Visitor Info: Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships

Davenport Iowa

Event Name:

4th Annual NAIA Competitive Cheer and Dance National Championships
Date(s): March 13-14,2020
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 March 1 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. 
Schedule of Events:

Friday, March 13th   

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

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

3:30 pm                        Doors Open                                                      Wellness & Rec Center

3:50 p.m.                      Warm-up Begins                                               Wellness & Rec Center - Fieldhouse

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 14th 

9:00 a.m.                      Doors Open                                                      Wellness & Rec Center

9:20 a.m.                      Warm-up Begins                                               Wellness & Rec Center – Fieldhouse

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 MArch 1 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:

2020 Photography: TBA 


2019 Photography: 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:

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