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To the Empire Cheer "Columbus Day Classic" to be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 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 80 teams! We hope you will join us for this action packed day on the beautiful Rochester Institute of Technology Campus!

Doors will open at 9:00 and we will begin the competition at 10:00

Spectators - $8.00
Coaches - 2 coaches from each team will be admitted free of charge.

Team Competition Requirements
Routine must be no more than 2:30 minutes long with a cheer and dance portion. It must contain jumps, pyramids, partner stunts, dance and tumbling. Entrance and exit will not be judged. National Federation rules must be followed. We will be using a 54' X 42' Mat.

Additional Information
Divisions will be 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. Please leave all valuables at home. Locker rooms will not be provided. We will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

Each team member will receive a ticket for drawings throughout the competition.

There will be a morning and afternoon awards ceremonies

Questions - Joanne Small 585-746-9578 or 585-359-1454 (Store).