This year, 2017, saw the opening of the first ParaCheer divisions at the ICU World Cheerleading Championships. The international competition was held at ESPN Wide World of Sport in Orlando, Florida from 26th to 28th April 2017.
This year there were three ParaCheer divisions and the competing teams represented 5 countries. The results were:
ParaCheer Unified Advanced division
Gold: Team England
Silver: Team Costa Rica
ParaCheer Unified Pom division
Gold: Team Wales
Silver: Team England
ParaCheer Unified Hip Hop division
Gold: Team Kazakhstan
We want to extend huge Congratulations to all of the teams, for taking a risk and entering a new division in is first year. We think all of the performances were amazing, every country put out very high quality routines, and we hope that the 2018 World Championships will see more countries represented in the ParaCheer divisions.
All the routines are available on the ICU You Tube Channel: