Don’t miss your chance to participate in an experience of a lifetime!
Join us November 21-24, 2023 at the Walt Disney World Resort for the Orlando Thanksgiving Tour!
Year in School: 4th grade and above
Location: Orlando, FL
Trip Dates: November 21-24, 2023
PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change. A final, more detailed itinerary will be emailed to all registered attendees closer to the event date.
There is limited capacity for this event. Registration will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Deposits must be paid in order to be confirmed.
Walt Disney World Theme park ticket orders will be available in August. Please see the Walt Disney World Park Reservations section for information about making Park Reservations.
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21: Arrive to Orlando, Florida!
*When making flight reservations we suggest arriving at Coronado Springs Resort no later than 3:30 PM on Tuesday, November 21. If flying, we recommend you land at Orlando International Airport (MCO) by 2:00 PM. You may fly back anytime on Friday, November 24th.
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 22: Rehearsal Day and Team Mickey Performance*
*Performance groups of Team Mickey and Team Minnie will be assigned in late August.
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 23: Team Minnie Performance Day!
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24: Depart home from Orlando!
**Attendees will only perform one time. Performance groups will be assigned once all registrations are received in August.
COMING SOON – 2023 Orlando Thanksgiving Tour Pricing Information
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 LLC 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 are per person.
PAYMENT DEADLINES: $200 per person deposit due by the following dates below.*
FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE IN THE VARSITY SPIRIT LLC OFFICE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 12, 2023. 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 LLC office for availability at 800-238-0286 (option 2) for availability.
Cancellations on or before October 12, 2023 will receive a full refund except for the $200 deposit. For cancellations between October 13, 2023 and October 21, 2023 an additional $100 per person penalty will apply. After October 22, 2023, there will be no refunds.
Tour packages include unlimited admission into Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park for multiple days. Park Reservations must be made for each day.
EXTRA NIGHTS: A limited number of rooms are available for Monday, November 20 or Friday, November 24 for an additional fee. Please indicate if you wish to purchase an extra night. Early onsite registration will be available for those purchasing the extra nights beginning Monday, November 20. Adding an extra night DOES NOT automatically upgrade your Park Hopper®
TICKET UPGRADE: You may upgrade your 3-day Park Hopper® to a 4-day Park Hopper® day or a 4-day Park Hopper® to 5-day Park Hopper®. Please indicate on your rooming list if you wish to do this.
THANKSGIVING DINNER (OPTIONAL):
Cost is TBD per ticket. Dinner menu COMING SOON!
FINAL PAYMENT: If final payment is not received on or before October 12, 2023 and special written arrangements are not made and approved with Varsity Spirit LLC, you will automatically be removed from the tour, which will result in a complete forfeiture of all monies paid.
CHAPERONES: EACH All-American MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE ADULT CHAPERONE. However, if there is more than one All-American attending from your school, you may have one chaperone for up to three All-Americans. Adult Chaperones must be 21 years of age or older. Varsity Spirit LLC is not responsible for supervising the All-Americans.
*Includes unlimited admission into Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park for multiple days. Park Reservations must be made for each day.
Registration Information for the Orlando Thanksgiving Tour – COMING SOON!
Registration Specialists: COMING SOON
*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 800-238-0286 to make a credit card payment. Registration will not be complete until payment is received.
Airfare from your hometown to Orlando is 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 Varsity Spirit Spectacular attendees below:
Airline and Rental Car Discounts:
United Airlines – COMING SOON!
Delta Airlines – COMING SOON!
Southwest Airlines – COMING SOON!
AVIS Car Rentals – COMING SOON!
Female uniform includes top, skirt, briefs, poms and hair ribbon. Females will need to purchase a white long sleeve turtleneck top to be worn under uniform shell. Male uniform includes top, pants and poms (as requested). All participants will need to bring white tennis shoes and white socks. Uniforms will be shipped two weeks prior to the event to those who have paid their account balances in full.
Not sure what size to order? Watch our Uniform Measurement Guide to find out:
To help manage park capacity, the Walt Disney World Resort has introduced the Disney Park Pass service, a new Theme Park reservation system. In order to make your Theme Park reservations, you will need a My Disney Experiences account and valid Theme Park admission linked to it. Varsity Spirit will send you a ticket confirmation order number in late August for all customers paid in full. Then, simply create a My Disney Experience account and select the dates and Theme Parks you wish to visit. To enter a Theme Park, both a reservation and valid admission for the same Park on the same date are required. Please note that reservations are limited in capacity, subject to availability and are not guaranteed until confirmed. If the first park you would like to attend reaches capacity, you can make a reservation for another park and then “hop” to your top choice after 2PM that day. Park availability is very limited and Varsity Spirit will not be able to assist with park reservations.
IMPORTANT NOTE WHEN PURCHASING THEME PARK TICKETS: The reselling or the transferring of theme park tickets in the state of Florida is a crime as described under Florida state laws; Florida Statutes s. 817.361 and Florida Statutes s. 817.36
Park Reservation How-To Resources:
*Please note that NO changes/upgrades are possible after ticket orders have been placed. And remember, no Disney Park Hopper tickets will be sold on site during registration this year.
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, Universal Spirit Association and Urban Cheerleading Experience of Varsity Spirit LLC.
Please note that the Disney is no longer offering Disney’s Magical Express. Transportation to and from the airport is not included in the cost of the package.
Cancellations on or before October 14, 2022 will receive a full refund except for the $200 deposit. For cancellations between October 13, 2023 and October 21, 2023 an additional $100 per person penalty will apply. After October 22, 2023, there will be no refunds.
All cancellations must be made in writing to Varsity Spirit LLC. They can be emailed to the registration specialist below. Please note that 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, UNITED SPIRIT ASSOCIATION 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.
Q: When do we need to arrive to Orlando?
Q: Do we have to follow the group itinerary when it comes to visiting the theme parks each day?
Q: When will we be assigned our performance group so we will know which day we are performing?
Q: We missed our deadline for registration and deposit…Are we too late?
Q: How do we know what size uniform to order?
Q: My All-American already has a uniform from a 2021 or 2022 Special Event (Orlando or Citrus Bowl). Is the uniform the same and do we get a discount?
Q: We have family that will be in Orlando and would like to join us for some activities included in the tour package. Are extra tickets sold for the scheduled meals?
Q: Are we able to pay for the Disney Dining Plan?
Q: What is the difference between the Participant and Spectator pricing?
Q: Will the performance be televised.
Q: What does “Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option” mean?
Q: When will we receive our Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option for the event?
Q: What is a Park Reservation?
Q: If we do not use all the days on our Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option, may we use them next year?
Q: Are there discounted park tickets available for family and friends not on the travel package?
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.
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