Alexandria is getting a bit cheerier just in time for the holiday season. Regional youth cheerleading teams are set to descend upon the city for the annual competition.
The Holiday Invitational Cheerleading Competition will be held at T.C. Williams on Saturday. Squads from the city’s recreation centers will face off against one another as well as groups hailing from across the Washington metropolitan region.
Event tickets are on sale at the Charles Houston, Cora Kelly, Patrick Henry and William Ramsay recreation centers and at the city’s recreation services division office at 1108 Jefferson St. The competition is set to get under way at 11 a.m.
Tickets purchased in advance cost $2 for children, 6 to 12, and $5 for ages 13 and older. Tickets bought at the door will cost $3 and $6. Children, 5 and younger, are admitted for free.