The Summit

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About The Summit

The Summit, founded by Varsity All Star in 2013 provides a unique experience for athletes in the non-Worlds divisions to compete against the best of the best in all levels of competition. Our Summit Championships continue to grow offering multiple paths for teams to have a competitive, prestigious and celebratory end to their season. We will continue to expand internationally by offering even more IASF divisions as introduced in 2018. Varsity All Star is committed to once again producing an innovative, prestigious, competitive and unforgettable end of the year experience for all levels both domestically and internationally.

2020 Championship Information

Secondary Program Athlete Release

All athletes participating on a team at The 2020 Summit Championships must be a registered member of that team’s program during the 2019-2020 competition season. Below  you will find the form that will need to be completed and turned in on-site during The Summit registration process. Any athlete that has exhibitioned or competed on the floor at a USASF sanctioned event with a team in any level on the Primary Program from Feb. 1, 2020 – May 1, 2020 will be required to have a Varsity Spirit Program Release Waiver signed by the owner of the Primary Program before that athlete is eligible to compete with another program at the 2020 Summit Championships.

Summit Divisions

Level Division Team Size
1 Youth Small
1 Youth Medium
1 Junior Small
1 Junior Medium
1 Senior Small
1 Senior Medium
2 Youth Small
2 Youth Medium
2 Junior Small
2 Junior Medium
2 Senior Small
2 Senior Medium
3 Youth Small
3 Youth Medium
3 Junior Small
3 Junior Medium
3 Senior Small
3 Senior Medium
3 Senior Coed Small
3 Senior Coed Medium
4 Youth Small
4 Youth Medium
4 Junior Small
4 Junior Medium
4 Senior Small
4 Senior Medium
4 Senior Coed Small
4 Senior Coed Medium
4.2 Senior Small
4.2 Senior Medium
4.2 Senior Coed Small
4.2 Senior Coed Medium
5 Youth Small
5 Youth Large
5 Junior Small
5 Junior Large
5 Junior Coed Small
5 Junior Coed Large
5 Senior Small
5 Senior Large
5 Senior Coed Small
5 Senior Coed Large
6 Junior Small
6 Junior Large
6 Junior Coed Small
6 Junior Coed Large

*Once registration is FINAL – divisions will be combined per the USASF Guidelines.

International Summit Divisions 2019

Level Division Age Age as of (date) Female/Male Number on Team
1 International Junior 10 – 16 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
1 International Senior 14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
2 International Junior 10 – 16 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
2 International Senior 14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
2 International Junior 10 – 16 Years Old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
3 International Senior 14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 No Males 16 – 24 Members
3 International Senior Coed <14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
4 International Junior 10 – 16 years old Age during 2020 No Males 16 – 24 Members
4 International Junior Coed 10 – 16 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
4 International Senior 14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 No Males 16 – 24 Members
4 International Senior Coed 14 – 18 years old Age during 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members
4 International Open 14 years & older December 31, 2020 No Males 16 – 24 Members
4 International Open Coed 14 years & older December 31, 2020 Female/Male 16 – 24 Members

Summit FAQs

The Summit is a definitive & exclusive All Levels National Championship. Eight years ago, Varsity All Star was inspired by the talent within the All Star industry and responded to customer requests for a high caliber event that recognized teams in all levels. For the 2020 season, Varsity All Star is committed to producing an innovative, prestigious, competitive and unforgettable end of year event for all levels of experience.

Here are some things to know before you qualify.
*This is a working document and updates will be made throughout the season.
Click here to download a printable version.

Who is eligible to attend The Summit?
Any team that competes AND receives a bid in one of the above divisions to The Summit at a qualifying event. Teams must be in good standing with the USASF & Varsity Spirit.

Will D2 Divisions be offered at The Summit?
No, The Summit does not offer D2 Divisions.

Are D2 Programs eligible to compete at The Summit?
Yes. Each PROGRAM must declare which event the ENTIRE PROGRAM will be competing at. A PROGRAM cannot compete for a Summit Bid and a D2 Summit Bid at the same qualifying event. You MUST declare which event your PROGRAM will be accepting bids for pre-event. Once a team in a program receives a bid to the Summit, the ENTIRE PROGRAM is in-eligible to accept D2 Summit Bids for the remainder of the season. *This does not include teams in the International Divisions.

