About COA Cheer and Dance

As one of the oldest and most trusted competition companies in the world, COA Cheer and Dance provides the ULTIMATE experience. From beautiful, superstar production at many of our events to innovative awards that highlight athletes’ skills, COA Cheer and Dance is truly one of the nation’s best! With over 30 years of experience, the experts at COA will always deliver the ULTIMATE championship event for your team.

Upcoming Events

COA - Louisville - Challenge

Louisville, KY, 10/29/2022 - 10/29/2022

Location
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY, 40202
US
Dates
10/29/2022 - 10/29/2022
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:

Performance Order:

The performance order will be made available the week of the event online.

Spectator Information: 

Parking & Entrance

  • Please use the 4th & Jefferson or the 4th & Market entrance & follow signage to the performance hall.
  • Please park in one of the many parking garages surrounding the convention center.

Venue Information

  • Doors to the facility will open at 8:00 AM.
  • Spectator viewing entrance will be on the right side if you are looking at the stage. Please line up approximately 2 performances in advance.

Vendors:

  • Event Merchandise will be available and will be located near the exit doors along the wall.
  • RT Productions will be providing action photography.
  • Additional Vendors COMING SOON!

Results

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

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:

  • Program check in is located by the stairs in front of the North Hall D. It will be open starting at 8:00 AM and throughout the event.
  • 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:

  • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins prior to your warm-up time
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.
  • For athlete changing rooms, please utilize the bathrooms.
  • Each team will receive the following warm up times:
    • 6 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam floor
    • 6 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring floor
    • 6 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam floor
    • Teams are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. Water coolers will NOT be available for athletes to refill their own bottles, but water fountains are available on-site. 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 competition stage.

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:

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. 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 in the performance hall. Any requests for review must be submitted within 10 minutes after the scoresheets have been emailed.
  • Results will be available for coaches in the BAND following awards.

Awards:

  • Awards will take place in the performance hall. Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • All athletes will receive a participant medal.
  • All 1st-3rd place teams receive a team banner.
  • All teams that Hit Zero will receive a Hit Zero button! These can be picked up at the Accuscore check-in table.

COA - Detroit - Challenge

Detroit, MI, 11/5/2022 - 11/5/2022

Location
TCF Center
1 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI, 48226
US
Dates
11/5/2022 - 11/5/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

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

Event Contacts:

Spectator Information: COMING SOON!!!

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)
    • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)

**All necessary Bid Intention Forms will be signed onsite during check-in.

Warm up/Rehearsal: 

    • Please check in to warm up no less than 10 mins prior to your warm-up time
    • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.
    • Each team will receive the following warm up times:
      • 7 Mins on a 12’X42’ Foam floor
      • 7 Mins on a 12’X60’ Spring floor
      • 7 Mins on a 42’X54’ Foam floor

Scoring: 

    • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team, or registration contact, approximately 15-20 minutes after each performance. Paper copies will be available at the scoresheet table upon request.
    • **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.

Division Splits:

    • DI/DII division splits are not guaranteed. Division splits will follow the USASF split guidelines.
    • DII Champions will be recognized during award ceremonies in divisions that are not split.

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

Social Media: 

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

Housing Info: Housing Offered

    • For Housing Offered events, the TTS Live! Link will grant you easy access to great rates and all hotels in the area surrounding the competition venue! (LINK)

COA - Indy - Challenge

Indianapolis, IN, 11/12/2022 - 11/12/2022

Location
Indiana Convention Center
100 South Capital Ave
Indianapolis, IN, 46225
US
Dates
11/12/2022 - 11/12/2022
Housing Designation
Housing Offered
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

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

Event Contacts: 

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)
  • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)

**All necessary Bid Intention Forms will be signed onsite during check-in. 

Warm up/Rehearsal:  

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

Scoring:  

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team, or registration contact, approximately 15-20 minutes after each performance. Paper copies will be available at the scoresheet table upon request.
  • **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.

Division Splits:  

  • D1/D2 division splits are not guaranteed. Division splits will follow 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. 

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

Social Media:  

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

Housing Info: Housing Offered 

  • For Housing Offered events, the TTS Live! Link will grant you easy access to great rates and all hotels in the area surrounding the competition venue! (LINK)

 

 

 

COA - Grand Nationals

Columbus, OH, 2/25/2023 - 2/26/2023

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Columbus, OH, 2/26/2022 - 2/27/2022
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Indianapolis, IN, 11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021
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Galveston, TX, 11/6/2021 - 11/6/2021
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COA - Louisville - Challenge
Louisville, KY, 10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021

COA Grand Nationals

February 25-26, 2023
Columbus, OH

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