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2013-10-02 16:24:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- STUNT, the new varsity sport derived from cheerleading launched by USA Cheer, starts its fourth season with a roster of 60 collegiate teams. In addition, more than 100 collegiate teams have started to explore the possibility of adding STUNT to their sports offerings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) STUNT has successfully met the minimum requirements set by NCAA for the Emerging Sport application...

2013-09-27 20:21:39

Karen Lew will serve as Director of Safety for cheerleading's governing body. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer has appointed Karen Lew to a new position of Director of Safety. Karen Lew, MEd., ATC, LAT, is the Clinical Coordinator for the Athletic Training Program at the University of Miami and is also actively involved in a variety of athletic training related organizations and initiatives. "Karen's background in athletic training, coupled...

2013-08-08 23:21:06

In response to seeing pictures of an iPhone tucked inside a cheerleader’s cheer shorts, iHangy poses the question: What was she thinking?! The company’s Slip in 5 cases for the iPhone 5 ensure the cheer squad doesn’t have to resort to such drastic protective measures. Dallas,TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 With all those cartwheels, flying flips and summersaults, one would think cheerleaders would be the first to give up their iPhone 5 addiction – at least during practice, competitions...

2013-03-01 12:22:55

Website offers comprehensive library of cheerleading safety information and resources. MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer, the governing body of cheer for the United States, has teamed up with the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) to launch CheerSafe.org, the most comprehensive website to date for cheerleading regulation and safety information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) (Logo:...

2012-06-19 10:22:35

As Title IX celebrates its 40th Anniversary and counts its wins for women's sports, a new sport is ready to join the ranks. MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cheerleading, which predates Title IX by roughly 60 years, has long been an athletic outlet for women. Once primarily a men's activity, female cheerleaders quickly took over the sidelines during World War II, and never left. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) It's a question as...

2012-01-12 16:31:00

New Sport format recognized as a benefit for female collegiate athletes. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is recommending STUNT, the new sport format developed from cheerleading, as an emerging varsity women's sport to their Athletic Director membership. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) USA Cheer, the governing body for cheerleading in the United States,...

2012-01-05 11:36:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has announced that it plans to introduce the new sport format of cheerleading, "STUNT," at the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (FIAAA) Conference in May. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) A new competitive team sport that was derived from traditional cheerleading, STUNT removes the crowd-leading and focuses on the technical...

2011-12-13 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 24 November 2011, the International Cheer Union received a positive recommendation to its membership application by the SportAccord Council. The qualified recommendation is an important further step toward full membership rights in SportAccord, which will be voted on by the General Assembly at SportAccord's annual convention in May. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111213/DC21524LOGO) "We appreciate this action by...

2011-04-13 12:25:00

Six collegiate teams competed in the first-ever STUNT National Championship; Next step for new sport is NCAA Emerging Sport Status application. MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Louisville emerged victorious at the inaugural STUNT National Championship this past weekend, with a score of 48 points followed by NC State with 32. USA Cheer, the national governing body for all forms of cheerleading, hosted the first STUNT National Championship this...

2011-03-23 10:27:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer is pleased to announce its team members for 2011. The Coed and All Girl teams will represent the United States at the 3rd Annual International Cheer Union (ICU) World Championship in Orlando, Fla. on April 28 and 29. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) The ICU World Championship showcases the top cheerleaders from every member nation; there are now 97 nations. Team USA has won a combined 12...