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Answered 2006-12-26 13:52:37

Female cheerleaders did not appear until the 1920s and the first use of pompons was in the 1930s, which were handmade from paper. Fred Gastoff invented the first vinyl pompoms in 1965, first used by the International Cheerleading Foundation.

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