About the American Cheerleaders Association

Founded in 1997, ACA’s mission is to provide a premier All Star Championship that is safe, fun, competitive, and challenging. We focus on making a positive impact on each person as we strive to foster an environment where everyone feels encouraged.

600 point League event

The League by Varsity All Star is the official points system for the sport of all star cheerleading. Teams are separated by D1 & D2 and placed by their age group, based on the points they earn throughout the regular season. Winners are named bother regionally and nationally and receive their share of $500k in cash and prizes. This event is worth 600 League Points.

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2025 Championship Information

General Information

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Coaches' Corner

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Spectator Information

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Bid Information

The League

  • 600 Point Event

2023 Bid Information:

2023-24 Worlds Bid Declaration

The Cheerleading Worlds
3 Full Paid Bids & 9 At-Large Bids

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 Bids*

The Regional Summit
2 Full Paid Bids* & Top 3 teams in all bid eligible divisions earn an At-Large Bid
*1 to DI & 1 to DII

The Recreational Summit & The Quest Recreational Championship
3 Wild Card (RS) or At-Large (Quest) Bids for AFF Divisions & 3 Wild Card (RS) or At-Large (Quest) Bids for Non-AFF Divisions.

The U.S. Finals:
Golden Tickets

2022 Championship Information

View 2022 Results

2022 ACA Grand Nationals Results:

Photo Gallery


Our Commitment to Safety

Our Commitment to Safety Our commitment to the safety of today’s athletes—who will carry on this tradition—is fundamental to Varsity Spirit’s mission and the future of cheer and dance. Together, we will continue to champion safety and security to best protect the youth who participate in this sport. Below are the protocols Varsity Spirit has […]

Jun. 25, 2024

Meet the 2024 Varsity All Star Pinnacle Award Winners

Teamwork, Dedication, Confidence, Leadership – this is The Varsity All Star Pinnacle Award. The Varsity All Star Pinnacle Award was created to recognize athletes that exemplify exceptional leadership qualities and dedication to all star. This award is based on the four characteristics of #AllStarStrong – Teamwork, Dedication, Confidence, and Leadership. Pinnacle Athletes are leaders, encouragers, […]

May. 10, 2024

Looking Back On The 2023 D2 Summit Level 5 Champions

Looking Back On The 2023 D2 Summit Level 5 Champions

As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming D2 Summit, it's only fitting to take a moment to look back at the exceptional performances of the previous Level 5 winners at the 2023 event! These talented athletes showcased unparalleled skill, precision, and passion on the stage, leaving audiences in awe of their abilities. Each routine was a testament to their dedication and hard work, as they flawlessly executed intricate stunts, dynamic tumbling passes, and captivating choreography!

May. 9, 2024

Tiny Dancers Shine: Highlights from the 2023 Dance Summit Tiny Division

Tiny Dancers Shine: Highlights from the 2023 Dance Summit Tiny Division

Despite their small stature, the Tiny Division dancers brought immense energy and charisma to the stage, capturing the audience's hearts with infectious enthusiasm! From adorable costumes to perfectly synchronized choreography, each performance was a testament to the dancers' and their coaches' dedication and hard work. As they twirled, jumped, and smiled their way through their routines, it was evident that these tiny dancers were destined for greatness in the world of dance!

May. 2, 2024