World Championships – Day 1

The first day of competition at the 4th Cheerleading World Championships in Helsinki, Finland concludes with Japan leading the All Female and Mixed Cheer divisions and Finland leading the Dance division. Japan is followed by Finland and Norway in the All Female division and Chinese Taipei and Finland in the Mixed Cheer division. Slovenia and… Continue reading World Championships – Day 1

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NACCC Rules Meeting Update

This email was sent on Friday, November 16th concerning the upcoming NACCC Rules Meeting: Dear USASF/IASF Member Coach: The leadership of the NACCC and the USASF/IASF Rules Committee, in addition to the USASF/IASFBoard, have been working hard to establish a process for rules/levels review and revision for 2008-09 that will be organized, inclusive and responsive… Continue reading NACCC Rules Meeting Update

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NACCC Rules Meeting

The NACCC sent the following email on November 2nd with the Meeting Flyer attached. An updated Flyer was sent on November 5th. Coaches, Attached is the flyer for the NACCC (National All-Star Cheerleading Coaches Congress) Meeting taking place in Atlanta. Please review it and plan on registering to attend. Remember, IMPORTANT TOPICS are voted on… Continue reading NACCC Rules Meeting

UCA College Taping Results

Qualifying Results for 2008 UCA College Nationals have been posted on Varsity.com. Here’s a list of paid bids: Division 1A – Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio State, Hawaii, Central Florida, Alabama, Memphis, & Louisiana State Division 1 – Morehead State & Delaware Division 2 – West Georgia & Slippery Rock Junior College – Shelton State All Girl… Continue reading UCA College Taping Results

JAM Brands & Great Lakes Merge

JAM Brands, the parent company of JAMFest and Golden State Spirit Association, has acquired Great Lakes Spirit. JAM Brands & GLCC

Good Luck

The 2007-2008 competition season is now underway. Spirit Company and Spirit Post would like to wish all of the competitors a safe and successful season. See you at Worlds.

Small Gyms Recommendation

Here is a little insight on the discussion leading up to the new small gym divisions in the Southwest. Please note that email addresses and one person’s name have been removed. From: John Newby To: Jim Chadwick Date: 8/28/07 Subject: Recommendation – small gyms Jim, Although the intentions of our quick proposal for small gyms… Continue reading Small Gyms Recommendation

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New Small Gym Divisions in the Southwest Region

On September 6th the USASF made the following announcement: The USASF announces an immediate and limited addition to its divisional structure for the 2007-2008 season. NEW FOR 2007-2008: USASF member event producers conducting events in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arkansas (Southwest Region) will be permitted to offer the specific “small gym” divisions listed… Continue reading New Small Gym Divisions in the Southwest Region

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Varsity Family Plan

From the UCA All-Star/Varsity Family Plan Director, Scott Cole: All Star Gym Owner/Director, We are excited to announce the new Varsity Family Plan- Roll Over for Small Gyms. This exciting new feature will enable gyms of all sizes to take advantage of the Varsity Family Plan. Attached is an informational document containing complete details of… Continue reading Varsity Family Plan

We Are the Champions?

In the early to mid 90s a now defunct coed All*Star team known as Pro Cheer went to Dallas and won in their first year in existence. Shortly after that the Senior division was split into 2, Senior All Girl and Senior Coed, because the powers that be no longer felt is was fair to… Continue reading We Are the Champions?

No More Spring Floors

Beginning with the 2007-2008 season, schools following National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) guidelines, which includes most junior high and high schools, will not be allowed to perform or compete on spring floors. This rule was implemented as a safety measure preventing schools from using height increasing apparatus. Please visit the NFHS website… Continue reading No More Spring Floors