Where can teams qualify for a bid to The Summit?
View the Summit Bid Event Listing HERE!

Are International teams eligible to earn Summit Bids at US events?
Canadian teams are the only non-US teams allowed to receive bids from Varsity All Star events in the United States. All other International teams will be eligible to receive bids from designated Varsity All Star International Events & partner events. Additional information can be found on the International FAQ & the International Division Bid Listing.

What types of bids are given to The Summit?

  • Wild Card Bids:
    Teams must indicate that they will accept a Wild Card Bid on their Bid Acceptance form for each qualifying event. Wild Card Bids allow teams to enter the Wild Card Round held on Saturday, May 2nd at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Wild Card teams will compete for their chance to advance to the Final Round on Monday, May 4th. Wild Card Bid winners must pay the full balance to compete.
  • At-Large Bids:
    At-Large Bids allow teams to forego the Wild Card Round and advance straight to the Semi-Finals Round held on Sunday, May 3rd at the Walt Disney World® Resort. At-Large teams will compete for their chance to advance to the Final Round held on Monday, May 4th. At-Large Bid winners must pay the full balance to compete.
  • PAID Bids:
    PAID Bids allow teams to forego the Wild Card Round and advance straight to the Semi-Finals Round held on Sunday, May 3rd at the Walt Disney World® Resort. PAID bid teams will compete for their chance to advance to the Final Round held on Monday, May 4th. Each athlete earning a PAID Bid to The Summit Championship will receive a 4 Night Quad Package price as a credit. No credits may be used for family members or for additional tickets. If a team chooses the Quad 3 night package, the athlete will receive a 3 Night Quad Package credit. If a Paid Bid team chooses not to stay on property then they will receive the Commuter Package for free. *If additional athletes are added to the roster after the PAID bid was earned, the gym is responsible for the full cost of the additional athletes.

Are you allowed to add or replace athletes on the Bid winning team?
You may compete with more or less athletes on the floor than what you qualify with as long as it keeps you in the same division. You will only be able to add or replace 25% of your roster from the time you receive your bid until you compete at The Summit.

*Example:

  • A team of 16 competes and receives a bid, they can only add or replace 4 athletes to compete at The Summit.
  • A team of 22 competes and receives a bid, they can only replace (not add) 6 athletes (5.5% will be rounded up) to compete at The Summit.
  • A team of 18 competes and receives a bid. They can replace 5, or add 4, or replace 3 and add 2, etc.) – This team cannot compete with more than 22 athletes on the mat or with more than 5 of their original roster replaced to stay in the Small division.

*If additional athletes are added to the roster after the PAID bid was earned, the gym is responsible for the full cost of the additional athletes.

All athletes participating on a team at The 2020 Summits must be a registered member of that team’s program during the 2019-2020 competition season. Any athlete that has exhibitioned or competed on the floor with a team in any level from a program (Primary Program) during The Summit competition season (November 1, 2019 – May 1, 2020) will have to have a Varsity Spirit Program Release Waiver signed by the owner of the Primary Program before that athlete is eligible to compete with another program at The 2020 Summit.

Completion of the Varsity Spirit Program Release Waiver is a required process between the Primary and Secondary Program owners. In the event a formal protest is made and the official Program Release Waiver has not been signed, or if the Secondary Program is not able to provide one as physical proof to a Varsity Official, the Secondary Program will not be eligible or will be disqualified depending on the time of the formal protest. All Varsity Spirit Program Release Waivers must be made available at The Summit upon request.

Can multiple teams from the same program location receive a bid in the same Summit division?
If a program has a team that is awarded a bid in a division, a legitimate second team can still compete for an additional bid. To be considered “legitimate”, this team many not share ANY athletes with the team already in possession of a Summit Bid regardless of registration status.

Can Bids be deferred?
No, Bids earned during the 2019 – 2020 season must be used for the 2020 Summit.

Will Bids be passed down for The Summit?
No, Summit Bids will not be passed down. For example, if a team receives an At-Large Bid at an event early in the season and upgrades to a PAID Bid later in the season, the original At-Large Bid will not be given to another team. This bid will be eliminated.

