In Review – February 2018

February has come and gone, bringing and taking some of the largest events of the year with it. Congratulations to all the new UCA High School, Cheersport, and NCA All Star national champions. I Was a High School Cheerleader – But Here’s Why I’d Never Want My Daughter to Be One via Babble. 6 Things… Continue reading In Review – February 2018

In Review – February 2016

February came and went, bringing a couple of the largest events of the year with it. The USASF posted Rules Change Forms for Cheer and Dance, Worlds Score Sheets & Deductions, Young Athlete Scholarship information, and updated National Advisory Boards for Cheer and Dance. The Orlando Sentinel published Disney’s ESPN Sports Complex to Open Cheerleading… Continue reading In Review – February 2016

Varsity Triple Crown 2015

Varsity All Star announced the Large Senior division will compete for the 2015 Triple Crown. Specifically Cheer Extreme Senior Elite, Maryland Twisters F5, Stingrays Orange, and World Cup Shooting Stars will compete at Cheersport, NCA, and UCA with the most successful team across the 3 events winning a donation for the cause of their choice.… Continue reading Varsity Triple Crown 2015

Observations After Event 12 of 2013-14

Event 12 took me to the largest cheerleading event in the Southeast, maybe the World, and there were some great performances including 1 of the 2 best I’ve seen this season. For the most part it seemed like teams continued to settle into their routines and continued to increase the performance side of things. I’m… Continue reading Observations After Event 12 of 2013-14

Observations After Event 11 of 2013-14

Event 11 took me to the East Coast and an event I’ve never been to before. The event was fine and I feel like the teams continued to show good midseason form. Of course there were some that walked away disappointed in their performance, but I don’t recall seeing any teams that truly didn’t seem… Continue reading Observations After Event 11 of 2013-14

Varsity All Star Announces Triple Crown Championship to be Aired on CBS Sports Network

Memphis, Tenn., January 29, 2014 – Varsity All Star has announced that it will air three separate one-hour shows on the CBS Sports Network tracking the teams of the Triple Crown Championship. The shows will take viewers behind the scenes at their home gyms and on the road at events as they compete for this… Continue reading Varsity All Star Announces Triple Crown Championship to be Aired on CBS Sports Network

Varsity All Star Triple Crown Championship

Varsity announced the Triple Crown Championship for teams that compete at Cheersport, NCA, and UCA. Teams must compete at all three events in the same division to participate. Awarded to teams who place 1st at CHEERSPORT, NCA and UCA. Winners receive exclusive Varsity All Star Triple Crown jackets, backpacks, championship banners, champion medallions, championship crown… Continue reading Varsity All Star Triple Crown Championship

National Advisory Board 2013 Preliminary Election Results

Congratulations to the following members who will participate in the final elections February 4-8, 2013. Meet The Finalists! To prepare voters for the upcoming final election, bios for all finalists are posted online. MIDWEST COACH FINALISTS Darlene Fanning Lisa Hemmie Lance Stoltenberg NORTHEAST COACH FINALISTS (no preliminary election – all four nominees move to final… Continue reading National Advisory Board 2013 Preliminary Election Results

Spirit Holding and Cheersport Join the Varsity Family of Brands

Memphis, Tenn., (December 28, 2012) Varsity and Spirit Holding have announced that they are merging, effective immediately. Based in Matthews, N.C., Spirit Holding is the parent company of CHEERSPORT, CheerLogistics and Universal Spirit, and hosts more than 30 competitions each year. CHEERSPORT’S signature Nationals event, held in Atlanta each February, is the single largest cheer… Continue reading Spirit Holding and Cheersport Join the Varsity Family of Brands

Increasing Competition – Part 5 – Recommendations

This is the final piece of a 5 part series on increasing competition in All*Star Cheerleading. This one will focus on my recommendations and suggestions that were sent to the USASF as part of the Rules Process for 2013-15 seasons. Move Coed Divisions on the Age Grid My first suggestion is to move Coed divisions… Continue reading Increasing Competition – Part 5 – Recommendations

A Message From the USASF Board of Directors – April 5th, 2012

The Board appreciates the recommendations recently made by the Rules Committee and, as always, gave them serious consideration before issuing the revised rules that we feel are in the best interest of our sport and its athletes. Given the feedback we received, it seems appropriate to now address the developments that led the Board to… Continue reading A Message From the USASF Board of Directors – April 5th, 2012

Increasing Competition – Part 4 – All Girl & Coed

This is Part 4 on our series on Increasing Competition in AllStar Cheerleading. This one focuses on the All Girl & Coed options for AllStars. There are several questions asked and none answered, but it raises the questions we need to think about as we head towards rules changes for the next couple of year.… Continue reading Increasing Competition – Part 4 – All Girl & Coed