The UK cheerleading team is looking for its 20th national championship this weekend. (Chet White, UK Athletics)
After months of practice and supporting Kentucky teams at games, UK’s cheerleading and dance teams will take center stage at the
2014 UCA and UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National
Championship this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.Both teams will compete first on Saturday, with the cheerleaders beginning their quest for their 20th national championship at 7:50 p.m. ET in the Division IA Semifinals. The dance team will compete in both the Division IA Pom and Hip Hop Semfinals at 8:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The finals for all three competitions will take place on Sunday with results expected to come in between 8-9:30.Last year, the cheerleading team finished second. The dance team finished eighth in Pom and sixth in Hip Hop.You can find information on how to keep up with the competition on the UCA and UDA’s website right here. You can also follow @UCAupdates, @UDAnews, @UKAthleticsNews and @KentuckyCheer for real-time updates.