Athletic Championships

Athletic Championships National Competitions are 2-day events with prestigious titles, upscale production, prizes, and awards. Teams from all over the region and beyond come to compete for their chance to earn top placements and bids to our End-of-Season Championships.

Athletic Championships values high quality customer service and sportsmanship. We are dedicated to providing a competition experience that will help athletes achieve their goals, enrich the lives of families and have a positive effect on your program. Other event features include participant gifts and enhanced team awards!

You will quickly see that our focus is to make sure everyone who comes to our events not only leave with memories that last a lifetime, but friendships that continue to grow from year to year.

Upcoming Events

Athletic Championships - Chattanooga - Nationals - DI/DII

Chattanooga, TN, 1/14/2023 - 1/15/2023

Location
Chattanooga Convention Center
1100 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37401
US
Dates
1/14/2023 - 1/15/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Required
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

  • Customer Experience Manager: Zach Pennix – zpennix@varsity.com
  • Registration Specialist: TBD

Athletic Championships - Columbus - Nationals & Dance Grand Nationals

Columbus, OH, 1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023

Location
Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus, OH, 43215
US
Dates
1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Required
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

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General Information

  • Block Schedule – 2022 Block Schedule – Posted the week of December 12th.
  • Performance Order – 2022 Performance Order – Coming Soon
    • Solos, Duos, Trios | Saturday only
    • All CHEER and DANCE team performances | Saturday & Sunday
  • Awards Schedule – 2022 Awards Schedule – Coming Soon

Spectator Information

Admissions:

  • Digital ticket sales will be available for purchase two weeks prior to the event using the ‘Buy Tickets’ button.
  • IMPORTANT – Please pre-purchase your tickets to avoid longer lines onsite. All onsite purchases will be digital. There will not be a way to swipe credit cards for tickets.
  • Admission ticket pickup will be located in the Ticket Office outside of the exhibit hall.

Parking & Entrance:

  • There a multiple parking garages surrounding the convention center.
  • Parking fees will apply.
  • Varsity is not responsible for any fees pertaining to parking.

Venue Information: Please note the facility has restriction on the following:

  • No outside food or drink is allowed though concessions may be purchased inside the venue.
  • No firearms.
  • Doors will open for spectators at 8:00am.
  • All CHEER competition will take place in Exhibit Hall A.
  • All DANCE competition will take place on the 2nd floor in Short North Ballroom.
  • Priority Viewing is available in Exhibit Hall A.
  • All CHEER Awards will take place on the performance floor in Exhibit Hall A. Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • All DANCE Awards will take place on the performance floor in Short North Ballroom. Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. There are water filling stations available throughout the venue.

Event Results:

  • Event results will be available Tuesday following the event at varsity.com/ath

Concessions & Vendors:

  • Concessions will be available throughout the venue.
  • Event Merchandise will be available for purchase.
  • RT Productions will be providing action photography throughout the day. To view these photos, please visit rtevent.com
  • Varsity TV will be streaming both CHEER and DANCE

Media Policy:

  • Varsity will allow recording on personal devices. No commercial recording (audio or visual) or commercial live streaming is allowed in the competition venue or other event related venues (including but not limited to, hotels and restaurants) or on the grounds of any such venues (collectively, ‘Event Locations’).
  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media!
  • Instagram & Twitter: @VarsityAllStar

Coaches Information

Division Splits:

  • D1/D2 division splits are not guaranteed but will be offered per the USASF split guidelines. For any Elite Cheer division not split D1/D2, with more than 2 teams, a D2 Champion in those divisions will be verbally recognized during awards at the event.

Registration & Check-In:

  • Coaches’ Check-in is located – COMING SOON
  • Coaches’ Check-in will open – COMING SOON
  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time.
  • Please bring the following items to registration:

o USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)

o USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star) or USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec)

o Rec Verification Form (Rec)

o Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)

o Proof of music license (All performances)

  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.

Warm-Up:
• Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.

