The Quest

Recreational Championship
Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida
APRIL 16-17, 2021

The Quest Recreational Championship is the most competitive and prestigious end-of-season event for Rec & Youth Cheer. Teams will earn Paid Bids and At-Large Bids to The Quest during the season at several Varsity Spirit events. This exclusive event will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort®, Florida. The Quest will feature the nation’s top Rec teams from across the country.

2021 Championship Information

Event Qualification

Due to uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 virus that could potentially lie ahead, Varsity Spirit reserves the right to redistribute bids at any time.

Rules, Divisions & Scoring

View the 2020-2021 Varsity Spirit Youth/Rec Division & Scoring Guidelines here!

Event Email Communication

Health & Safety Updates

Please know that together, with the Walt Disney World Resort, we’ve made many updates to the championship experience based on the guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and appropriate government agencies. Before you register, it is imperative that you read everything carefully and make sure you share this information with your athletes and parents. Please know that this is a fluid situation and subject to change. Click here to read the  Championship Experience Updates.

At Varsity Spirit, the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, employees, families and friends remains our top priority. We are diligently monitoring official information from health authorities and local governments as well as working with our contacts at the Walt Disney World Resort daily on what the championship will be like this year. Below are several of the experience updates you can expect to see. (Please note this is a fluid situation and subject to change.) 

  • Physical distancing protocols will be in place and enforced.
  • Increased sanitization measures throughout venues, including enhanced cleaning protocols, hand sanitization stations and more frequent cleaning of performance surfaces.
  • Face coverings will be required for everyone, except for athletes when on the practice and performance floors. Adults and children two and older will be required to wear masks.
  • All attendees (including coaches, athletes, spectators, and Varsity Spirit staff) will be asked to monitor their own health prior to attending an event and follow the CDC guidelines for protecting themselves and others. We strongly suggest you get tested for COVID-19 prior to traveling to Florida.
  • Experiences will be modified in order to reduce contact whenever possible. This will include check-in, orientation, transportation, modified housekeeping at the resorts, cashless transactions whenever possible, etc.
  • All participants, coaches and spectators will be required to undergo a temperature screening with no-touch thermometers before entering the venues at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
  • Spectators viewing may be limited to team performance times only. Awards may have limited spectators, coaches and athletes or be completely virtual.
  • The Walt Disney World Resort is operating at a limited capacity and theme park reservations will be required. To enter a park, both a park reservation and valid admission for the same park on the same day are required. Stay tuned for more information on how you can receive your Park Ticket Numbers in advanced in order to book your park reservations early.
  • For more information about experience updates at the Walt Disney World Resort – please click here.

Event Pricing

Click here for the Quest Recreational Championship event pricing.

Extra Ticket Information

Extra Tickets-Includes Walt Disney World Theme parks as well as admission into the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the competition.

3 Day Park Hopper – $427

4 Day Park Hopper- $510

5 Day Park Hopper- $571

You may upgrade the ticket that is included in your hotel package for the rates below. 

2 day to 3 day – $83

2 day to 4 day- $144

2 day to 5 day- $269

3 day to 4 day- $83

3 day to 5 day- $144

4 day to 5 day- $61

2021 Registration Information

New This Year- Read Before You Register!

Please know that together, with the Walt Disney World Resort, we’ve made many updates to the championship experience based on the guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and appropriate government agencies. Before you register, it is imperative that you read everything carefully and make sure you share this information with your athletes and parents. Please know that this is a fluid situation and subject to change. Click here to read the Championship Experience Updates.

Coach Registration

VERY IMPORTANT: Read this in its entirety before registering your team.

For the health and safety of everyone involved, in person contact is being limited at the event; therefore, all forms must be sent in advance.

When registering, by accepting the “Terms and Conditions” for the event, you are agreeing to adhere to the competition rules.  Please see the “Required Forms” tab and be sure to return forms no later than 3 weeks prior to the event.

Please note:

Coaches and athletes must be listed on the team roster in order to register individually and may select housing OR commuter.

If you are registering any Spectators, you may select the housing option only. Spectators cannot register as commuters. If a spectator needs to order tickets, direct them to “Discounted Tickets” link on the registration page.  You will need to provide them with your team’s  customer number.

Package Upgrades:

You may upgrade the ticket that is included in your package for the rates below. This can be noted in the “ADD ON” step of the registration process. Any extra tickets for family members must be purchased on the Discounted Tickets tab on this page.

For 3 Night and 4 Night Packages: $83 (3 Day to 4 Day), $144 (3 Day to 5 Day)

For Commuters and 2 Night Packages: $83 (2 Day to 3 Day), $144 (2 Day to 4 Day), $269 (2 Day to 5 Day)

New This Year:

Walt Disney World requires “Park Reservations” made in advance in order to attend the theme parks.

You, as the contact person of your registration, will be responsible for making daily park reservations for everyone listed on your invoice.

We strongly recommend that all friends and family (spectators) register on a separate invoice from the team.

Anyone included on your invoice will be part of your “ticket order”.

Ticket orders will be placed when your invoice is paid in full.

Once the order is placed, you will receive a ticket order number to use to assign your ticket types (3 Day, 4 Day, 5 Day) to each person and make your park reservations. Information on how to obtain your park reservations will be sent with your ticket order number.

No changes can be made after ticket orders have been placed and ticket order numbers have been distributed.

Please note that parks may reach capacity so be sure to get your payment in early!

