Brandon is host site for 2018 state cheer and dance championships

Staff report

The Brandon Valley High School is the site for the 12th annual state competition for cheer and dance. Competition for Class A is today, Oct. 19, with opening ceremonies beginning at 5 p.m. (CT). Class AA competition will begin at 11 a.m.(CT) on Saturday. Class A has 19 schools entered in the competitive cheer competition with nine in the competitive dance competition. In Class AA, 17 schools will compete in competitive dance, with 17 set to compete in competitive cheer.

Competitive cheer has one category: stunting/tumbling. Competitive dance will have four categories: hip hop, jazz, kick, and pom.

Last year’s overall champions in the cheer competition were Class AA – Brandon Valley; Class A – Sioux Valley. 2017 overall champions for the dance competition were Class AA – Sioux Falls Washington, and Class A – Dakota Valley.

The state meet is a two-session tournament with adult tickets at $12 each and student tickets at $7 per session.

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