Each issue of the magazine will be jam-packed with insightful features and engaging profiles that take you from center stage to back stage and beyond, telling the story behind the story. Whether it’s introducing the reader to a new star, giving the back story on a favorite dancer, choreographer or studio or going behind-the-scenes at a competition or Broadway show, Inside Dance is designed as an all-access pass for the reader, taking them on an adventure through captivating stories and stunning photography!”

Though dance itself takes center stage, Fashion, Health and Fitness also play a pivotal role in each issue. Six issues a year will be produced and in addition to paid subscribers, Studio and All Star owners at 4,000+ facilities nationwide will receive a complimentary copy of each issue. Bonus copies will also be distributed year-round at competitions, conventions, tours and camps. The title will also be available at select Barnes and Noble and Books-A-Million bookstores across the country.

In addition to the print version, a digital version of each issue will also be produced for viewing on tablets and mobile devices. Digital subscriptions will be available through the Apple App Store (for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch), the Amazon Marketplace (for Kindle Fire) and on Google Play for the Android Market devices.

Print subscriptions are available now for pre-order at a limited-time discounted rate of $17.95 for a one-year subscription, $29.95 for a two-year subscription and $39.95 for a three-year subscription and are available at www.InsideDance.com.

Special advertising rates for charter advertising partners are also available for a limited time.

Media Kit for Advertising information for Inside Dance can be found here.

About Inside Publications


Inside Publications is an Atlanta-based company that produces niche titles including Inside Gymnastics magazine, Inside Cheerleading magazine, Inside Dance magazine, and Inside Volleyball magazine. The magazines include informative articles, entertaining features, profiles, coverage of events and competitions, style segments, plus the latest news and inside buzz, all with stunning photos. The Custom Pubs division develops custom publications, ads and promotional materials and published the book Cheerleading: From Tryouts to Championships. The company also produces three Annual titles: The Cheerleading Coach’s Handbook, the Gymnastics Coach’s Resource Guide and the Cheer and Dance Worlds Commemorative Issue.

For more information on the company and its titles, visit http://www.InsideVolleyball.com, http://www.InsideGymnastics.com and http://www.InsideCheerleading.com and http://www.InsideDance.com.

The U.S. Finals Announces Location and Venue for West Coast

The US Finals LALOUISVILLE, KY (September 24th, 2013) The U.S. Finals will host their Southern California event at the Galen Center on The University of Southern California campus in beautiful Los Angeles, California. The event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014.

When finalizing details for the West Coast event, an easily accessible location and an arena-style venue were a high priority.

“We are thrilled to be in the heart of LA on one of the state’s most beautiful campuses,” says Anthony Perez, Marketing and Sales Rep for The U.S. Finals. “Hosting our end of season event in The Galen Center arena will be so exciting for both spectators and athletes alike.”

US Finals LogoWith the addition of Aloha Productions to The U.S. Finals partners, teams all over the western USA will now have more opportunities to get qualified to attend. For a complete list of qualifiers in the west, as well as qualifiers nationwide check out www.theusfinals.com/EventQualifiers.php. Fill your calendar with qualifier events now, and make plans to bring your whole program to attend The U.S. Finals – Los Angeles. End your season together at The U.S. Finals! Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates @theusfinals! #thisisit #endittogether.

Los Angeles, CA – May 3rd, 2014

For more info about The Galen Center please visit: www.usctrojans.com/facilities/usc-galen-center.html

Event specific questions? Check out www.theusfinals.com.

ABOUT THE U.S. FINALS

The U.S. Finals is a multi-brand, end-of-the-season event series aimed at crowning TRUE CHAMPIONS in all divisions and levels of cheer and dance, giving teams a chance to see where they rank against other teams from coast to coast. Teams must receive a bid from any of the seven qualifying events in order to attend The U.S. Finals. Once qualified, teams are welcome to attend U.S. Finals events across the nation. At the end of the event series, teams from all locations are ranked against each other, and Overall Champions are crowned at the conclusion of all events in May 2014.

