VoM Contest

X-Wonder Video of the Month Challenge

*LATEST UPDATES (05 August 2012)* Suspension Notice of VoM
2 years and 4 months, had passed since the first VoM winner was announced on April 2010, then followed by the first BPoM winner announced on July 2010. In the period we had received lots of support from cheerleaders and cheerleading teams, so please allow us to thank everyone for your support in the past 2+ years!

Allow me to provide our score card for VoM and BPoM:

Video of the month (VoM) sponsored by me:

Date of inception: 05 March 2010
Total number of VoM entries: 158
Total amount of cash given out: $ 1,868
Total number of individuals who have received this award: >28 (including those who tagged)
Total number of teams whose cheerleaders have participated in this award: 13

Blog Post of the Month (BPoM) sponsored by Mr. Lee Chaang Ru:

Date of inception: 31 May 2010
Total number of VoM entries: 69
Total amount of cash given out: $ 1,728
Total number of individuals who have received this award: 20
Total number of teams whose cheerleaders have participated in this award: 10

A total of $3,596 cash prizes had been given out for VoM and BPoM. We hope that the cash prizes given out have benefited our cheerleaders in one way or another!

We had a great run during this period, where I personally got to meet many new faces and also new teams. I felt it was still a great initiation in Singapore cheerleading scene. I do hope to see more individuals coming out with new initiatives to encourage and boost the cheer scene more (great example is by Ochi who did his 5 rep challenge). Singapore cheerleading scene needs more collaborative efforts and support for each other. One who does not support will never get support.

For me it was a sad decision to make, to stop VoM totally, on XWonder 6th Anniversary (05 August 2012). Today marks another transition of my life. Whilst VoM and BPoM had been able to reach out to many cheerleaders out there, there are still some pockets of the market that we cannot reach out to, plus everyday new cheerleaders come onto the scene that do not get to know about VoM and BPoM. Yes we do still have new cheerleaders participating in the contest, eg. Jeric who just won the last BPoM, but we felt that the reach is still not far and fast enough.

I still have a dream in cheerleading that I had not fulfill, but I know I will get there one day. I will continue to give back to cheerleading even though VoM had came to an end at the moment. I will think of other ways. For now I shall put XWondercheer aside for the moment while I fight on other fronts to help cheerleading. Something great which I felt will make a big difference for every cheerleader in future. You can read about it in depth in my next post, the last and concluding post.

Words by Chaang:

While Xingwei and I continue to be supportive of the local cheerleading scene, we have come to a unanimous decision to temporarily cease giving out cash prizes until further notice.

The original intention of staring this VOM and BPOM collaboration were due to 2 reasons:
1) To path the way for Singapore's first ever cheerleading scholarship
2) To reward young and deserving cheerleaders continuously for their passion and commitment to the sport.

Xingwei and I have been working very hard to achieve both (1) and (2) over the past 2 years. However, we have noticed that VOM and BPOM is no longer to keep up with its modus operandi : which is to continuously reach out to the younger generation of cheerleaders in Singapore.

As such, we have decided to continue to save up (yes we really believe in giving back to the cheerleading society) until we are able to think of a better idea as to how we can achieve the said agenda.


Senior Vice- Chairman
Wildcards Cheerleading Team, Singapore

Mobile: +65 9783 4702
Email: chaangru@wildcardscheerleading.com
Address: 170 Ghim Moh Rd, #01-01, Singapore 279621
Website : www.wildcardscheerleading.com"

We would like to hear from you. If you have any ideas on how we can build on our existing template to achieve the intention (1) and (2) that Chaang had pointed out, do write to us!


Until then, both of us will continue to be cheering for cheerleaders in every way possible. We believe everybody can make a difference. We believe your ideas can too!

If it had become a habit for you all to tag me on Facebook, pls do continue even though there will be no prizes now. At least I will definitely share the video and post with all my friends on Facebook. =)

1. You can now post and tag me in videos featuring your cheerleading friends, as long as they meet the eligibility criteria of cheering in Singapore
2. I reserve the right to roll over the prize to the next month if there is no deserving winner for each month.

Details of challenge: Record/make/create a personal video of minimum 10 Secs; of anything related to cheerleading with yourself in it. It can be Gymnastics, Partner stunts, Jumps, Tosses, Cheer, Pyramids etc. You can also do video edits to add music or effects to enhance it. Then upload the video to facebook and tag me (Xwonder Estrella) in the video; it will be automatically be considered as an entry for the challenge (Please check the privacy option for who can see this as "EVERYONE"). I will watch and review all entries, then at the end of each month, on every 5th, I will announce the winner on this blog (my decision is final).

