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Register now for cheerleading competition at Hardin County Fair

Registration Forms must be postmarked by August 1,2024.

The Hardin County Agricultural Society is hosting a cheerleading competition at the Hardin County Fair on Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 12:30 p.m. The competition is for school squads, recreation squads, local gyms, and USASF teams.

The competition will have tumbling & non-tumbling and stunting & non-stunting divisions in the following categories: Competition (3 minute limit); Game Day (3 minute limit) **Incorporates Fight Song, Crowd-Leading and Band Chant w/transitions; or Fight Song Only (1 minute limit).


Squads may compete in more than one category. The TOP 3 teams in each category will be given a trophy.  The highest scoring team for the day in each age division (regardless of category) will be named Grand Champions and receive a trophy and $50. Competition will take place on the track of the grandstand on a 52’X42’ cheer mat.  Practice mats will be available and each team will receive a scheduled time.

The Age Divisions (2024-2025 Grades) are Tiny- 2nd grade and under; Mini- 4th grade and under; Youth- 6th grade and under; Middle School- 8th grade and under; JV/Freshmen 9th-11th grade; Small Varsity- Less than 10 squad members the mat - 9th-12th grade; and Large Varsity- 11 or more squad members on the mat - 9th-12th grade, or USASF All Star divisions.

There will also be a Jump-Off, Tumble-Off,  and Tuck-Off for $5 per competitor per category and registration for these events will take place the day of the competition.

Registration information is attached to this email or by contacting Jami Dellifield at [email protected] or 419-674-2297. Squad Registration Forms must be postmarked by August 1,2024.  All entry fees and squad rosters must be prepaid and sent with registration forms. Entry fees are non-refundable.  Registered squad members and 2 named coaches per team will receive entrance into the Hardin County Fair.  The order for the competition will be determined by the date registration is received—first in will be last to compete in each division.

The 2024 Hardin County Fair Cheer Competition is sponsored by the Hardin County Agricultural Society, Ohio State University Extension Hardin County, the Hardin County Family YMCA and Warrior North Athletics Gym.  Businesses or individuals interested in becoming an event or trophy sponsor should contact Jami Dellifield at [email protected] or 419-674-2297 or the Hardin County Fair Office.