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7 Steps to a Successful Candle Fundraiser

So you have decided to sell candles for your fundraiser? Although candles are a popular and highly profitable product as well as easy to sell, it is important to develop a plan for your candle fundraiser in order to experience maximum success. 1. Decide what scents you want to offer. Many candle companies offer over Read More »

All Star Cheerleading Sets the Standards

The All-Star Cheerleading Federation is very important to the sport of cheerleading. Cheerleading is a vast sport that is growing by the day. It allows girls and boys to maintain active lifestyles and create new friends. If cheerleaders choose to become competitive, then a whole new world opens up. All-Star Cheerleading Federation Sets Standards Competitive Read More »

Black College Cheerleading | Musings from a Black Cheerleading Squad Member

I have been dancing and cheering for as long as I can remember and now I am on a black college cheerleading squad. I love being on a black college cheerleading squad because it is fun and it is a good way to channel some of my boundless energy. College cheerleading is the best! From Read More »

Cheerleading as a Sport | What Qualifies Cheerleading as a Sport?

Do you think cheerleading qualifies as a sport? At 5 a.m. a young teenage student is already out of bed, dressed, fed, and is now stretching for the intense workout that is about to come. The teenager first runs a couple of miles with the rest of the team and then starts to do several Read More »

Cheerleading Auditions – Tips and Pointers for Your Next Cheer Audition

If there are cheerleading auditions in your future check out these tips and pointers for cheerleaders of all ages: Cheerleading Auditions for High School Cheerleading Brush up on your gymnastic moves. If you haven’t had a cheerleading gymnastics class before, take one now! Cheerleading is a physically demanding sport, and the sooner you know the basic Read More »

Cheerleading Bows

Are you looking for that one thing that can give your squad the edge? Well look no further, cheerleading hair bows are here! There are so many types of hair bows in every size, shape, and color that you can match any outfit perfectly. We all know that there are thousands of things that go Read More »

Cheerleading Camp

The Role of a Cheerleading Camp A cheerleading camp can play a major role in the highly competitive world of cheerleading. Teams from around the nation compete every year for national championships. With cheerleading camps being so important, a future camper needs to know what to expect. Before campers trek off to cheerleading camp, they Read More »

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Cheerleading Camp for Kids | Tips for Kids Going to Cheerleading Camp

So it’s time to get your youngster ready for the eagerly awaited cheerleading camp for kids. Cheerleading camp for kids is a time to learn, build team spirit, and have lots of fun. If it is your child’s first experience at camp, you might be a little nervous about what to expect. But, there really Read More »

Cheerleading Camp for Kids Letter

Dear Mom & Dad, It is my third day here at a cheerleading camp for kids, and I looooooooooove it! Thank you so much for letting me come to cheerleading camp for a week. I have made so many friends and created many memories that will last a lifetime. We just got done with lunch, Read More »

Cheerleading Camps

To sleep or not to sleep, to eat or not to eat, to attend cheerleading camp or not? To play video games or not to play video games and the list could go on and on! These are a few questions that nearly every student asks themselves throughout the summer. The lazy days of summer Read More »

Cheerleading Chants

There are many key components that need to be perfected in order to create an outstanding cheerleading squad. The dancing, technique, tumbling, cheering, stamina, and attitude are all things that judges look for in a champion squad. It can be very difficult for squads to come up with new dances, tumbles, and routines that will Read More »

Cheerleading Fundraisers Ideas, New and Old

You may be trying to come up with some good cheerleading fundraiser ideas, but perhaps you don’t really know how to go about it. If you’ve had conflicting advice from others, as well, you may be more confused than ever. Coming up with cheerleading fundraisers ideas may sound like it’s full of anxiety, but it Read More »

Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas

Cheerleaders have all the right attributes when it comes to dealing with people. They are generally outgoing. They are typically happy. And they usually like people. That’s why so many cheerleading fundraising ideas can be used successfully. If you need to hold a cheerleading fundraiser we would like to help. Below we highlight some of Read More »

Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas

Cheerleading fundraising is a must. There are tons of expenses when you are a cheerleader, uniforms, shoes, equipment, travel fees, etc. The list goes on and on, but the budget does not? But cheerleading fundraisers do not have to be difficult. There are lots of fundraising programs available that will help your squad raise the Read More »

Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas for Each Season

As cheerleaders, you know all about seasons here is football season, basketball season, baseball season, etc. Each season features its own set of cheers and chants, with new fans and excited players. Fundraising also has various seasons, and with each season comes different requirements. In order to have a successful cheerleading fundraiser, you must pay Read More »

Cheerleading Injuries

For most, cheerleading seems like the type of activity that is safe and would cause few, if any injuries. You may not even think of it as a sport. But it is a sport and one that tops the list for the injuries, minor to severe. Cheerleading injuries have been on the rise for quite Read More »

Cheerleading Mats

Imagine a cheerleader being thrown ten to fifteen feet in the air with nothing but cement under them. This would be horrible if they were not caught and then landed on the ground. This is a move that cheerleaders do every day and luckily cheerleading mats have been developed for such stunts. Although a majority Read More »

Cheerleading Megaphones

What came first, cheerleaders or megaphones? According to many sources, on Nov. 2, 1898, a University of Minnesota football fan was so upset to see his beloved Golden Gophers heading toward yet another defeat that he jumped from the stands, faced the crowd and led them chanting: “Rah Rah! Sku-u-mah hoo-rah Hoo-rah! Varsity! Varsity! Minn-e-so-tah!” Minnesota Read More »

Cheerleading Pyramids

The competitive world of cheerleading continues to get more and more demanding. The days of the simple stunts and chants are long gone. Although those items are still an integral part of cheering, simple techniques and vocal cheers appear now more as filler between the rigorous other stunting that has become such a crowd, please. Read More »

Cheerleading Shoes

Cheerleading is a sport and just as in football you have football cleats, in baseball you have baseball cleats and in track you have spikes; in cheerleading, you have cheerleading shoes. There are many different manufacturers of cheerleading shoes such as Nike, Kaepa, Asics, and Adidas to name a few and when deciding on which Read More »

Cheerleading Stretches

Have you ever used muscles that have not been used in a while? You might really feel the muscles during the usage. Certainly, though, without a good warm-up period, you will definitely feel it the next day. Imagine how much more important it is when doing strenuous activities like those performed regularly in cheer routines. Read More »

Cheerleading Summer Camps

Most kids love going to summer camps. They enjoy meeting new friends, having new experiences, and, don’t forget, their parents aren’t there. But, how can you make the most of your child’s summer? What kind of summer camp should you consider sending your child to in order for them to have a great camp experience? Read More »

Cheerleading Tattoos

Tattoos are among the biggest crazes today, and cheerleading tattoos are no exception. Many people are inscribing their bodies with tattoos which represent moments in their lives, people in their pasts, designs that remind them of the good times and bad, etc. While this practice is not widely accepted, the idea of using a design Read More »

Cheerleading Trophies

Imagine you and a group of 15 or so guys and girls working year around, non-stop. You cheer, run, dance, flip, and then sleep occasionally, and then do it all over again. What are you working so hard for? Well you have your eye on the prize, the trophy. These trophies are huge, and when Read More »

Choosing the Right Fundraiser for Cheerleading

Cheerleading becomes more and more popular every year as a sport, but unfortunately, the cost of running a cheerleading squad also goes higher and higher every year. As costs rise, you will be looking for a fundraiser for cheerleading that can help you bridge the gap between what the school’s budget provides, and what the Read More »

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Classic and New Cheerleader Fundraising Ideas

There are lots of great cheerleader fundraising ideas for cheerleaders out there, but maybe if this is your first time being in charge of the fundraising idea, you may not know where to begin looking. First-timers also tend to get a lot of “help” and advice from others, and all that conflicting information can make Read More »

