6th Cheerleading Asia International Open Championships

The first teams have started arriving in Tokyo, Japan for the 6th Cheerleading Asia International Asia Open Championships 2012.   Over the next few days, teams and delegates from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand will descend on the capital in preparation for the annual event hosted by the Japan Cheerleading Association (JCA) and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK).  Presenting sponsors include Toyota Motor Corporation and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.

Doors open at 13:00 on Saturday 19th May at Yoyogi National Stadium, the landmark venue built and used for the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

On Sunday 20th, doors open at 11:30 and Her Imperial Highness Princess Tsuguko of Takamado in expected to be in attendance.