Team Cohorts:

A team’s cohort is the group that will travel through warm up and down to the competition area. Included in this cohort is the team’s athletes, coaches, alternates, band members, mascots, etc. The team’s cohort may not exceed 50 people. The team’s cohort does not include friends and family.

Assign a Safety Champion:

Each team will need to designate one person (other than the head coach) to be your Safety Champion on your registration. This person will need to be confirmed upon registration, over 18 years of age and willing to participate in additional safety training from the Walt Disney World Resort prior to the event. Each team/squad needs a separate Safety Champion. Some of the Safety Champion’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensuring the athletes, coaches and spectators of your team follow the health and safety requirements such as face coverings and physical distancing
  • If someone within your travel party experiences symptoms of COVID-19, receives a positive test and must quarantine – the Safety Champion must deliver food and aid the sick person. The team is responsible for all expenses while the sick person is quarantined.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Spectator Registration

Very Important!  Please read all the information on this page before clicking the link to register.

You will need your Team’s “Registration Number” in order to proceed. Your coach can provide you with this number, be sure to enter the entire number and no spaces before it, for example:

L0010671027

Walt Disney World is requiring release waiver forms from anyone attending the event. Everyone listed on your invoice must complete a release waiver. These forms must be signed and turned in at registration in Orlando. These forms will be emailed to you when they are available.

Please note:

Spectators cannot register as “commuters”, if you do not need hotel reservations, do not register through this link. Use the information on the Discounted Tickets  (Spectators) tab.

If your son/daughter (athlete) is not registering with the team, you may register them here if they are commuting or if they need hotel reservations.

Package Upgrades:

You may upgrade the ticket that is included in your package for the rates below. This can be noted in the “ADD ON” step of the registration process. Anyone wanting to order tickets only will have to order those through the Discounted Tickets (Spectators) tab.

For 3 Night and 4 Night Packages:  $83 (3 Day to 4 Day), $144 (3 Day to 5 Day)

For 2 Night Packages: $83 (2 Day to 3 Day), $144 (2 Day to 4 Day), $269 (2 Day to 5 Day)

New This Year:

Disney requires “Park Reservations” made in advance in order to attend the theme parks.

You, as the contact person of your registration, will be responsible for making daily park reservations for everyone listed on your invoice.

Anyone listed on your invoice will be part of your “ticket order”.

Ticket orders will be placed when your invoice is paid in full.

Once the order is placed, you will receive a ticket order number to use to assign your ticket types (3Day,4Day,5Day) to each person and make your park reservations. Information on how to obtain your park reservations will be sent with your ticket order number.

No Changes after ticket orders have been placed and ticket order numbers have been distributed.

Please note that parks may reach capacity so be sure to get your payment in early!

Performance Viewing:

During the registration process, you will be asked to select which team’s performance you would like to attend. Please be sure to select the one of the performer(s) that you are attending with.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Terms & Conditions and Required Forms

Team forms must be returned to the Varsity Spirit office no later than 3 weeks prior to the event. Spectator forms must be turned in at registration in Orlando.

Spectator Release Waiver: 

Coming soon! These will be emailed to you as soon as they are available.

Team Forms (Coaches Only) 

Discounted Tickets (Spectators)

New This Year:

Disney requires “Park Reservations” made in advance in order to attend the theme parks. Spectators will be required to sign a release waiver form. These forms will be emailed to you as soon as they are available.

Discounted Park Tickets will not be sold on site at the event. All orders must be placed in advance and will be available through March 31, 2021.

You, as the contact person of your “ticket order”, will be responsible for making daily park reservations for everyone listed on your invoice.

If you have multiple families ordering tickets, we suggest that each family order their own so that they can manage their park reservations.

Ticket orders will be placed when your order is submitted and paid in full.

Once the order is placed, you will receive a ticket order number to use to assign your ticket types (3 Day, 4 Day, 5 Day) to each person and make your park reservations. Instructions on how to obtain your reservations will be sent with your ticket order number.

No changes can be made after ticket order numbers have been distributed.

Please note that parks may reach capacity so be sure to get your payment in early!

You will need your team’s customer number in order to proceed, this may be obtained from your coach.

Ticket Prices:

3 Day Park Hopper                 $427.00

4 Day Park Hopper                 $510.00

5 Day Park Hopper                 $571.00

CLICK HERE TO ORDER DISCOUNTED TICKETS.

Make A Payment

If  have completed registration and would like to make an online payment, click here 

Sign into your account and then click on “Invoice/Payment” button, then “Make Payments”.

Varsity Spirit accepts Visa and MasterCard.

To mail in a Money Order or Cashier’s check, please send to the address below. Varsity Spirit does not accept Gym or Personal checks.

Varsity Spirit

Attn: The Quest

PO BOX 752790

Memphis, TN 38175-2790

Request A Change

If you have already submitted a registration 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.

For Teams Only:

The Contact Person who originally registered/rostered the team may also make changes to the Roster by clicking on “Request a Roster Change”.

Changes are not confirmed until verified by Varsity Spirit.

Changes made after March 17, 2021 will result in a $50 change fee per change.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A CHANGE.

Contact Your Registration Specialist

If your team name starts with a Number or A – M | Taylor Shelton: tshelton@varsity.com

If your team name starts with N-Z | LaTrae Lewis: llewis@varsity.com

Varsity Spirit

PO BOX 752790

Memphis, TN  38175

800-238-0286

2020 Championship Information

Order Event Photography

Click here to order UEP Event Photography.

Results

Click here to view results from The Quest on Varsity TV.

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