Visitor Info: Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships

Visitor Info: Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships
Davenport Iowa

Event Name:

3rd Annual NAIA Competitive Cheer and Dance National Championships
Date(s): March 8-9, 2019
Hosts: St. Ambrose University 
Where: Davenport, IA. - Lee Lohman Arena on campus of St. Ambrose University
Format: 12 dance teams & 12 cheer teams qualify, with announcement on Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. CT. 
History: The NAIA is the only athletics association to offer a national championship in this sport. Competitive Cheer and Dance became the 24th and 25th National Championships in the history of the Association, announced April 16, 2016 at the 75th annual NAIA National Convention in Kansas City, Mo. Competitive Cheer and Dance is the first to earn national championship status in the NAIA in a span of 22 years – NAIA Women’s Golf became a championship sport prior to the spring of 1995. For more information, click HERE
Schedule of Events:

Friday, March 8th

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Team Practice Time                                 Lee Lohman Arena

2:00 – 3:45 p.m.           Final Set-up                                           Lee Lohman Arena

3:30 pm                        Doors Open                                           Lee Lohman Arena

3:50 p.m.                      Warm-up Begins                                    Lee Lohman Arena

4:24 p.m.                      Introduce Competition/National Anthem  Lee Lohman Arena

4:30 p.m.                      Cheer Preliminary Round Begins             Lee Lohman Arena

6:30 p.m.                      Set-up Floor for Dance                           Lee Lohman Arena

6:45 p.m.                      Dance Preliminary Round Begins             Lee Lohman Arena

8:35 p.m.                      Preliminary Competition Concludes          Lee Lohman Arena

 

Saturday, March 9th

9:00 a.m.                      Doors Open                                           Lee Lohman Arena

9:20 a.m.                      Warm-up Begins                                    Lee Lohman Arena

9:54 a.m.                      Introduce Competition/National Anthem   Lee Lohman Arena

10:00 a.m.                    Cheer Final Round Begins                        Lee Lohman Arena

12:00 p.m.                    Set-up Floor for Dance                            Lee Lohman Arena

12:15 p.m.                    Dance Final Round Begins                        Lee Lohman Arena

2:15 p.m.                      Competition Concludes                            Lee Lohman Arena

2:25 p.m.                      Cheer & Dance Parade of Teams and Awards Lee Lohman Arena

The order of competition for the Preliminary Rounds will be announced February 24 with the qualifiers announcement. 

Ticket Information:

Admission will be sold separately for each day of the competition and may be purchased on site only.  Doors open one hour prior to the first performance each day. The cost for daily admission:

$25 All Tournament Passes for Adults

$15 All Tournament Passes for Seniors (65+) and Students

$15 Adult Day Pass

$10 Senior (65+) Day Pass

$10 Students (grade school, high school, college w/school ID)

Official Merchandise:  Fine Designs | Shop and Order HERE 
Photography Information: Jon Mohr Photography - click HERE for information on ordering team photos and the password to the event is naia19; click HERE for information on ordering team photos and the password to the event is 19candid
Where to Stay:

Best Western Plus Steeple Inn – Reference NAIA Fan rate associated with St. Ambrose University

100 W. 76th St.

Davenport, IA 52806

(563) 823-5303

Fan Rate -- $99.00 double queen room (up to 4 per room) or single king room

Includes full hot breakfast buffet

 

Holiday Inn & Suites Davenport – Reference Room Block “NAIA Fans Block”

4215 Elmore Avenue

Davenport, IA 52807

(563) 344-2900

Fan Rate -- $114.00 double queen room (up to 4 per room) or single king room

Includes breakfast.

 

Radisson Quad City Plaza – Reference 2019 NAIA Cheer & Dance Nationals

111 E. 2nd St.

Davenport, IA 52801

Fan Rate -- $114.00 double queen room (up to 4 per room)

Includes Chef’s Choice breakfast for up to four per room.