Competitive Cheerleading as a Sport

In 2003, the University of Maryland became the first Division I NCAA institution to recognize competitive cheerleading as a varsity sport. And what does that mean exactly? It means these athletes have the same benefits as other campus athletes — a coaching and medical staff; locker rooms; help with academics; and help dealing with the Read More »

Dangers of Cheerleading

Cheerleading is dangerous. No question about it. With all the new stunts that designed to outdo the competition, the danger is evident. In fact, cheerleading stunts have become every bit as dangerous as high wire or circus acts – without the nets! As evidence of the dangers in cheerleading, here are excerpts from a story Read More »

Discount Cheerleading Uniforms

For the most part, every person who participates in a sport wears a uniform. Cheerleaders are no different. They dress the part just like football players, baseball players, and those who participate in the sport of soccer. Just like every other sport, cheerleading uniforms are not cheap. Many cheerleading organizations hold fundraisers in order to raise Read More »

Easy Cheerleading Fundraiser Ideas

Cheerleading fundraisers usually lead the way when it comes to small group fundraising. By nature, cheerleaders are energetic, outgoing, and determined – all great qualities needed for successful fundraising. Given their ability to sell, below you will find three of our best cheerleading fundraisers. They offer your group different options so you can fund the Read More »

Fantastic and Fun Cheerleading Fundraiser Ideas

Your job as an organizer is to come up with some really killer cheerleading fundraising ideas, but chance is you’re here because you don’t really know where to start. It doesn’t make things easier when people who have done it in the past start giving you all sorts of conflicting advice. Coming up with cheerleading Read More »

Fantastic Cheerleader Fundraising Ideas

So you want to get some good fundraising ideas for cheerleaders, but you don’t really know where to start. Perhaps you’ve had lots of suggestions from other sources, and now you’re more confused than ever. Fundraising for cheerleaders may sound like a stressful undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be. We have some fundraising ideas Read More »

Fantastic Cheerleader Fundraising Ideas

So you want to get some good fundraising ideas for cheerleaders, but you don’t really know where to start. Perhaps you’ve had lots of suggestions from other sources, and now you’re more confused than ever. Fundraising for cheerleaders may sound like a stressful undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be. We have some fundraising ideas Read More »

Free Cheerleading Uniforms

With the high price of cheerleading uniforms making entry into the sport restrictive for some families we were surprised that we could not find a company or service that provided the means for cheerleaders to pass down uniforms that no longer fit so the less fortunate could get essentially free cheerleading uniforms. Cheerleading Uniforms Are Read More »

Fun and Effective Cheerleader Fundraisers

Cheerleading is more popular than ever, but with the rising costs of participating in this expensive sport, a lot of squads are really feeling the financial pinch. Fundraisers for cheerleaders are becoming more and more of a fact of life for squads where the school simply cannot provide the funds required for cheerleading to stay Read More »

Fundraisers for Cheerleading Simplified

So you’ve been selected to organize some fundraisers for cheerleading – do you know how to get started? It’s no problem either way, as we can help you no matter what your level of experience with fundraising. There can be a bit of pressure and stress at the beginning because a lot of things are Read More »

Great Cheerleader Fundraising Idea

Cheerleading squads looking for that little something extra for their fundraising this season should look into a flower bulb fundraiser. Flower bulb fundraising is a great way to raise money and provides something different than car washes and t-shirt sales. It also lets the cheer squad sell something that all girls love, beautiful flowers. Selling Read More »

Great Ideas for Cheerleader Fundraising

Economic times are tough right now, and cheerleaders are in just as tight a situation as any other school activity or club. If you have a cheerleader in your family, you’ve probably already been introduced to the world of cheerleader fundraising, because it is quite an expensive sport, and cheerleader fundraising is the best way Read More »

High School Cheerleading Stunts

Being a high school cheerleader is harder than most think. Many think that it is all about glamour and pom-poms, but they just don’t get it. It is about endless hours of training, cheering at games, more training and competing, and all without a thank you or cheer from the crowd. It is a tough Read More »