Bid Eligibility:
Event Producers have the right to investigate any and all teams receiving a bid to The Summit. Bid eligible teams and divisions will be reviewed for accuracy and legitimacy to ensure each team has the same opportunity. Any bid eligible team found in violation of a USASF or Varsity Spirit policy will be disqualified from The Summit for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 season.

Rounds at The Summit:

  • The Wild Card Round:
    The Wild Card Round of The Summit will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at the Walt Disney World® Resort, FL. The top 5 scoring teams in each division will automatically advance to the Final Round on Monday, May 4th. There will not be any teams advancing from the Wild Card Round to the Semi-Final Round. The Summit reserves the right to split divisions based on size. All split divisions will be recombined in the Final Round.
  • The Semi-Final Round:
    The Semi-Final Round of The Summit will take place on Sunday, May 3rd at the Walt Disney World® Resort, FL. Teams advancing from the Semi-Final round will compete in the Final Round against the advancing Wild Card & other Semi-Final teams on Monday, May 4th. The Summit reserves the right to split divisions based on size. All split divisions will be recombined in the Final Round. Below is the number of teams that will advance from Semi-Finals to Finals based on division size:

    • All divisions with 10 or less teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 5 teams advance to finals. *In the event of a tie for the 5th spot, both teams will advance to Finals.
    • All divisions with 11 – 19 teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 50% of the division advance to finals.
    • All divisions with 20 – 30 teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 10 teams advance to finals. *In the event of a tie for the 10th spot, both teams will advance to Finals.
    • Once registration is FINAL, division with 31 or more teams in Semi-Finals will be evaluated to consider advancing additional teams.
  • The Final Round:
    The Final Round of The Summit will take place on Monday, May 4th at the Walt Disney World® Resort, FL. Teams from the Wild Card and Semi-Final rounds will face off to determine who will be named The Summit Champion. Ties will not be broken at The Summit – in the event that there is a tie for first place, The Summit will name Co-Champions.

Are Crossovers allowed at The Summit?
Yes, please see the terms & conditions below.

Crossover Terms & Conditions:
Athletes will not be allowed to compete on more than 2 CHEER teams across The Summit Championships. Athletes Level 5 and below can only cross up or down one level at The Summit (Ex: Level 2 athletes may only crossover to a Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 team). All Level 4.2 athletes may only crossover to levels 2, 3 or 4. Level 6 athletes that competed at The Cheerleading Worlds or on a Level 6 Summit team can only cross to levels 4 & 5 – this excludes Level 4.2. No crossovers will be allowed to compete on both a cheer & dance team at The Summit. However, a Cheerleading Worlds athlete may compete at The Dance Summit and a Dance Worlds athlete may compete at The Summit. *Reminder: Crossovers are not guaranteed at the Summit during the Semi-Final or Final Rounds.

The MAXIMUM number of individuals allowed to crossover from the 2020 Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit will be 5 athletes per team. Exception: Junior Level 6 will be allowed to have up to 8 crossovers for The Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit.

Participants may only represent one gym at The Summit. *Athletes competing with a program at The Cheerleading Worlds may represent a different gym at The Summit. These athletes will still be considered “Worlds” athletes for the crossover policy.

Participants must pay an additional $100 registration fee for each additional team performance. However, if there is an athlete that is on a PAID Bid team & crossing over to another PAID Bid team, there will be no crossover fee applied. If an athlete is on a PAID Bid team as well as an AT-LARGE Bid team, that athlete will be required to pay the crossover fee.

*For the most up-to date age grids and level requirements, please contact the USASF.

Are Crossovers allowed between The Summit & The D2 Summit?
No athlete can compete at both The Summit & The D2 Summit in the same competitive season in the USASF divisions. Athletes are allowed to compete in the International Divisions at The Summit & then compete on ONE TEAM ONLY at The D2 Summit. Athletes may only represent one program throughout The Summit Championships.

What do individuals and teams receive for competing at The Summit?
All participants will receive a commemorative medallion for competing at The Summit. Teams who qualify for Finals on Sunday in each division will be awarded a team banner with division and placement. Teams that place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in their respective division will also receive a team banner and each participant will receive individual mini banners recognizing their accomplishment. All divisional champions will receive exclusive Summit Championship Rings! Only participants & 2 coaches listed on the official USASF Summit Roster will be included in ring sizing. Crossover athletes will only be awarded one ring. Additional rings may be ordered on-site & must be paid for by the team or individual before delivery.

