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MEAC to Host Annual Cheerleading Championship < All News
Monday, February 16, 2015

NORFOLK, Va., February 16, 2015 - The 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Cheerleading Championship gets underway on Sunday, March 8 at Echols Hall on the campus of Norfolk State University (Va.).  The Cheerleading Championship begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be streamed live on MEACsports.com.

 

Fans can purchase tickets at the NSU Ticket Center, Monday-Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Tickets can also be purchased at (737) 823-9009 or online at www.nsuspartanstickets.universitytickets.com.  Tickets are $8 for adults or $5 for children 12 and under. 

 

The MEAC Cheerleading Championship features competitive squads from the conference’s member institutions showcasing their talents through jumps, partner stunts, pyramids, tosses, tumbling, and motion and dance routines.  Along with the participating MEAC Institutions, area middle and high schools, as well as recreational cheerleading teams will be performing.

 

The annual Cheerleading Championship ignites the week of events surrounding the annual Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. The 2015 MEAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament tips-off March 9-14 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. 

 

Morgan State University captured its fourth straight championship in 2014 with Florida A&M University (2nd) and South Carolina State University (3rd) rounding out the top three overall team awards.

 

Ticket books for the 2015 MEAC Basketball Tournament can be purchased at all 13 MEAC tickets offices, the Scope Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or the MEAC Office (Norfolk, Va.).  Tickets are also available online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling the MEAC Office at (757) 951-2055 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

 

For more information on the Cheerleading Championship contact Sonja Stills, Sr. Associate Commissioner, at (757) 951-2055 or by email at stillss@themeac.com

 

For more information about the 2015 MEAC Basketball Tournament including brackets, ancillary events, tickets and travel information, visit www.MEAChoops.com.

 

About the MEAC Basketball Tournament

The MEAC Basketball Tournament is a single elimination championship playoff that involves Division I historically black colleges and universities located across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman, Coppin State, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Hampton, Howard, Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T State, North Carolina Central, Savannah State, and South Carolina State.

 

The tournament is played at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia.  Both the men’s and women’s champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. #meactournament

 

About Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, Virginia is a city of some 242,803 residents and more than 100 diverse neighborhoods. It is the cultural, educational, business and medical center of Hampton Roads, hosts the world's largest naval base, the region's international airport and is one of the busiest international ports on the East Coast of the United States. The city is undergoing a successful renewal, including new office, retail, entertainment and new residential development along the rivers and bay front, and revitalization projects in many of its neighborhoods. Norfolk's residents and city officials have long supported sports programs at all levels.

About VisitNorfolk

VisitNorfolk is the official Destination Marketing Organization for the City of Norfolk. VisitNorfolk, a non-profit organization is dedicated to enhancing the role of travel and tourism in our economy by producing high volumes of both leisure and convention visitors, tax revenues and travel related jobs in Norfolk. VisitNorfolk also provides the resources and tools to ensure our visitors stay in Norfolk is both a productive and enjoyable one. For more information, visitnorfolktoday.com or call 800-368-3097. #Norfolk, Virginia

 

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