The U.S. Finals Announces Location and Venue for West Coast

The U.S. Finals: End Your Season Together

LOUISVILLE, KY (September 16th, 2013) To continue their trend of being the BIGGEST, most affordable and convenient end-of-season events, The U.S. Finals has decided to reduce the pricing for 3rd, 4th and 5th place bid winners to just $85 per athlete. The U.S. Finals believes that every team deserves the right to Get Ranked and end your season together, and this price reduction is aimed at making it more affordable for customers to bring every team in their program to The U.S. Finals.

US Finals 2014 Pricing“Coaches, athletes and parents work together all season long, and at the end of the year that teamwork is no different,” says U.S. Finals Executive Director, Tina Sexton. “Coaches tell us all the time how important it is to their business that they end their season together as a team.”

You will see The U.S. Finals using a new hashtag on their social media sites; #EndItTogether, which invites programs to come to The U.S. Finals and end their season together.

“At the end of the season, coaches are already thinking about next season. Taking your whole program to The U.S. Finals is a no-brainer. It builds unity and loyalty to your program, and ultimately ensures that your upcoming tryouts are a wild success,” says Sexton.

2014 pricing will again be based on the highest bid earned by each team at qualifying events. Teams earning first place at a qualifier will pay first place pricing, and so on. Paid registration bids can also be won at select qualifiers. Pricing for the 2014 U.S. Finals events will be as follows:

  • US Finals LogoPaid Bid – Free*
  • 1st Place Bid – $55 per athlete
  • 2nd Place Bid – $75 per athlete
  • 3rd Place Bid – $85 per athlete
  • 4th Place Bid – $85 per athlete
  • 5th Place Bid – $85 per athlete

*There is a $100 processing fee per team.

ABOUT THE U.S. FINALS

The U.S. Finals is a multi-brand, end-of-the-season event series aimed at crowning TRUE CHAMPIONS in all divisions and levels of cheer and dance, giving teams a chance to see where they rank against other teams from coast to coast. Teams must receive a bid from any of the seven qualifying events in order to attend The U.S. Finals. Once qualified, teams are welcome to attend U.S. Finals events across the nation. At the end of the event series, teams from all locations are ranked against each other, and Overall Champions are crowned at the conclusion of all events in May 2014.

The U.S. Finals End Your Season Together

U.S. Finals Adds a 7th Location & a New Partner!

US Finals LogoLOUISVILLE, KY (August 16th, 2013) The U.S. Finals is pleased to announce that we are headed west with the addition of a seventh location in sunny, southern California! Teams will have the opportunity to get ranked at The U.S. Finals – Southern California on May 3rd, 2014. With the addition of our new location, we are also pleased to announce our new partnership with an exciting brand that is established and trusted in the west, Aloha Productions!

“Aloha has such a positive reputation in the industry, but especially on the west coast. I am so excited to work hand-in-hand with Tammy Van Vleet on The U.S. Finals, and trust that she and her team will bring great energy and experience that will continue to put The U.S. Finals at the top of the list of season-ending-events,” says U.S. Finals Executive Director, Tina Sexton.

“With our events, scholarship program, Worlds bids and educational conferences we have always tried to provide more opportunities for cheerleaders and dancers. Partnering with The U.S. Finals will do just that for our customers – provide a fantastic year-end championship recognizing excellent performances from the season,” said Tammy Van Vleet, President of Aloha Productions.

Aloha Productions will join The U.S. Finals for the 2013 – 2014 season adding 15 new qualifiers in the west. To view a full list of the Aloha Production qualifiers, as well as qualifiers nationwide check out www.theusfinals.com/EventQualifiers.php, and put The U.S. Finals – So. Cal. on your schedule now!

The U.S. Finals – Southern California – May 3rd, 2014

Event specific questions? Check out www.theusfinals.com. For more information regarding Aloha Productions check out http://www.alohaspiritchamps.com.

About the U.S. Finals

The U.S. Finals is a multi-brand, end-of-the-season event series aimed at crowning TRUE CHAMPIONS in all divisions and levels of cheer and dance, giving teams a chance to see where they rank against other teams in their respective divisions from coast to coast and around the world. Teams must receive a bid from a qualifier event in order to attend The U.S. Finals. Once qualified, teams are welcome to attend The U.S. Finals closest to them, or travel to an awesome destination to compete. At the end of the event series, teams from all locations are ranked against each other, and Overall Champions are crowned at the conclusion of all events in May 2014.

U.S. Finals Adds a 7th Location & a New Partner