  • The CHEER warmup room is in Exhibition Hall A, behind the performance floor.
  • The DANCE warmup room is located on the 2nd floor in the North Short Ballroom behind the performance floor.
  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins PRIOR to your warm-up time.
  • For athlete changing areas, please utilize the facility restrooms. Do not change in open areas.
  • No Friday night Practice Rounds.
  • Each team will receive the following warm up times: COMING SOON
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. There are water filling stations available throughout the venue. Coaches, it may be helpful to bring an extra bag or tote with you into warm-ups to collect your team’s water bottles before they take the performance floor.

Music:

  • We are not responsible for providing an adapter for phones that do not have a traditional headphone jack.
  • Main floor & practice area will provide sound systems that will be equipped for iPod/Phone use.
  • No CD’s

Scoring:

  • Scoring for this competition is 25/75.
  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team, or registration contact, approximately 15-20 minutes after each performance. If there is not a valid contact attached, you will not receive an email. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.
  • ACCUscore is located behind the judges riser. Your ACCUscore time limit is posted at the top right-hand side of your scoresheet.
  • Any requests for review must be submitted within 10 minutes after the scoresheets have been emailed.
  • Day 1 team Division Standings and Averages will be posted in the Coaches BAND.
  • Day 2 team Division Standings and Averages will be posted in the Coaches BAND following each Award Ceremony.

Awards:

  • All Award Ceremonies will take place on the performance floor in their respective venues. Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.

Social Media:

  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media!
  • Instagram & Twitter: @VarsityAllStar

Event Contacts: Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event:

 

 

 

Athletic Championships - Mesa - Nationals - DI/DII

Mesa, AZ, 1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023

Location
Legacy Sports Center
1900 W Chandler Blvd
Mesa, AZ, 85224
US
Dates
1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Athletic Championships – Mesa – Nationals 

January 28-29, 2023

Legacy Sports Complex | 1 Legacy Dr. | Mesa, AZ 85212 

 Registration/Check-in:  

Please bring the following items to registration:

  • Proof of music license (All performances)
  • USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)
  • USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star)
  • Rec Verification Form (Rec)
  • USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec/School)
  • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec/School) 
  • Team Roster (Rec/School)

**Upon checking into Registration onsite, you will sign all necessary Bid Intention Forms. 

 Warm up/Rehearsal: 

  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.

 Scoring: 

  • Paper copies will be available at the scoresheet table. Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team, or registration contact, approximately 15-20 minutes after each performance. 
  • **The coaches attached to your teams will receive the email of their team’s scoresheets ONLY if both their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.

 **Bids: The following Bids will be awarded at this event:

  • The Summit – 2 Partial Paid Bids, 4 At-Large Bids, 1 IASF At-Large Bid
  • The D2 Summit- 2 Partial Paid Bids, 4 At-Large Bids
  • The Youth Summit – 1 Partial Paid Bid, 2 At-Large Bids
  • The Regional Summit – *AL (*Top 3 teams in Eligible Divisions)
  • The U.S. Finals – Golden Tickets
  • The Quest – 1 Bronze Bid, 3 At-Large Bids

 Division Splits:

  • D1/D2 splits will be guaranteed in every (Elite Cheer) division, then will follow the USASF split guidelines by team size. No additional D2 recognition awards given beyond the awards in each division.

 For questions regarding: 

Digital Ticketing:
We’ve expanded digital ticketing this year to provide better visibility into spectators attending our events. This means that you should expect that we will NOT sell physical tickets at the door or take cash for admittance at any Varsity All Star competitions. Spectators purchasing tickets will need a valid email address and a credit card number. They will receive a digital ticket that can be scanned upon entry. Please use the “Buy Tickets” link to secure spectator tickets.

