ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – December 27, 2018 — Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City’s iconic beachfront destination, announced it will host the Youth Cheer and Dance Alliance (YCADA) Globals January 18-20 at its 4,200 state-of-the-art Ovation Hall theater. Youth, rec cheer and dance teams from all over the country and other parts of the world will compete over three days to claim the YCADA Global Title.

With nine different divisions competing, the YCADA makes this a special event for every one of the youth competitors with special giveaways and rewards at every level   This includes a backpack for every youth participant and coach, a medallion for every first, second and third place winner and a championship ring for every Global Champion and a championship jacket for every Global Grand Champion.

“This is a truly unique family-friendly event that brings together organizations from all over to meet and compete against each other.  This type of competition raises the bar of competition and exposes these young people to competition that they might never have otherwise experienced,” said Peter Ciccone, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ocean Resort Casino.

Competition performances will take place on Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20, and is open to the public.  Tickets are available for interested spectators for $25 and discounted tickets of $18 are available for seniors (65+) and children (ages 6-15).


The iconic Ocean Resort Casino sits on the New Jersey Boardwalk and is the tallest building in Atlantic City, offering unparalleled ocean views from each of its 1,399 guest rooms and suites. Situated on 20 acres, Ocean Resort Casino is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Portfolio and features a 40,000 square foot on-site Exhale spa, a 138,000 square foot gaming floor, a state-of-the-art sports book in partnership with William Hill, six swimming pools, expansive meeting and convention space, and distinctive dining and entertainment options. Additionally, Ocean Resort Casino offers an industry-leading loyalty program, Ocean Premier, that provides guests at all tiers with valuable incentives and benefits. Ocean Resort Casino is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk, LLC.

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