About America’s Best

Do you have what it takes to be the BEST? At America’s Best Championships we place emphasis on recognition. From fans to athletes, we love to recognize the BEST in class when it comes to skills, excellent grades in school, and even community service. These regional style events are the BEST in the business, and our National Championship in Kansas City is one of the BEST kept secrets in the industry!

Upcoming Events

America's Best - Springfield - Challenge

Springfield, MA, 12/3/2022 - 12/3/2022

Location
Mass Mutual Center
1277 Main Street  
Springfield, MA, 01103
US
Dates
12/3/2022 - 12/3/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
Spectator Pricing
  • Adult Day 1Child Day 1
  • $ 17$ 12
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

General Information:

Spectator Information: 

Parking & Entrance: 

  • Parking directly around the venue is under construction and closed unfortunately. There is free parking available on the street as well as 3,500 free parking spots at the casino one block from the venue! There are also several garages in walking distance to the facility.  
  • Doors to the venue will open at 8AM. Please use the Box Office Entrance to enter the building and follow the signage to the performance hall. Spectators will enter the convention center on corner of Main Street and Bruce Landon Way and will be screened through evolve security screening machines. Those purchasing tickets on-site will need to stop at the event box office. Those purchasing tickets in advanced will check in with the Varsity All Star Staff at the door where they will exchange your e-ticket for the appropriate wristband. 

Venue Information: Please note this facility has restrictions on the following: 

  • No outside food or drink is allowed though concessions may be purchased inside the venue. 
  • All bags will be checked by the venue security staff before entering the building.  
  • No aerosol products (hairspray, glitter, etc.) are allowed. Use of these products inside the facility will result in a fine. 

Concessions & Vendors: 

  • Concessions will be available throughout the venue. 
  • Event Merchandise will be available. 
  • RT Productions will be providing action shots of your team throughout the weekend. To view these photos, please visit https://www.rtevent.com/  

Coaches Information: 

Division Splits: 

  • D1/D2 division splits will be offered per the USASF split guidelines for Elite Cheer divisions. 

Registration & Check-In: 

  • Program check in is located in the Hallway directly in front of Warmups and will open starting at 8:30AM.  
  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time. 
  • Please bring the following items to registration: 
    • USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star) 
    • USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star) or USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec)
    • Rec Verification Form (Rec)
    • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (School & Rec)
    • Proof of music license (All performances)
    • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions. 

Warm-Up: 

  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins prior to your warm-up time 
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband. 
  • Each team will receive the following warm up times: (add additional if times are different for prep, flooring different for dance, etc.) 
  • 6 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam Tumble Floor
  • 6 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring Tumble Station
  • 6 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam Full Floor

Scoring: 

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account. 
  • AccuScore is located behind the judges riser. Any requests for review must be submitted within 10 minutes after the scoresheets have been emailed. 

Awards: (make note if dance/prep/novice will receive different) 

  • Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times for awards. 
  • All athletes will receive participant medals.  
  • All 1st-3rd place teams will receive placement banners.  
  • All teams that Hit Zero will receive hit zero buttons.  

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

  • Customer Experience Manager: Lura Fleece – lfleece@varsity.com
  • Registration Specialist: Alexa Blue – alexa.blue@varsity.com

America's Best - Bowling Green - Challenge

Bowling Green, OH, 12/11/2022 - 12/11/2022

Location
Bowling Green State University
1001 E Wooster St
Bowling Green, OH, 43403
US
Dates
12/11/2022 - 12/11/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
Spectator Pricing
  • Adult Day 1Child Day 1
  • $ 14.3$ 8.17
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Performance Order:

  • The performance order will be made available the week of the event online.

Spectator Information – COMING SOON!

Division Splits:

  • D1/D2 division splits are not guaranteed but will be offered per the USASF split guidelines. For any Elite Cheer division not split D1/D2, with more than 2 teams, a D2 Champion in those divisions will be verbally recognized during awards at the event.

Registration & Check-In:

  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time.
  • Please bring the following items to registration:
    • USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)
    • USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star) or USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec)
    • Rec Verification Form (Rec)
    • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)
    • Proof of music license (All performances)
  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.

Warm-Up:

  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins prior to your warm-up time
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.
  • Each team will receive the following warm up times:
    • 7 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam floor
    • 7 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring floor
    • 7 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam floor
  • Teams are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. Coaches, it may be helpful to bring an extra bag or tote with you into warm-ups to collect your team’s water bottles before they take the competition stage.

Music:

  • We are not responsible for providing an adapter for phones that do not have a traditional headphone jack.
  • Main floor & practice area will provide sound systems that will be equipped for iPod/Phone use.
  • No CD’s

Scoring

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.
  • Results will be available for coaches in the BAND following awards.

Awards: COMING SOON!! 

America's Best - Indy - Challenge

Indianapolis, IN, 12/17/2022 - 12/17/2022

Location
Indiana Convention Center
100 South Capital Ave
Indianapolis, IN, 46225
US
Dates
12/17/2022 - 12/17/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
Spectator Pricing
  • Adult Day 1Child Day 1
  • $ 15.73$ 8.99
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts: Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event:    

   

Performance Order:    

The final performance order will be made available online to the public by the week of the event.    

   

Parking   

  • Public parking is available around the convention center. Parking Garage fees will vary.   

