Monday, November 8, 2010

Cheerleading Jamboree set for Nov. 10th

The department will showcase its largest athletic program for girls at its Cheerleading Jamboree from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Landmark Theatre.

This is the department’s 25th annual cheerleading competition. The high-energy event highlights the cheering squads from department community centers as well as local high school squads and other local cheering talent from the Richmond Raiders, Virginia State University and Virginia Union University. A total of 20 teams will participate.

Tickets to the event can be purchased at the Landmark box office and are $2 in advance and $4 at the door for youth ages two through 11. For children and adults age 12 and older, tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door.

Approximately 500 children ranging in age from 4 to 14 are involved in cheerleading at the department's community centers located throughout the city.

For more information, call (804) 646-1441.