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.

2022 Championship Information

General Information

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

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

Security Screening
The safety of the athletes and guests is our number one priority, and many of our host facilities have implemented enhanced security procedures for attendees. Some of these enhanced security measures include: All bags, purses, backpacks, waist packs, etc. will be examined prior to entering. *We anticipate that additional time will be required for the coordination of these additional security measures. Please plan your arrival time accordingly. 

Health & Safety
At Varsity Spirit, the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, employees, families and friends is our top priority. Please click here for more information.

Media Policy
By attending/purchasing admission to this event, you grant permission to Varsity Spirit, LLC and its affiliates, designees, agents, licensees, and invitees to use your image, likeness, actions and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, film, or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication, or reproduction made of, or at, this event in any medium, whether now know or hereafter created, or context for any purpose, including commercial or promotional purposes without further authorization or compensation. No commercial recording allowed.

Coaches' Corner

The Dance Worlds
Partial Paid,  At-Large Bids

2021-2022 Dance Worlds Bid Requirements View

The Summit
2 Partial Paid, 4 At-Large, 2 IASF At-Large Bids

The D2 Summit
2 Partial Paid, 4 At-Large Bids

The Dance Summit

The Regional Summit
Point Race

The U.S. Finals
Golden Tickets

Housing Information

Booking through our housing partner, Team Travel Source (TTS) is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. TTS has secured attendee blocks with amazing rates specifically for you with 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 team’s preparation and performance.

Reserve Your Block

Spectator Information

Spectator Pricing

  • Adult Admission: $25.00 1-day / $45.00 2-DAY (Adult: 17 years – to 64 years old)
  • Child, Senior and Military Admission: $15.00 1-DAY / $25.00 2-DAY (Child: 6 years to 16 years old; Senior: 65 years + old)
  • Ages 5 and under are FREE

Watch Live

Join Varsity TV and tune in to watch live streaming coverage of every performance! Visit the event hub for exclusive event coverage including on-demand routine videos, interviews, highlights, results, and more! Click here for more information.

Photo Gallery

ALL STAR NEWS

Insider Info: 2021 Encore Houston Grand Nationals DI/DII

Insider Info: 2021 Encore Houston Grand Nationals DI/DII

Finding fun in the Bayou City is easy! The 2021 Encore Houston Grand Nationals DI/DII is being held in Houston, TX. Teams from all over will be heading to Encore in hopes to secure a bid to some of the biggest end of season events!

Dec. 7, 2021

The Results Are In: L4.2 Senior

The Results Are In: L4.2 Senior

Three teams took the stage in the Level 4.2 Senior division at the 2021 WSF Louisville Grand Nationals, and the results are in! These all star cheerleaders have been itching to get back on the mat, and their energy was through the roof.

Dec. 5, 2021