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Lights! Camera! Action! Returns to the Bayfront Convention Center

Dec 01, 2016
Cheer and Dance Extravaganza Set for December 3

The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that the Lights! Camera! Action! Cheer and Dance Extravaganza will return to the Bayfront Convention Center on Saturday, December 3. The event, hosted by Champion Cheer Central, expects to host more than 75 teams from the tri-state area.

The competition is open to school, recreation, and all-star cheer and dance teams.

The top three places will receive discounts to the Lake Erie Cheer and Dance Championships, which will return to the Erie Insurance Arena for the fourth year in April 2017. The Grand Champion will receive a paid bid.

Champion Cheer Central will be awarding prizes for teams who dress to fit the “Hollywood” theme, and a minimum of three paid bids will be awarded at “The One Cheer and Dance Finals” event.

This year’s event features a Hollywood Glam Party at the Bayfront Convention Center on December 2 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for $15 per athlete.

Registration is $20 per participant before November 5, $25 per participant before November 19, and $30 per participant after November 19.

“Erie has proven to be a great location for our past cheer and dance events, and we are excited for our second Lights! Camera! Action! Cheer and Dance Extravaganza to be at the Bayfront Convention Center,” said Heather Petz of Champion Cheer Central. “As always, we are going to exceed expectations and provide these cheerleaders and dancers with a fun and highly-competitive event.”

“This event was a perfect fit for the Bayfront Convention Center in year one, and I’m excited to see it continue,” said Ron Sertz, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission. “We can’t wait to show these young athletes how much Erie has to offer.”

Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children, and free for kids under 5 years old.

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The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.

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