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On behalf of the City of Berlin Deputy Mayor Frank Henkel invited the IFC’s Annual General Meeting delegates to the Altes Stadthaus’ Baerensaal for the ceremonial contract signing for the 8th Cheerleading World Championships 2015 (CWC2015) between the IFC president Setsuo Nakamura & AFVD President and IFC VP Mr Robert Huber. The CWC2015 is scheduled to be held in Berlin on November 21-22 2015 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle. Also in attendance for this important moment was the German DanceSport Federation’s Franz Allert.
During the signing event, the IFC President was quoted as saying that he is ” looking forward to the return of the Cheerleading World Championships to Germany in 2015, this time to Berlin, a city with an established, high-profile reputation as a host city of international sporting events.”
As an Associate member of the World DanceSport family expectations are high and IFC fully expect the City of Berlin to set the stage for a memorable World Championship.
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Berlin Marriott Hotel, February 22nd 2014 the International Federation of Cheerleading (IFC) membership gathered in Berlin Germany for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the Cheerleading World Championships 2015 venue inspection.
Mr Setsuo NAKAMURA as re-elected as president and Dr Thitipong NANDHABIWAT was newly appointed as Director. Other items on the agenda were reports on the expanding education programme, IFC Continental activities from the Pan-American Cheerleading Federation (PFC), Asian Federation of Cheerleading (AFC) on past and future of the sport, an in depth report regarding the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) & World DanceSport Games 2013 , Kaohsiung, and the Cheerleading World Championships 2013 Thailand.
- Written by IFC
On the 18th of January 2014 the International Federation of Cheerleading (IFC) delegation, represented by IFC President Mr Nakamura and IFC Vice-President Mr Huber, was present at the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) Presidium meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
IFC was welcomed as WDSF associate member and was given the opportunity to take the floor. The president opened quoted as saying, “We are very proud to be a part of the WDSF family and we look forward to working with you all and contribute towards the continued success of WDSF”.
The IFC delegation proceeded to update the WDSF Presidium on the current status of international affairs regarding cheerleading and IFC activities. Some mentioned points were IFC’s participation at the first World DanceSport Games in Kaohsiung and the 7th Cheerleading World Championships 2013, Thailand, (CWC) which was the first CWC under the auspices of WDSF. To further the IFC-WDSF partnership, IFC will use WDSF branding for future events.
Overall the updates and clarification by the IFC delegation was well received by the attendees.
Almost month has passed since the biggest and most cheerful 7th Cheerleading World Championships 2013, Thailand.
Our thanks go out to all those who have made the 7th Cheerleading World Championships 2013 a great success and a special thanks to the hosts, the Thailand Federation of Cheerleading as well as Thailand's Department of Physical Education of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.
Congratulations to all the athletes on performing to the best of their abilities in the spirit of cheerleading.