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State Final Competition

State Finals: Friday and Saturday, February 2-3, 2024

Site: Grossinger Motors Arena | Directions | Parking | Team Bus Parking Map | Team Hotels
Tickets: $12 at arena - Digital Ticket or call the Box Office at 309-434-2777
Venue Clear Bag Policy for Patrons

IHSA Merchandise - State Final Apparel & Souvenirs: Minerva

Streaming: NFHS Network



From the 2023 IHSA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and IHSA Cheerleading Advisory Committee and approved by the IHSA Board of Directors, the following policy has been adopted. IHSA Policy 39 - Sport Acclimatization/Risk Minimization COMPETITIVE AND SIDELINE CHEERLEADING REST REQUIREMENT One (1) calendar day of rest must be taken every IHSA calendar week where jumping, tumbling, and building skills take place.  The IHSA Standardized Calendar week runs Sunday through Saturday.  Click here for FAQ's regarding IHSA Policy 39

23-24 NFHS Spirit Rules Changes 

23-24 Summary of Rule Changes 

NFHS Spirit Rules Book - Rule 3-5-4 - Illegal Skill Example 


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