As a Gym Owner or Coach ONLY, who do I contact if I have further question?
For questions, please reach out to Damianne Albee at dalbee@varsity.com.

Disqualifications:
The Summit reserves the right to disqualify ANY team or program at The Summit found in violation of the USASF Rules & Guidelines as well as Varsity Spirit Policy. Disqualification can be issued before, during & after the event.

International Division FAQs

The Summit proud to partner with Varsity All Star International Brands as well as other International Event Partners to bring International Divisions to The Summit, allowing teams from select countries to end their season competing with top teams from around the globe. In the third year of offering these divisions, Varsity All Star is committed to producing a prestigious, competitive and unforgettable end of the year all level experience for the International community.

Click here to download a printable version.

Who is eligible to compete in the International Divisions at The Summit?
Any team that competes AND receives a bid in one of the above divisions to The Summit at a qualifying event. At qualifying events, a team must have a minimum of 16 athletes to be considered eligible for bids. (Teams with extenuating circumstances will still be allowed to compete at the qualifying event but WILL NOT be bid eligible). Teams must be in good standing with the USASF/IASF & Varsity Spirit.

Are D2 Programs eligible to compete in the International Divisions at The Summit?
Yes. D2 Programs can compete in the International Divisions at The Summit. International Divisions are not D1/D2 eligible, therefore if a D2 program earns a Summit Bid in the International Divisions, their D1/D2 status is not affected. Athletes that compete in the International Divisions will only be allowed to compete with ONE team at The D2 Summit. Please see the crossover rules for additional clarification.

Are their D2 International Divisions at The Summit?
No. International Divisions do not split between D1 & D2.

Where can teams qualify for a bid to The Summit?
View the International Division Summit Bid Event Listing HERE!

Are International teams eligible to earn Summit Bids at US events?
Canadian teams are the only non-US teams allowed to receive bids from Varsity All Star events in the United States. All other International teams will be eligible to receive bids from designated Varsity All Star International Events & partner events.

What scoring will be used for Varsity All Star qualifying events?
Teams competing in the International Divisions will be scored on the standard Varsity All Star score sheet, but the scores will be reweighted to more closely resemble the IASF score sheet used at The Summit & The Cheerleading Worlds. At all US-based Varsity All Star events (including The Summit), teams must adhere to the USASF level rules when competing on the IASF score sheet. We will not be using IASF safety levels at any US-based Varsity All Star events.

What scoring will be used for International qualifying events?
Please contact your International Event Producer for more information on their scoring system.

What scoring will be used for the International Divisions at The Summit?
Teams competing in the International Divisions at The Summit will be scored on the IASF Score Sheet.

How are bids awarded?
Bids awarded at a US event will be given based on the International Bid Declaration. Each International Event Producer may award bids at their discretion at qualifying bid events. Please contact the qualifying Event Producer for specific details on how their bids are awarded.

What types of bids are given to The Summit?

  • At-Large Bids:
    At-Large Bids teams will compete in the Semi-Finals Round held on Friday, May 1st at the Walt Disney World® Resort. At-Large teams will compete for their chance to advance to the Final Round held on Saturday, May 2nd. At-Large Bid winners must pay the full balance to compete.
  • PAID Bids:
    PAID Bids teams will compete in the Semi-Finals Round held on Friday, May 1st at the Walt Disney World Resort. PAID bid teams will compete for their chance to advance to the Final Round held on Saturday, May 2nd. Each athlete earning a PAID Bid to The Summit Championship will receive a 4 Night Quack Package price as a credit. No credits may be used for family members or for additional tickets. If a team chooses the Quad 3 Night Package, the athlete will receive a credit for a Quad 3 Night Package. If a Paid Bid team chooses not to stay on property then they will receive the Commuter Package for free. *If additional athletes are added to the roster after the PAID bid was earned, the gym is responsible for the full cost of the additional athletes.

