picture of 2018 Spirit Sports - Duel in the Desert

Feb 3-4, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Spirit Sports - Duel in the Desert event hub! Here you'll find the very best coverage of the competition including a live stream, the performance order, results, photos, articles, news, and more! Click here for more competition information.

  1. Moments You Missed At Spirit Sports 2018!

    Moments You Missed At Spirit Sports 2018!

    Feb 5, 2018

    It's been an exciting weekend so far in Palm Springs, California, as West Coast all star teams take over the Palm Springs Convention Center for Spirit Sports Duel in the Desert!
  2. Junior Deal Is VEGAS STRONG!

    Junior Deal Is VEGAS STRONG!

    Feb 4, 2018

    Walking through the practice room at Spirit Sports Duel in the Desert, something caught our eye: a sharp junior team was finishing the final motions of their dance, and out from the back popped a glittery Las Vegas sign. As we moved closer, we made out the phrase: Vegas Strong.
  3. SCV All Stars: Hustle, Hit, Never Quit

    SCV All Stars: Hustle, Hit, Never Quit

    Feb 3, 2018

    The SCV All Stars have the crowd seeing blue, black, silver, and white this weekend as their ten teams bring fifteen years of tradition to Spirit Sports Duel in the Desert. SCV has seen a lot of success the past few years, holding multiple National Champion titles and Summit titles!
  4. The Story Behind The Uniform Everyone’s Talking About!

    The Story Behind The Uniform Everyone’s Talking About!

    Feb 3, 2018

    Where have the days gone of flyaway skirts, thin grosgrain ribbon, and letterman style logos? Cheerleading used to be all about school spirit and tradition — and it still is, but with a little added flare and athleticism as all star cheer has entered the picture!
  5. Desert Storm Elite Is Unstoppable!

    Desert Storm Elite Is Unstoppable!

    Feb 2, 2018

    "One of our biggest goals is always to represent our gym and families to highest levels of class and athleticism!"
  6. International News At Spirit Sports!

    International News At Spirit Sports!

    Feb 2, 2018

    Spirit Sports Duel in the Desert has everyone talking international! International teams, International divisions, and new International Bids!
  7. Summit Champs Return To Duel In The Desert!

    Summit Champs Return To Duel In The Desert!

    Feb 1, 2018

    The 2017 Summit Champions, the California All Stars J-Money, will take the stage February 3 at Duel in the Desert! J-Money will journey from Las Vegas to Palm Springs to defend their title and impress the crowd with their 2018 routine.
  8. 6 Desert Elite Maverick Teams Compete At Spirit Sports!

    6 Desert Elite Maverick Teams Compete At Spirit Sports!

    Feb 1, 2018

    Consistency brought them success and changes this year will bring them challenges, but it’s the kind of challenges you need to grow.
  9. Venue Insider: Duel In The Desert

    Venue Insider: Duel In The Desert

    Jan 31, 2018

    Teams heading to Duel in the Desert this weekend can come ready to show their best performance on the floor and then celebrate their accomplishments in one of the most beautiful cities in the country: Palm Springs, California! 
  10. LIVE Coverage From Duel In The Desert

    LIVE Coverage From Duel In The Desert

    Jan 30, 2018

    For the first time ever, you can join all the fun LIVE from Palm Springs, California, as teams compete at Spirit Sports Duel in the Desert February 3-4.