In Review – November 2020

Welcome to December. Here’s the news we found for November. Cheerleaders’ Campaign Wins Government Approval of Covid-19 Measures via SW Londoner. USA Cheer Launches Nationwide Membership Initiative via USA Cheer. The College Athletes Who Are Allowed to Make Big Bucks: Cheerleaders via New York Times.

In Review – October 2020

Welcome to November. Here’s a little of the news from October: Bain Capital’s Cheerleading Investment Gets Ugly via Axios. Former Titans Cheerleader Dies From Injuries in ‘Horrific’ Car Wreck via Tennessean. Internal Audit Finds ‘Structural and Cultural Failure’ in UK Cheerleading via LEX18. Nicholas Stoll: Cheer Isn’t an NCAA Sport, and Title IX Just Might… Continue reading In Review – October 2020

In Review – September 2020

August is here and brought some major investigations with it. Nfinity and Famer Debut Virtual Interactive Training App via Yahoo! Cheerleading Has a List of People Banned From the Sport. It was Missing 74 Convicted Sex Offenders via USA Today. Cheer Empire: A For-Profit Company Built Competitive Cheer, Pays People Who Make its Rules via… Continue reading In Review – September 2020

In Review – August 2020

August was a little slow, but with school resuming for many it wouldn’t be a surprise if things start to pick up. Report: Cheerleaders, Mascots Not Allowed on Field at 2020 NFL Games via SI.com. SEC Football: Bands, Cheerleaders Not Allowed on Field Amid COVID-19 Concerns via Tennessean. Jerry Preschutti In His 51st Year Of… Continue reading In Review – August 2020

In Review – July 2020

July was a little slow, but here are the public articles we found. There were also a couple article referring to a lawsuit or lawsuits filed against Varsity, USASF, USA Cheer, Jeff Webb and related entities that were behind paywalls. I Would Love to See it Recognised for the Amazing Sport That it is via… Continue reading In Review – July 2020

In Review – June 2020

Welcome to the 2nd half of 2020. In late June the USASF announced the standings in their Worlds Divisions Points Championship and the 2020 Scholarship Recipients. Here’s some of the other news from June. 5 Pivotal Moments That Drove Rebel Athletic’s Success via The Challenger Project. Cheerleading Giant Varsity Brands Gets $185 Million in New… Continue reading In Review – June 2020

In Review – May 2020

Welcome to June. Both USASF & IASF have publicly posted their Divisions and Rules for the upcoming season, something USASF hasn’t done in a couple seasons. STUNT Receives Emerging Sport Recommendation from the NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics via USA Cheer. USASF announced the Regional Advisory Board members for the 2020-21 season. University of Kentucky… Continue reading In Review – May 2020

USASF: Personal Development Has Gone Virtual

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Season Ending Update III

Since publishing Season Ending Update II a couple weeks ago the International Cheer Union (ICU) and IASF have cancelled their World Championships and Varsity cancelled the combined Summit event mentioned in that second update. To our knowledge there are no in person cheer or dance competitions remaining scheduled as part of the 2019-2020 season.

In Review – April 2020

Welcome to May. We should be recovering from Worlds and starting the all level end of the year events, but instead most of us are still sitting at home. USASF cancelled Worlds 2020. IASF hasn’t announced a definitive plan, but is leaving the door open for having the event in conjunction with the ICU Championship… Continue reading In Review – April 2020