Are you allowed to add or replace athletes on the Bid winning team?
Yes, as long as the roster changes do not change the division the bid was awarded in. There are currently no roster substitution restrictions in the International Divisions of The Summit.

Can multiple teams from the same program location receive a bid in the same International Summit division?
If a program has a team that is awarded a bid in a division, a legitimate second team can still compete for an additional bid. To be considered “legitimate”, this team many not share ANY athletes with the team already in possession of a Summit Bid regardless of registration status.

Can Bids be deferred?
No, Bids earned during the 2019 – 2020 season must be used for the 2020 Summit.

Will Bids be passed down for The Summit?
No, Summit Bids will not be passed down. For example, if a team receives an At-Large Bid at an event early in the season and upgrades to a PAID Bid later in the season, the original At-Large Bid will not be given to another team. This bid will be eliminated.

Bid Eligibility:
Event Producers have the right to investigate any and all teams receiving a bid to The Summit. Bid eligible teams and divisions will be reviewed for accuracy and legitimacy to ensure each team has the same opportunity. Any bid eligible team found in violation of a USASF/IASF or Varsity Spirit policy will be disqualified from The Summit for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 season.

Rounds at The Summit:

  • The Semi-Final Round:
    The Semi-Final Round of The Summit will take place on Friday, May 1st at the Walt Disney World® Resort, FL. Teams advancing from the Semi-Final round will compete in the Final Round against the advancing Wild Card & other Semi-Final teams on Saturday, May 2nd. The Summit reserves the right to split divisions based on size. All split divisions will be recombined in the Final Round. Below is the number of teams that will advance from Semi-Finals to Finals based on division size:

    • All divisions with 10 or less teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 5 teams advance to finals. *In the event of a tie for the 5th spot, both teams will advance to Finals.
    • All divisions with 11 – 19 teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 50% of the division advance to finals.
    • All divisions with 20 – 30 teams in Semi-Finals will have no more than 10 teams advance to finals. *In the event of a tie for the 10th spot, both teams will advance to Finals.
    • Once registration is FINAL, division with 31 or more teams in Semi-Finals will be evaluated to consider advancing additional teams.
  • The Final Round:
    The Final Round of The Summit will take place on Saturday, May 1st at the Walt Disney World Resort, FL. Teams from the Wild Card and Semi-Final rounds will face off to determine who will be named The Summit Champion. Ties will not be broken at The Summit – in the event that there is a tie for first place, The Summit will name Co-Champions.

Does my roster have to be the same from the time I qualify for my bid to the time I compete at The Summit?
<No, at this time, rosters may be changed as long as athletes remain eligible for the division that the bid was received in. Bids may not be exchanged for another division.

Are Crossovers allowed at The Summit?
Yes, please see the terms & conditions below.

Crossover Terms & Conditions:
Athletes will not be allowed to compete on more than 2 CHEER teams across The Summit Championships. Athletes Level 4 and below can only cross up or down one level at The Summit (Ex: Level 2 athletes may only crossover to a Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 team). Level 6 & 7 athletes that competed at The Cheerleading Worlds or on a Level 6 Summit team can only cross to Level 4. No crossovers will be allowed to compete on both a cheer & dance team at The Summit. However, a Cheerleading Worlds athlete may compete at The Dance Summit and a Dance Worlds athlete may compete at The Summit.*Reminder: Crossovers are not guaranteed at the Summit during the Semi-Final or Final Rounds.

The MAXIMUM number of individuals allowed to crossover from the 2020 Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit will be 5 athletes per team. Exception: Junior Level 6 will be allowed to have up to 8 crossovers for The Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit.Non-US & Canadian teams are allowed a MAXIMUM of 10 crossover athletes from the 2020 Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit.

Participants may only represent one gym at The Summit. *Athletes competing with a program at The Cheerleading Worlds may represent a different gym at The Summit. These athletes will still be considered “Worlds” athletes for the crossover policy.

Participants must pay an additional $100 registration fee for each additional team performance. However, if there is an athlete that is on a PAID Bid team & crossing over to another PAID Bid team, there will be no crossover fee applied. If an athlete is on a PAID Bid team as well as an AT-LARGE Bid team, that athlete will be required to pay the crossover fee.

Athletes may crossover between two International Division teams if they are in compliance with all of the above crossover terms.

