In Review – December 2017

Happy New Year. Here’s what happened the last month of 2017: NPR published I Am A Cheerleader, And Here’s Why I Take A Knee. Kentucky Kernel reported UK Cheer Has a Big Opportunity to Expand Its Sport. Bryant Archway posted Cheerleaders Rights Versus Responsibilities. Houston Chronicle published Simone Biles Appears as Guest Texans Cheerleader. The… Continue reading In Review – December 2017

UCA College Nationals 2014 Update

Shortly after the conclusion of the 2014 UCA/UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship, held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports January 17–19, it came to our attention that Small Coed Division II team Columbus State University had violated our guidelines for eligibility. Because of this, we have had to disqualify Columbus State… Continue reading UCA College Nationals 2014 Update

Inside Cheerleading: 2011 Collegiate All American Team

ATLANTA, GEORGIA- Inside Cheerleading Magazine is proud to announce the 2011 Collegiate All-American Team, featuring some of the most talented collegiate cheerleaders in the country. Each year, Inside Cheerleading Magazine names the team after evaluating nominations from college cheerleading coaches coast to coast. The recipients of the recognition are featured in the current issue (June/July… Continue reading Inside Cheerleading: 2011 Collegiate All American Team

Nfinity, Twist and Spirit Cheer Join Cheer for a Cause

Support for Cheer for a Cause grows as Nfinity Shoes, Twist: Canada’s Cheerleading Magazine, and Spirit Cheer will partner with the non-profit organization in 2011. Mike Pare joins as an advisory board member. Their December cause, helping the families of Midwest Cheer Elite, continues in January. Lake Mary, Florida, January 7, 2010 – Nfinity, the… Continue reading Nfinity, Twist and Spirit Cheer Join Cheer for a Cause

SITA Elects New Chairperson, Treasurer and Board of Directors Members

The Spirit Industry Trade Association (SITA) has announced Mike Pare of Spirit Cheer, UCA All Star, and the University of Central Florida, has been elected Chairperson for 2011 and Liz Rossetti of AmeriCheer, AmeriDance, and NLCC has been elected Treasurer. Lynn Singer of Spirit Innovations continues to serve as Vice-Chairperson and Valerie Ninemire will continue… Continue reading SITA Elects New Chairperson, Treasurer and Board of Directors Members

USA Cheer Announces an NCAA Emerging Sport Initiative

Cheerleading’s governing body will seek NCAA emerging sport status for “Stunt” format. Memphis, Tenn. (September 2010) – USA Cheer, the national governing body (NGB) for all forms of cheerleading, has released a new competition sport designed to be considered for NCAA Emerging Sport status.  “Stunt,” which is descriptive of the athletic skills pulled from traditional… Continue reading USA Cheer Announces an NCAA Emerging Sport Initiative