GTM Sportswear to Sponsor First-Ever PIAA Competitive Cheerleading Championships

GTM Sportswear to Sponsor First-Ever PIAA Competitive Cheerleading Championships
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Nov. 26, 2012 - PRLog -- Mechanicsburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, Inc. (PIAA) and GTM Sportswear® have signed a partnership agreement making GTM Sportswear the presenting sponsor of the first ever PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships to be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013. The Championships will take place at HersheyPark Arena, 100 West HersheyPark Drive in Hershey, PA. Competition between 96 PIAA cheerleading squads will begin at 9:00 am.

As Presenting Sponsor, GTM Sportswear will present championship medals to coaches and their teams following the competition. GTM® has also been named official apparel provider for PIAA event staff.

The agreement also calls for the creation of the GTM Sportswear Spirit Award, to be awarded during the event to a PIAA cheerleading coach nominated for representing leadership and integrity in cheerleading, their dedication and commitment to their team and involvement in their local community. For more information, or to nominate a coach, visit  

“Our partnership with GTM Sportswear allows us to continue to enhance the student-athlete and fan experience at this and all of our Championship events,” said Dr. Robert A. Lombardi, PIAA executive director.

“GTM Sportswear is proud to support dedicated student athletes, their coaches and passionate fans in the state of Pennsylvania through PIAA’s first-ever cheerleading championships,” said Jana Thomas, GTM Sportswear multi-media advertising manager. “With PIAA’s commitment to offering students lifetime learning experiences through athletics, we look forward to continuing to expand our relationship with them and their member schools.”

General admission tickets will be on sale at the PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships beginning at 8:00 am. on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for any K‐12th grade student. Pre‐kindergarten children will be admitted free‐of‐charge.

About GTM Sportswear

GTM Sportswear, headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas, is a national provider of custom-embellished uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel for college, school and club sports teams. Founded in 1989, the company employs more than 850 people, including a nationwide sales team and an inside support team. For more information, visit

About PIAA
Beginning in Pittsburgh, on December 29, 1913, PIAA was given the privilege of serving its member schools and registered officials by establishing policies and adopting contest rules that emphasize the educational values of interscholastic athletics, promote safe and sportsmanlike competition and provide uniform standards for all interscholastic levels of competition.
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