*For the most up-to date age grids and level requirements, please contact the IASF.

Can the same team compete in the International Division & the USASF Division at The Summit.

Are Crossovers allowed between The Summit & The D2 Summit?
No athlete can compete at both The Summit & The D2 Summit in the same competitive season in the USASF divisions. Athletes are allowed to compete in the International divisions at The Summit & then compete on ONE TEAM ONLY at The D2 Summit. Athletes may only represent one program throughout The Summit Championships.

Are Crossovers allowed between The International Divisions at The Summit & The Dance Summit?
Yes, athletes will be allowed to compete in both the International Divisions of The Summit & The Dance Summit.

What do individuals and teams receive for competing at The Summit?
All participants will receive a commemorative medallion for competing at The Summit. Teams who qualify for Finals on Sunday in each division will be awarded a team banner with division and placement. Teams that place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in their respective division will also receive a team banner and each participant will receive individual mini banners recognizing their accomplishment. All divisional champions will receive exclusive Summit Championship Rings! Only participants & 2 coaches listed on the official USASF Summit Roster will be included in ring sizing. Crossover athletes will only be awarded one ring. Additional rings may be ordered on-site & must be paid for by the team or individual before delivery.

As a Gym Owner or Coach ONLY, who do I contact if I have further question?
For questions, please reach out to Damianne Albee – dalbee@varsity.com

Disqualifications:
The Summit reserves the right to disqualify ANY team or program at The Summit found in violation of the USASF/IASF Rules & Guidelines as well as Varsity Spirit Policy. Disqualification can be issued before, during & after the event.

Summit Testomonials

"'For the first time, we had 3 teams win a bid to the Summit this year. Every single year has been more special. It brings the parents together, the coaches together & the athletes together. So It’s a major opportunity and experience for these kids that they will never forget.'" Cherokee GreendeerGreen Bay Elite
"'Each time that we have gone to the Summit, we have stayed on property and it’s really great for the experience and team bonding of the athletes. When looking at the financial value and convenience – park hoppers, accommodations and transportation all being arranged for you, there’s no better way to do Disney.'" Jordan TranParent
"'I think the Summit is a really important competition. It gives teams an end goal and a focal point to look forward to all season. Under that pressure, kids learn, grow and improve. The Summit teaches them how to work hard and come together to accomplish something incredible.'" David LenglingChoreographer
"'With the Summit, if you put your mind to it and teach the proper techniques, a first year gym can come and be successful, anyone can be successful. Weather you have a large name or not, the Summit is opening the door for all teams in the industry to compete together and be the best.'" Kelly HolcombAtlanta Jayhawks
"'My favorite thing about the summit is my entire team gets the opportunity to travel and spend time together for the entire weekend. I love practicing on the football field with all of the teams around you and your parents can watch from above. The energy is crazy!'" Maddie JensanAthlete at Green Bay Elite
"'Summit not only helped me grow my program, but helped me grow as a coach. The practices and competitions leading up to the Summit weren’t always the easiest for us and seeing my teams persevere and finally reach their goals after years of working was very rewarding.'" Mandy HoodPython All Stars
"'Earning a Summit bid helps our gym gain exposure not just in the cheerleading industry, but to the community who may not know about all star. It’s an opportunity for us to get our name out there and grow our program on the national stage which helps bring more athletes into all star as a whole.'" Nick WilsonPremier Athletics - Nashville

Registration Information

Online Registration

Online Registration for The Summit is now open! Please read carefully before selecting your package.

A $100 per person deposit is required after your registration is submitted. Registrations will not be approved, or will hotel rooms be help without the deposit. Hotels may fill up after you submit your registration.

If you are a coach and would like to roster your team and register for the event, click here.
Coaches registering on line must mail in these forms after submitting registration:

If you are anyone registering separately from the team(coach, athlete, spectator), click here to register.
The team will have to be registered and approved (which means deposit received) before any individual registration can be submitted. You will need your team’s reservation number in order to proceed.

Coaches and athletes must be listed on the team roster in order to register individually and may select housing OR commuter. Spectators may select the housing option for themselves and the housing OR commuter option for their athlete. Spectators cannot register as commuters. If you are a spectator and need to order tickets, you may attach a ticket order to your athlete’s registration in the “Add On” section of the registration process or click here to order them separately.

