The first-ever US Aerial Championships was featured on BroadwayWorld.com. The competition will feature silks, lyra and of course pole dancing. “Our goal is to increase public awareness of the accessibility, artistry and athleticism involved in the aerial arts,” US Aerial Board Chairperson and founder, Tami Joy Schlichter said. To read the full story click here. United Pole Artists Pole News is a place where news from around the world regarding pole dancing is shared. UPA writes and/or gathers news and stories for you so you don’t miss a thing. Have something to add to this story? If you are a registered UPA user, you can sign in, leave a comment and let us know what you think. We would love to hear from you!