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Competitive Cheerleading started in 1978. ESPN broadcasted the first National High School Cheerleading Competition in 1983.

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You can start at 17 if you want, but if you haven't done any former competitive cheerleading before that it will be a challenge. So if your up for the challenge then you can do it.

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