Request a Registration Change: If you already have a reservation and need to make changes, you may request a change by signing back into your account and clicking on the “Request a Registration Change” request. The Coach who originally registered the team may also make changes to the Roster by clicking on “Request a Roster Change”. Changes are not confirmed until verified by Varsity. Click here to request a change.

Make an on-line Payment: If you already have a reservation and would like to make a payment, click here to sign in to your account and then click on “Invoice/Payment” button, then “Make Payments”.

Ticket Upgrades
If you would like to upgrade your Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option in advance the price is below. Waiting until you arrive at The Summit will cost an additional $15 per ticket and cause a delay in your registration process & wait times.

  • $112 – 2 Day to 3 Day OR 3 Day to 4 Day
  • $126 – 2 Day to 4 Day OR 3 Day to 5 Day

Please indicate this in the “add-on” section of the registration process OR if you have already registered, please submit a Change Request. Any extra tickets ordered on an existing registration must be paid for in full after the request has been submitted.

Discount Ticket Information

Discounted Magic Your Way Tickets with Park Hopper® Option: Valid April 29, 2020 – May 7, 2020 – See Prices and pick up dates and times below.
* Magic Your Way Tickets with Park Hopper® Option include five days admission into ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Click here to order Discounted Tickets!

If you are a spectator and do not need hotel reservations, you may pre-order tickets. (Note: If you are a registered coach, athlete or spectator and you need additional tickets, please indicate those on your actual registration.) Pre-order is available through Tuesday, April 21, 2020. A limited number of tickets will be available for sale at a higher rate in Orlando on a first come first served basis. Full payment is required.

Ticket Prices:

Ticket Options Pre-Order Price On-Site Price
3 Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option $356.00 $371.00
4 Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option $468.00 $483.00
5 Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option $482.00 $497.00
Celebration Party $45.00 $45.00 while supplies last
Water Park $45.00 Pre-Order ONLY
Meal Voucher $17.00 Pre-Order ONLY

*Note: Meal Vouchers only valid for one entrée and beverage per voucher at designated Theme Park dining locations. Lunch or Dinner only, no breakfast or dessert.

Tickets may be picked up at The Summit during registration hours, location TBD.

Day Date Time
Tuesday April 28th 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (tickets valid starting April 29th)
Wednesday April 29th 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday April 30th 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday May 1st 7:00 am – 8:00 pm*
Saturday May 2nd 7:00 am – Noon (Championship Office)

*If you arrive after 8:00 pm on Friday night, the Championship Office at Celebrity Hall will be open until 10:00 pm.

Pre-Ordered tickets must be picked up no later than Noon on Saturday, May 2, 2020.

Important!
Transportation is not included with ticket purchases. You must be registered on the Travel Package to receive transportation to any of The Summit activities/events.

Hotel, Travel & Ticket FAQs

We can’t wait to see you at The Summit. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions to help you prepare to register.
Click here to download a printable version.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL

What is the advantage of purchasing the Travel Package?
It is not required that you attend The Summit on the Travel Package. The two main reasons teams purchase the package are convenience and savings.

  • Convenience – Everything is handled for you. Disney’s Magical Express® will pick you up and take you back to the airport. There is no hassle of renting vans or cars and finding drivers. Hotel registration is smoother and rooms are guaranteed. The Summit office works together with the Walt Disney World® Resort to block your rooms so your entire group stays together.
    • If you book your own trip, you have to:
      • Step 1: Call travel Agency or airlines (which could take hours).
      • Step 2: Send in deposit for airline tickets.
      • Step 3: Call several hotels to get room rates and availability.
      • Step 4: Guarantee all rooms using person credit card for deposit.
      • Step 5: Send your rooming list to the hotel.
      • Step 6: Call car rental agencies to find out rates and regulations of drivers.
      • Step 7: Fill out registration form for The Summit and mail in with registration fees
    • If you book with The Quest you need to:
      • Step 1: Call Altour or your local travel agent to book flights.
      • Step 2: Register online at varsity.com/thesummit
  • Savings– Because of our partnership with the Walt Disney World® Resort, The Summit is able to negotiate discounted rates for hotel rooms and Theme Park tickets.