Participant's eligibility: You are eligible as long as you cheer in Singapore; regardless of nationality, team, age, or gender. Of course you need to be on Facebook and is my friend to tag me. No tagging of entries on behalf of another person in the video allowed. If you are not yet my friend on Facebook, just add me using the link at top of the page. Only people present in the video can tag me to be considered a "valid tag"

Prizes: $50 cash to the winner each month. In cases of more than 1 person in the video, the prize will be given to the person who tagged me (then you can go split it on your own if you want to). Or in the case of multiple "valid tags", the prize will be split. In the event there is no entry for the month, the prize money will accumulate and be brought over to the next month. Prize money is subjected to increase at any time without notice.

Alright, Sounds simple enough? Should be. You guys are already doing this, only now someone wants to give you money for it. Does this sound good? Is it enough?

So don't wait anymore and let the camera roll.

P.S: Let's do our part to make cheer a better place in SG

Video of the Month August 2012

A total of 3 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM August'12, we have.......

The video by Chzehao, a nice summary of all the fun and laughter, the achievements and hard work of Alpha Verve over the past few years. A great video used for their recruitment fair.

Once again great video by Chzehao. I would like to congratulate and thank them on behalf of the team for doing up such a fantastic video.

Chzehao and Perle you won yourselves $50.

It is really a fitting end to VoM after more than 2 years.

Video of the Month July 2012

A total of 4 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM July'12, we have.......

The video by Zhaoming of a routine put up by magnum seniors for their freshmen during their recruitment

Another very nice video showing the liveliness, energy and fun that cheerleading can bring out. Sometimes after going through tough competition trainings, some cheerleaders will forget why they joined cheerleading in the beginning. Let us always constantly remind ourselves why we are doing this, for the real love of cheerleading.

Zhaoming you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for Jul'12 VoM is a video by Zhaoming winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month June 2012

A total of 4 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM June'12, we have.......

The first video by Fairul; video of the team routine by Singapore Team Lions performing at CAIO 2012.

Great job once again by Team Lions. You guys really did Singapore cheerleading proud, producing the best result ever for us internationally. All these would not be possible without the guys at FCS too. Thanks all of you who made this possible. A truely worthy winner for this month VoM.

Fairul you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for Jun'12 VoM is a video by Fairul winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month May 2012

A total of 5 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM May'12, we have.......

The video by Kahau; of him doing a awesome stunt sequence with Jasmine.

Great video by Kahau once again, not only the stunts are great; the video is very nicely done too. I am really happy to see you gone so far together with Jasmine. I am really glad to be able to share your moment of happiness with you 2. Continue to live your dreams.

Kahau you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for May'12 VoM is a video by Kahau winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month April 2012

A total of 6 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM April'12, we have.......

The video by Daryl; a video on Wildcards during SNCC.

Great video by Daryl. Daryl never fails to capture the best moments with his photography and videography skills. Coupled with his amazing video editing and designing abilities you can always expect the a video with the best image quality and story behind it.

Daryl you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for Apr'12 VoM is a video by Daryl winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month March 2012

A total of 4 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM March'12, we have.......

The video by Winston on his partner stunting improvements.

Great video by Winston. Everyone remember that in cheerleading there are many ups and downs, but if you continue to work hard, you will get to achieve what you want at the end of the day.

Winston you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for Mar'12 VoM is a video by Winston winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month February 2012

A total of 4 entries in all.

And so for the winner of the VoM February'12, we have.......

The video by Karen on Lions ATCI 2011 Journey.

Once again fantastic video done on Lions ATCI 2011 Journey, summing up how they conquered and fight all their obstacles, the off days and the pain to put up a excellent show at ATCI.

Karen and Fairul you won yourselves $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The winner for Feb'12 VoM is a video by Karen winning herself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month January 2012

A total of 4 entries in all. Pardon me again for the late post.

And so for the winner of the VoM January'12, we have.......

The video by Janyce of the compilation of the highlights during alpha verve Annual Cheer Camp.

Really great effort by Janyce to do up this wonderful video of Alpha Verve Cheer Camp. Nice video to share with the cheerleading community.

