We Deserve Pockets

Nothing’s better than finding a cute dress, except finding a cute dress WITH POCKETS! Amirite?!
There isn’t a single gal in the federated states of America who does not exclaim with glee upon finding a dress with pockets. With Cheer Alliance and Champs League proms coming up, y’all are going to need those dresses with pockets.  Continue Reading

Dresses with Pockets

College: To Cheer or Not to Cheer

by Chris Winiecki

 

You’ve decided you want to go to college. The next question you need to ask yourself, “Do I want to cheer in college?” To many cheerleaders this decision comes as a no-brainer. The chance to cheer at your favorite university has been the one thing that you have been working for your entire life. To others this decision will involve more of a “pro’s and con’s” lists, a lot of soul searching to decide if this is really what you want, and even more, searching for the right school and team for you to continue your cheerleading career. Continue Reading

Mardi Gras Spirit Joins Varsity Brands

Mardi Gras Spirit Events has become the latest independent event producer to join the Varsity All Star family of brands.

In a letter sent out Friday, founder and president Jennine Sentilles reassured customers that they would be able to expect the same positive, family-friendly experiences that have been associated with the brand since 1998. Remaining headquartered in New Orleans, LA with the same staff, they will now be offering US Finals and Summit bids at select events, as well as the Worlds bid event the Mardi Gras Nationals Extravaganza in mid-January. Continue Reading

Reese Witherspoon: Moxie Crush

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AMBITION is not a dirty word, it’s just believing in yourself and your abilities.

  • Reese Witherspoon, Glamor Women of the Year Awards 2015

 

Reese Witherspoon has been our idol since Tracy Flick ran the most legit political campaign in high school history and lost because a guy didn’t think she deserved it…  Continue Reading

USA Cheer Team Invited to Perform at 2018 Winter Olympics

The University of Kentucky will represent USA Cheer and the United States at the XXIII Winter Olympic Games.

Bartlett, Tenn., – USA Cheer has announced that a team of United States cheerleaders will attend and perform during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in support of the USA’s Olympic Teams and Athletes.  In coordination with the organizing committee of Pyeongchang 2018, the provisionally IOC recognized governing body for Cheer, the International Cheer Union (ICU), as well as ICU’s South Korea National Cheer Federation, the Korea Cheerleading Association (KCA), USA Cheer has been extended the invitation to designate a top US-based team to perform and support the USA during the 2018 Winter Olympics located in the Gangwon Province. Continue Reading

Can You Have It All?

Do school cheer AND all-star cheer, they said…. it will be fun, they said….
So, you decided to be one of the brave ones and do it all, school cheer AND all-star cheer. You want to keep your options open for all opportunities for college by doing both styles of cheer, go you!! Well, with all of that work and commitment comes extreme burn out, especially when all-star competition season begins. You run into conflict with practice for both teams and it’s even more difficult if your high school team competes too. School cheer and all-star cheer are two mega different beasts and you are here to slay both, but it’s not an easy task. If your coaches on the school or all-star team do not make you CHOOSE one or the other, then you are EXTRA lucky!

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Love Yourself Single

It’s cuffing season y’all. Left and right your friends are falling into soft, cuddly blankets and endless cute debates over which Netflix show to binge on next. And there you are, fifth-wheeling, sticking out like the spare tire on the back of a jeep. 

So what’s a girl to do? Settle for the next boy who crosses your path? It seems tempting, but there’s no surer way to waste your beauty and brains than to settle for the sake of settling- especially because everyone else is doing it.

Instead, what a perfect time to curl up alone with your fave unicorn slippers, a new notebook, and your fave pens and map out the masterpiece that is your best life.  Continue Reading

Birth Control Refill without Leaving Your House

BY: EDIE GEORGE

Nurx (pronouced Nur-ex) is being touted as Uber for the pill. If you can order wine and cheese to your door, it only makes sense that you can get your birth control just as easily, right?

But wait… don’t you need a prescription for that?!

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The 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

 

Can you imagine yourself spending Thanksgiving in NYC and being a part of the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

We spent the week with Spirit of America Productions and had the experience of a lifetime!

Turrrrkey Drop

You had the time of your lives over summer. It was idyllic. Long days, warm nights, tan skin and fairy lights. Your IG posts were fire. Then college came and you went off to different towns, football games, bonfire nights. He sent you a hoodie which you wear to bed- and to class when you sleep through your alarm. You send him love notes which get sent less often. Tests start, classes actually require attention and homework. Your social life on campus fills up the rest of your time. And suddenly it’s Thanksgiving and you’re both going to be back in your hometown.

Welcome to the Turkey Drop. Continue Reading