Top College Cheerleading & Dance Teams Earn National College Championship Titles
MEMPHIS, Tenn., More than 3,000 of the country’s top college cheerleaders and dancers descended on the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando to compete in the 2009 College Cheer and Dance Team National Championship.
Teams from 43 states and 152 universities and colleges competed in the event, produced by the Universal Cheerleaders Association. An estimated 6,000 spectators attended the competition, with performances at the Wide World of Sports Complex and the Indiana Jones Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
University of Kentucky, this year’s Division 1-A winner, captured the title last year as well.
The Top Finalists in each division were:
COED DIVISION IA
University of Kentucky
COED DIVISION II CHEER
University of West Georgia
COED DIVISION I CHEER
Morehead State University
SMALL COED DIVISION II
Northern Kentucky University
SMALL COED DIVISION I
Shelton State Community College
ALL GIRL DIVISION II
Southern Connecticut State University
ALL GIRL DIVISION I
San Diego State University
Mascot National Championship
University of Colorado – Chip
University of Delaware – YoUDee
Full results are available on Varsity.com. This year’s competition will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2 in February and March; check local listings for airtimes. Highlights of every team’s routine will also be available on Varsity TV, Varsity.com’s broadband video on demand channel (http://www.varsity.com/event.aspx?event=1106).
For more information, about the 2009 College Cheer and Dance Team National Championship or cheerleading in general, please contact Sheila Noone, at 901-251-5959.
Since 1974, Varsity has been the source for all things related to cheerleading. With rich heritage and traditions, Varsity is an innovative global leader comprised of the leading spirit industry brands and organizations including its educational cheerleading and dance camps, cheerleading clinics, cheerleading and dance competitions and cheerleading uniforms to teams around the world. Varsity is based in Memphis, Tenn. and employs more than 3,000 employees nationwide. For more information about Varsity Brands, please visit http://www.varsity.com.
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