Cheerleader smiling big with one arm on her hip and the other arm behind her head.

About GLCC

  • Get ready for a rockin’ good time at our rock-n-roll themed GLCC Grand Nationals! Costumes are encouraged and make for a wildly entertaining day.
  • Our events have a concert-like feel, cool champion awards and amazing production. Our GLCC Grand Nationals will rock your world!
  • From fierce competition to heart-pumping production and awards, your athletes will feel like they are taking the concert stage.

Championship Information

General Information

2024 GLCC Grand Nationals

March 2-3, 2024
Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL, 60173

Saturday: Dance teams & cheer teams
Sunday: Cheer teams

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

Schedules

Bid Information

The Cheerleading Worlds

The Dance Worlds

The Summit

  • 3 Full Paid Bids
  • 4 IASF At-Large Bids
  • 7 At-Large Bids

The Dance Summit

  • 2 Full Paid Bids
  • 10 At-Large Bids
  • Base Camp Bids awarded to the top 3 teams in eligible divisions

The D2 Summit

  • 3 Full Paid Bids
  • 7 At-Large Bids

The Youth Summit

  • 1 Full Paid Bid
  • 4 At-Large Bids

The Regional Summit

  • 2 Full Paid Bids (1 DI, 1 DII)
  • At-Large Bids awarded to the top 3 teams in eligible divisions

The Recreational Summit

The U.S. Finals

  • Golden Tickets

Spectator Information

Admissions:  

  • We’ve expanded digital ticketing this year to provide better visibility into spectators attending our events. Spectators purchasing tickets will need a valid email address and a credit card number. They will receive a digital ticket that can be scanned upon entry.
  • Ticket link coming soon!

Parking & Entrance:

  • PARKING IS FREE at the onsite and spillover lot! Get there early – it is best to park closest to the convention center as opposed to the hotel. Guests of the hotel are guaranteed onsite parking spaces.

Venue Information: Please note this facility has restrictions on the following:

  • Concessions may be purchased inside the venue.
  • No firearms. 
  • The first team will take the performance floor at:
    • Saturday: 8:00 AM
    • Sunday: 8:30 AM
  • All cheer competition will take place in Discovery.
  • All dance competition & awards ceremonies will take place in Adventure.
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. There are water filling stations available throughout the venue.

Concessions & Vendors:

  • Concessions will be available.
  • Event Merchandise will be available.
  • Heavenly Gifts
  • RT Productions will be providing action shots of your team throughout the weekend. To view these photos, please visit  https://www.rtevent.com/

Event Results: 

  • Event results will be uploaded throughout the weekend on Varsity TV. 

Media Policy:  

  • Varsity will allow recording on personal devices. No commercial recording (audio or visual) or commercial live streaming is allowed in the competition venue or other event related venues (including but not limited to, hotels and restaurants) or on the grounds of any such venues (collectively, ‘Event Locations’). 

Social Media: 

  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media! 
  • Instagram: @varsityallstar

Watch Live:

  • Varsity TV is your destination for the very best in school and all star cheer and dance coverage. Click here to join Varsity TV and watch this event live.

Housing Required Event

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.  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.

The League by Varsity All Star

The League by Varsity All Star is the official points system for the sport of all star cheerleading. Teams are separated by D1 & D2 and placed by their age group, based on the points they earn throughout the regular season. Winners are named bother regionally and nationally and receive their share of $500k in cash and prizes. This event is worth 600 points.

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Past Championship Information

View Past Results

2023 GLCC Grand Nationals Results:
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2022 GLCC Grand Nationals Results:
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