Varsity Spirit produces hundreds of competitive events for cheerleaders and dancers each year. Whether at the state, regional, or national level, Varsity Spirit competitions are held to the highest standards.
Varsity Spirit created the first high level cheerleading competition in 1980, to reward cheerleaders for their work on the sidelines and to create a venue in which they could be recognized for their talents and abilities.
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With over 250 regional and local competitions nationwide, there’s a great Varsity Spirit event near you. Varsity Spirit has partnered with the Walt Disney World® Resort in creating unforgettable National Championship experiences since 1995.
No matter what type of team you are, we have a division for you. From Traditional styles to Performance routines, we are confident that you will be able to find the competitions that best fit your needs. Search the complete listing of Varsity Spirit events below.
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45 Years of Spirit!
Bring your Pep Band with you to #UCAnationals!
It’s Game Day at NCA High School Nationals
Learn more about the NCA Go Be Great Award
NCA High School Nationals has the perfect division for your squad to shine in the spotlight!
With over 18,500 athletes, 950 teams, and 29 states – the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship was a weekend to remember!
Relive our favorite moments from the UCA College Cheerleading Championship!
There was amazing talent at the 2018 USA Jr. Nationals!
Check out the song/pom dance team highlights from the 2018 USA High School Spirit Nationals.
Re-live the moments of the 2018 Spirit Nationals!
Check out the talent at the 2018 Collegiate Championships!
Enjoy the phenomenal talent showcased at the 2018 USA Dance Nationals
Your hard work was worth it; now it’s time to prove it.
Hear from college cheerleaders and dancers to find out the top 5 favorite things about NCA & NDA College Nationals!
Step off the sidelines and into the spotlight at the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship
College cheerleading and dance teams are ready to prove #TheWorkIsWorthIt.
It’s time to prove #TheWorkIsWorthIt. Watch your favorite team take center stage at NCA Nationals
The Work is Worth it!
The work is worth it.
An inside look at the talented Jazz routines taking center stage at the 2018 NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship.
Hip Hop teams from across the country leave everything they have on the Bandshell at NCA & NDA College Nationals.
Enjoy the thrill of competition on the stage at Hard Rock Live Orlando as some of the top dance teams from across the country compete for a championship title LIVE on Varsity TV
The National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) is the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. In 2018, we had the honor of hosting over 800 teams, 15,000 athletes and 50,000 attendees at the National High School Cheerleading Championship.
The UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship is the most prestigious college cheerleading championship in the country. In 2018, we celebrated the 35th anniversary!
The UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship is the most prestigious college cheerleading championship in the country.
Bring your sideline skills to the competition floor! Find a UCA Game Day Cheerleading Competition near you!
Game Day takes the elements found on the sidelines of every game and brings them to the Nationals stage. It’s the perfect format for teams with and without prior competition experience.
The UCA International All Star Championship brings together the best all star cheer and dance teams from around the globe at the most magical place on Earth—the Walt Disney World® Resort.
Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the UDA National Dance Team Championship!
The National Dance team Championship is the most prestigious dance team championship in the country!
Teams competing at the 2018 USA Game Day Championships brought their sideline skills to the competition floor!
Re-live the journey and forge your own path to the 2018 USA Spirit Nationals
Re-live the artistry and excitement of the 2017 USA Dance Nationals
Re-live the excitement of the 2017 USA Jr. Nationals.
The 2018 USA Spirit Nationals & Collegiate Championships was a weekend to remember!
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