To the Empire Cheer "Winter Classic" to be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at R.I.T.'s Gordon
Field House. This Competition is open to all teams and is designed to be a friendly, competitive
tournament to show off the talents of cheerleading teams in upstate New York. In the past, we
have showcased teams from the Buffalo, Syracuse and Rochester areas, Our last tournament had
competitors from over 90 teams! We hope you will join us for this action packed day on the beautiful
Rochester Institute of Technology Campus!
Doors will open at 8:00 and we will begin the competition at 9:00 for Freshman/Modified and J.V. teams. Varsity will
compete in the afternoon.
Spectators - $6.00
Coaches - 2 coaches from each team will be admitted free of charge.
TEAM COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS:
Open to all age groups in Youth, High School and All Star teams.
Routine must be no more than 2 1/2 minutes long with a cheer and dance portion.
It must contain jumps, pyramids or tosses, partner stunts, dance and tumbling.
Megaphones and signs may be used, entrance and exits will not be judged.
National Federation rules must be followed. We will be using a 54' x 42' Mat.
HIGH SCHOOL JV AND VARSITY TEAMS:
We will be using :Level of Difficulty" Score Sheets.
INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS:
Open to all High School Juniors and Seniors.
Routine may be no longer than 1 1/2 minutes long with a cheer and dance portion.
Must contain 2 jumps and you may enter in the Tumbling or Non-Tumbling Division.
Your team must be competing in the tournament and National Federation Rules apply.
Divisions will assigned according to age group, enrollment and squad size.
Performance order will be determined randomly.
Whirlin' Disc DJ will be there! Coaches will be able to start and stop music if they wish.
Please leave all valuables at home. Locker rooms will not be provided!
We will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.
****FREE Coaches gift for any coach who registers.
****Each team member will receive a ticket for drawings throughout the competition!
****Championship Jackets will be awarded to 4 Individual Winners (5 in each category must compete).
Joanne Small 585-746-9578 or 585-359-1454 (Store) or firstname.lastname@example.org