According to Texas Tech cheer
Bills, in the past six years cheer has finished
in the top 5 teams in the country, coming in at third place in 2012 and second
place in 2011. This will be the pom squad's first year to compete in this
particular division and the team's first major competition under first-year
Harold. In the past the team has finished in the
"The nationals routines are unique
because they highlight some of the most elite skills in cheer and dance," Bills
said. "The skills you will see the squads perform are different from football
and basketball game days because of the floor restrictions and in-game rules."
During the summer, both teams
qualified for nationals by attending camp and receiving Gold National's Bids. Skill
elements and choreography practices began in September with final enhancements
being added in early March during two-a-day practices.
The showcase is open to the public with free admission.
Donations of support will be accepted at the door. Please use the northwest
street-level entrance to the arena; park in the north lot and come downstairs
to the main court.