S: KLM Elite 2011 A Season In Review
FC: Riayn's 2010-2011 KLM Elite Season
1: Cheerleading is dedication and hard work, with a twist of rhythm & adventure! I love the competition and knowing I am here to support my team every step of the way. I live, eat, breathe and dream of the action and the bond that makes Elite cheerleaders a special team. And no matter the outcome of the competition, I will know that I have given to the team's performance everything that I have. | Friends | Elite Entourage | Sparkles | Cheerleading | Stars | Dedication | Hard Work | Coaches | Tumbling | Practice | Competitions | Champions! | Shimmer
2: Ionna, Taelynn, Tarrah, Tyrah, Ciani, Kiana, Dasia, Nevelyn, Vanet, Genae, Coach Lisa, De'Jah, Shaniece Jaida, Bianca, Riayn, Donni | 2011 KLM Elite Stars
4: Time spent meeting and getting to know the girls that will make up the 2010-2011 KLM Elite teams. This was a fun time!
5: KLM Elite Meet & Greet
6: Workin' at the Carwash!
7: 1st Fundraiser of the 2011 Season Car wash at the Bowie... Great job!
8: Riayn, Mom & Vanet | KLM Elite's Skate Party SkateZone, Crofton, MD
9: Aniyah & some Sparkles
10: Elite Boot Camp with Sergeant Chris Lee
12: And then the real fun begins... Practice, Practice, Practice!
13: This is what goes on behind the scenes at cheer competitions... | Then there's the competition warm-ups...
14: Making sure hairbows are in place...
15: We love our Stars Coaches! | And now for the make-up ..ready!
16: Time to "Show OFF" & show'em what we're working with! Competition season begins... Jamfest's Live! DC, Washington Convention Center Washington, DC
19: ...and the winners are... KLM Elite Sparkles - 1st Place KLM Elite Shimmer - 1st Place KLM Elite Stars - 2nd Place
20: KLM Elite Takes the Maryland State Championships by Storm!! The KLM Elite season is in full swing. Coming off our appearance at Jamfest's Live! DC, the teams headed back to the gym to get ready for the Maryland State Championships. The Coaches, Staff and cheerleaders changed routines, fixed stunts and enhanced the formations....So on Saturday, January 22nd they were ready!!
21: KLM ELITE SPARKLES 1ST PLACE Level 2 Mini Recreation KLM ELITE SHIMMER 1ST PLACE Level 2 – Jr. Recreation And it didn't stop there . . . KLM ELITE SHIMMER Level 2 Division Winner Both Teams GOT THEM JACKETS . . . | KLM ELITE STARS WINNER OF THE WOW AWARD Level 3 – Sr Recreation KLM ELITE STARS 1ST PLACE Level 3 Senior Recreation THEY GOT THEM JACKETS!!! There’s more. . KLM ELITE STARS Level 3 Division Winner BUT it doesn’t stop there. . KLM ELITE STARS GRAND CHAMPIONS
23: KLM Elite Stars | Maryland, DC, Virginia all know...we're like that, and that's the way it is! | The
24: KLM Elite Teams Victorious at the North County Regionals! | E-L-I-T-E KLM ELITE STARS . . . They take the floor and the music starts and they are working it out. The open tumbling is great and the free standings stick. When it's all said & done...KLM Elite Stars - 1st Place Sr. Rec Level 3 & Grand Champions!
28: The after-party... The team celebrated their victory at CiCi's Pizza in Glen Burnie, MD. | Alexis Massey | Niecy, Jaida & Ionna
29: Tyrah, Coach Em'Ria & Coach Donnella taking a break from the buffet. Lisa & Miss Sharita seemed to enjoy their food too!
30: KLM Elite Stole the Show Again at the Terps Championships!
31: KLM ELITE NEWS 2011 – Edition 2.12.2011
33: STARS Doin' What They Do!! | When it was all said & done.. Sparkles -- 1st Place Shimmer -- 2nd Place Stars -- 1st Place & Grand Champions!
34: The team celebrated Tyrah & Tarrah's 15th birthday at Buffalo Wild Wings, College Park, MD after their win.
37: It was a long trip...but Atlanta, KLM Elite has arrived!
38: Breakfast time and we decided to find a Shoney’s Restaurant since they have a breakfast buffet. Everyone was seated quickly, food was good and we were back on our journey to Georgia | Breakfast Time!
39: Finally, we've arrived at our hotel, Courtyard Marriott Gwinnett Mall, Duluth, Georgia. The girls are off to the nearby mall for dinner while the coaches head to dinner and then the Gwinnett Center for the coaches' meeting.
40: Fun at the Courtyard Atlanta, Gwinnett Mall | The girls arrived at the hotel after a 13hour bus ride from Largo, MD and jumped right into the fun of a door decorating contest. The coaches got in on the action too!
