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Organizers of a major cheer competition expect this weekend's event to attract more than 25,000 people to Indianapolis. The JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals will be held at the Indiana Convention Center. Visit Indy estimates the event will have a more than $20 million economic impact. January 14, 2014
LOUISVILLE, KY. (January 13, 2014) - Nearly 9,000 cheerleaders and their families will take over the Indiana Convention Center January 17-19, 2014. JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals will return to Indianapolis for the 12th year in a row to host one of the largest all-star cheer competitions in the world. This event is devoted specifically to cheerleaders, and the weekend will boast over 550 athletic performances.
The competition is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday at the Indiana Convention Center, from 7:30 am – 11 pm. Cost of admission is $15.00 for one day or $25.00 for a two day pass.
This event will feature over 550 all-star, rec and school cheer teams from 22 states and two countries, attracting over 25,000 people to the city of Indianapolis.
Each team will compete once on Saturday and once on Sunday in their respective division for the honor to be a National Champion. Routines will be scored and critiqued by a panel of respected national judges in the cheer industry. All award ceremonies will take place on Sunday throughout the day. Grand Champions will also be awarded.
"We're thrilled to team up with Visit Indy to host this premier cheer event which is one of the LARGEST all-star cheer nationals in the U.S. This city provides a perfect environment for our athletes and their families. It is welcoming and accommodating to all involved," said Dan Kessler, Co-owner of The JAM Brands. "We look forward to watching the city’s population grow by over 25,000 people this weekend."
"Visit Indy is very proud to be the host city for JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals for 12 years running, an event that generates over $20 million in economic impact annually for Central Indiana," said Chris Gahl, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Visit Indy.
For more information about JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals visit www.jamfestcheersupernationals.com, "Like" us on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/jamfestevents or follow us on Twitter @JAMfestEvents.
JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals is produced by JAMfest, located in Louisville, KY. JAMfest has been producing and directing events for 18 years and currently has over 55 events each year all over the country (as well as two in Europe and two in Japan). JAMfest is part of The JAM Brands, a company that offers all products and services related to cheerleading and dance. The JAM Brands will produce over 115 events in United States from August 2013-May 2014.