Janyce you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

For Jan'12 VoM, our winner is a video by Janyce winning herself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month December 2011

Once again I thank everyone who had supported VoM; for the winner of the VoM December'11, we have.......

The video by Wenjie; a video to celebrate the wedding of YQ and BB; a compilation of all the wishes from cheerleaders and footages of their cheerleading photoshoot.

Definitely a cheerleader's dream wedding come true for them, sweetened by this amazing video done by Wenjie.

Wenjie you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

The last winner for 2011; Dec'11 VoM is a video by Wenjie winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month November 2011

A total of 9 entries in all and many really great videos. Once again you all had given me a hard time to choose the winner. Pardon me again if I kept you guys waiting for the winner of VoM November.

And so for the winner of the VoM November'11, we have.......

The video by Yirong on "Join Cheer".

Great job Yirong for reposting this up and to Spectrum for creating this video. A fantastic video to give a little glimpse of what cheerleading is about, with interviews by the captain and vice captain of Hall 13 Cheerleading Spectrum. To me cheerleading is all that was said in the video and much much more than words can ever describe. If you want to know what I mean, Join Cheer!!

Yirong you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

For Nov VoM, our winner is a video by Yirong winning herself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month October 2011

Once again I thank everyone who had supported VoM. And sorry for the delay so let's not be kept waiting anymore; for the winner of the VoM October'11, we have.......

The video by Poh Kang and tagged by Fairul; a unique, fun, and extremely entertaining video, not fogetting the advance stunts done in the video without batting an eyelid.

Great great stuff there shown by SP Gusto and presented to everyone in a light hearted and fun way.

Poh Kang and Fairul you won yourselves $50.

Continue to support VoM.

For October VoM prize presentation was a little special. This was the first time we are presenting the prize overseas, in Hong Kong, during the recent CWC 2011. So this time round instead of giving out in Sing Dollars, our winner walks away $300 HKD, the approx equivalent of SGD$50. And the winner is the video by Poh Kang.

Taken together with the SP boys in CWC.

Video of the Month September 2011

So which of the 4 entries is the winner of the VoM September'11.......?

And the winner is the video by Li Jing on cheerleading in Alpha Verve.

Congratulations Li Jing for a wonderful video done. You not only shown talent on the mats by off it as well. It is Alpha Verve's fortune to have you on the team.

Li Jing you won yourselves $50

For Sept VoM, our winner is a video by Li Jing winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month August 2011

8 videos entry for XWonder 5th year anniversary. We always get more entries on special occasions.

Ok, and so the winner of the VoM August'11 goes to.......

The video by Gary on his video of hands to hands pop to liberty.

Once again I would like to thank Wildcards for inviting Kentucky cheerleaders down, each time they come to Singapore, everyone gets to learn new things, and this effect will trickle down a long way and translate to improved standards in SG cheer. This video by Gary showed us what we never thought of ever trying before, and that it can actually be acomplished by our very own cheerleader from Singapore too. It gives a this renewed belief in our own capabilities. This video won VoM this month for not just being another video, but something that brings about faith and the light in the tunnel for SG Cheer.

Also for this month, it is XWonder's 5th Anniversary, we decided to throw in a little extra for the winner. Gary you won yourselves $50 and a 5Lbs protein powder.

Thank you everyone for the continued support for XWonder as we celebrate our 5th year.

Another long delay for this prize presentation. For August VoM, also our XWonder 5th year Anniversary Special, our winner walks away $50 and a 5lbs protein powder. The winner is non other than Gary (note when he won this prize in August, he was still the "Fat Gary" and now he is the "Fit Gary").

Gary face now is sharper than mine (A little trivial - Gary's BMI is now less than mine!!)

Can see the pacs coming out
And I just cannot help but post a picture of Gary when he hit the Hands to Hands pop to Liberty which won him VoM August'11, just in case you guys forgotten how he looked like back then.

Video of the Month Kentucky Special 2011

The winner for VoM Kentucky Special is Ken and Shermeen of SherKen, winning themselves a prize of 2 free passes to Kentucky advance workshop held last weekend, worth a total of $100.. I was tough coming up with a video entry especially with such short notice, but well done.

Video of the Month July 2011

5 great videos this month. We have videos of new breakthrough in stunting, a couple of videos on Nationals, 2 video of recent training camps including 1 by a recently renewed team.

Alright without further a do, the winner of the VoM July'11 goes to.......

The video by Fairul and tagged by Jay on Grizzlers Training Camp.

