MEAC to Host Annual Cheerleading Championship < All News
Friday, February 5, 2016

NORFOLK, Va., February 5, 2016 — The 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Cheerleading Championship gets underway on Sunday, March 6 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


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 Tickets are $10 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 2016 MEAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament tips-off March 7-12 at the Norfolk Scope Arena.


Morgan State University captured its fifth straight championship in 2015 with Florida A&M University (2nd) and South Carolina State University (3rd) rounding out the top three overall team awards.


Ticket books for the 2016 MEAC Basketball Tournament can be purchased at all 13 MEAC ticket offices, the Scope Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or the MEAC Office in Norfolk, Va. Tickets are also available online at 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


For more information on the 2016 MEAC Basketball Tournament, including brackets, ancillary events, tickets and travel information, visit


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