Rider Cheerleaders Win Competition
2012 cheerleading team at American Cheer and Dance; Reach the Beach All Star & College National Championship
The Rider University Cheerleaders competed in the American Cheer and Dance; Reach the Beach All Star & College National Championship March 31 and April 1, 2012 in Ocean City, Maryland, and not only won the College Co-Ed category but was named Grand Champion.
A two day competition with teams performing a routine comprised of Stunts, Tumbling, Jumps, and Dance, the competitors were judged on the skills they perform, with elements including difficulty, execution, synchronization and the level of skills.
Rider competed in the College Co-ed Level 6 division and placed first both days of the competition, finishing ahead of such institutions as Cornell University (second place) and Penn State Mont Alto (third place).
The Broncs were named Grand Champions in the College Division over six other teams: Stevenson University, William Patterson University, Ithaca College, York College of Pennsylvania, The College at Brockport, and Oneonta State.