Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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SCC Cheerleading Competition Postponed Until February 11

The Southern Connecticut Conference will host its sixth Cheerleading Competition on Friday, February 11, at East Haven High School The event was originally schedule for Saturday, February 5 but is being postponed due to the weather.

Warm-ups start at 6 p.m., and the competition will follow at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for students.  Children under six will be admitted free.  Fifteen SCC schools are scheduled to participate in the competition in four different categories – 14-under squad size, 15-over squad size, novice and co-ed.


Schools scheduled to compete include Branford (co-ed), Career (novice), Cheshire (15-over), East Haven (15-over), Foran (15-over), Hamden (14-under), Hillhouse (14-under), Jonathan Law (15-over), Lyman Hall (15-over), Mercy (15-over), North Haven (15-over), Sacred Heart Academy (15-over), Sheehan (15-over), Shelton (co-ed), West Haven (14-under and novice). 


“The cheerleading competition has become an exciting event for the Southern Connecticut Conference,” explained Commissioner Al Carbone.  “More importantly, we have been able to modify and improve the competition to make it a positive experience for all of our student athletes.”


Shelton is the defending 15-over champion, while West Haven captured the 14-under title last year.  Branford is the defending co-ed division champion and Career was the 2010 novice champion.


The event sponsors for the 2011 SCC cheerleading competition are Planet Stunt and AllStar Cheer Bowtique.


Founded in 1994, the Southern Connecticut Conference is in its 17th season of competition in 2010-11 with 22 member-schools and nearly 23,000 students. Recognized as the premier athletic league in the state of Connecticut, SCC member schools have captured more than 300 state championships since the league’s inception. More importantly, the SCC is recognized for its outstanding non-athletic programs and events, which attempt to breakdown barriers and build bridges of understanding to its students.