October 5, 2023

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Varsity Spirit – the worldwide chief in cheerleading, dance crew and band attire, camps and competitions, and a division of Varsity Manufacturers, the market chief in crew sports activities, college spirit and achievement recognition – is happy to announce the brand new champions named on the 2023 Nationwide Dance Staff Championship that befell on February 3-5, 2023, on the ESPN Extensive World of Sports activities Complicated at The Walt Disney World® Resort.

The Nationwide Dance Staff Championship, produced by the Common Dance Affiliation, a Varsity Spirit model, celebrates the facility of faculty spirit, neighborhood, athleticism, and expertise. This 12 months’s occasion hosted 365 groups throughout 33 states. All groups invited to carry out on the championship obtained a bid at a Varsity Spirit Camp in 2022. Groups competed in Pom, Jazz, Hip Hop, Excessive Kick, Recreation Day and the latest division on the championship, Recreation Day Reside. The Recreation Day Reside division provides dance groups the chance to carry out with their college’s band members in a dwell efficiency setting and translate their traditions from the sidelines to the competitors ground.

“We’re thrilled to have fun the 40th anniversary of the Nationwide Dance Championship, in addition to 40 years of airing cheerleading and dance championships on ESPN,” mentioned Invoice Seely, President of Varsity Spirit. “It’s an honor to have the ability to produce a world-class occasion the place we are able to spotlight these athletes’ unimaginable abilities, reward them for his or her contributions to their colleges and communities, and in consequence, create memorable experiences for these younger folks and their households. We have been significantly gratified to see groups excelling in divisions centered on creating an thrilling and energizing ambiance on sport day along with the standard classes of dance.”

The Nationwide Dance Staff Championship was the primary of its type in 1983, created to acknowledge and reward dance groups for his or her laborious work and talents. This championship has been featured on ESPN since 1983 and has been broadcast to tons of of thousands and thousands of properties. Varsity Spirit partnered with the Walt Disney World® Resort in 1995 and has been creating unforgettable Nationwide Championship experiences ever since.

Varsity Spirit dwell streamed the championship on Varsity TV, a web site devoted to unique dwell protection and video libraries of Varsity Spirit cheer and dance competitions. Movies of the routines can be found for followers who have been in any other case unable to attend, and full outcomes listings can be found on Varsity TV. The championship will air on ESPN2 and ESPNU starting within the Spring of 2023. Viewers can verify their native listings for air occasions. For extra info on the Nationwide Dance Staff Championship, please go to Varsity.com.

Recreation Day Varsity winners included:

  • Small Varsity Recreation Day: Mandeville Excessive College | Mandeville, LA
  • Medium Varsity Recreation Day: Los Alamitos Excessive College | Los Alamitos, CA
  • Massive Varsity Recreation Day: Bearden Excessive College | Knoxville, TN
  • Tremendous Varsity Recreation Day: Millard North Excessive College | Omaha, NE
  • Recreation Day Reside: Thompson Excessive College | Alabaster, AL

Dance Staff Small Varsity winners included:

  • Small Varsity Hip Hop: Peters Township Excessive College | McMurray, PA
  • Small Varsity Pom: Walled Lake Northern Excessive College | Commerce Twp., MI
  • Small Varsity Jazz: Northville Excessive College | Northville, MI
  • Small Varsity Excessive Kick: Crown Level Excessive College | Crown Level, IN

Dance Staff Medium Varsity winners included:

  • Medium Varsity Hip Hop: Eisenhower Excessive College | Shelby Twp., MI
  • Medium Varsity Pom: St. Thomas Extra Catholic Excessive College | Lafayette, LA
  • Medium Varsity Jazz: St. Thomas Extra Catholic Excessive College | Lafayette, LA

Dance Staff Massive Varsity winners included:

  • Massive Varsity Hip Hop: Coral Reef Excessive College | Miami, FL
  • Massive Varsity Pom: Millard North Excessive College | Omaha, NE
  • Massive Varsity Jazz: Coral Reef Excessive College | Miami, FL
  • Massive Varsity Excessive Kick: Zachary Excessive College | Zachary, LA

Dance Staff Varsity Intermediate winners included:

  • Varsity Intermediate Hip Hop: Arlington Excessive College | Arlington, TN
  • Varsity Intermediate Pom: Aspen Excessive College | Aspen, CO
  • Varsity Intermediate Jazz: Northfield Excessive College | Northfield, MN

About Varsity Spirit
Memphis-based Varsity Spirit, the driving pressure behind cheerleading’s dynamic transformation into the high-energy, athletic exercise it’s at the moment, is the main world supply for all issues spirit, together with cheerleading, dance crew and performing arts. A division of Varsity Manufacturers, Varsity Spirit is a frontrunner in uniform innovation, in addition to instructional camps, clinics and competitions, impacting greater than one million athletes every year. Centered on security, leisure and conventional college management, Varsity Spirit’s staff have been devoted to celebrating spirit via its manufacturers since 1974. For extra details about Varsity Spirit or Varsity Manufacturers, please go to varsity.com or varsitybrands.com.

About Varsity Manufacturers
With a mission to encourage achievement and create memorable experiences, Varsity Manufacturers elevates the coed expertise, promotes participation and celebrates achievement via three distinctive however interrelated companies: BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Model; Varsity Spirit; and Herff Jones, A Varsity Achievement Model. Collectively, these belongings promote private, college and neighborhood satisfaction via their customizable merchandise and packages to elementary and center colleges, excessive colleges, and schools and universities, in addition to church organizations, skilled and collegiate sports activities groups and companies. By way of its devoted staff and impartial representatives, Varsity Manufacturers reaches its particular person and institutional clients every year via competitions, camps and gross sales.

Emily Albert
Varsity Spirit
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