Shelton to host SCC cheer competition

The Southern Connecticut Conference will host its 9th Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Shelton High School.

The competition will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $ for students and senior citizens. Children under six will be admitted free.

Seventeen SCC schools are scheduled to participate in the competition in three categories divisions: all-girl, co-ed and exhibition.

“The cheerleading competition has become a very exciting and fulfilling event for the Southern Connecticut Conference,” Commissioner Al Carbone said. “More importantly, our coaches and league administrators have worked together to ensure the competition is a safe and positive experience for all of our student athletes.”

Schools scheduled to compete include: Branford (all-girl), Career (exhibition), Cheshire (all-girl), Daniel Hand (all-girl), East Haven (all-girl), Foran (all-girl), Guilford (co-ed), Hamden (all-girl), Jonathan Law (all-girl), Lyman Hall (co-ed), Mercy (all-girl), North Haven (all-girl and exhibition), Sacred Heart Academy (all-girl), Sheehan (all-girl), Shelton (all-girl), West Haven (all-girl and exhibition) and Wilbur Cross (co-ed).

In addition, Shelton and Branford will have its Unified Cheer teams participate.

Shelton, Branford and Wilbur Cross were winners at last year’s SCC Cheerleading Competition.