About the 2022 Varsity Spirit Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade

Join us December 4-9, 2022 in Hawaii at the Varsity Spirit Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade! 

Eligible Participants:

  • UCA & UDA Varsity All-Americans
  • NCA & NDA Varsity All-Americans and All-American Nominees
  • USA Varsity All-Americans
  • UCE Varsity All-Americans 

Year in School: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Trip Dates: December 4-9, 2022

🗓️ Event Itinerary

PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change based on city and state health regulations. A final, more detailed itinerary will be emailed to all registered attendees closer to the event date. 

There is a considerable amount of walking for performers and spectators.  Please keep this in mind when considering this event.  

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2022: Early Arrival Day

  • For those arriving early*, on-site registration is available at select times throughout the day. Times will be included in confirmation packet upon registration.
    • * additional costs apply 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2022: Arrival Day!

  • Arrive in Honolulu, HI and arrival to the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa!
  • Registration is available throughout the day.

PLEASE NOTE: Flights to Honolulu and airport transfers are NOT INCLUDED in the cost of the performance package. 

 MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2022: Day 1 of Exploring!

  • Group A will take a Tour of Pearl Harbor!  Trip includes visit to the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and the USS Missouri.
    • Tickets for the boat ride to the USS Arizona Memorial are not included and must be purchased individually.
  • Group B will have morning rehearsal.
  • Enjoy the rest of the day at Waikiki Beach!

*Attendees will be split into Group A & B in late October based on enrollments.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2022: Day 2 of Exploring!

  • Group B will take a Tour of Pearl Harbor!  Trip includes visit to the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and the USS Missouri.
    • Tickets for the boat ride to the USS Arizona Memorial are not included and must be purchased individually.
  • Group A will have morning rehearsal.
  • Enjoy the rest of the day at Waikiki Beach!

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2022: PARADE DAY!

  • Free morning to enjoy the island!
  • This evening participate in the 81st Annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade
  • After performance, enjoy a picnic dinner with other parade participants

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022: Luau Day!

  • Free morning to enjoy Waikiki Beach, shopping or hiking!
  • Afternoon exclusive luau and event closing
    • The luau is an exclusive experience for Varsity package attendees. 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2022: Head home from Hawaii!

  • Departure from Honolulu to home city

Please note that one (1) chaperone 21 years or older is required to attend for every three (3) participants.

🏷️ Tour Package Pricing

CLICK HERE to view the 2022 Varsity Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Pricing Guide

TOUR COST, RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS: The total number accepted for the tour is limited. Completed reservation application and $200.00 (non-refundable) per person deposit MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE VARSITY SPIRIT OFFICE on or before the dates listed below: (This deposit is credited towards your total cost.)

HOW DOES PRICING WORK?
Pricing is per person based on the total number of people in the room regardless if they are a participant or a spectator. For example, 3 participants and one spectator would be the quad rate per person. The participants would each pay the participant quad rate and the spectator would be the quad spectator price. All prices listed below is per person.

PAYMENT DEADLINES: $200 per person deposit due by the following dates below.*

  • If you attended camp in June, your deposit is due on July 15, 2022.
  • If you attended camp in July, your deposit is due on August 17, 2022.
  • If you attended camp in August, your deposit is due on September 14, 2022.

FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE IN THE VARSITY SPIRIT OFFICE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 21, 2022. UNIFORMS WILL NOT BE SHIPPED UNTIL THE BALANCE OF PAYMENT IS MADE.

*Trips may sell out prior to deadlines. Registrations are taken on a first come, first served basis with deposits. After September 14, please call the Varsity Spirit office for availability at 844-399-0644 for availability. 

Cancellations on or before October 14, 2022 will receive a full refund except for the $200 deposit. For cancellations between October 15, 2022 and October 21, 2022 an additional $100 per person penalty will apply. After October 22, 2022, there will be no refunds.

