IASF: Upcoming Events

  IASF Legality Judge Training courses! Dallas, USA Dallas, TX – 8/11/18 Registration Deadline: 8/4/2018 Canada Spring CDT Conference Montreal – 9/7/2018 Registration Deadline: 9/1/2018 England Future Cheer UK Conference Birmingham – 9/29/2018 Registration Deadline: 9/21/2018 Australia Sydney, Australia – 1/25/2019 Registration Deadline: 1/18/2019

In Review – December 2016

December, along with 2016, has left us. Here’s the news that ended the year, including the news of the year. Everyone reported on Cheerleading being granted provisional Olympic status, including Reuters, Inside the Games, The Courier-Mail, BBC, USA Today, USA Cheer, and USASF. The Courier-Mail also published IOC Can’t Be Serious: Cheerleading and Muay Thai… Continue reading In Review – December 2016

In Review – November 2016

November came and awarded the first bids to Worlds. Articles regarding the Supreme Court case between Varsity and Star Athletica continued in The Hill, the Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. KATU published Student With Down Syndrome Achieves Cheerleading Goal: ‘It Means the World’. The Omega published Cheerleaders Find Balance Between Art and Sport.… Continue reading In Review – November 2016

In Review – October 2016

October has left us and we are now in Worlds bid season for dance teams. Several cheerleading groups engaged in national anthem protests, including groups from the University of Michigan, Omaha Central HS, and Cornell HS. One of the Omaha Central cheerleaders wrote a guest piece for the Omaha World-Herald. ABC News published Cheerleader Hit… Continue reading In Review – October 2016

In Review – June 2015

Here’s a recap of news from June 2015: On June 1st the San Jose Mercury News published Cheerleading Would be a Sport Under California Bill. On June 2nd SiouxlandNews.com published Family 411: Cheerleaders Fight Bullying. On June 4th KWCH.com published Law Would Force NY Pro Teams to Pay Cheerleaders. On June 8th USA Cheer announced… Continue reading In Review – June 2015

Australian & Costa Rican Nationals

The Australian All Star Cheerleading Federation (AASCF) Nationals takes place this weekend in the Gold Coast. It’s our understanding AASCF Nationals is the largest cheerleading event outside the United States. In addition FECAD’s Costa Rica Nationals is this weekend in San Jose. We’d like to wish all the competitors at these events Good Luck!

Observations After Australian States

I spent the last 2 weeks in Australia with Steve and Rosemary from the Australian All Star Cheerleading Federation. It was a phenomenal trip and I got to see cheerleading on the other side of the world. I noticed the Australians doing some of the same things Americans do, such as struggling to balance difficulty… Continue reading Observations After Australian States

2015 IFAF World Championships to Feature Competition for Cheerleading and American Football

International Cheer Union (ICU) and International Federation of American Football (IFAF) will highlight each of their sports at the 2015 IFAF World Championships The International Cheer Union (ICU) and the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) will be working together to promote both sports at the 2015 IFAF World Championships, to be held July 4-18,… Continue reading 2015 IFAF World Championships to Feature Competition for Cheerleading and American Football

The Age: Here’s Cheers to US Sport’s Leading Ladies

The Age published Here’s Cheers to US Sport’s Leading Ladies. Many of the all-American gals donning the signature skimpy outfits of the professional squads may well have university qualifications, but as one respondent to a supporting blogger pointed out: ”I doubt you’ll hear any NFL fan look at a cheerleader and yell: ‘Check out the… Continue reading The Age: Here’s Cheers to US Sport’s Leading Ladies