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Wauwatosa ESPRIT POMS (Seniors) and ESPRIT POMS (Juniors) Earn First Place and Second Places Honors at Badger State Pom Competition in Madison, WI

Dec. 10, 2013

Esprit Seniors and Esprit Juniors, Wauwatosa's own independent pom & dance teams, competed at the inaugural Badger State Pom Showdown competition in Madison, Wisconsin and proudly took home 1st and 2nd place honors, respectively. Esprit (Seniors) earned 1st Place Championship honors in the Small Varsity Pom Division. Esprit (Juniors) earned 2nd place honors in the Junior High Pom Division.

This exciting competition was produced by Badgerette Pom Pon Inc. who is celebrating 43 years of business as the 1st pom and dance company in the entire United States. They believe every team deserves a chance to compete at the state level. This fun day of competition was capped off with a special guest performance by the nationally ranked UW-Madison Dance Team.

There were 35 Wisconsin teams competing for top honors. Routines were judged on overall choreography, technique, showmanship, execution/uniformity, appearance, knowledge, and overall visual effect. Points will were also awarded for creativity and difficulty.

Esprit Poms & Dance Team was established in 1990. Esprit participates in Badgerette Pompon, Inc.'s exciting competitions, camps, workshops and related events for pompon squads throughout the Midwest. Esprit's senior team is comprised of students entering 8th through 12th grade. Esprit (Seniors) practice on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6-8:30pm; and Saturdays from 8am-Noon in Wauwatosa. Esprit's junior team is a younger sister squad, comprised of students entering 5th through 8th grade. Esprit (Juniors) practice on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6-8:30pm in Wauwatosa.

If you love to dance and compete, both teams will hold open tryouts in the spring. Contact Coach Pat (414) 243-1938 if you would like more tryout information, or visit us at practice to see for yourself what an exciting opportunity this can be. Interested candidates do not need to prepare anything in advance of tryouts - we will teach you all you need to know.

Esprit is celebrating 23 years of excellence and good sportsmanship this year. If you would like to learn more about the program, we also invite you to visit Esprit's website at www.wauwatosaespirit.com.

Congratulations Esprit!!

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