Trumbull, St. Joseph squads on MSG

Fairfield County cheerleading teams will be the focus of MSG Varsity’s The Cheering Life: 2013 Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) Cheerleading Championships.

The 90-minute special will air Sunday, March 10 at 9 p.m. on Optimum TV channel 14.

The show will highlight 15 Connecticut high school cheering squads competing for the all-around title — featuring interviews, full routine coverage and awards presentations.

“We are excited to continue a great tradition of competitive cheerleading by featuring the FCIAC Championships,” Michael Lardner, Senior Vice President & Executive Producer, MSG Varsity said.

“These teams represent the best of the best in Connecticut which means another year of intense and thrilling competition.”

Dave Schulz, President Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference, said:

“All the hours of practice and training have come down to this one event for these exceptional teams and it’s an honor having MSG Varsity as a partner in bringing the 2013 FCIAC Championships into the homes of those in Fairfield County.”

High school teams competing include Danbury, Stamford, Darien, Staples of Westport, Fairfield Ludlowe, Fairfield Warde, Trinity Catholic of Stamford, Greenwich, Trumbull, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westhill of Stamford, Brien McMahon of Norwalk, Wilton and St. Joseph of Trumbull.

MSG Varsity’s The Cheering Life: 2013 FCIAC Cheerleading Championships is produced by Emmy Award winning producer Martin Ehrlich.

MSG Varsity’s Keith Irizarry serves as host of the special; cheerleading analyst and coach Robin Coe, serves as on-air expert analyst; and Lindsey Case is the field-side reporter.

To view team and competition photos from the FCIAC Championships go to