EXTRA NIGHTS: A limited number of rooms are available for early arrival and late departure. Extended stay room rate is $359 per room per night (fee includes taxes and resort fee). Please indicate on your registration form if you wish to purchase an extra night. Early onsite registration will be available for those purchasing the extra nights beginning Friday, December 2 and running through Sunday, December 11.

Included with Cost of Trip NOT Included with Cost of Trip
Five (5) nights of accommodation at the 5-star Marriott Resort and Spa Waikiki Beach Transportation from hometown to Honolulu, HI
Excursion to the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and USS Missouri Transportation from the Honolulu International Airport to the Marriott Waikiki Beach
Performance in the 81st Annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Any non-specified meals and excursions
Post-Parade Picnic with other parade performers Optional travel items and personal souvenirs
Exclusive Hawaiian Luau with buffet dinner Any other items not specified as included
Marriott Dining Card ($75 Value)
All-American Uniform (athletes only)
Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Medal (athletes only)
Souvenir T-Shirt (spectators and athletes)

🧾 Event Registration

Registration for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade has now closed. For other Special Event opportunities, please visit varsity.com/specialevents

Event Registration Specialist:

*Please do not email credit card information. After your registration is received, you will receive a confirmation via email. Once that is received you may contact the Varsity office at 844-399-0644  to make a credit card payment. 

Registration will not be complete until payment is received. 

Adult Participant Waiver

Minor Participant Waiver

✈️ Travel Planning

Airfare from your hometown to Hawaii and airport transfers from the Honolulu International Airport and the Marriott Waikiki Resort are not included in the cost of the trip and will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Check out our travel partners and airline discounts that are available to all Pearl Harbor Memorial Day Parade attendees below:

👕Uniform Information

Includes top and skirt for females and top and pants for males. All participants will need to bring white tennis shoes and white socks. Uniforms will be shipped two weeks prior to the event.

Not sure what size to order? Watch our Uniform Measurement Guide to find out:

📝 Terms & Conditions

TOUR ORGANIZER: This tour is being organized for selected All-Americans of the Universal Cheerleaders Association, Universal Dance Association, National Cheerleaders Association, National Dance Alliance divisions and Universal Spirit Association and Urban Cheerleading Experience of Varsity Spirit LLC.

  • Varsity Spirit: 640 Shiloh Rd., Building 2, Suite 200, Plano, TX 75074; Telephone 844-399-0644.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: If your All American is flying to Philadelphia International Airport, we recommend you use ALTOUR to make your flight arrangements. If there are flight delays or weather cancellations on arrival or departure days, they will be able to accommodate you better with tickets purchased through ALTOUR. To purchase flights call 1-866-719-0379. Transportation to and from the airport is not included in the travel package.

Cancellations on or before October 14, 2022 will receive a full refund except for the $200 deposit. For cancellations between  October 15, 2022 and October 21, 2022 an additional $100 per person penalty will apply. After October 22, 2022, there will be no refunds.

All cancellations must be in writing to Varsity Spirit via email to Michele Shetzer – mshetzer@varsity.com. We will not accept cancellations by phone.

CONFIRMATION: After completed reservation application and deposit are received, a reservation confirmation will be sent to you via email. Information regarding the performance and confirmed rooming list will be sent to you in late September. A link with your routine and your uniform will be sent to you two weeks prior to the event.

