From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama High School Athletic Association Cheerleading State Finals will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.
“This year, we have 121 cheer squads qualified to compete for state titles,” said AHSAA Assistant Director Denise Ainsworth. “For the first time this year, we had regional competitions to qualify for the State Finals and they were excellent. We are looking forward to seeing the best of the best on Saturday. The spirit these young student-athletes show every week in supporting their schools is amazing and this event is a wonderful showcase of their skills.”
More than 1,400 participants will be in competition in both “Traditional Routine” and “Game Day” formats, in junior varsity, junior high, varsity and co-ed categories. Doors open at 8 a.m. and tickets are $10 per person.
The event’s participants include AHSAA Cheerleading State Finals, in conjunction with Varsity Brands/UCA Cheer, and will take place at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville located at 801 Main Street NW.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association, founded in 1921, is a private agency organized by its member schools to control and promote their athletic programs. The purpose of the AHSAA is to regulate, coordinate and promote the interscholastic athletic programs among its member schools, which include public, private and parochial institutions.