UCA & UDA College
Cheerleading & Dance
Team National Championship

Registration is OPEN! Join us, January 17-19, 2020!

About #UCAnationals

The UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship is the most prestigious college cheerleading championship in the country. The championship is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida, and nationally televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries nationwide each year.

Important Deadlines:

  • Mascot & Partner Stunt Video Submissions – November 5th, 2019 – See Results Below!
  • Safety Tapes – December 12th, 2019
  • Crowd Highlight Tape – January 7th, 2020

See below for details!

Championship Information

Registration Information

A $100 per person deposit is required after your registration is submitted. Registrations will not be approved, nor will hotel rooms be held without the deposit. Hotels may fill up after you submit your registration. If you are registering on the travel package or a commuter package, Disney tickets are included with your package, please review “what’s included” before you register.

If you are a coach and would like to roster your team and register for the event, click here. **Attention:  Hotel packages are no longer available for purchase.  Only the Commuter option is still available.

Coaches registering on line must mail in these forms after submitting registration:

**Attention:  Spectator hotel packages are no longer available for purchase, Coaches and Athletes may register individually for a commuter package only. If you are anyone registering separately from the team (coach, athlete, spectator), click here to register. The team will have to be registered and approved (which means deposit received) before any individual registration can be submitted.  You will need your team’s reservation number in order to proceed.

Coaches and athletes must be listed on the team roster in order to register individually and may select housing OR commuter. Spectators may select the housing option for themselves and the housing OR commuter option for their athlete.  Spectators cannot register as commuters. If you are a spectator and need to order tickets, you may attach a ticket order to your athlete’s registration in the “Add On” section of the registration process or go to the “Tickets” section on line.

Request a Registration Change:  If you already have a reservation and need to make changes, you may request a change by signing back into your account and clicking on the “Request a Registration Change” request.  The Coach who originally registered the team may also make changes to the Roster by clicking on “Request a Roster Change”.  Changes are not confirmed until verified by Varsity.

Click here to request a change.

Make an Online Payment: If you already have a reservation and would like to make a payment, click here to sign in to your account and then click on “Invoice/Payment” button, then “Make Payments”.

Ticket Upgrades:

If you would like to upgrade your ticket in advance the price is:

  • $75      2 Day to 3 Day
  • $90      2 Day to 4 Day
  • $105    2 Day to 5 Day
  • $75      3 Day to 4 Day
  • $90      3 Day to 5 Day

Please indicate this in the “add-on” section of the registration process OR if you have already registered, please submit a Change Request.  Any extra tickets ordered on an existing registration must be paid for in full after the request has been submitted.

Questions? Contact your registration specialist:

Nicole Franklin – nfranklin@varsity.com

Ticket Information

Discounted Tickets:  Valid January 15 – 23, 2020 – See Prices and pick up dates and times below.

* Park Hopper passes include three days admission into ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex.

Click here to order tickets.

If you are a spectator and do not need hotel reservations, you may pre-order tickets.  (Note:  If you are a registered coach, athlete or spectator and you need additional tickets, please indicate those on your actual registration.)  Pre-order is available through Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  A limited number of tickets will be available for sale at a higher rate in Orlando on a first come first served basis.  Full payment is required.

Ticket Prices:

Ticket Pre-Order Price Price In Orlando
3 Day Park Hopper $350.00 $365.00
4 Day Park Hopper $425.00 $440.00
5 Day Park Hopper $440.00 $455.00
Celebration Party $45.00 Pre-Order & In Orlando – while supplies last.
Meal Voucher $17.00 Not Sold In Orlando

Note: Meal Voucher includes one entree and beverage per voucher at designated Theme Park dining locations. Lunch or Dinner only, no breakfast, no dessert. 

Tickets may be picked up in Orlando during registration hours at the Disney All Star Resort – Celebrity Hall tent. 

  • Wednesday, January 15th: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Thursday, January 16th: 8 am – 10 pm
  • Friday, January 17th: 7 am – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 18th: 7 am – noon (Celebrity Hall office)

Note: If you arrive after 8:00pm on Friday night, the Celebrity Hall office will be open until 10:00pm. Pre-Ordered tickets must be picked up no later than noon on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Important: Transportation is not included with ticket purchases.  You must be registered on the travel package to receive transportation to any of the College Nationals activities/events.

Partner Stunt & Mascot Entry Information

Crowd Highlight Tape & Safety Tape Information

UCA Crowd Highlights / UDA Spirit Tape Deadline: January 7, 2020

Your UCA Crowd Highlights / UDA Spirit Tape must be received in the UCA / UDA Office by this date. The Crowd Highlights and Spirit Tapes will account for 15% of your score at Nationals. Portions of the videos will be shown at the National Championship. Programs with multiple teams must submit two separate entries.

 

Safety Tape Deadline: December 12, 2019

All Tapes of Partner Stunts, Pyramids, Tosses and Tumbling in your Nationals routine must be received IN THE UCA OFFICE by this date.

NOTE:  Please upload a copy of your school’s fight song if you have not participated at the National Championship prior to 2018.  This will be used during the National Championship if your team attends!

Bid Information

Bid Information

  • Click here to view the 2020 Cheer Bid Winners. Paid bids are grouped into three distinct categories: Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III. Bids have been awarded to teams based on each division’s final results from last year’s Championship. Bids will not be passed down. These bids must remain in the division in which they are awarded and are defined as follows:
  • Tier I – Teams receiving these bids will be provided a $5,000.00 credit toward their 2020 College Championship Travel Package. In addition, teams will also receive their transportation to Orlando for 16/20 participants (depending on the division) and one Advisor/Coach, from within the continental United States. Teams must annually attend an overnight UCA or UDA College Spirit Camp with at least 16/20 (depending on the division) participants. Teams that change divisions after being awarded a Tier I bid will forfeit their transportation portion of the Tier I Bid.
  • Tier II – Teams receiving these bids will be provided a $5,000.00 credit toward their 2020 College Championship Travel Package. Teams must annually attend an overnight UCA or UDA College Spirit Camp with at least 16/20 (depending on the division) participants. Teams that change divisions after being awarded a Tier II bid will forfeit $2500 of the Tier II Bid.
  • Tier III – Teams receiving these bids will be provided a $1,700.00 credit towards their 2020 College Championship Travel Package. Teams must annually attend either an overnight a UCA or UDA College Spirit Camp or UCA or UDA College Spirit Home Camp with at least 16/20 (depending on the division) participants. Teams that change divisions after being awarded a Tier III bid will forfeit $850 of the Tier III Bid.
  • If you have any questions, please contact David McDowell at dmcdowell@varsity.com.

Disney Travel Tips

Click here to watch the Disney Travel Tips! See you next year in Orlando!

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