Lawsuit Against Varsity And Usasf

Discussion in 'Allstar Cheerleading' started by ACEDAD, May 26, 2020.

  1. catlady

    catlady Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Slow your roll on speculating any business mindset. If you said cheer becoming a sport is more about the possibility it would be grounded at the majority of schools and they fear losing camp and competition revenue, I could hop on board. This is hardly about makeup, skirts or because they think "girls can't do hard stuff." Regulation is very expensive and cheer brings in very little revenue, if any, at most schools. There's a good reason why most schools no longer have gymnastic programs, and paying for qualified coaches, and providing and storing required equipment was the reason. From an Athletic Business article:

    Plus, the expense of gymnastics (startup equipment costs for a new program can run $20,000 or more) compared to the number of participants a team is likely to field simply don't mesh. When it comes to Title IX compliance, many administrators argue, a school would be better off vaulting gymnastics and adding a less costly sport such as soccer or field hockey, which attract fewer liability problems and more participants.

     
  2. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    No I’m just talking about the “idiots who know nothing about cheer” she was referring to, not the higher ups.
     
  3. cac4life

    cac4life Cheer Stalker

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    Thank you. I really needed to hear that. I have known that is true all along, but I get a lot of crap all the time about cheer and being a cheerleader; its hard to not let it get to you. At the end of the day, that is the true reason this situation pissed me off, and I need to focus on how much I love cheer, and not let those idiots get to me. In one ear and out the other!