Thousands of cheerleaders come to Myrtle Beach next week

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - It's Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM next week in Myrtle Beach. The three-day event will take place at the Convention Center on Friday, March 14 and include over 500 performances, culminating in the awarding of the USASF/IASF World Championship bids and Cheer Ltd. National Championship titles on Sunday.

Over 3500 cheerleaders and 14,000 spectators traveling from all over the United States are coming to compete for the coveted national title.

The Collegiate Opens with 31 college/university cheer teams vying for the national title, are anticipated to be the main attraction.

"Myrtle Beach has been the home of Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM for 25 years," says Gwen Holtsclaw, CEO of Cheer Ltd. Inc. "We are proud to have developed Myrtle Beach as a cheerleading destination . . . our cheerleaders, dancers, and spectators absolutely love the Grand Strand!"

Tickets can be purchased at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Further details on this event can be found by visiting the webpage or calling 1-800-477-8868.

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