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.

Season Ending?

About a week ago the season for many sports started falling apart. For me it started with several conference basketball tournaments announcing they’d be played without fans and picked up speed while watching an NBA game get postponed just before tipoff, after the players had warmed up. It spread quickly to other games and then… Continue reading Season Ending?

In Review – May 2019

The end of the season events have ended and today the new season begins. UK Grad Defies Gravity, Changes Perception of Sport He Loves via UKNow. Golden Hat-Trick for England ParaCheer at ICU World Championships via Sky Sports. Canadians to Receive Medal After Team Says They Were ‘Robbed’ at Cheerleading Championships in U.S. via Global… Continue reading In Review – May 2019

In Review – April 2019

April means Daytona, ICU, and Worlds. Congratulations to all the new champions and good luck to those competing at May’s end of the season events. Three Victories and Counting: The Woman Behind SMU Cheer’s Success via The Daily Campus. USA Cheer Announces Upcoming School Cheer Rules Changes via USA Cheer. Chicago Area Special Abilities Cheer… Continue reading In Review – April 2019

In Review – April 2017

April showers brought NCA College and started Worlds, but didn’t finish it. Here’s what else made the news: International Cheer Union World Championship results. National Law Review published Sis-Boom-Bah: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Cheerleader Uniform Design Elements May Be Eligible for Copyright Protection and Cheerleader Uniform Designs Protectable Under Copyright Act. TMZ posted Floyd… Continue reading In Review – April 2017

USA Cheer Announces U.S. Junior National Team

Eastside Middle School will represent the U.S. in the Inaugural International Cheer Union Junior World Championship Memphis, Tenn., January 30, 2017 – USA Cheer, the national governing body for cheer in the U.S., has announced that Eastside Middle School from Mt. Washington, Kentucky, will represent the U.S. at the International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World… Continue reading USA Cheer Announces U.S. Junior National Team

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

Team Pilipinas Cheerleading Team Brings Home the Bronze from Florida

Inquirer.net published Team Pilipinas Cheerleading Team Brings Home the Bronze from Florida, discussing the team’s first trip to Worlds. Team Pilipinas is an all girl team that represents the Philippines in international cheerleading competitions. It is comosed of the best of the best cheerleaders in the country.

Observations After Event 20 of 2013-14

Event 20 took me to Orlando for the first of 3 consecutive events and my final regular season event. I’m not as familiar with the scoring system used by this event producer, so I don’t know if teams still had any obvious omissions in their routines. As there normally is, there were some great performance,… Continue reading Observations After Event 20 of 2013-14

2014 Team USA Dance

University of Minnesota and University of Cincinnati dance teams will represent the US as Team USA Dance in 2014 International Cheer Union Championship Memphis, Tenn., – Team USA Dance has announced that the dance teams from the University of Minnesota and the University of Cincinnati have been selected as the 2014 Team USA Dance Team… Continue reading 2014 Team USA Dance