Encore Championships

Lights…Camera…Action!! ENCORE Championships is one of Varsity All Star’s competitive cheerleading and dance brands offering both 1 Day and 2 Day competitions throughout the country. ENCORE Championships has been named one of Varsity’s most entertaining brands paired with superior quality, top notch production, and customer service. Every team takes the stage by walking the red carpet that spans the entire center panel of the performance floor. Not only does ENCORE Championships host head to head competition, but they produce an Award Ceremony that consistently delivers beyond expectations. Aside from crowning team champions, ENCORE’s coveted ‘Spotlight Awards’ include Best Stunt, Best Pyramid, Best Dance, and Best Choreography across all levels. At their 2-Day Nationals, ENCORE awards the Entertainer of the Year Spotlight Award to the highest scoring team per level.

‘Now That’s Entertainment!’

Frequently Asked Questions

Upcoming Events

Encore Championships - Houston DI & DII

Houston, TX, 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019

Location
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX, 77010
US
Dates
12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019
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Additional Information

EVENT INFORMATION:
Bid Declaration
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

Visit Varsity TV on Varsity.com to watch the Encore Championships LIVE!

JOIN THE BAND!
BAND is the official communication app of Varsity Spirit and will be used throughout the weekend at this event. Join the BAND to gain access to the schedule, live event updates, exclusive content & more!

PINNACLE AWARD AVAILABLE AT THIS EVENT
The Varsity Pinnacle Award is part of the #AllStarStrong movement, focusing on highlighting athletes at events across the country for going above and beyond in their gyms & communities. These individuals will be recognized for promoting the positive aspects of All Star cheerleading based off of the characteristic of Teamwork, Dedication, Confidence & Leadership. Do you have an athlete you would like to recognize? Click Here to nominate them today!

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 1.
In Tier 1, housing is required for all teams. Please contact Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner for assistance with setting up a room block for your team. You can also contact Team Travel Source directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a GOLD TIER Dance Event.
Gold Tier dance events truly cater to the ultimate dance experience. This event is guaranteed to have experiences dance judges and an ideal performance surface for dancers, like Marley or hardwood. Dance specialty awards will also be given. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Louisville

Louisville, KY, 1/11/2020 - 1/11/2020

Location
Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY, 40233
US
Dates
1/11/2020 - 1/11/2020
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Additional Information

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a BRONZE TIER Dance Event.
Bronze Tier dance events are cheer based events that also offer dance divisions. Dancers will perform directly on the cheer floor and they will be judged by our cheer judges. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Las Vegas DI & DII

Las Vegas, NV, 2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020

Location
Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109
US
Dates
2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020
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Additional Information

Dance Divisions will compete on Friday, February 21, 2020
Cheer Divisions will compete February 22-23, 2020

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a GOLD TIER Dance Event.
Gold Tier dance events truly cater to the ultimate dance experience. This event is guaranteed to have experiences dance judges and an ideal performance surface for dancers, like Marley or hardwood. Dance specialty awards will also be given. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Charlotte Area DI & DII

Concord, NC, 3/7/2020 - 3/8/2020

Location
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
4751 US Highway 49 North
Concord, NC, 28025
US
Dates
3/7/2020 - 3/8/2020
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a BRONZE TIER Dance Event.
Bronze Tier dance events are cheer based events that also offer dance divisions. Dancers will perform directly on the cheer floor and they will be judged by our cheer judges. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Richmond

Richmond, VA, 3/7/2020 - 3/8/2020

Location
Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 N Third St
Richmond, VA, 23219
US
Dates
3/7/2020 - 3/8/2020
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Additional Information

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a BRONZE TIER Dance Event.
Bronze Tier dance events are cheer based events that also offer dance divisions. Dancers will perform directly on the cheer floor and they will be judged by our cheer judges. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Pittsburgh Area DI & DII

Pittsburgh, PA, 3/21/2020 - 3/22/2020

Location
David L Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
US
Dates
3/21/2020 - 3/22/2020
pageLocation: all-star
Additional Information

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a BRONZE TIER Dance Event.
Bronze Tier dance events are cheer based events that also offer dance divisions. Dancers will perform directly on the cheer floor and they will be judged by our cheer judges. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

Encore Championships - Springfield DI & DII

Springfield, MA, 4/3/2020 - 4/5/2020

Location
Mass Mutual Center
1277 Main Street  
Springfield, MA, 01103
US
Dates
4/3/2020 - 4/5/2020
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Additional Information

Prep, Novice & Rec Divisions will compete on Friday, April 3, 2020
Cheer Divisions will compete April 4-5, 2020

EVENT INFORMATION:
Registration Guidelines
Awards Schedule

HOUSING INFORMATION: This event is a Stay Smart Tier 3.
In Tier 3, housing services are not required, but Team Travel Source our OFFICIAL Housing Partner has secured great hotels options at the lowest rates just for you. For assistance contact Team Travel Source or call directly at their toll-free number 1-866-567-7075.

DANCE: This is a BRONZE TIER Dance Event.
Bronze Tier dance events are cheer based events that also offer dance divisions. Dancers will perform directly on the cheer floor and they will be judged by our cheer judges. Click here for more information or contact Cheryl Passalacqua the Varsity All Star Dance Director.

Have a question: Contact Griffin Myers at gmyers@varsityknoxville.com

PAST EVENTS

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Encore Championships - Trenton DI & DII
Trenton, NJ, 11/24/2019 - 11/24/2019

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Weekend Watch Guide: Dec. 14-15

Weekend Watch Guide: Dec. 14-15

The weekend is almost here, and that means MORE all star cheer and dance teams taking the mat! In Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center, teams will be battling it out at the 2019 Encore Championships & The Groove Experience for a bid to the next big event. And in Atlanta, Georgia it's time for all star cheer teams to shine at the 2019 All Star Challenge Battle Under The Big Top!

Dec. 12, 2019

9 Reigning Summit Champions To Watch At Encore

9 Reigning Summit Champions To Watch At Encore

If you want a first look at some of the talented all star cheerleading teams you will see vying for titles and banners at The Summit & D2 Summit 2020, you do not want to miss the 2019 Encore Championships Houston D1 & D2 this weekend.

Dec. 12, 2019

Meet Level Legacy Champion: Alyssa Martinez

Meet Level Legacy Champion: Alyssa Martinez

After four weeks of tumbling skills challenges, the top tumbling athletes have been crowned as the 2019 Varsity All Star Level Legacy Champions! Athletes of all ages competed in level-specific challenges, and the Level 2 2019 Varsity All Star Level Legacy Champion is Alyssa Martinez from Liberty All Stars in Jersey CIty, NJ!

Dec. 9, 2019