Thursday, August 17, 2017

UrFU to host country's largest cheerleading championship

Ural Federal University will host the Open Cheerleading Championship of Urals and Siberia--the country's largest cheerleading competition--for the first time on Sunday.

Competitors from Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Kurgan, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Chita and Izhevsk will unite in Yekaterinburg to compete for the title of best cheerleading squad.

More than 700 athletes are expected participate in the competition.

The event will be held in the university's student team sport complex and will feature colorful costumes, chants and acrobatics.