United Spirit
Association

Where Teams Come True™

Competition Dates & Locations

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At Varsity Spirit, our top priority is the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, employees, family and friends. We are diligently monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and have a dedicated team working around the clock to provide support and solutions as the situation evolves. For information regarding your camp location, please contact your State Director. For the most recent updates on the Coronavirus, click here.

Band / Drum Major Camps: Kim Foster – KFoster@Varsity.com

Dance, Song/Pom & Pep Flag: Nicole Cestone – NCestone@Varsity.com

Cheer & Mascot (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR & WA): Tsutae Johnson – Tsutae.Johnson@Varsity.com

Cheer & Mascot (AZ, CO, ID, MT, UT & WY): Megan Bamford – MMBamford@Varsity.com

Why USA

The United Spirit Association carries a long tradition of uniting teams through activities. From elite to beginner levels and everything in between, USA provides a safe, productive and memorable camp experience that will build skills and transform individuals into teams and teams into a united program. USA exemplifies “unity” on the sidelines, on parade routes, on the competition floor, during spirit rallies, on campuses and in local communities through the collaborative efforts of our spirit, band and dance programs.

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Virtual Fashion Show

Virtual Fashion Show

LIGHTS. CAMERA. FASHION! Calling all school cheerleaders and dancers! Ever dreamed of being in the Varsity Spirit Fashion Show? Here’s your chance! Deadline to submit your video is October 23, 2020. What we need from you: Grab your fave uniform, campwear, warmup or game day look, and video your best strut down the virtual catwalk. […]

Oct. 18, 2020

#ShowYourGold for St. Jude

Did you know it costs more than $1 billion to operate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital each year, and almost all of that funding comes from donations? St. Jude treats thousands of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases each year, and it’s made possible by teamwork.  When we say teamwork, we mean it. There are hundreds of organizations and people who come together to raise money every single day to […]

Sep. 2, 2020

Meet Our Summer Camp Staff Who Lead With Love

The role of a spirit squad member transcends far beyond the sidelines, football fields, competition floors, and practice mats. Spirit leaders are responsible for showing up for their peers, being ambassadors for their schools, community leadership, the list goes on… There’s a lot to learn, and that’s why our Varsity Spirit Camp Instructors have been […]

Aug. 17, 2020

The Arena: Did You Know?

Did you know? The Arena being used to play NBA games this season, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, was the first ever building designed and built specifically for cheerleading and dance team competitions! Opened in 2018, the first championship held in the Arena was the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance […]

Aug. 5, 2020

School Spirit Provides a Sense of Belonging

It’s often said that school spirit is the heart of a school. You may also think of school pride in this way to. School pride helps foster a sense of belonging among students and staff who are part of a school. This sense of camaraderie has a powerful influence in school culture and academic performance—hence […]

Jul. 20, 2020

Nearly New Dancewear Collection

With all of the unrest and uncertainty in our world today, Kennedy Webb felt inspired to make a difference somewhere she could. As a dancer for many years and lots of connections, she felt this was the place she could make the biggest impact. “As our coaches were going through all of the team gear […]

Jul. 14, 2020