Danielle Roehrkasse to Represent UW in Athlon Sports' 2009 Sideline Spirit Contest

Sept. 14, 2009

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

  • Vote here beginning Sept. 19th

    Athlon Sports has selected Danielle Roehrkasse from The University of Wyoming to represent her school, community and the Mountain West Conference in round two of this year's Sideline Spirit Contest.

    Voting for round two will begin on Saturday, September 19th at 12 a.m. and will run through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 9th. 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 Spirit Contest is entering its seventh year and has proven to be one of the most popular programs on AthlonSports.com. 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 bowl season starts in December.

    The program is broken up into four rounds, featuring seven cheerleaders or dancers in each round (one from each BCS conference and one non-BCS representative). Visitors to the 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 the championship round. Contestants can advance to the championship round by either obtaining the most votes in her round OR securing 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 2010 Athlon Sports College Football annuals and her squad will receive $2,000, plus a JVC HD Everio Camera and a JVC Micro System with iPod dock.

    Questions can be directed to Shawna Jones, Director of Sideline Spirit, at spirit@athlonsports.com or call 615-440-5576.

    For more information and to place your vote, visit www.athlonsports.com/spirit or find us on Facebook.