Fantastic videos from everyone this month and why did I picked this video? Basically it has originality, showed the spirit of cheerleading, it uses current clips and last but not least I feel that every new team deserves encouragement and publicity. It is not easy to start a new cheerleading team in Singapore and even harder to maintain it, so I hope a little encouragement can go a long way. Jiayou Grizzlers, really really hope to see you guys take the cheer scene by storm.

Fairul and Jay you won yourselves $50.

Every one pls continue to support VoM. =)

For July VoM, our winner is a video by Fairul and tagged by Jay winning themselves a prize of $50..

Video of the Month June 2011

As you guys should have known now that I was on holidays hence the late release of the winner for VoM June'11. This month we have 6 entries in all. Once again I thank everyone who had supported VoM.

So let's not be kept waiting anymore; for the winner of the VoM June'11, we have.......

The video by Valerie and tagged by Celine on TP Blazers training in the gymnasium for gymnastics.

Like I said some really great stuff I see you guys doing in the gym, back tucks competition and all. You guys are great and doing very well, hope to see even better stuff from you guys soon.

Valerie and Celine you won yourselves $50.

Continue to support VoM.

For June VoM, our winner is Celine and Valerie of TP Blazers winning themselves a prize of $50.. (Pictures are a little dark though)

Video of the Month May 2011

Another month of solid entries from everyone; 9 entries in all. Once again I thank everyone who had supported VoM. Really pardon me if I kept you guys waiting for the winner of VoM May.

And so for the winner of the VoM May'11, we have.......

The video by Eugene on the various different skills involving Tick Tocks.

Great job Eugene. To be able to do a single tick tock by itself is not easy, and you can do almost every variation there is. Applause for the effort in documenting down the various different ways too, providing a "one stop" video, where everyone who wants to learn more can watch it

Eugene you won yourself $50.

Continue to support VoM.

For May VoM, our winner is Eugene winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month April 2011

10 entries in all, a record for VoM, the most entries to date so far. Such a feat is so fitting for this month; This month, April, is also the 1 year anniverary of VoM. Time has past so quickly and 1 year ago, we gave out our first prizes, VoM is now 1 years old. I sincerely thank everyone who had supported VoM for our inaugural year, where a total of 66 entries and $718. had been given out in total. And to add to that total, celebrating VoM's 1 year anniversary, we have decided to give out "special prizes" this month.

So what's the special prizes? This month, other the the winner, we decided to give out 3 more prizes (just like last year during our first month) in no order of merit. So how much? Winner will win $80 and the 3 other prizes of $40 each for a total of $200 this month.

I am very glad that we got so many entries this month, even without announcing the "special prizes" give away in the beginning. Thanks for all the support and please continue to support; and as I promised in the beginning, prizes will go up anytime without notice. With 10 entries this month, and so many awesome ones, I am having a real headache to decide the winner. Only after watching the videos over and over again, that I can finally came to a conclusion. So the winner of the VoM April'11, on our 1st year anniversay, for the prize of $80 goes to.......

The video by Vincent (tagged by Yvonne) on their group stunt journey to SNCC 2011.

This video showed how they hard trained, how they overcome lack of venue, and even mixed their own music and made their own uniforms. They do not even have a coach to teach them and help them give countings that they had to record their own voice. It really sums up how their passion for cheer, desire to compete overcomes everything. Compared to establised teams in cheerleading, Vincent and friends had no funding, no resources, no coach, no venue; I know how important those are, and for them to do it without those, is really no easy feat. It was really hard to come up with the winner for VoM this month, and you guys deserved it. Hope that it can be a small motivation to all of you, keep cheering.

Vincent and Yvonne you won yourselves $80.

Alright now it is also time to announce our 3 other special prizes, in no order of merit. This being the 1st year anniversary of VoM, and also not only with the number of entries, but also the quality of the entries, I decided to increase the total amount of prizes for this month. I really had a long and hard time deciding on the winner, but I also want to reward the others for putting in so much effort as they are all very well done, so I increased the number of prizes for this month.

Again in no order of merit, the 3 winners for the special prizes are:

Firstly Felicia from Wildcards for this video on Wildcards SNCC 2011 journey.

Once again, a very heart touching video of Wildcards, detailing the sweat, blood and tears along the way to SNCC 2011. Congrats to Felicia once again and you won yourself $40.

For the next $40 it goes to the video posted by Karen (tagged by Jay) from Legacy for their video.

