UCA Regional Competitions

Experience the UCA Difference

Create memories that will last a lifetime through the glory of competition this season with UCA. Experience the benefits of a UCA Regional Competition:

  • With almost 50 events, UCA offers more dates and locations for school competitions than anyone to fit the unique needs of every team.
  • Events run and judged by experienced, industry professionals who want to bring out the very best in your athletes.
  • Opportunity to earn a bid to the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship and experience the trip of a lifetime!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Learn More

2021 Event Options Explanation

Competition Options:
To continue to provide our athletes, fans and spectators with the most flexible and safe experiences, Varsity Spirit has made several modifications to best serve you during this time. View our competition experience guidelines below. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending our events, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. ​Please help keep each other safe and healthy by following the guidance provided.

Option A: In-Person Competition with Spectators

  • Spectators are allowed with physical distancing measures in place
  • Live awards ceremony with limited athletes and/or coaches; OR virtual awards ceremony

Option B: In-Person Competition with Limited Spectators

  • Spectator viewing limited to team performance time only
  • Live awards ceremony with limited athletes and/or coaches; OR virtual awards ceremony

Option C: In-Person Competition with No Spectators and Virtual Awards

  • Spectators not allowed; only athletes and coaches permitted
  • Virtual awards ceremony

Option D: Virtual Competition

  • Routines will be uploaded and judged virtually by Varsity Spirit certified judges
  • Virtual awards ceremony

Additional details regarding your specific event will be sent approximately 21 days prior to the competition.  The final details and schedule for individual competitions will be continuously monitored and may be adjusted, including making the competition virtual, if necessary. All guidelines are subject to change based on CDC, federal, state, local and venue-specific guidance. We will communicate any changes to you as soon as they are confirmed.

To find out what the plan is for your UCA event, please see the event name below. Please note this is a fluid situation and subject to change.

Varsity Spirit's In-Person Events - Baseline Safety Standards

Varsity Spirit’s baseline safety standards include:

  • Varsity Spirit employees and personnel are required to wear face coverings at all times, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must completely cover the nose and mouth. Face shields are not considered masks and may only be worn in addition to masks.
    • Spectators, athletes and coaches may be required to wear face coverings based on CDC, federal, state, local or venue guidance.
    • Coaches will be required to wear masks in certain areas and when speaking with Varsity personnel (at registration check-in, warm-up area check-in, first aid, Accuscore, etc.)
  • Physical distancing protocols will be in place and enforced throughout the venue. We encourage your teams to remain in cohorts and avoid close interactions with those outside of your group.
  • Increased sanitization measures throughout venues, including enhanced cleaning protocols, hand sanitization stations and more frequent cleaning of performance surfaces.
  • Additional protocols, such as those below, may be required based on CDC, federal, state, local, or venue guidance:
    • Temperature checks for admission
    • Proof of vaccination status and/or negative COVID test result
    • Managed traffic flow measures and signs
    • Capacity limitations
    • Masks required for all attendees
  • All attendees (including coaches, athletes, spectators, and staff) will be asked to monitor their own health prior to attending an event and follow the CDC guidelines for protecting themselves and others.
  • Advisors/Coaches will be asked to review the Varsity Spirit Competition COVID Rules with anyone who is attending the event (coaches, athletes and spectators)

Helpful links for additional information:

As part of our commitment to safety, our goal is to assist with providing information of possible exposure to those that may have attended an event where someone tested positive. Close contact will be determined utilizing the CDC definition: a close contact is anyone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period (for example, three individual 5-minute exposures for a total of 15 minutes). Following the event, please use this link to report any COVID-19 positive cases that occur within 5 days of the event.

You can trust Varsity Spirit to lead the way in bringing back events safely. If you have additional questions regarding your specific event, we are here to help. We hope to see you soon and thank you for being part of our Varsity Spirit Family.

