We are excited to report that the outstanding cheerleading squad of Sound Mind Sound Body is taking their elite abilities to Regionals! After performing in the SMSB local competition at Belleville High School, 51 teams advanced to compete in the 2023 AYC Midwest Regionals in Columbus, Ohio, November 18-19.
Competing teams proved themselves by placing high in SMSB’s recent competition. Over 350 athletes will again display complexity, sharpness, and creativity as they compete against teams from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Last year, 26 teams traveled to represent their organizations and SMSB. Thirteen teams became the 2022 AYC Midwest Regional Champions upon competing for National Titles.
The chance to contend at a regional level demonstrates resilience, effort, and enthusiasm for the sport of cheer and dance.
SMSB 2023 AYC Midwest Regional Competitor List:
Southfield Falcons: 8u large level 1, 10u large level 1, 12u large level 1, 14u large level 2, 10u pom, 14u pom
Westside Cubs: 8u cheer level 1 small, 10u small level 2, 12u small level 2, 14u large level 2, 8u hip-hop, 10u hip-hop, 12u hip-hop, 14u hip-hop
Eastside Raiders: 8u large level 1, 12u large level 1, 14u large level 1, 10u large level 2, 8u pom
Detroit Titans: 10u small level 1, 12u small level 1, 8u pom
Detroit City Lions: 14u small level 2, 10u hip-hop
Oldtown Ducks: 8u cheer level 1 small, 10u small level 1, 12u small level 1, 14u small level 2
West 7 Rams: 8u large level 1, 10u large level 1, 12u large level 1, 14u large level 1, 8u hip-hop, 10u hip-hop, 14u hip-hop
Westside Steelers: 12u small level 1, 14u small level 1, 10u pom, 14u step
River Rouge Panthers: 12u small level 2, 14u small level 2, 10u large level 1, 12u hip-hop
The Detroit Spartans: 8u hip-hop, 10u small level 1, 14u small level 1, 12u small level 2, 8u large level 1, 14u hip-hop, 12u hip-hop, 10u hip-hop
We encourage cheer enthusiasts to continue to support the best teams in the Midwest as they travel to bring home a regional championship! Together, we’ll make the road to nationals extraordinary and unforgettable. Good luck to all teams!
About Sound Mind Sound Body Youth Association:
Sound Mind Sound Body (SMSB) is a proven platform that ensures students matriculate to post-secondary education by successfully prioritizing and balancing a unique curriculum that combines life skills, athleticism, and academics. STUDENT + ATHLETE + SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY + SOUND DECISION MAKING = SUCCESS.
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