Another 1 of the video showing the road to SNCC 2011. What I liked most about this video is some of the effects used in it (like the fast forwarding effect), the way parts of the video was filmed (the lip sycning to the song). Congrats to Karen and Jay and you won yourselves $40.

And for the last winner of the special prize, it goes to Wenjie (tagged by Harlis) for their video detailing Denvers journey and also as a promotional video for their recruitment drive for the upcoming seasion.

Denvers Cheerleading Team, the only open category team to joined both SNCC and SEACO, and the video depicts down the journey wonderfully with sniplets of training and also of the competition. With this, it sums up VoM April'11 and also brings a sort of a closure to Nationals 2011 and everyone let's work hard for 2012. Congrats to Wenjie and Harlis and you won yourselves $40.

A big round of applause to everyone, everyone who submitted the entries and also to the winners, not only this month, but for the entire year of support. Do continue to support VoM and contribute to SG cheer.

I am having a little problem giving out VoM prizes lately and only given out 1 out of 4 prizes for April VoM. This one goes to Felicia winning herself a prize of $40..

The 2nd prize given out for April VoM goes to a video by Wenjie and tagged by Harlis, winning themselves a prize of $40..

I knoiw this is pretty late, but finally I got to present prize for the winning entry of April VoM, a video by Vincent and tagged by Yvonne, winning themselves a prize of $80..

And the last of April VoM presentation, a video by Karen and tagged by Jay, winning themselves a prize of $40..

Video of the Month March 2011

And the winner of the VoM March goes to.......

Li Jing for his video on Alpha Verve and some of the highlights and acomplishments this season. Once again an amazing video done.

A video by Li Jing from Alpha Verve. Another first video from someone new to VoM. Li Jing I never knew you are so talented in this area too. I loved the effects used in the video. Alpha had come a long way this season, you all were not defeated when things do not go our way, but instead pick ourselves up and did it even better. Because of the ordeal, each an everyone of you became a better cheerleader. Really hope to see all of you stay together for the next session and build on what we achieve this year.

Li Jing you won yourself $50.

With this month's VoM, we have completed an entire year, the first full year since the introduction of VoM in April'10. A total of $718. had been given out so far. I promise the next year to be even greater. Come on guys what are you waiting for? Be part of the action and get paid to cheer.

This gotta be the most delayed prize presentation for VoM ever. Though I see Lijing quite often at trainings but it just always slip my mind till I was reminded that day. And this is for March VoM, our winner is Lijing of Alpha Verve winning himself a prize of $50..

Video of the Month February 2011

So the winner of the VoM February goes to.......

Wenjie for his video on NTU Hall 16 Team Xtreme. Wenjie will be walking away with a prize of $88.

A video showing Team Xtreme in action, some of the stunts that they done for NTU HO 2011. I really love such videos, showing the confidence the team has right before the competition. Cheerleading is never only about the results. The process is always more important and forms the biggest part of your memories and builds the strongest bonds between team mates. Congratulations to Wenjie once again for doing up a wonderful video for Team Xtreme.

Wenjie won himself a prize of $88. for winning VoM CNY special.

Video of the Month January 2011

The winner for VoM January, the first of year 2011 goes to.....

Elvie Na of KR Steppers for posting her video on their training for ATCI 2010.

I always had this thing about videos that documented the hard work, the endless trials of a team's journey before a competition; the success at the end of the day after countless failures. It is always sweet to have individual success (as a few videos showed this month), but it is always the success of the entire team that is the most meaningful to me, the common bonds that were built in the process, a memory that many shared together. This is what cheerleading is really about.

Elvie Na you won yourself $50.

Big thanks to everyone who had supported in 2010 and hope that many more will continue to support VoM in 2011. Really looking forward to even more awesome videos from everyone.

The winner of VoM January by Elvie Na from KR Steppers. She won $50; and we had the prize presentation...

Video of the Month December 2010

And the winner of the VoM December goes to.......

Ochi for his video on Hann Bin doing and extension back hands cupie (or was it his promotion for DIY again). Ochi will share the prize with Hann Bin for tagging it.

A short video showing us the amazing potential of Hann Bin, getting his first ever cupie on his first session trying it. I also have to give credit to Ochi again for his constant "spamming" on whatever channel he can; he does not even let go the chance to promote DIY "hijacking" the success of Hann Bin. Though some of his FB friends may find it irritating (esp those not involve in cheer) to keep seeing his notification about DIY flooding their wall, but Ochi stuck at it and did not mind being "scolded" for flooding. Sometimes being "hated" for doing the greater good is a worth it. Great job Hann Bin once again for hitting the cupie.