Ideas for Cheerleading Fundraising

If someone in your family is involved in cheerleading, then you already know that things can get expensive quickly. Uniforms, equipment, and travel don’t come for free, and someone has to foot the bill for all that. Unfortunately, with school funding being in such a dismal state, these days cheerleading fundraising has to come to Read More »

Keep your Cheerleading Group Afloat with Cheerleading Fundraisers

Cheerleading groups are feeling the financial crunch just like the rest of us, and anyone who has a cheerleader in the family knows that it’s not a cheap sport to get into. Uniforms alone are horrendously expensive, and when you add in travel costs and all the other things associated with competitive cheerleading… well, let’s Read More »

Learn Cheerleading | So You Want to Learn to Be a Cheerleader

Join the thousands of boys and girls, men and women who want to learn cheerleading. Cheerleading is not as easy as it looks. Learning to be a cheerleader takes a lot of hard work, hours of practice, and dedication by the cheerleader and also their family and friends. But don’t let that discourage you. You Read More »

Looking for Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas?

Cheerleading is a great sport?.unfortunately it is also an expensive sport. If your squad is looking for a new cheerleading fundraising opportunity, consider the following for your group: Younger Squads: If your cheerleading squad has lots of young members then it is probably in your best interest to find a direct-sell fundraiser. With a direct-sell, Read More »

Making the Most of Your Cheerleader Fundraiser

Yes, that time is coming around again – your cheerleader’s fundraiser is nearly here. If you are already experienced with cheerleaders fundraisers and have done this before, you likely learned a lot from previous years, and this time you’re determined to spice things up a bit. There is no single right answer to creating a Read More »

Making the Most of your Cheerleading Fundraiser

You’re probably already well aware that cheerleading fundraisers are a fact of life for most squads. Cheerleading is not the world’s most inexpensive sport by a long shot. Someone has to pay for those uniforms and travel expenses, and since school seems to be increasingly unable to fund such programs, it’s up to your cheerleading Read More »

Making the Most of your Cheerleading Fundraiser

You’re probably already well aware that cheerleading fundraisers are a fact of life for most squads. Cheerleading is not the world’s most inexpensive sport by a long shot. Someone has to pay for those uniforms and travel expenses, and since school seems to be increasingly unable to fund such programs, it’s up to your cheerleading Read More »

Male Cheerleading | What It Takes to Be a Male Cheerleaders

Close your eyes and picture a cheerleader; do you see a female or male cheerleading? Most will imagine a teenaged girl, with lots of makeup, pleated skirted and sweater uniform, doing backflips or yelling a cheer. It Takes a Real Man to be a Cheerleader However, men make up a sizable portion of the cheerleading Read More »

Maximizing Profits from Cheerleading Fundraisers

It’s no secret that cheerleading is one of the most popular and most expensive of all school sports. Cheerleaders need multiple uniforms, the uniforms change every season, and of course, there are all the other expenses involved with travel and performing. Prices for these things increase every year, and so cheerleading fundraisers are essential to Read More »

Motivating Your Cheerleading Fundraisers

The key to a successful fundraiser is a motivated seller. One would naturally assume that a cheerleading squad would be motivated to do just about anything. But fundraising is a different monster. Nobody likes the idea of having to raise money. So what is your motivation? How do you keep spirits up? How do you Read More »

Newest Cheerleading Fundraiser

Is your squad tired of doing the same fundraiser over and over, each year? Well there is a new cheerleading fundraiser available that will help you raise lots of money for new uniforms, travel fees, and any other type of expense you might face. Money savings cards are the newest fundraising program. A money savings Read More »

Nike Cheerleading Shoes

Nike cheerleading shoes look good and they meet the needs of this vigorous activity. You should not only think about your cheerleading shoes as part of your attire, but think of them as a piece of your cheerleading gear. Choosing the right cheerleading shoe should be a top priority. Whether you’re jumping, competing, practicing or Read More »

Planning Your Cheerleader Fundraiser

A fundraiser for cheerleaders is primarily about getting some much-needed cash in for the squad to stay afloat, but of course, it’s not as simple as that. There is also a good amount of planning and organizing involved in order to get your fundraising effort off the ground, and you’ll need to build a solid Read More »

