WHEELING, W.VA. The 22nd annual OVAC Cheering Competition will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2 at WesBanco Arena.
The will be 29 schools competing in five divisions: Class 1A - Beallsville, Bishop Donahue, Madonna, Paden City, St. John Central and Valley; Class 2A - Bridgeport, Shadyside, Steubenville Catholic, Toronto and Wheeling Central; Class 3A - Barnesville, Bellaire, Linsly, Magnolia, Monroe Central, River and Tyler Consolidated; Class 4A - Buckeye Local, Martins Ferry, Oak Glen, St. Clairsville, Steubenville, Union Local and Weir; Class 5A - Brooke, Edison, John Marshall and Wheeling Park.
Last years champions were Class 1A - Bishop Donahue; Class 2A - Linsly; Class 3A - Tyler Consolidated; Class 4A - St. Clairsville; and Class 5A - Brooke.
All squads will perform at three-minute open routine which will include cheer and dance.
The doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the competition begins at 9:30. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students.