Ochi and Hann Bin you 2 won yourselves $50.

Having already won the BPoM this month; Ochi is now winner of both the BPoM and the VoM, showing everyone that it is indeed possible to win both together. Continue to support both BPoM and VoM.

Prize presentation of VoM and BPoM together for the very first time. Ochi is both the winner of VoM and BPoM of month of December getting himself a total of $100.

Chaang blinked his eyes so we took 1 more photo below (With HS at the back)
BPoM and VoM winner of December'10

Video of the Month November 2010

Some nice videos entries we have and the VoM November goes to.......

Kerry for his video on the toss cupies at RWS, and also to Ruth for tagging it.

A simple but nicely done video that showed the 4 tries taken to get a good take for 3 toss cupies. The background chosen for the video was excellent as well; managed to capture the entire Universal Globe. Nice job on the commentaries as well to provide a much needed humour to my hectic life.

So for this month's promotion, with the video at 59secs, Kerry and Ruth you 2 won yourselves $50.

Although I was pleased with the number of entries this month, I am hoping to see more entries from a wider circle of cheerleaders and not just cheerleaders who know me. If you hear of VoM, do not hesitate to join; it is open to everyone even if I do not know you.

Winner of VoM November by Kerry and Ruth from ASTROS. They won themselves $50

Noticed the difference for this month's VoM prize presentation? If you guessed the prize instead of being in the form of a cheque, but it is in the form of cold hard cash, then you are right.

Video of the Month October 2010

There were quite a few really good videos this month, and it took my a long time and loss of some hair before I came to the decision. VoM October goes to.......

Evanns from ACES for her promotional video of ACES and also Kaibin for the entry tag. Really good effort by Evanns and also effort by Kaibin to tag the video. Let's take a look at it one more time.

A every nice video showing the lifestyle of a cheerleader. Cheerleading has always been fun and fulfilling in my opinion; not only in terms of the stunting and training, but as a whole package and the video totally captures the essence. This is what made the video stand out to me. Really great use of video editing too, with nice selection of music. It was a really professional piece of work done. Evanns continue to make such wonderful videos k.

Winner of VoM October by Evanns from ACES.

Video of the Month September 2010

And the winner of VoM September goes to.......

Ruth from Astros for posting her video of their training for ATCI Partner Stunt Competition. Let's give her a round of applause

A very nice video of the progress of training for their routine. It shows the failures but also the never give up spirit. Jiayou for your Partner Stunt competition, and show them what Singapore is about. The competition is to be held this month, on 17th and 18th, please show them your encouragement and lend them your support.

VoM is in it's 6th month or half a year, and a total of 8 prizes had been given out so far. For the winner of the 6th month, September, we have Ruth from Astros.

Video of the Month August 2010

And the winner of VoM August goes to.......

Jiahui from Astros for posting the video for the introduction of ASTROS Cheerleading Team. Let's give a round of applause

This is a very well done video that showed the training, performance and outings of a newly formed team. A very good introduction of ASTROS. Let's congratulate Jiahui and ASTROS Cheerleading Team. And Jiahui you have won yourself $80. Thanks to all for the participation and for the support over the past 5 months

The winner of Video of the Month August goes to Toh Jiahui. Jiahui won herself $80.


Video of the Month July 2010

Ok, now time to announce the winner of VoM July; and it goes to....... Zhaoming coach of Magnum and Flare for posting the video featuring Andrew and Jiahui training for their Full up Cupie. Let's give a round of applause

Once again, this video shows that hardwork is the key for cheerleading, that we fail all the time, but those who learn from the countless failuers and preservere will ultimately succeed.

Congratulations to Zhaoming (and Andrew, Jiahui - Zhaoming will treat right?), you have won $50.

Thanks to all for the participation. See more videos soon =)

The winner of Video of the Month July goes to Luo Zhaoming. This was a little back dated, due to Zhaoming's commitments overseas for 1 month. He won himself $50. Some pictures of the prize presentation. That's all folks.


Video of the Month June 2010

Another tough one to call for this month, so many amazing videos. Well, but we still had to pick one winner, and the winner of VoM June goes to....... Yiqian from Gusto. *All round applause*

This video is really funny and entertaining. It shows how cheerleading should be like; fun and high spirited. A great bunch of fun loving Gusto cheerleaders shown in the video. Also a very nice rewind done by Weihan and Ainslie. After watching the video, it really brings me back to the happy days when I cheered, and makes me wanna wish to go back and live all that fun again.