44: We came...we saw...we conquered the state of Georgia! OHHH NOOOO . . . ITS RAINING CATS AND DOGS!! . . THE HAIR, THE HAIR . . . CURLS WILL BE FRIZZED & PONY TAILS WILL BE FLAT. . . WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO DO??? . . . THE ANSWER IS NOTHING. . LOL. . So we load the bus and head to the Gwinnett Center to get this competition started on the right foot! . . First stop is the KLM Elite meeting room. The Sparkles and Shimmer get focused and ready to take the long walk to the official Dress Rehearsal Area. But first, let’s take some pictures on the Red Carpet. They STRIKE A POSE for their parents and fans. And now it’s time to hit the performance floor. When it's all said & done...
45: KLM ELITE SPARKLES 1ST PLACE National Champions Level 2 Mini Recreation KLM ELITE SHIMMER 1ST PLACE National Champions Level 2 – Jr. Recreation Both Teams GOT THEM JACKETS & Banners . . . | And then the Stars... KLM ELITE STARS 1ST PLACE National Champions Level 3 Senior Recreation THEY GOT THEM JACKETS and a Banner too!
48: SURPRISE!!!!!! Happy Birthday Coach De'Ven!!
49: Our parents... The Elite Entourage represents our girls like no other!!
50: KLM Elite brings the fire to the UMBC Championships!! | This always proves to be a fun and exciting competition. Today was no exception. Despite all the injuries on all 3 teams & the need for crossovers, not only did we take home 3 1st place wins, both Sparkles & Stars were Grand Champions for their levels, Shimmer & Stars won the Power Pyramid awards and Stars were selected as the "Superstars of Spirit"!!
52: Cheer Excitement Competition at McKinley Tech! 3/26/11
53: Clownin' around! | The competition is crowded. Do you think it's because of the big showdown between KLM and MCC?? I don't know but., tensions are high and spirits are even higher. There are so many KLM Elite fans in the stands that all you can see is a sea of that ORANGE, BLUE & WHITE!! . . Our fans are the best! | Alexis | Alexis stepped in to help to Stars out during Niecey's injury... and Riayn was a Star & a Shimmer for the day.
54: We came, we saw...but this was not our day to conquer. When it was all said & done: Sparkles - 1st Place, Mini Rec, L2 Shimmer - 1st Place, Jr. Rec, L2 Stars - 2nd Place, Sr. Rec, L4 We also had Nyjah (Shimmer) & Donni (Stars) win the Captains' Choice Awards.
55: KLM Elite's Mission... Conquer & Destroy at McKinley Tech!
56: shower | We had a surprise baby shower for Coach Tamika & Miss Lacresia (Sparkles-Taliyah's mom) after practice. Miss Lacresia missed the shower because her son arrived a little early.
58: The Ladies of KLM Elite RIP THE RUNWAY!!
60: Getting to the end of our season & U.S. Finals, so time for more... Practice, Practice, Practice!
61: Big changes in effect for all three teams in preparation for U.S. Finals. Trying hard to bring those jackets home! | all 3 teams showcase
62: Busch Gardens Spring Fling Competition, Williamsburg, VA
66: US Finals, Washington, DC | Daddy's Girl! | Sparkles...2nd Place Shimmer...7th Place Stars...3rd Place
67: The KLM Elite Family
68: This was a season full of highs and lows, but through it all Stars stepped up to the challenges thrown their way.
70: The KLM Elite Staff!!
71: The awesome ladies of KLM Elite. Coaches & Staff, YOU ROCK!!
72: 'Twas the morning before US Finals & all through the house All the Sparkles, Shimmer & Stars were running around like a mouse All the Cheerleaders were getting their hair curled with grease Getting ready for the big cheerleading competition in DC. The Coaches were ironing their t-shirts with care Trying not to burn them because nervousness was in the air Marcella with her note pad & Sharita with her purse Were waiting for everyone to show up & ready to burst All the bows were hung on the hair with care And blue, silver & orange make-up was everywhere To the beltway we rode, with cheers on high: GO SPARKLES! GO SHIMMER! GO STARS! & COACHES! GO ORANGE! GO BLUE! GO WHITE! WE GOT THE MOSTEST!! To the US Finals we go & arrive on time, We’re claiming trophies, yes they’re mine. Cheerleaders, Cheerleaders & lots of hocus pocus, We came to win & Elite is focused. The time has come to do our thang, Sparkles, Shimmer & Stars take the floor with a big bang. The crowd was roaring & Elite was on point, Yeah the Orange Blue & White rocked this joint! Our final performance at the rec. level was done, Now we wait to see if we’ve won We did our best and that’s all we can do. Coach Adrienne, Shawnee, Tamika, Lisa, De’Ven, Em’Ria & Donnella are proud of you. We got the trophies 2nd, 3rd & 7th place, Don’t be discouraged because we’re still in this race The Stars have aligned & next season is not far away But what can I say Get ready cheer world, Elite All-Stars are on the WAY !!! “E.A. BABEEEEE”