About CCD

CCD is not only one of the most recognizable names in cheerleading and dance competitions, Champion Cheer & Dance is a Legacy within the cheerleading and dance community, being passed down from coach to coach through the teaching of what founder Cathy Buckey originated and established over a quarter of a century ago. The legacy continues to be shared and passed on with each competition.

Cathy Buckey, Founder of Champion Cheer & Dance, started her cheerleading and dance legacy as Champion Cheerleading Camps, Inc. in 1979. After closing the camp chapter in Champions life, Champion Cheer & Dance dove head first into providing the absolute best Championships and Nationals in the industry. CCD provides:

  • The Best Awards, Medals & Banners!
  • Professional Judges
  • Affordable Prices
  • Seamless Events
  • A Piece of History

2024 Championship Information

General Information

Location:

Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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Schedules

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Bid Information

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2024 Bid Information:

The Dance Worlds
2 Partial Paid Bids, 4 At-Large Bids & Base Camp Bids

2023-2024 World Bid Requirements

The Dance Summit
1 Full Paid, 6 At-Large Bids

The U.S. Finals
Golden Tickets

Housing Information:

This is a Housing Required 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.  Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. Please use the link below for next steps to secure your team housing for this exciting event. 

Book REQUIRED Housing 

If you have questions about Stay Smart please e-mail staysmart@varsity.com. 

Coaches Information

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Spectator Information

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