The Christian Cheerleaders of America (CCA) Christian Cheer Nationals and CCA College Championships return to the Crown Coliseum from March 1st through the 3rd. Fayetteville, North Carolina, is the host city.
Throughout the weekend, 4000 people are expected to watch elementary through high school students, all-star teams and college teams from 18 states vie for National or College Champion titles. The event’s economic impact on Cumberland County is estimated to be $1.8 million.
Teams compete in 50 divisions, and others compete in solo, duo, trio, stunt team, dance and mascot categories. More than $1 million in prizes and scholarships will be awarded through the Cheer Scholar program.
In addition to cheer competition, the weekend offers other activities, including National Christian Cheer Coach of the Year Award, Top 20 Cheer Coach Awards, a Christian concert and praise and worship time.
Events are open to spectators. Times and prices are as follows:
* Thursday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. Admission $12.
* Friday, March 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission: $25 (12 +), $15 (5-11), under 5 free
* Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission: $20 (12+), $15 (5-11), under 5 free
For more information, visit the Christian Cheerleaders of America website at www.cheercca.com or call 1-877-CHEERCA.
ABOUT CCA: CCA (Christian Cheerleaders of America) is a non-profit organization for the purpose of ministering to Christian schools by encouraging excellence in Christian Cheerleading and service to the Savior.
About the FACVB: The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-888-98-HEROES.