Our Cheerleaders are State Champions!
The Varsity Cheerleaders competed at the AmeriCheer Indiana State Championship at Crawfordsville High School! The season's hard work and dedication helped earn them the 1st Place State Champion Title in the Varsity Traditional Cheer division. The team also received a high score which awarded them with a 1st place Bid (qualification) to move on and compete at the U.S. Finals National Cheerleading Competition in April at Navy Pier in Chicago! (Check out update below) Way to work hard Brickies!! Look at the photos from the competition!**An update of the U.S. Finals National Cheerleading Competition!**
After the team's high score earning them a spot in the U.S. Finals the girls spent the rest of the winter prepping. They cheered at basketball games and held fundraisers to pay for their remaining portion of the U.S. Finals entry fee. On March 13, 2015 they brought down the house at the 2nd Annual Brickie Cheer and Dance Invitational performing exhibition to rehearse for the U.S. Finals. Finally on April 11th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, the team competed at the Chicagoland U.S. Finals location while other U.S. Finals locations ran realtime competitions in conjunction with Chicagoland. The Brickies were crowned the U.S. Finals Chicago Champion in the advanced Varsity Cheer Division with a score of 87.72 out of 95! They received a championship banner, trophy and white championship jackets. They also were chosen to represent Chicagoland in the school division of the U.S. Finals Champions Challenge. This is a virtual extension of the competition that send video of the performance of the candidates selected to be rejudged and ranked again to determine an overall Division Grand Champion from all locations participating. The Hobart Brickies team advanced from round 1 to round 2 and were among the top 5 teams awaiting their final score and placement in the U.S. Finals Champions Challenge! On May 15th the results were finally revealed and our Brickie Varsity Cheerleaders placed 4th overall. They were the only team from Indiana in the top 8 final rankings beating out other schools from Maryland, Connecticut and Pennsylvania!