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.
Health & Safety Update
Health & Safety Update
Over 1,500 teams joined us this season for their chance to Climb. Compete. Conquer. at the 2019 Summit Championship. Take a look back at all of the magical moments made with the athletes, coaches, friends & family. We can’t wait to see you join the climb in 2020!
Click here to learn more about the Varsity Spirit health & safety update.
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.
*Once registration is FINAL – divisions will be combined per the USASF Guidelines.
International Summit Divisions 2020
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 the updated 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.
*This is a working document and updates will be made throughout the season.
"'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
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”.
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.
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.
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.
*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.
*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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Click here for the 2019 Summit Championship Results!
Universal Event Photography is the official photography provider of The Summit. To order pictures from the 2019 Summit Championship, click here!
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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