RESPONSIBILITY DISCLOSURE NOTICE: VARSITY SPIRIT LLC, D.B.A. UNIVERSAL CHEERLEADERS ASSOCIATION, UNIVERSAL DANCE ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL CHEERLEADERS ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL DANCE ALLIANCE AND URBAN CHEERLEADING EXPERIENCE, divisions of VARSITY SPIRIT LLC, act only as an agent in connection with the tour offered herein and its liability is limited. The travel services including air transportation, carriage by land, hotel accommodations, restaurants, and related services are provided by independent third parties not under the control of VARSITY SPIRIT LLC. VARSITY SPIRIT LLC shall NOT bear any liability to the passenger or any third party for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason or any defect, through the acts of defaults of any company or person engaged in conveying the passengers or in carrying out the arrangements of the tour and/or performance events, venues, etc. as a direct or indirect result of acts of God, dangers incident to fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or other authorities, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, theft, unhealthy conditions, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical, or customs regulations, or from any other causes beyond the control of VARSITY SPIRIT LLC. VARSITY SPIRIT LLC shall not be liable for any losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in schedule or any other causes. The right is reserved to decline, to accept, or to retain any tour passenger should such person’s health or general deportment impede the operation of the tour to the detriment of other passengers. No refunds for tour portions or unused services can be made unless agreed prior to the scheduled deadlines. Your retention of tickets, reservations, or bookings after issuance shall constitute a consent to the above and agreement on your part to convey the contents herein to your traveling companions. Payment of any deposit of final payment shall be deemed to constitute consent be each passenger to these terms. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk and baggage insurance is strongly recommended. It is also recommended that each participant in this tour have his or her own attorney review this RESPONSIBILITY DISCLOSURE NOTICE before indicated his or her consent by signing the reservation form.

❔ Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How much spending money should I bring with me?
    • A: That’s up to you. You will only need money for meals not included in the package and miscellaneous items such as snacks and souvenirs.
  • Q:How often will I receive updates?
    • A: We try to communicate regularly with all attendees. Most of the communication will come through email or our Facebook page. If you’re not receiving emails or have additional email addresses you’d like added to our distribution list then email John Calitri at jcalitri@varsity.com.
  • Q: My coach is coming to Hawaii as a spectator. Can he/she attend practice? Can my parents?
    • A: In order to eliminate all distractions and comply with social distancing, our rehearsals are closed to all spectators. This will hopefully allow us to streamline the practices which in turn should allow for more time on the beach or exploring Hawaii!
  • Q: What happens if I get injured or become ill during the event?
    • A:We will have first aid staff on duty throughout the event. Additional medical treatment is at the expense of the participant.
  • Q: When do we need to arrive to Honolulu?
    • A: Standard arrival day is Sunday, December 4. We do offer a limited number of extra nights starting on Thursday, December 1 for those requesting an early arrival (additional fee applies). We suggest arriving as early as you can so that you can get registered and start enjoying Hawaii. It will also allow for any potential flight delays due to weather.
  • Q: Do we have to follow the group itinerary when it comes to excursions?
    • A: No, the only required event is rehearsal for performers if they’d like to participate in the parade performanceHowever, the trips we have planned are amazing opportunities to appreciate what others have given to help ensure our freedom and to learn about the Hawaiian culture. We’d suggest asking your schools for excused absence since educational opportunities exist on this trip.
  • Q: We missed our deadline for registration and deposit…Are we too late?
    • A: Please call our Customer Service at 844-399-0644 for availability.
  • Q: How do we know what size uniform to order?
    • A:Watch this short video with instructions on how to properly measure for your uniform. Please note: Your current Varsity uniform will more than likely be a different fit than the uniform we use for Special Events. 
  • Q: My performer already has a uniform from a past Varsity Spirit Special Event. Is the uniform the same and do we get a discount?
    • A: The uniform for the 2022 Varsity Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade is different from any other Varsity special event uniform so all performers will receive the uniform.  If you attended the 2021 Varsity Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade event then the uniform is the same and you may deduct $40 from your package price if your uniform still fits and is in good condition.
  • Q: What is the difference between the Participant and Spectator pricing?
    • A: The uniform, parade medal, choreography material and parade opportunity are the only differences. Everything that is listed as INCLUDED in the tour package is available to everyone.

📰 Press Release

If you would like to share with your local press (newspaper, TV) that you are participating in this event, please click here for a downloadable Press Release. Once you download it, you can add your name, school, city and state and send it to your local newspapers and TV stations.

💲 Fundraising

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It’s free, easy to use, and completely online. Cheer and dance teams across the country have raised thousands with FlipGive! Visit flipgive.com/varsity to learn more.

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