Erie Plays Host to New Cheer Competition

Published 04/06 2014 06:33PM

Updated 04/06 2014 11:04PM

April 6, 2014 - Cheer and dance teams from the tri-state area hit the mat for a brand new competition hosted right here in Erie.

More than eighty teams took part in the first ever Splash into Spring Lake Erie Cheer and Dance Championship Sunday morning at the Erie Insurance Arena.

Local teams were represented, as well as teams from as far as Rochester, New York and Sharon, Ohio.

Competition coordinators said they are thrilled to have this event take place in Erie's recently-remodeled arena.

During the competition, money and awareness were raised for the Bethany Outreach Center.

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