Baton Rouge’s competitive cheerleading company Louisiana Cheer Force captured two national championships at the National Cheerleaders Association’s national competition Feb. 24-25 in Dallas.
The Platinum small senior restricted level 5 team is the first level 5 team to bring a national championship to Baton Rouge, a news release said. The Platinum division included teams from Georgia, Ohio, Texas, Florida, Oklahoma, Oregon, California and Louisiana, considered the best of the best in all-star cheerleading.
The Scarlet medium senior level 2 team also brought home a championship. It was the team’s second championship, with the first in 2016. Teams competing in the Scarlet division were from Colorado, Texas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, California and Louisiana.
More than 1,300 all-star teams attended the competition, with 23,000 athletes participating from nine countries.
Louisiana Cheer Force competes in Division 1, the most competitive division offered by the National Cheerleaders Association.
The company was founded in 2000 and boasts 17 all-star competitive teams ranging in age from 4-23. It holds seven National Cheerleaders Association championship titles.