Athletic Championships - Birmingham - Nationals - DI/DII

Birmingham, AL, 1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023

Location
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North
Birmingham, AL, 35203
US
Dates
1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

  • Customer Experience Manager: Scotty Brown – sbrown@varsity.com
  • Registration Specialist: TBD

Athletic Championships - Grand Nationals - DI/DII

Providence, RI, 1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023

Location
Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin St
Providence, RI, 2903
US
Dates
1/28/2023 - 1/29/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Required
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Athletic Championships - Kansas City - Nationals

Kansas City, MO, 3/4/2023 - 3/5/2023

Location
Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street  
Kansas City, MO, 64105
US
Dates
3/4/2023 - 3/5/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

We’ve expanded digital ticketing this year to provide better visibility into spectators attending our events. This means that you should expect that we will NOT sell physical tickets at the door or take cash for admittance at any Varsity All Star competitions. Spectators purchasing tickets will need a valid email address and a credit card number. They will receive a digital ticket that can be scanned upon entry. Please use the “Buy Tickets” link to secure spectator tickets.

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Athletic Championships - Oklahoma City - Nationals - DI/DII

Oklahoma City, OK, 3/11/2023 - 3/12/2023

Location
Oklahoma City Convention Center
416 S Robinson Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73109
US
Dates
3/11/2023 - 3/12/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Rewards
Spectator Pricing
  • Adult Day 1Adult Day 2Child Day 1Child Day 2
  • $ 23$ 41$ 18$ 31
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Athletic Championships - Garland - Nationals - DI/DII

Garland, TX, 3/18/2023 - 3/19/2023

Location
Curtis Culwell Center
4999 Naaman Forest Blvd
Garland, TX, 75040
US
Dates
3/18/2023 - 3/19/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Rewards
Spectator Pricing
  • Adult Day 1Child Day 1
  • $ 19.37$ 12.92
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Athletic Championships - Atlanta - Nationals - DI/DII

Atlanta, GA, 3/18/2023 - 3/19/2023

Location
Georgia International Convention Center
2000 Convention Center Concourse  
Atlanta, GA, 30337
US
Dates
3/18/2023 - 3/19/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Worlds Bid Boost Declaration

Athletic Championships - Fort Walton Beach - Nationals - DI/DII

Fort Walton Beach, FL, 3/25/2023 - 3/26/2023

Location
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
US
Dates
3/25/2023 - 3/26/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Athletic Championships - Orlando - Nationals - DI/DII

Orlando, FL, 3/25/2023 - 3/26/2023

Location
Orange County Convention Center - South
9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL, 32819
US
Dates
3/25/2023 - 3/26/2023
Housing Designation
Housing Rewards
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

Event Contacts
Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event.

Worlds Bid Boost Declaration

PAST EVENTS

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Athletic Championships - St. Louis - Nationals
St. Louis, MO, 11/19/2022 - 11/20/2022
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Athletic - Providence - Grand Nationals - DI/DII
Providence, RI, 4/2/2022 - 4/3/2022
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Athletic - Tulsa - Nationals - DI/DII
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Athletic - Orlando - Nationals - DI/DII
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Athletic - Fort Walton Beach - Nationals - DI/DII - Option B
Fort Walton Beach, FL, 3/19/2022 - 3/20/2022
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Athletic - Atlanta - Nationals - DI/DII
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Athletic - Kansas City - Nationals
Kansas City, MO, 3/5/2022 - 3/6/2022
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Athletic - Columbus - Nationals & Dance Grand Nationals - DI/DII
Columbus, OH, 1/29/2022 - 1/30/2022
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Athletic Championships - Phoenix - Nationals - DI/DII
Phoenix, AZ, 1/29/2022 - 1/30/2022
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Athletic - Chattanooga - Nationals - DI/DII - Option A
Chattanooga, TN, 1/15/2022 - 1/16/2022
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Athletic Championships - San Diego - Nationals - DI/DII - Option B
San Diego, CA, 12/18/2021 - 12/19/2021
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Athletic - Peoria - Nationals - DI/DII
Peoria, IL, 11/20/2021 - 11/21/2021

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