2007/2008 Implementation Plan for Cheerleading Teams in Junior and Senior High Schools
Department in Charge
Chinese Taipei School Sport Federation
1. 2006/2007 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship
2. 2007 Abroad Teacher Training Program for Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Teams
3. 2007 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Seminar
4. 2007/2008 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship
2006/2007 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship
Improvehealth and physical fitness, foster a spirit of teamwork, popularize cheerleading on our campuses and enhance the students’ skill,exhibit the spirit of youthful passion and vitality through school sports tournaments, and foster inter-school exchanges and interactions
The 2006/2007 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship washeld inHsinchuang Gymnasium in Taipei County on March 31, 2007. However, all preparations for the championship including the formulation of the rules and the venue selection had already been initiatedinearly September, 2006 and all junior and senior high schools in Taiwan had been informed.
The Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Seminar in October 2006 served as another opportunity to spread the news about the championship among interested teachers. Starting in November 2006, the Federation began to receive filled out application forms from various senior and junior high schools. Applications continued to be processed until the deadline in mid January.
In February 2007, the Federation confirmed the number of teams that had registered for the event and immediately initiated the planning of all necessary procedures. A meeting of team leaders was convened in March 2007 to announce the championship procedures and conduct a lucky draw in preparation for the actual event in late March.
The brand-new large Hsinchuang Gymnasium accommodated more than 4000 contestants and passionate spectators who enjoyed a visual feast of cheerleading performances which lasted the whole day and received very positive feedback.
2007 Abroad Teacher Training Program for Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Teams
Popularization of cheer dancing and cheerleading contests in Taiwan and improvement of the cheerleading skill level, fostering the team spirit of young students as well as exchanges with international cheerleading organizations to forge friendships with international student cheerleading teams
Outstanding coaches who had been selected in the school cheerleading championships proceeded to Orlando, FL, USA accompanied by the Chinese Taipei School Sport Federation to attend the international cheerleading competition “The Cheerleading Worlds”. This activity which was fully subsidized by the Ministry of Education was being held for the third time. “Cheerleading Worlds” has a four-year history and attracts cheerleading teams from all over America and all over the world every year. The contestants assemble in Orlando, Florida for a grand cheerleading contest. In an unprecedented move, China dispatched 9 cheerleading teams to participate in the event this year in order to promote cheerleading in China.
In recent years, Taiwan has made great progress in the promotion of cheerleading and compared to China the skill level is significantly higher. Our goal is to raise funds for the participation in large-scale competitions in the future.
The delegation not only attended the cheerleading competition but also the seminar for coaches and judges. They not only gained a deeper understanding of the scope and foundations of cheerleading in America but it is also hoped that they will be able to propose more effective and advanced methods to increase the scope of cheerleading in Taiwan.
2007 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Seminar
Enhance the teaching standards in the field of junior and senior high school cheerleading and take the initiative in training junior and senior high school cheerleading coaches, which in turn will improve the health and physical fitness of our students and exhibit the passion and vitality of our campuses.
The Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Seminar is one of the most important activities for the promotion of cheerleading activities and provides junior and senior high school teachers with a zeal for cheerleading with an annual venue for growth and advancement in the field of cheerleading.
This year’s planning meeting will still be convened in early September. After the curriculum and instructors of this year’s seminar have been determined, all schools will be notified to register for the event and the instructors will be asked to prepare the teaching materials. The event is currently tentatively scheduled for a date between late October and mid November. The event features a beginner’s, an intermediate, and a cheer dancing class, respectively. Activities are planned for Northern, Central, and Southern Taiwan.
2007/2008 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship
Improvehealth and physical fitness, foster a spirit of teamwork, popularize cheerleading on our campuses and enhance the students’ skill level, exhibit a spirit of youthful passion and vitality through school sports tournaments, and foster inter-school exchanges and interactions
The 2007/2008 Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Championship was scheduled for March 28 and 29 in the Hsinchuang Gymnasium in Taipei County. However, all preparations for the championship will be initiatedduring the planning meeting which is scheduled inearly September, 2007, and all junior and senior high schools in Taiwan will be informed after a conclusion has been reached.
The Junior and Senior High School Cheerleading Seminar in October/November 2007 will serve as an opportunity to disseminate information about the championship among interested teachers in the hope of generating a positive response as far as registrations are concerned and setting a new record number of participating teams.