Why Varsity Spirit Competitions

Varsity Spirit produces hundreds of competitive events for cheerleaders and dancers each year. Whether at the state, regional, or national level, Varsity Spirit competitions are held to the highest standards.

Memories to Last a Lifetime

Varsity Spirit created the first high level cheerleading competition in 1980, to reward cheerleaders for their work on the sidelines and to create a venue in which they could be recognized for their talents and abilities.

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Regional & National Events

With over 250 regional and local competitions nationwide, there’s a great Varsity Spirit event near you. Varsity Spirit has partnered with the Walt Disney World® Resort in creating unforgettable National Championship experiences since 1995.

Divisions

No matter what type of team you are, we have a division for you. From Traditional styles to Performance routines, we are confident that you will be able to find the competitions that best fit your needs. Search the complete listing of Varsity Spirit events below.

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Explore your competition season with Varsity Spirit

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ESPN & CBS Sports Televised Competitions

  • 7 nationally televised events
  • 28 hours combined total airtime on ESPN, ESPN2 and CBS Sports
  • 7 million total estimated viewers

Videos From Competitions

2020 UCA & UDA College Nationals

Congratulations to all the teams who joined us for the 2020 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship!

Jan. 21, 2020

Together As One

Spirit is a powerful force. It brings us together – 𝐓𝐎𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑 𝐀𝐒 𝐎𝐍𝐄.

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NCA & NDA: College Game Day

Step off the sidelines and into the spotlight at the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship

Dec. 4, 2018

NCA & NDA: College Game Day

Step off the sidelines and into the spotlight at the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship

Dec. 4, 2018

2020 UCA & UDA College Nationals

Congratulations to all the teams who joined us for the 2020 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship!

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Together As One

Spirit is a powerful force. It brings us together – 𝐓𝐎𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑 𝐀𝐒 𝐎𝐍𝐄.

Jan. 1, 2020

Relive the 2018 UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship

The National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) is the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. In 2018, we had the honor of hosting over 800 teams, 15,000 athletes and 50,000 attendees at the National High School Cheerleading Championship.

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2020 UCA & UDA College Nationals

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Jan. 1, 2020

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