Video: Sprite Step Off Rattles Houston
Check out the pics of Houston's best step teams in our slideshow.
The second Sprite Step Off stopped at Texas Southern University this weekend for a tournament-style competition between fraternities, sororities and Greek dance clubs, offering competitors a chance to win up at $100,000 in scholarship money. The event takes place in six separate cities and is judged by members of the National Step Show Alliance, who ultimately decide which teams compete in the May 21 national championship in Washington, D.C.
Community service was once again an important part of the competition. The day started off at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston, where the participating fraternities and sororities taught step routines to kids.
The competition was hosted by DJ ROCK-T and Nnete from 97.9, with DJ sets by Mr. Quick. Nine organizations competed in the event. Delta Sigma Theta, a sorority, and Alpha Phi Alpha, a fraternity, both won first place and were presented with checks for $5,000. Both organizations are from the University of Houston.
The event's sponsor, The Coca Cola Company, also presented the Boys & Girls Club with a $4,500 check and book donations.
Check out our video of the participating teams below.
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