 

Venue Information: Times are tentative and subject to change based on registration enrollment.   

  • Performance Hall will be Hall I 
  • Designated Congregating Area will be Hall J 
  • You will need to have a wristband to be in the Exhibit Hall Areas 
  • Doors Open at 8:00 AM  

 

Attendees will not be allowed to congregate in the public hallways. Please use Hall J if you are attending the event and need to congregate.
 

  • No outside food or drink is allowed though concessions may be purchased inside the venue.    

   

Admissions: CREDIT CARD ONLY, NO CASH.    

  • Admission tickets must be purchased online prior to the event.    
  • Admissions will be located at the Georgia Street Ticket Office (located right outside of Halls J)  

Concessions   

  • Concessions will be available throughout the venue during the duration of the competition.   

   

Vendors   

  • Event Merchandise will be available on site and throughout the event.   
  • RT Productions will be providing action photography.   

Results   

  • Event results will be available Tuesday following the event.   

   

Division Splits:    

  • D1/D2 division splits are not guaranteed but will be offered per the USASF split guidelines. For any Elite Cheer division not split D1/D2, with more than 2 teams, a D2 Champion in those divisions will be verbally recognized during awards at the event.    

   

Registration & Check-In   

  • Program check-in will be in Room 130 with the Coaches Quiet Area
  • Check-in will open starting at 8:00 AM on Saturday. 
  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time.   
  • Please bring the following items to registration:   

o USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)    

o USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star) or USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec)    

o Rec Verification Form (Rec)    

o Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)    

o Proof of music license (All performances)    

  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.   

   

Warm-Up   

  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 minutes prior to your warm-up time.  
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.   

Each team will receive the following warm up times for Cheer:   

  • 7 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam floor   
  • 7 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring floor   
  • 7 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam floor
       
  • Teams are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. Water coolers will not be available for athletes to refill their own bottles, but water fountains are available on-site. Coaches, it may be helpful to bring an extra bag or tote with you into warm-ups to collect your team’s water bottles before they take the performance floor.  

   

Music   

  • We are not responsible for providing an adapter for phones that do not have a traditional headphone jack.   
  • Main floor & practice area will provide sound systems that will be equipped for iPod/Phone use.   
  • No CD’s   

   

Scoring   

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.   
  • ACCUscore will be located behind the judges riser. Any requests for review must be submitted within 10 minutes after the scoresheets have been emailed.   
  • Results will be available for coaches in the BAND following awards.   

   

Awards   

  • Awards will take place on the performance floor. Please check the final schedule for exact times.   
  • All athletes will receive a participant medal.  
  • All 1st-3rd place teams receive a team banner.  
  • All teams that Hit Zero will receive a Hit Zero button!   
  • All Novice teams with a Superior ranking will receive a team banner.    
  • Grand Champion teams will receive a team banner | One per level.   
  • Teams receiving a Golden Ticket to The U.S. Finals will receive a team banner. All athletes on the team will receive golden shoelaces.  
  • Best Fans: Fan spirit award given to the program with the most spirited fans throughout the competition | One per award session.

America's Best - Grand Nationals

Kansas City, MO, 12/17/2022 - 12/18/2022

Location
Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street  
Kansas City, MO, 64105
US
Dates
12/17/2022 - 12/18/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Required
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Click here to learn more and view all event information for America’s Best – Grand Nationals!

America's Best - Pittsburgh - Challenge

California, PA, 1/8/2023 - 1/8/2023

Location
PennWest University - Convocation Center
250 University Avenue
California, PA, 15419
US
Dates
1/8/2023 - 1/8/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Performance Order:

  • The performance order will be made available the week of the event online.

Spectator Information – COMING SOON!

Division Splits:

  • D1/D2 division splits are not guaranteed but will be offered per the USASF split guidelines. For any Elite Cheer division not split D1/D2, with more than 2 teams, a D2 Champion in those divisions will be verbally recognized during awards at the event.

Registration & Check-In:

  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time.
  • Please bring the following items to registration:
    • USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)
    • USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star) or USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec)
    • Rec Verification Form (Rec)
    • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)
    • Proof of music license (All performances)
  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.

Warm-Up:

  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins prior to your warm-up time
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.
  • Each team will receive the following warm up times:
    • 7 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam floor
    • 7 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring floor
    • 7 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam floor
  • Teams are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. Coaches, it may be helpful to bring an extra bag or tote with you into warm-ups to collect your team’s water bottles before they take the competition stage.

Music:

  • We are not responsible for providing an adapter for phones that do not have a traditional headphone jack.
  • Main floor & practice area will provide sound systems that will be equipped for iPod/Phone use.
  • No CD’s

Scoring

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.
  • Results will be available for coaches in the BAND following awards.

Awards: COMING SOON!! 

America's Best - Bel Air - Challenge

Bel Air, MD, 3/5/2023 - 3/5/2023

Location
Harford Community College - APGFCU Arena
401 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD, 21015
US
Dates
3/5/2023 - 3/5/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

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America's Best - Concord - Challenge - DI/DII
Concord, NC, 12/18/2021 - 12/18/2021
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America's Best - Springfield - Challenge
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America's Best - Bel Air - Challenge
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America's Best - Canton - Challenge
Canton, OH, 11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021

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December 17-18, 2022
Kansas City, MO

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