posted on Nov. 29: National university cheerleading championship roars on campus Nov. 30


After a successful championship last year, with a capacity crowd in
attendance at McMaster's Burridge Gymnasium, Power Cheerleading Athletics will host the National University Cheerleading Championship at McMaster again this year.

Sixteen of the best teams in
the country will compete Friday, Nov. 30 for the National University Cheerleading title.

The competition takes place in Burridge Gym in the Ivor Wynne Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the competition begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door.

Also highlighting this year's competition will be the performance of Attic Recording artist, Jazmin. Jazmin will be performing during the intermission between rounds. Teams' performance times will be in five-minute intervals.

Once the first round scores are completed, teams will perform in the
second round in reverse order of placement in the first. (i.e. 16, 15, 14 etc.)

McMaster's team, which placed fifth last year, will be a top contender again this season.

The McMaster team will perform in the 15th spot in the
first round at about 8:40 p.m.

The order of competition is:

  1. Brock University
  2. Acadia University
  3. Carleton University
  4. Memorial University
  5. University of Ottawa
  6. Simon Fraser University
  7. Wilfrid Laurier University
  8. Queen's University
  9. University of Western Ontario
  10. University of British Columbia
  11. University of Saskatchewan
  12. York University
  13. University of Guelph
  14. Western “X”
  15. McMaster University
  16. University of Waterloo

For more information consult the PCA championship Web site at