WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. The White Plains High School cheer team will be one of three dozen local squads participating at the 63rd Annual Westchester County Cheerleading Invitational set for the County Center on Nov. 21 and 22.
Cheerleading squads from all over the county will be judged on their jumps, tumbling, partner stunts, pyramids/basket tosses, choreography, timing, projection and difficulty of their routines with trophies awarded for first and second place finishes for each of three varsity divisions - first through third place for junior varsity and first place for middle school.
The Grand Champions trophy competition, during which the first place winners of the three varsity divisions from each day compete, will take place on Nov. 21. At the conclusion of the competition, all varsity, junior varsity and middle school squads will be eligible for the Team Spirit Award sponsored by the Westchester County Police Benevolent Association.
Westchester County Cheerleading Association scholarships will be awarded based on candidates academic average, a written essay, school and community involvement and cheerleading ability.
Spectator admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students with school I.D. (one ticket per I.D.), and $5 for children under 12. Tickets are on sale at the County Center box office, which is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is $5 per car.
The Westchester County Cheerleading Invitational is sponsored by Westchester County Parks, the Westchester County Cheerleading Association and the Westchester County Police Benevolent Association.
For more information, log on at www.countycenter.biz or call the Westchester County Center at (914) 995-4050.
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