Day: April 9, 2021

Cheerleading event in Daytona Beach for 25th year

DAYTONA BEACH — On the sidewalks, in the hotels, restaurants and grocery stores, the cheerleaders are seemingly everywhere this week at the World’s Most Famous Beach.

Thousands of students on cheerleading teams and dance units representing roughly 140 colleges and universities nationwide are in Daytona Beach to compete in the College Cheer and Dance National Championship sponsored by the National Cheerleaders Association and the National Dance Alliance.

The five-day event runs through Sunday at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and the Ocean Center.

It’s a milestone edition of the long-running competition, which is marking both the 40th anniversary of the event

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