Twist and Shout Adam and Eve athletes wearing champion jackets and holding medals.

America’s Best Grand Nationals

  • At our Grand National Championship in Kansas City, MO we place an 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.
  • The event utilizes several unique areas of the venue including incredible arena-style seating and an elegant coaches room.
  • This national championship provides a one of a kind athlete experience just before the holidays and, in the spirit of recognizing all participants, each athlete will take home a custom, commemorative medal and division winners will earn National Champion jackets!

Championship Information

General Information

America’s Best Kansas City Grand Nationals
December 2024

Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Schedules

2024 Information Coming Soon!

Spectator Information

2024 Information Coming Soon!

Bid Information

2023 Bid Information:

The Cheerleading Worlds

The Summit

  • 3 Full Paid Bids
  • 4 IASF At-Large Bids
  • 7 At-Large Bids

The D2 Summit

  • 3 Full Paid Bids
  • 7 At-Large Bids

The Youth Summit

  • 1 Full Paid Bid
  • 4 At-Large Bid

The Regional Summit

  • 2 Full Paid Bids (1 DI, 1 DII)
  • At-Large Bids awarded to the top 3 teams in eligible divisions

The Quest & The Recreational Summit

The U.S. Finals

  • Golden Tickets

Housing Required Event

This is a Housing Required Event.

For your convenience we have secured attendee blocks throughout the city with amazing rates specifically for Varsity All Star customers. Team Travel Source (TTS) has also successfully negotiated team friendly terms and conditions with each of our host hotels to take the worry and hassle out of booking hotel accommodations so that you can focus on your teams preparation and performance.  Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. Please use the link below for next steps to secure your team housing for this exciting event. 

Book REQUIRED Housing 

If you have questions about Stay Smart please e-mail staysmart@varsity.com. 

Previous Championship Information

View Results

  • 2023 America’s Best Grand Nationals Results: View
  • 2022 America’s Best Grand Nationals Results: View

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