USASF: Join the USASF Mini Age Growth Challenge and Grow your Business!

This is a reminder, don’t forget to enroll by September 8th. Together we will grow All Star!! Learn More | Sign up Now

The USASF is dedicated to fostering growth for All Star and has developed a concentrated plan to aid USASF Program owner members to specifically focus on growing the Mini Age market during the 2017-2018 season.

The USASF Mini Age Challenge is designed as an initiative to guide program owners to utilize resources and tools created by the USASF to drive participation in the 5-8 year-old age group. By intentionally focusing on growing this age group, we will enhance the programs ability for long-term growth and the longevity of All Star.

The goal of the Mini Age Growth Challenge is to commit to increasing participation by 7 new athletes and converting 7 athletes to full-season team members by the end of the challenge time frame of September 8th – April 15, 2018.

To participate in the challenge, enroll by September 8th by completing the registration form. At the end of the challenge, participants will complete a Results form in order to be eligible for recognition for completing the Mini Age Growth Challenge.

Sign up today. Together we will grow All Star!

USASF Cheer and Dance Rules are Posted

Dear USASF Program Owner and Coach Members:

The USASF Rules are created by committees comprised of coaches, event producers, legality officials and rules experts, and represent the most current and authoritative set of safety guidelines for the protection of All Star athletes. By choosing to be members of the USASF, event producers and programs together commit to train and compete All Star athletes utilizing these best known safety practices.

The USASF safety guidelines are created as a benefit of membership, and will now only be available for use by USASF event producer and program members.

For easy access to the 2017-18 USASF Cheer and Dance Rules:

  1. Log into your USASF Member Profile
  2. In the top right hand corner, look for your name and a drop-down menu that links to the rules
  3. You will be able to view, download and/or print a PDF version of the rules

We are Texas Strong. We are All Star.

“Something good comes out of every crisis.” – Dave Pelzer, American Author

Dear USASF Members:

As a native Texan, I could not be more proud of the response of so many of our USASF Program Owners and Coaches, from around the country, seeking ways to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. What an incredible example of unity and leadership at a time when we are all preparing for the upcoming competition season.

Our All Star friends in Houston are joining efforts to help each other out and could use our support. Please go to the Allstars United for Harvey Facebook page to see what’s needed and to offer your help.

They are organizing drop off locations in at least four areas of Houston to collect clothing, supplies and other needed items and will distribute to those in need in our All Star and extended cheer and dance families. Let’s show them our love and support!

We are Texas strong. We are All Star.

Kinshasa Garrett

Regional Director, Southwest

USASF: Cheer and Dance Rules Available September 6th

Dear USASF Members:

Recent clarifications made to the 2017-18 USASF Cheer and Dance rules are nearing completion and will be available to you on September 6th by logging into your USASF member profile.

If you haven’t already, log in to renew your USASF Membership. For help with how to log in or for additional support, click here.

USASF: National All Star Cheer & Dance Day

NASCDD is right around the corner! Host your very own National All Star Cheer & Dance day at your gym or studio on Saturday, September 9th.

Click here to learn more!

USASF: Legality Official Training & Scoring Webinars

Legality Official Training | Cheer & Dance

Don’t miss your opportunity for the final two Cheer and Dance Legality Official Training sessions this season! The deadline to register for Knoxville, TN and Albany, NY Legality Official Training is Friday, August 25th.

For more information and to register, click here. Please Note: These two sessions may not occur without a minimum number of registrations. Register today!

Scoring Webinars

CHEER: There will be a webinar to review the major changes for the draft version of Club Scoring for the 2018 Cheerleading Worlds on Wednesday, August 30th from 12:00pm-1:30pm EST.

For more information and to pre-register, click here. Space is limited, register today!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

DANCE: Score sheets used at the 2018 Dance Worlds will be available on usasf.net beginning September 5th. Be sure to check back then!

Recorded webinars, used to train the Dance Worlds judges, that detail each of the Dance Worlds score sheets, pointing out genre differences/similarities, enhanced caption explanations and unique point values will be available late September. This is a great resource for all coaches, event producers, and dance judges!

For questions or additional information:

In Review – July 2017

As summer continues the news cycle is slow, but here’s what’s going on:

USASF: New for 2017-18 Membership Requirements

Dear USASF Members:

Please click below to learn about NEW and important USASF Membership Requirements for the 2017-18 season. These updates include a new required membership status for personnel that accompanies teams into warmup rooms at events, acceptance of membership terms, program definition and additions to the Professional Responsibility Code.

Click Here for details.

USASF Member Management System Launch

USASF Member Management System Launch is Near! The USASF is excited to announce the Launch Schedule for the new Member Management System:

  • Monday, July 24th – Open to all Program Owners and Event Producers
  • Thursday, July 27th – Open to all Coaches
  • Tuesday, August 1st – Open to all Athletes or Parents of Athletes

The member management system is a complete re-build of the previous system.  We were able to migrate close to 90% of the existing profiles into the new system.  Those members (program, coach, athlete) that had a UNIQUE EMAIL entered in their member information should have a smooth transition to the new system.

Usernames & Passwords

For security purposes, usernames and passwords were not transferred to the new member management system.  Be sure to clear any saved or cached usernames and passwords from your computer and internet browser.

In the new system, the user structure utilizes the EMAIL of the member as their login ID/username.  When the site opens, from the login screen you will enter your email address and click FORGOT PASSWORD and be guided through the login process.

Additional Details

On each of the launch dates for Program Owners, Event Producers and Coaches, we will be sending emails DIRECTLY to each of the user emails that are in the system with additional instructions.

Support & Assistance

Any time you need assistance with the login process or using the new member management system, we are a click away!  Simply select the CHAT button on any of the website screens OR email [email protected].

USASF: Help us Help you at Regional Conventions!

We need your input!  Can you spare 3 minutes?

The USASF is thrilled to offer several classes on the subject of attracting new clients and client retention this summer at the USASF Regional Conventions. We want to be sure our curriculum shares current successful marketing strategies and retention rates in All Star, and your input will help us in those efforts.

All information will be considered confidential and will not be shared.

Again, thank you for taking the time to provide your input.

Deadline to respond: Wednesday, May 31st.

Click here to take this brief survey.