And of course congratulations to Yiqian (and friends - I am sure you will share the prize right?), you have won yourself $100.

And to those we took part in VoM June, I thank you all once again for the participation. Hope to see more next month =)

The winner of Video of the Month June goes to Toh Yi Qian of Gusto. Yi Qian won herself $100. Some pictures of the prize presentation.


Prize Presentation

Happy faces.

Keep the videos coming and watch out for special promotion next month.


Video of the Month May 2010

So without any contest this month, we hereby announce the winner for Vom May'10 goes to... Andrew from Magnum Force. *Round of applause*

Very nice video made by Andrew that showcases himself trying some really elite stunts. Great job put in by his flyer Yvonne too. What I really liked about the video is the never say die attitude; you can see that they had tried doing that toss cupie liberty for more than 1 training from the different shirts they wore. Not being afraid to show your failures and keep working on them is an exemplary quality to show to everyone. Good job for incorporating humour into the video as well.

Congratulations once again Andrew, you won $50.

I have an announcement to make: The prize for VoM Contest June'10 has just been increased from $50 to $100. Thanks alot to Andrew and Yvonne for giving up the chance to take home the prize they won for VoM Contest May and re-contributing it back to VoM Contest June.

Andrew said:

"Our aim is to promote cheer and stuffs, money is secondary and a bonus"

Salute to them for having the right mindset and attitude towards cheerleading. Their video will automatically be reconsidered as the 1st entry for June. So people out there reading this, start posting your videos; and not make it that easy for them again.


Video of the Month April 2010

It took us a while to come up with the winner, it was tough and we almost wanted to give a tie for the champion (again). Haha. But nah, we are not going to do that to you guys again. So without further a do, the winner for the first ever Video of the Month Challenge goes to *Drum rolls*....... The winning video is posted and Tagged by Ken from Wildcards!!

This video shows team work, hard work during training, and also team spirit and bonding off the mats. The video also featured many great skills and stunts that will serve as a reference for many people in future. The music and clips selection made it very interesting to watch too. 1 thing that I like personally about this video is the fact that they released this video, with clips showing what they are going to do for Nationals, a couple of days before the competition. I do not believe any other teams did this, and this shows their confidence level and readiness for the competition. Congratulations once again to Ken, you have won yourself $50.


Alright, now some may be asking what about the other $50 which was not given out as Ken's entry was made after 14 March (after the early bird promotion)? Ok. I thought about bringing forward the extra $50 to the next month, but upon further deliberation and taking into consideration of the good videos and support this first month, we have decided to give away 2 more special prizes of $25 each today. The next special prize we have decided to give is to Jay from Legacy for this video.

We wanted to give this prize as the video is very encouraging and motivating. It shows the never say die attitude everyone in cheerleading should possess. We especially love the effect of the transition from video to still shots of the basket toss and also some slow motion effects in the video. Congrats to Jay for posting the video.

We decide to give the next $25 to the video posted by Weihan from Gusto for his video.

You can considered this as a special prize for "Best New Comer". At only 17, Weihan has shown to everyone that age is not an obstacle and everyone can do it too if they want it. We loved the way you arranged and presented the video as well. Congrats to Weihan once again. Alright a final round of applause to everyone, not only the winners but everyone who posted and took part in the Video of the Month challenge. Hope everyone will continue to post their videos and remember to tag me in it. =)

The winners of Video of the Month April had been announced earlier, and we proceeded with the presentation of the prizes to our winners. Firstly I took the time and went down to Singapore Poly to meet up with Weihan after his training to hand him his award for the Special Prize. He won himself $25 for his efforts in putting together his video...

Prize Presentation

Then Weihan realised that his hair is messy so he put on a cap and took the photo again

Weihan with his prize

Prize of $25 in Cheque

Next I move on to Ulu Pandan C.C to join Wildcards for training and presented The Video of the Month 1st Prize to our winner Ken. He got himself $50, congratulations again.

Prize Presentation

Close up shot

Ken holding the prize with his happy and satisfied look

They decided to take down a video of the presentation and Ken's thank you speech too. (Video too long so I edited it)

Once again I thank all of the participants for their support and playing their part in making SG cheer a livelier place.