2023 Championship Information

General Information

2023 Spirit Sports Grand Nationals
February 3-5, 2023

Friday: Dance, Prep, Rec, Novice (all single-performance divisions)
Saturday/Sunday: 
All other divisions

Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA, 92262

Schedules

  • Block SchedulePosted 3 weeks prior to the event
    • Dance Performances – Friday only
    • Prep, Rec, & Novice Performances – Friday only
    • Elite Performances – Saturday & Sunday
  • Performance OrderPosted Thursday evening the week of the Event
  • Awards SchedulePosted Thursday evening the week of the Event

Housing Information

This is a Housing Rewards event. If you have questions about Stay Smart please click HERE or e-mail staysmart@varsity.com.

Bid Information

2023 Bid Information:

The League
600 points

The Cheerleading Worlds
3 Paid Bids & 9 At-Large Bids

2022-23 Worlds Bid Declaration

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

2022-2023 Dance World Bid Requirements

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 & 2 At-Large Bids

The Regional Summit
2 Full Paid Bids (1 DI & 1 DII) & At-Large Bids (Top 3 Teams in Eligible Divisions)

The U.S. Finals
Golden Tickets

The Quest
3 At-Large

Coaches' Corner

Additional Coaches Information can be found in the Coaches Event BAND Group.

Division Splits:

  • Division Splits will follow the USASF division split guidelines per the Age Grid.

Registration/Check-In:  

  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time
  • Please bring the following items to registration:
    • Proof of music license (All performances)
    • USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)
    • USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star)
    • Rec Verification Form (Rec)
    • USA Cheer Proof of Membership (Rec/School)
    • Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec/School) 
    • Team Roster (Rec/School)
  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.

Warm-Up:

  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.

Scoring: 

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team or registration contact approximately 15-20 minutes after performance. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.

Event Contacts:

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

Spectator Information

Spectator Pricing:

Please check back for additional information coming soon.

Parking & Entrance:

Please check back for additional information coming soon.

Venue Information:

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Priority Viewing:

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Watch Live:

Join Varsity TV and tune-in to watch live streaming coverage of every performance! Visit the event hub for exclusive event coverage including on-demand routine videos, interviews, highlights, results and more! 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 & Social Media: 

  • 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’).
  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media!
  • Tag us @VarsityAllStar and be sure to use the hashtag #DuelInTheDesert!

Awards

  • The Final Performance Order & Awards Schedule will be posted on HERE on Thursday evening the week of the event.
  • Awards Ceremonies will take place in the performance hall at the conclusion of each event session, approximately 1-3 hours after each team’s final compete time. Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • Event Results will be available Tuesday following the event HERE.

Powered by The Groove Experience!

The Dance segment of the Spirit Sports Grand Nationals is Powered by The Groove Experience! Groove powers dance halls at Varsity All Star Grand National events across the country to guarantee high-quality events designed specifically for All Star Dancers.

Our events cater specifically to the dancer, coaches, and parents with enhanced production, a marley competition floor and dance-only judges. All Groove events, including those powered by The Groove Experience, award bids to The Dance Summit and The USASF Dance Worlds.

Questions? Contact Hayley Reyes at hreyes@varsity.com
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