Cheerleading was officially recognized in the 1970's, but
has been a part of the Pop Warner program for several decades. The first ever
National Cheerleading competition was held in DeKalb County, GA. Today, more
than 180,000 children are participating in Pop Warner cheerleading and dance
around the world.
Participation in the Pop Warner Spirit Program provides kids
an opportunity to perform in an organized, supervised, safety-oriented
environment. Pop Warner programs emphasize fun for all and encourage the
development of qualities important long after Pop Warner days are gone.
The participants in the Pop Warner program are unique as
opposed to those of other programs. While they are taught about the values of
competition, they are also maintaining their grades at a satisfactory level in
order to attain the ultimate prize of being named a Pop Warner National
Champion. We salute all the efforts and accomplishments that our participants
The Spirit Program is growing in numbers each year
due to the popularity of the sport. In an effort to keep pace with the many new
changes in the cheer & dance industry, there are a few basic rules that are
unique to Pop Warner Spirit Squads.