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Saturday, June 16, 2007

P.R.O. Convention Saturday - Getting Things Started 

Posted by James at 6:26 PM ET

Cheerleaders and Dancers from not just around the country, but around the world, game together in Atlanta Saturday to learn from each other and take home some really hot routines. Here's a sampling of who's in attendance.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The AIFA Lakeland Thunderbolts Dance Team poses at the welcome poster. Director and Choreographer Carla Thomas brought her team to P.R.O. because with the instructors representing such a diverse number of teams and leagues, she's sure to get new routines that she can use for her squad.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders. I didn't recognize them at first in their pink warm-up suits.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
All the way from Japan (l-r): Tama, formerly with the Texans, Keiko formerly with the 49ers Gold Rush, Noriko, who cheers for a Japanese football team.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Team NRG, the dance team for the WNBA Houston Comets (l-r): Trecia, Derric, April, Sarah


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The Georgia Tech Dance Team. (l-r): Emily, an Architecture Major, Mallory, a Civil Engineering Major, Wendy, a Biomedical Engineering Major. Yes, I know they aren't a pro team, but 25 years ago this fall, I started as a freshman at Georgia Tech (wow, am I old).


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Carolina TopCats Felicia and Erin.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Some of the instructors (l-r): Sandy Charboneau (Bucs), April Smith (Colts), Donald Wells (Redskins), Alto Gary (Texans), Chato Waters (Falcons), Stacie Kinder (Titans & Music City Kittens) Stephanie Jojokian (Redskins), Tracey Rutledge (AllPro3 & South Georgia Wildcats)


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Director of the Charlotte LadyCats and ECHL Charlotte Checkmates Brandii McCoy registers Carolina TopCat Kelly.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Team NRG checks out the Satin Stitches booth.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders strike a pose.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Tampa Bay Lightning Girls Toni, Eva, Allison and their Director Hope Reep.


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
The Houston Texans Cheerleaders


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
All the way from Mexico City it's Mariana and Vanessa members of Las Celestes. They cheer for the soccer team Cruz Azul (Blue Cross).


P.R.O. Convention Saturday
Current and former Ravens Cheerleaders checkout the AllPro3 merchandise.

That's just some of the people and teams that are here, but enough with the intros, it's time to dance!

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