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About 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 leaves with memories that last a lifetime, but friendships that continue to grow from year to year.

Championship Information

General Information

Athletic Championships Dance Grand Nationals & Cheer Nationals
January 2025
Columbus, OH

Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus, OH, 43215

Schedules

2025 Information Coming Soon!

Bid Information

2025 Information Coming Soon!


2024 Bid Information:

The Dance Worlds

The Summit

  • 2 Partial-Paid Bids
  • 1 IASF At-Large Bid
  • 6 At-Large Bids

The Dance Summit

  • 1 Full Paid Bid
  • 8 At-Large Bids
  • Base Camp Bids awarded to the top 3 teams in eligible divisions

The D2 Summit

  • 2 Partial-Paid Bids
  • 6 At-Large Bids

The Youth Summit

  • 1 Partial-Paid Bid
  • 4 At-Large Bids

The Regional Summit

  • At-Large Bids awarded to the top 3 teams in eligible divisions

The Quest & The Recreational Summit

The U.S. Finals

  • Golden Tickets

Spectator Information

2025 Information Coming Soon!

Housing Information

Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. For your convenience, we have secured attendee blocks throughout the city with amazing rates specifically for Varsity All Star customers. Team Travel Source (TTS) has also successfully negotiated team friendly terms and conditions with each of our host hotels to take the worry and hassle out of booking hotel accommodations so that you can focus on your teams preparation and performance.  Please use the link below for next steps to secure your team housing for this exciting event. If you have questions about Stay Smart please e-mail staysmart@varsity.com.

Powered by The Groove Experience!

The Dance segment of this event is Powered by The Groove Experience! Groove powers dance halls at Varsity All Star Grand National events across the country to guarantee high-quality events designed specifically for All Star Dancers.

Our events cater specifically to the dancer, coaches, and parents with enhanced production, a marley competition floor and dance-only judges. All Groove events, including those powered by The Groove Experience, award bids to The Dance Summit and The USASF Dance Worlds.

Questions? Contact Hayley Reyes at hreyes@varsity.com
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