History of Competitive Cheerleading

How It All Started

what is competitive cheerleading?

This form of cheerleading is focused on Athletic training and competition performances. In these competitions athletes compete with routines that last 2 minutes and 30 seconds, these routines consist of dancing, stunts, tumbling and jumps. There are also many rules and regulations that must be followed to a certain standard in order to compete, these standards vary based on certain devisions of the competition.

how did it all start?

The earliest of the cheer competitions started in the late 1960's but rapidly became popular in the late 80's and throughout the 90'swhen the International CheerleadingFoundation,now called the World Cheerleading Association, started to rank the top 10 collage cheerleading teams.

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