Athlon Sports Announces the 2008 Sideline Spirit Contest, Sponsored by JVC
Nov. 3, 2008
Nashville, Tenn. - We have selected Faith Palmer from Auburn University to represent her school, community and the South Eastern Conference in round four of this year's contest. Voting for round four will begin on Saturday, November 1st at 12:00am and will run through 11:59pm on Friday, November 21st. Those wishing to vote must have an Athlon Sports account. Voting is limited to 20 times per day per account. Fans can also vote up to 10 times per day with a valid Facebook account through the Sideline Spirit Facebook application.
The Athlon Sports Sideline SpiritTM Contest is entering its sixth year and has proven to be one of the most popular programs on our website. This year's sponsor, JVC, adds broad national exposure and promotion for this competition. At least thirty two spirit contestants from across the country will be chosen to participate in this contest, which runs from the beginning of the college football season in September until the national championship game in January.
We break up the program into four rounds, featuring seven cheerleaders or dancers in each round (one from each BCS conference and one non-BCS representative). Visitors to our website get the opportunity to show their school spirit by voting for their favorite spirit contestant. Lively message boards bring out the very best in school spirit and the rivalry of college sports. At the conclusion of the regular season, spirit contestants will advance to our championship round, which is held during the bowl season. They can advance to the championship round by either getting the most votes in her round OR getting the most votes in her conference. The winner of the championship round is titled the overall winner of the contest.
The winner will be featured in the 2009 Athlon Sports College Football annuals and her squad will receive $1,000, plus a JVC 42" TV with integrated iPod Dock, a JVC Full HD Hard Disk Camcorder, a JVC Everio Hard Disk Camcorder, and a JVC Mini System with Built-In iPod Dock.