What Is a Sports Day War Cry?

Sports day war cries are chants used by sports enthusiast and players to boost morale. A war cry is defined as a slogan, phrase or model used to increase school spirit when or rally support for a cause or event, according to Dictionary.com.

Sports day war cries vary depending on the event, sport, school and the opponent or mascot involved in the event. The tradition is used during prep rallies or tailgating to increase morale or spirit and energy for an upcoming game. Sometimes these war cries are written by schools and organizations while other times, the fans themselves come up with ideas, to express their traditional or new war cries.