GSSA Grand Nationals

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January 13-15, 2023 | Bakersfield, CA

About GSSA Grand Nationals

  • Founded in 1999, GSSA started as the Coaches Association for California providing scholarship and performance opportunities for cheerleaders and dancers.
  • The GSSA Championships was the sixth company to give bids to the USASF World Championships by meeting the mission statement to provide performance opportunities to teams from California.
  • GSSA has awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to cheerleaders and dancers.
  • GSSA hosts events in the western region and prides itself in offering above industry-standard customer service.

2023 Championship Information

General Information

2023 GSSA Grand Nationals
January 13-15, 2023

Friday: Dance
Saturday/Sunday: Cheer

Rabobank Arena
1001 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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

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.

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.

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

2023 Coaches’ Information Coming Soon!

Bid Information

2023 Bid Information:

The Cheerleading Worlds
2 Paid Bids & 6 At-Large Bids

2022-23 Worlds Bid Declaration
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The Dance Worlds
1 Partial-Paid Bid & 2 At-Large Bids

The Summit
3 Full Paid Bids, 4 IASF At-Large Bids & 5 At-Large Bids

The Dance Summit
1 Paid, 4 At-Large Bids

The D2 Summit
3 Full Paid Bids & 5 At-Large Bids

The Youth Summit
1 Full Paid Bid & 1 At-Large Bid

The Regional Summit
Top 3 teams in all bid eligible divisions earn an At-Large Bid

The U.S. Finals
Golden Tickets

The Quest
1 Paid Bid, 1 Silver Bid & 2 Bronze Bids

Housing Information

2023 Housing Information:

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.

CLICK HERE to book REQUIRED Housing.

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

Spectator Information

2023 Spectator Information Coming Soon!

Watch Live

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2022 Championship Information

View 2022 Results

2022 GSSA Grand Nationals Results:
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