Happy New Year! Here’s some of the news from December. Jeff Webb Steps Down as Chairman of Varsity Spirit – Will Still Play a Role in Cheer World via Commercial Appeal. A Huge Slap in the Face’: Frustrations Grow Over Cheerleading’s Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Cases via USA Today.
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
Since publishing our Season Ending Update, USASF has announced Worlds 2020 is cancelled, but IASF is continuing to considering having the International teams compete in the fall with the ICU Championship. Varsity announced a “One of a Kind” Summit that will combine or replace The Summit, D2 Summit, Dance Summit, and The US Finals. The… Continue reading Season Ending Update II
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?
Summer news is a little slow.The IASF posted a comparison of the USASF and IASF rules. Florida’s Famous Cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, Dies via ESPN. ‘Black Girls Cheer’ Documentary, Coming to Chicago, Looks at Joy, Power of All-Black Cheer Squads via Chicago Tribune. Varsity Spirit Expands Its Band Division With Two Significant Acquisitions via Yahoo!.… Continue reading In Review – July 2019
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