Upcoming Events

PAST EVENTS

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"2021-2022"
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West Coast Challenge
Costa Mesa, CA, 1/29/2022 - 1/29/2022
"2021-2022"
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Garden State Challenge
Bridgewater, NJ, 1/9/2022 - 1/9/2022
"2021-2022"
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Cactus Cup Challenge
Gilbert, AZ, 1/8/2022 - 1/8/2022
"2021-2022"
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Smoky Mountain Showdown
Sevierville, TN, 12/18/2021 - 12/19/2021
"2021-2022"
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Southwest Regional
Austin, TX, 12/18/2021 - 12/18/2021
"2021-2022"
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1639586548
UCA-UDA December Virtual Challenge
Memphis, TN, 12/14/2021 - 12/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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Louisiana Regional
Hammond, LA, 12/12/2021 - 12/12/2021
"2021-2022"
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1639370549
Empire Regional
Wantagh, NY, 12/12/2021 - 12/12/2021
"2021-2022"
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1639345815
Salt Lake City Regional
Sandy, UT, 12/11/2021 - 12/11/2021
"2021-2022"
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1638833616
Pocono Regional - 12-5-2021
Lancaster, PA, 12/5/2021 - 12/5/2021
"2021-2022"
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1638799331
Magnolia Regional
Jackson, MS, 12/4/2021 - 12/5/2021
"2021-2022"
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1638702351
Pocono Regional - 12-4-2021
Lancaster, PA, 12/4/2021 - 12/4/2021
"2021-2022"
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1638692890
Central Florida Regional
Tampa, FL, 12/4/2021 - 12/4/2021
"2021-2022"
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1637577435
Hoosier Regional
Pendleton, IN, 11/21/2021 - 11/21/2021
"2021-2022"
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Missouri Regional
Springfield, MO, 11/20/2021 - 11/20/2021
"2021-2022"
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Carolina Regional
Greensboro, NC, 11/20/2021 - 11/20/2021
"2021-2022"
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Northern California Regional
El Dorado Hills, CA, 11/20/2021 - 11/20/2021
"2021-2022"
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1637456723
Tennessee Extreme Regional
Nashville, TN, 11/20/2021 - 11/20/2021
"2021-2022"
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1637154133
UCA-UDA College Dance and Cheer Game Day Kick Off
Memphis, TN, 11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
"2021-2022"
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West Virtual Regional
Memphis, TN, 11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
"2021-2022"
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1637142105
UCA-UDA November Virtual Challenge
Memphis, TN, 11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636952653
North Texas Regional
Lewisville, TX, 11/14/2021 - 11/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636952648
Allegheny Regional
Slippery Rock, PA, 11/14/2021 - 11/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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1637001800
Bluegrass Regional
Lexington, KY, 11/13/2021 - 11/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636985701
Mile High Regional
Denver, CO, 11/13/2021 - 11/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636971467
Magic City Regional
Birmingham, AL, 11/13/2021 - 11/14/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636866254
Southern California Regional
Costa Mesa, CA, 11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021
"2021-2022"
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1636366670
Houston Regional
Katy, TX, 11/7/2021 - 11/7/2021
"2021-2022"
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1635773895
Miami Valley Regional
Centerville, OH, 10/31/2021 - 10/31/2021
"2021-2022"
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1635686659
Mid-South Regional
Memphis, TN, 10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
"2021-2022"
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1635681454
Ten Thousand Lakes Regional
Minnetonka, MN, 10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
"2021-2022"
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1635678375
Southern Colorado Regional
Castle Rock, CO, 10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
"2021-2022"
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1635642320
Space Center Regional
Huntsville, AL, 10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
"2021-2022"
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1634114353
UCA-UDA Virtual Game Day Kick Off
Memphis, TN, 10/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
"2021-2022"
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1633862323
Virginia Invitational - Game Day Division Nationals Qualifier
Glen Allen, VA, 10/9/2021 - 10/9/2021

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