Summer Cheerleading Camps

There are two main types of summer cheerleading camps. The first type is day camp, where attendees participate in a program during the day, but return home in the afternoon or evening. The other type is “sleep away” or overnight camp. Either of these camps can last from a single day up to one week Read More »

Texas Cheerleading Christian Camps

The state of Texas finds itself smack in the middle of the Bible belt, that predominately Christian swath of land that stretches across the waist of the United States. The state also finds itself host to one of the biggest football playing populations in the country. Continuing down this chain, where you find football you Read More »

The Cheerleading World, Is Your World Cheerleading?

We hear from so many fundraising groups but one of our favorites is the cheerleading groups. We get a call from cheerleaders who have just started in a cheerleading squad – all the way up to college cheerleaders. They come to us for cheerleading fundraising ideas and our site is filled with options that allow Read More »

The History of Competitive Cheerleading

It is the estimation of this author that it is truly impossible to separate the initiation of competitive cheerleading from the origination of cheerleading in and of itself. The birth of cheering was centered on a competitive event and therefore cheering itself was competitive from the beginning. There can be no doubt that the first time that Read More »

The Keys to Successful Cheerleader Fundraising

Cheerleaders are feeling the economic situation just like the rest of us, and anyone who has a cheerleader in the family knows that it’s not a cheap sport to get started with. Uniforms alone are incredibly expensive, and they always need more than one. When you take into account all the other things needed for Read More »

The Psychology of Fundraising for Cheerleading

Maybe you’re lucky enough to remember a time when fundraising for cheerleading wasn’t necessary. Some schools used to be able to handle the budgets for their cheerleaders. This is not so much the case anymore, and most schools these days rely on fundraising for cheerleading to pay for things like uniforms, travel expenses, and equipment. Read More »

UCA Cheer Camps

For most cheerleaders, cheering is for football games, pep rallies, and the thanksgiving parades. But for the more competitive, it is much more than that. Countless hours of practice for cheering, tumbling, stunts, and dance routines are spent perfecting techniques. But if you want to get that competitive edge, cheerleading squads must go camping. Not Read More »

Utah Cheerleading Gyms

If you are interested in learning gymnastics and/or improving your cheerleading skills we strongly suggest exploring the benefits of belonging to a cheerleading gym. There you should find skilled instructors that can teach in an easy to understand format, the skills, and techniques necessary to show marked improvement. More importantly, you will learn the proper Read More »

What is the Definition of Cheerleading?

Some may ask “what is the definition of cheerleading”? The definition is more complicated than you may think. A common definition of cheerleading is one that includes a group of individuals performing as one cohesive unit to incite a crowd to cheer for their sports team. One clear definition to cover all aspects of cheerleading Read More »

What to Think About When Fundraising for Cheerleaders

If you are in the process of planning some fundraising for cheerleaders, then you’re likely just coming to the point where you are trying to decide which fundraising activities you should consider. How will you know which fundraising for cheerleaders activity is the right one for your squad? Honestly, there is no right answer to Read More »

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Who Invented Cheerleading – Do YOU Know?

So you think you know all there is to know about cheerleading; well then who invented cheerleading? What if I told you that the first cheerleaders were not girls in cheerleading uniforms holding cheerleading megaphones, but instead a group of six guys; yes, that’s right, I said guys. In the 1870’s a gentleman by the Read More »

Why Cheerleading Fundraisers Work

So when was the last time a cheerleader came up to you and cheerfully asked if you would help them out by buying some items to help with their cheerleader fundraiser? If it happened any time recently I would wonder how many people said no. That, in and of itself, is one of the reasons Read More »

Will Cheerleading Become an Official Olympic Sport?

There is an ever-increasing hue and cry for cheerleading to be included as an Olympic sport. But what are some of the attributes which might make cheerleading appealing to the Olympic committee and what are some of the pitfalls? Cheerleaders are fine athletes, to begin with. The amount of time spent training and the conditioning Read More »