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What Are the World Cheerleading Championships?

Learn about the world cheerleading championships from UCA instructor Ashley Cowan of in this Howcast video.


What are the World Cheerleading Championships? Did you know that over 100 countries have organized cheerleading? It's true and the World Cheerleading Championships is where those countries come together to compete for the title of World Champion. The World Cheerleading Championships is hosted by the international Cheer Union, a non profit governing body that helps countries develop cheerleading programs.

The World Cheerleading Championships take place every April, teams from around the world from Germany to Taiwan, from Columbia to South Africa come together to compete. They compete in all girl, co-ed, partner stunt, group stunt and dance divisions.

USA Cheer, the national governing body of cheerleading in America is represented at the championships by Team USA which is comprised of the most talented cheerleaders in America. You can find out more information about the World Championships at

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