The 33rd Annual Texas State Forest Festival presented by Brookshire Brothers is September 20th-24th at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin.  For the 13th year, we'll kick it off with the KICKS 105 Pom Squad/Dance Team Championships.  

Middle school and high school teams from across the area will compete in several genres of dance and precision.  Registration gets underway at 5 p.m. Wednesday, and the competition is set to start at 6:30 p.m.  Teams will be judged on various criteria including appearance, choreography, technique, difficulty, and showmanship.  A best of show award will be given to the middle school and high school teams that get the highest overall point total.

Here's the line up for Wednesday's competition:

Lufkin Panther Pride Officers (Exhibition Performance)

Middle School Jazz

  1. Hudson
  2. Huntington

High School Hip-Hop

  1. Diboll

Middle School Hip-Hop

  1. Lufkin
  2. Diboll

High School Pom

  1. PCA Drill Team
  2. Lufkin JV
  3. Hudson
  4. Huntington
  5. Diboll

Middle School Pom

  1. Hudson
  2. Huntington
  3. Lufkin
  4. Diboll

Middle School Kick

  1. Hudson

High School Kick

  1. Diboll

High School Officers

  1. Hudson
  2. Huntington
  3. Diboll

Middle School Officers

  1. Huntington
  2. Hudson

Finale – Performances by Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

Awards