Fame Allstars Competitive Cheerleading of Roanoke traveled to Raleigh, NC, on Saturday, Jan. 26, to attend the Cheer and Dance Extreme Raleigh Rumble Open Championship. Despite the challenging weather, all six teams had superior performances and placed well.
Mini Glitter Level 1 placed third, Youth Diamonds Level 2 came in first, Junior Fierce Level 3 placed first, Senior Paparazzi Level 3 won first place, Senior Starstruck Level 4.2 came in first and Senior Couture Open International Level 5 also came in first.
Diamonds, Fierce, Starstruck and Couture all had the top score for their level, and Junior Fierce were Overall Grand Champions of the day. Both Junior Fierce and Senior Couture were awarded full paid bids to US Finals Nationals in Virginia Beach in May, the most prestigious national competition for all level teams. All four other teams have previously won first place bids to US Finals as well.
Southwest Roanoke County athletes include Peyton Alley, Amber Assaid, Allie Ayers, Emma Ayers, Laurel Ayers, Anaya Brown, Madi Bushman, Katie Caldwell, Jen Campbell, Jessica Christianson, Jade Doolan, Kayla Doolan, Megan Evans, Maggie Fields, Lilly Fox, Elvera Gurevich, Molly Holthauser, Rebecca Levy, Kiara McGuire, Taylor Norman, Kaitlynn Tucker, Emma White, Olivia Williams, Rachel Williams and Annalee Yeaman.
Fame Allstars Roanoke is one of six gyms for Fame Allstars, and is the largest Allstar cheer program in Virginia and 11th largest program in the Country. Fame Allstars took seven teams to Worlds last year, the most prestigious National for Level 5 teams in the country, and will be sending at least that many or more this year in April, including athletes from Fame Roanoke who earned spots on the Fame Midlothian Team DreamGirls.
Fame Roanoke is temporarily located at 3443 Aerial Way Drive in Roanoke, but will be moving in the next month to a permanent location at 1701 Midland Road in Salem.
Fame offers cheer and tumble classes and cheer clinics for all ages and abilities along with their Allstar teams. Visit us on the web at www.fameroanoke.com
and www.famecheer.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540-725-1285 for more information.
–Submitted by Jana Williams, Fame Allstars Roanoke