In which hotel will we be staying?
Value accommodations will be provided at Disney’s All Star Resort. Moderate accommodations will be provided at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort & Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. In the event that the Walt Disney World® Resorts sell out of rooms, The Summit will try to make arrangements with an alternate hotel off property. PLEASE NOTE: Hotels may fill up prior to posted deadlines.

We have parents who would like to come to the Championship. Can they sign up for The Summit Travel Package?
Of course! A lot of coaches meet with the parents and include them on the travel package with their team. However, we encourage family members and friends to register with us directly.

We have an uneven number of girls. Can we pay the quad rate for three girls in a room?
No. The travel package prices have been calculated according to how many people are in each room.

Can we have five people in a room?
No. The Resorts do not allow more than four people to a room.

We are arriving in Lake Buena Vista at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, will our hotel rooms be ready?
Most hotels do not guarantee check in until 4:00 p.m. However, if there are rooms ready in your block, the hotel will check you in early. Please be sure to communicate this to your entire group that is traveling with you.

Our team doesn’t leave Lake Buena Vista until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday. What can we do all day?
Hotel check out is at 11:00 a.m. If you would like, you can take a Walt Disney World® Resort shuttle bus to Disney SpringsTM to shop. The hotel will be glad to store these items for you, but you will be responsible for picking them up before you depart.

How do I request a refund?
Refunds will be issued after the event is over and must be requested in writing no later than 30 days after the event is over. Refund requests may be emailed to your registration specialist. The average processing time for a refund is 4 weeks from the date the request is received. Refunds are not issued unless a written request is received.

If we stay off the Travel Package and commute can we use The Summit bus transportation?
No. Transportation is only provided for those purchasing the travel package.

 

TICKETS AND COMPETITION

When will we receive our Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option for the Championship?
You receive your tickets when you register with The Summit at Celebrity Hall.

Do we use our Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® for competition?
In addition to Park admission each Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option purchased through The Summit, also has admission into ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. This is NOT considered a theme park admission, and therefore does not use a day on your Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option.

What does “Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option” mean?
A Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option enables you to visit more than one park a day.

Will attending The Summit Celebration Party take days off of my Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option?
For the Championship Celebration Party Monday evening at Magic Kingdom® Park, a day will not be taken off of your Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option. Please Note: YOU MUST HAVE A WRISTBAND TO ATTEND ALL PARTIES.

If we do not use all three or two days of our Walt Disney World® tickets, may we use them next year?
No. All of the discounted tickets sold at The Summit have an expiration date that is listed on the back of your ticket.

Do spectators have to purchase a Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option in order to watch competition at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex?
No! If you are only going to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, you may purchase a ticket at the door for $40 per day per person. However, if you purchase a Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper®Option from The Summit, it includes admission into the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex as well as all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks.

Are there discounted park tickets available for family and friends not on the travel package?
Yes, there are three different tickets.

Ticket Option Pre-Order On-Site
3 Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option $356.00 $371.00
4 Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option $468.00 $483.00
Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option $482.00 $497.00

Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option are valid for unlimited admission into the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park as well as three days of admission into the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. These tickets DO NOT include The Summit bus transportation to the parks.

How do I find out when and where my team competes?
A detailed order of competition will be posted at varsity.com/thesummit in late April. The detailed order of competition will tell you the location and exact times that your team will report backstage, take pictures, warm up, and compete.

How can parents pick up tickets is athletes are registered under coach name (on 1 invoice)?
Parents must register their athlete themselves if they would like to pick up their athlete’s tickets.

Have a Question?

Do you have a question about your registration? Contact your Registration Specialist based on the first letter of your team’s name. If your program starts with:

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The Varsity Pinnacle Award

The Varsity Pinnacle Award was created to recognize athletes that embody the core #AllStarStrong characteristics of Teamwork, Dedication, Confidence and Leadership at The Summit Championship. Prior to the events, coaches, friends, family and athletes had the chance to nominate a team or athlete that represented one of the main #AllStarStrong elements.

With over 1,200 nominations, these extraordinary cheerleaders and dancers were selected for going above and beyond, not only on their team but in their communities. Congratulations to the 2019 Varsity Pinnacle Award Winners!

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