RECREATION

FEEL THE DIFFERENCE AT CANAM NATIONALS!

Recreation coaches...it all starts with you! 

The love of our SPORT, the training in basics, the dynamics of teamwork, and the will to win! Many great high school and all-star cheerleaders started as recreation cheerleaders. Cheer Ltd celebrates the world of Recreation Cheerleading - Traditional AND Performance Rec Teams.

 

Traditional Rec will be on foam floor and have a routine max of 2:30 with a music max of 1:30 and follow AACCA rules. Basket tosses are not allowed to be performed in Traditional Recreation.

 

Performance Rec will be on a spring floor and may consist of all music or cheer/music combination  and will follow USASF rules (Levels 1-4). 

 

Coaches, parents, and athletes will have an amazing weekend...Cheer Ltd Nationals at CANAM is truly the very best place to bring your recreational cheerleaders for a stunning end-of-the-year experience!

 

  • FLAT RATE Registration Fee of $1488
  • Add on Individuals and Stunt Groups to compete on Friday!
  • Compete on a standard 54' x 42' flat cheer floor for Traditional Recreation and spring floor for Performance Recreation. 
  • Guaranteed two day competition.  Traditional Recreation scoring will be 50/50 each day and Performance Recreation scoring will be 25% Day 1 and 75% Day 2.  
  • Same Judging panel each day
  • Be sure to follow the MUSIC GUIDELINES for this event.  Go to varsity.com/music for the latest resources. 
  • All teams receive a participation gift
  • All athletes receive a participation medal
  • Scheduled warm-up area before competing
  • $90 Crossover fee to another cheer division (per team division)
  • Qualification required**
  • All Teams register for Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM at Varsity
  • AACCA Rules and Guidelines for Traditional and USASF rules for Performance Recreation. 
  • CANAM is a Partner Perfect Competition.  Athletes and coaches are required to stay at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel or through a THS CANAM 2019 Hotel 

 

SCORESHEETS, RULES & FORMS

Recreation Traditional Scoresheet Packet
Traditional Scoresheet Packet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [543.2 KB]
Performance Recreation Deduction System
Performance_Rec_Deduction_System_18.19.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [31.1 KB]
Deduction Guidelines
18-19 Scholastic Deduction Guidelines.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [410.3 KB]
Deduction Sheet Sample
2018-2019 Deduction.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [349.2 KB]
New Music Guidelines and Rules
Updated Music Power Point for Coaches 6-[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]
Performance Recreation Rubric
Performance_Rec_Traditional_Rubric_Levle[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [96.0 KB]
Intermediate Traditional Recreation Guidelines
Intermediate Recreation Guidelines.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [349.0 KB]
Pyramid Progressions Chart 2018-2019
18-19 Pyramid Progressions Chart.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [399.5 KB]
Stunt Progressions Chart
18-19 Stunt Progressions Chart.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [203.4 KB]

VENUE

RECREATION DIVISIONS

"We had an awesome time and made memories of a lifetime!" 
-T. Clark

Recreation Cheer Team Divisions

Traditional Recreation teams are non-school affiliated teams that cheer for an organized sport. Traditional routines may not exceed 2:30 minutes with a maximum music time of 1:30 minutes and will be on a foam floor.  Traditional recreation teams will follow AACCA School rules, including additional restrictions for elementary teams and middle and junior high school teams.   No basket tosses allowed for any traditional recreation division. 

 

Performance Recreation teams do not necessarily cheer for a sports program, but is completely independent from allstar.  Performance Recreation teams will compete on a spring floor and may be all music or combined music/cheer and will follow USASF Rules (Levels 1-4).  

 

Age requirements are for the purpose of fair competition; all team members must fit into the age range. Age is determined as of August 31, 2018 for the upcoming competition season.

 

TRADITIONAL DIVISIONS          

Traditional Mini Novice*

8 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Pee Wee Intermediate*

10 years & younger Female/Male 5 – 36 members foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Youth Intermediate*

12 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Junior Intermediate*

14 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Junior Advanced

14 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Senior Intermediate*

18 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

Traditional Senior Advanced

18 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

foam floor AACCA Rules

PERFORMANCE DIVISIONS NEW!

         

Performance Tiny

6 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

spring floor USASF Level 1

Performance Mini

8 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

spring floor USASF Level 1, 2

Performance Pee Wee

10 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

spring floor USASF Level 1, 2, 3.1

Performance Youth

12 years & younger

Female/Male

5 – 36 members

spring floor USASF Level 1, 2, 3.1, 3

Performance Junior

14 years & younger

Female/Male

5 - 36 members

spring floor USASF Level 1, 2, 3.1, 3, 4
Performance Senior 18 years & younger Female/Male 5 – 36 members spring floor USASF Level 1, 2, 3.1, 3, 4

NOTE: Cheer Ltd reserves the right to subdivide, combine, delete or add divisions based on registration.

HOW TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS

Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM requires scholastic and recreation teams to qualify to attend.  Cheer Ltd. strives to ensure that ALL athletes who are taking the floor and putting forth the time and financial obligation, are ready for Nationals.  We want all teams to feel that they have the ability to earn the championship! 

 

FOUR WAYS TO EARN A BID TO CHEER LTD. NATIONALS AT CANAM

  • Cheer Ltd. Events - PreState Regional Event and approved sanctioned events.  This bid is an invitation to attend Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM.  To register for a Cheer Ltd. event visit  www.varsityallstar.   

 

  • UCA Event - Cheer Ltd is proud to announce that teams who earn a bid from UCA have also earned a bid to compete at CANAM, another benefit of scoresheet synergy!  Conversely, teams earning a bid to CANAM are also invited to compete at UCA National High School Championships.  (Note: Cheer Ltd Nationals at CANAM is also an APPROVED event from UCA - meaning you CAN compete at UCA National High School Championships and Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM! 

 

  • Defending Champion - Champions from the previous year of Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM receive an automatic bid for the next year to defend their title

 

  • Video Qualification - If a team is unable to attend any of the events that Cheer Ltd. has on the schedule for the season, then a team can elect to qualify by video.  Video qualification is due no later than January 31, 2019 and is $150.  A Cheer Ltd. administrator will review the video and determine qualification.   A sample of the scoresheets will be emailed with a yes/no for qualification.  The routine will not be scored and legalities will not be reviewed.  If you have a legality question, please contact Cheer Ltd.
    • Squads should perform a 30 seconds showing their best ability in all areas of cheerleading.  A spirited entrance is allowed and timing will begin with the first movement .  
    • Qualification must be sent (mail or email) to Cheer Ltd with registration form, payment and video.  Video Qualification Registration Form BELOW.
CANAM Video Qualification 2019
VIDEO QUALIFICATION REGISTRATION.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [262.3 KB]

"WOW!  What a weekend!  THANK YOU!" - T.  Bass

 

Nationals Registration Forms

To register for Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM all teams must register at Varsity.  Click here to register!

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL CHEERLEADER INFO            CLICK HERE FOR STUNT GROUP INFO

CLICK HERE FOR DANCE INFO

March 15-17, 2019

General Preliminary Schedule for Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Registration

10:00 AM - Dance Nationals

1:00 PM - Individual and Stunt Groups

4:00 PM - Collegiate Championships

7:00 PM - Cheer Y'all Pep Rally

*Times are approximate

 

Saturday, March 16, 2019

9:00 AM - Day 1 Team Competition

 

Sunday, March 17, 2019

9:00 AM - Day 2 Team Competition

Award Ceremonies

 

2018 Results

Check out RESULTS from 2018 to see who experienced the BEST competition weekend!

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