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IHM 4th Annual We've Got "The Spirit" Cheer Competition
Rules & Regulations

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  1. No all star squads, or squads that have try-outs, are permitted to participate.


  1. A panel of judges (minimum of three) will be selected with their decisions being final.


  1. Each squad will perform a routine consisting of cheers, chants and/or dance.  Routine must not exceed 5 minutes in length (no minimum time requirement).  Timing begins on the first beat of music, voices heard, or choreographed movement, after your team is announced on the floor.


  1. No builds, or pyramids are permitted.  Tumbling is allowed.


  1. Poms, props and/or signs are permitted.  No glitter on signs please.


  1. While your squad is performing, no sideline instruction/prompting is permitted.


  1. Music should be in CD form, lyrics must be clean.


  1. Good sportsmanship is required from participants & fans.


  1.  IHM reserves the right to change, combine, divide or cancel divisions.


  1.  Schools may enter multiple squads.


  1.  Failure to comply with any of these rules could result in deductions of points or disqualification.