18. The Clovers and Toros performed routines which were considered to be illegal for high school competitions.

“There are illegal moves,” Reed confirmed in an interview with HuffPost. Reed confirmed that there are some college moves, but not those of high school. Those moves would likely be disqualified. We chose to make the movie based on what we felt was the most dramatic and visually appealing. We’re fine with that!

19. Filmmakers were not happy with the ending of the movie. There was disagreement over which cheer team should win Nationals. Spoiler Alert: It was the Clovers who would win the trophy.

Reed shared his memories with MTV, recalling that there was much debate around who would win. But that’s just the beginning. They did an outstanding job. They came second to the other teams, which was an important lesson for her.”