On This Team There’s a Place for Everyone

In 2009 we partnered with Generation Spirit to support their mission of inclusivity in schools and spirit teams across the nation. Generation Spirit is a school-based program that brings together students with and without disabilities, making the team experience accessible to everyone.

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Power of Inclusion

The all star cheer and dance community has dedicated time and attention to cultivating teams with athletes of special talents in the CheerABILITIES and DanceABILITIES divisions.

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Pin it Forward

Standout qualities like leadership, kindness, and teamwork deserve to be rewarded. So we created the Pin It Forward program to recognize the standard of excellence and pass it along to others.

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Pinnacle Award

We’re passionate about school spirit, and that’s why, through the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, we award $100,000 each year to those who go above and beyond the definition of school spirit.

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Make History

Varsity Spirit’s leaders are cheer and dance legends. They took the leadership and skills they learned on the sidelines and the mat to make their mark on history.

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NEWS

Benefits of dance

Benefits of Dance

Being a dancer is so much more than standing on the sidelines, rooting on your team or performing on...

Jun. 24, 2021

benefits of cheer

Benefits of Cheer

Being a cheerleader is so much more than standing on the sidelines, cheering on your team or performing on the competition...

Jun. 21, 2021

Dos and Don’ts of Safety

Of course you want to be ready for camp, but “ready” may not mean what you think. Being ready means being prepared to learn. Here are a few do’s and don’ts that will help. DO… Work your fundamentals. Often, we get used to doing the same four or five skills that we use at games […]

Mar. 1, 2021

#ShowYourGold for St. Jude

Did you know it costs more than $1 billion to operate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital each year, and almost all of that funding comes from donations? St. Jude treats thousands of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases each year, and it’s made possible by teamwork.  When we say teamwork, we mean it. There are hundreds of organizations and people who come together to raise money every single day to […]

Sep. 2, 2020

Meet Our Summer Camp Staff Who Lead With Love

The role of a spirit squad member transcends far beyond the sidelines, football fields, competition floors, and practice mats. Spirit leaders are responsible for showing up for their peers, being ambassadors for their schools, community leadership, the list goes on… There’s a lot to learn, and that’s why our Varsity Spirit Camp Instructors have been […]

Aug. 17, 2020

School Spirit Provides a Sense of Belonging

It’s often said that school spirit is the heart of a school. You may also think of school pride in this way to. School pride helps foster a sense of belonging among students and staff who are part of a school. This sense of camaraderie has a powerful influence in school culture and academic performance—hence […]

Jul. 20, 2020

Lead With Love

Tiana Day is a 17-year-old cheerleader who wants to create change. On June 6, 2020, with the help of Mimi Zoila, she led the first ever protest across the Golden Gate Bridge. The nearly two-mile peaceful march brought together tens of thousands of people to protest and bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement. […]

Jun. 18, 2020