Several Northwest Georgia high school cheerleading teams are headed to Columbus at the end of the week for the Georgia High School Association sectional and state championships.

Trion’s cheerleading team will compete in the state competition along with 16 other teams from the section. The sectional competition on Friday and the state competition on Saturday will be held at the Columbus Civic Center, starting at 9 a.m. each day.

This Thursday at 6:30, the squad will perform at the Rock N Cheer Peprally hosted by Hotshots Allstars at the Forum in Rome