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].

In Review – June 2017

Summer, summer, summertime is here. Here’s what happen while we were enjoying the “offseason”:

In Review – May 2017

May started with the end of Worlds and continued with several end of the year events and tryouts. Some other things also happened:

The Cheerleading Worlds Action on CBS Sports Network

Don’t miss The Cheerleading Worlds action on CBS Sports Network! Set your DVR and schedule your watch parties!

The Cheerleading Worlds Part 1 (Senior Small All Girl Level 5, International Open Small Coed Level 6, & International Open Large Coed Level 6)

  • 5.28.17 at 11:00 AM EST
  • 6.04.17 at 10:00 AM EST

The Cheerleading Worlds Part 2 (Senior Medium All Girl Level 5 & Senior Small Coed Level 5)

  • 6.04.17 at 11:00 AM EST

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.

The Cheerleading Worlds – New Opportunities for Programs

Each year following The Cheerleading and Dance World Championship, the Worlds Advisory Board (WAB) reviews successes, opportunities for improvement, and new ideas for the following year. Because 2017-18 team placements and tryouts are in process, this new information is time sensitive as programs plan for next season. (Dance Worlds Divisions and Categories for 2018 will be released in early June.)

After reviewing Cheer Divisions and considering new opportunities for programs to field Worlds eligible teams, the WAB proposed, and the USASF Board of Directors approved, adding two new divisions for The Cheerleading Worlds in 2018.

  • Senior Extra Small All Girl (14 members and below)*
  • Senior Extra Small Coed (14 members and below)*

*STIPULATIONS

  • A program may have only one Extra Small team at Worlds; either All Girl or Coed, not both.
  • If a program receives a bid in either Senior Extra Small All Girl or Senior Extra Small Coed, that program may not compete in any other Cheerleading Worlds division.
  • If a program receives a bid in any division, and also has a bid in a Senior Extra Small division (14 members and below), and decides to take both teams to Worlds, the Extra Small division team will compete in the Senior Small division. The team will not be eligible for the Extra Small division.

Questions? email [email protected]

The USASF will continue to review annually and adjust as needed Worlds divisions that will best reflect the current program and team structures nationwide. We hope these new Cheerleading Worlds divisions will provide new opportunity to programs working towards fielding Level 5 Worlds teams.

USASF Legality Official Certification

Want to be a certified Legality Official? Join USASF this summer at any of the Regional Convention locations. For more information, click here.

Buy one – Get one FREE: Legality Official Candidates may take both Cheer & Dance certification courses for the price of one.

USASF Member Database Update

Dear USASF Member,

Our Member Database will be closed for maintenance beginning May 17, 2017 and will reopen prior to the new membership term that begins August 1, 2017. Watch for announcements in July.

If you need any member information, such as member ID numbers, please email [email protected] for assistance. Your Regional Director will be available for all other membership questions.