a recent court ruling (pdf)
cheerleading is not a competitive varsity sport on the same level as volleyball for purposes of Title IX obligations.
Despite its certainly being a physical activity, the court found that cheerleading lacked a similar level of organization to other varsity sports.
Every cheerleader gets fired up when someone sparks the "Is cheerleading a
sport? ... When necessary, the Office of Civil Rights makes this determination on
Cheerleading As a Sport. The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches
and Administrators POSITION PAPER Addressing the Issue of Cheerleading as a
I do cheerleading! All-star cheerleading. Not that school cheer stuff with
pompoms. The definition of a sport is competing agaisnt other teams and having
Cheerleading is a Sport This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly
print .... As a football fan, it makes me appreciate our cheerleaders even more.
Oct 15, 2014 ... Somehow we're still talking about whether cheerleading is a sport or not. Many
don't seem convinced yet, including one federal appeals court ...
So go ahead, tell Bangaoil that cheerleading isn't a sport. ... They say that
national cheerleading competitions, in which teams ... Just because it makes
Jun 29, 2015 ... Competitive cheerleading is a sport still in its infancy. In the words of federal
district judge Stefan Underhill, in a 2010 court decision, "The...
Oct 8, 2015 ... Competitive cheerleading is now an officially recognized sport in ... (C.H.E.E.R.S.
) Act. The adoption of cheerleading makes California the ninth ...
Oct 7, 2015 ... California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that makes competition
cheerleading a high school sport.