What are some popular styles for varsity cheerleading uniforms?


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The classic uniform for a varsity cheerleading squad at a football or basketball game includes a short skirt, a shell top with the team name or logo embroidered on it and a pair of pom-poms. Competitive cheer squads typically wear colorful long sleeved shirts and tight leggings.

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The uniforms for cheer squads who are competing against other squads are typically more form-fitting so as to better facilitate movement and more complex dance steps and routines. High school or college cheerleaders are mainly expected to be enthusiastic and raise team and crowd morale, so the functionality of their uniforms is often secondary to their appearance. The color scheme of a cheerleading uniform must properly represent the school or organization's chosen team colors.

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