SCHOLASTIC TEAMS

BRINGING CHEER BACK TO CHEERLEADING!

Cheer Ltd LOVES high school and middle school cheer teams and we make a huge effort to showcase them equally at Cheer Ltd Nationals at CANAM. We believe you deserve the "'center of attention" recognition and we know you will feel the difference at this event above any other blended nationals! SCHOOL TEAMS WILL HAVE THEIR OWN FACILITY AT THE SPORTS CENTER!  has secured The Myrtle Beach Sports Center so that our school and recreation teams will have their OWN facility, their OWN warm-up arena, their OWN concessions, their OWN bathrooms!  YOU DESERVE only the best and we are giving it to you!  We can't wait for you to experience CANAM Nationals at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center!  The Sports Center shares the parking lot with the Myrtle Beach Covnention Center so you will also be able to walk and check out the all-stars if you choose!  It is going to be AMAZING!   AND...Don't miss out on making the most of your trip by adding on individuals, stunt groups, or even a dance division for three full days of competition, making your Myrtle Beach weekend an experience like no other!

  • Compete on a standard 54' x 42' cheer floor
  • Guaranteed two day competition with Saturday and Sunday equally weighted (50% each day)
  • AACCA Rules and Guidelines for Scholastic divisions and Advanced Rec
  • Same National Judging panel each day
  • UCA Scoresheets with Cheer Ltd Guidelines (see below for all scoresheets)
  • 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 arena before competing
  • $90 Crossover fee to another cheer division (per team division)
  • Qualification required**
  • Partner Perfect Event - teams were required to stay at Sheraton MB Convention Center Hotel or book through hotels offered by Tournament Housing Services for guarantee of lowest prices and team rebates.  However, All Partner Perfect Hotels are SOLD OUT so teams may stay at the hotel of their choosing (team rebate does not apply to those outside of the partner perfect Sold Out properties.)
  • CLICK HERE to book a hotel room at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. (SOLD OUT)
  • CLICK HERE to bool a hotel room through Tournament Housing Services (SOLD OUT)

SCORESHEETS & FORMS

School and Recreation Traditional Scoresheet Packet
Traditional Scoresheet Packet.pdf
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Open School and Recreation Scoresheet Packet
Open School Rec Packet.pdf
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Coed Scoresheet Packet
Coed Scoresheet Packet.pdf
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Non Tumble Scoresheet Packet
Non Tumble Scoresheet Packet.pdf
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Non Building Scoresheet Packet
Non Building Scoresheet Packet.pdf
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Deduction Scoresheet
Deduction.pdf
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VENUE

DIVISIONS

2017-18 Scholastic Cheer Team Divisions 

Scholastic teams are teams whose members attend the same school and cheer for a school athletic sport or school related events. Routines may not exceed 2:30 minutes and music portion may be no longer than 1:30 (see School Score Sheets above for more information).

 

All Junior High and Middle School teams must follow the AACCA Rules and Guidelines for High School with special restrictions for Elementary, Junior High, and Middle School (located under "F. Tosses" in the AACCAA Rules. 

 

JUNIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL

Junior High/Middle School Non-Mount *

9th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior High/Middle School Non-Tumble *

9th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior High/Middle School *

9th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior High/Middle School All Music*

9th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

JUNIOR VARSITY

Junior Varsity Non-Mount

11th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior Varsity Non-Tumble

11th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior Varsity

11th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Junior Varsity Open** NEW!

11th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

VARSITY

Varsity Non-Mount

12th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Small Varsity Non-Tumble Division 1 (901 + students)

12th grade & below

2 Male Maximum

5 - 16 members

Small Varsity Non-Tumble Division 2 (1-900 students)

12th grade & below

2 Male Maximum

5 - 16 members

Large Varsity Non-Tumble Division 1 (901 + students)

12th grade & below

2 Male Maximum

17 - 30 members

Large Varsity Non-Tumble Division 2 (1-900 students)

12th grade & below

2 Male Maximum

17 - 30 members

Small Varsity Division 1 (901 + students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

5 - 12 members

Small Varsity Division 2 (1-900 students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

5 - 12 members

Medium Varsity Division 1 (901 + students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

13-20 members

Medium Varsity Division 2 (1-900 students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

13-20 members

Large Varsity Division 1 (901 + students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

21-30 members

Large Varsity Division 2 (1-900 students)

12th grade & below

1 Male Allowed

21-30 members

Varsity Coed

12th grade & below

2 + males

5 - 30 members

Varsity Open Division 1 (901 + students)** NEW!

12th grade & below

Female/Male

5 - 30 members

Varsity Open Division 2 (1-900 students)** NEW!

12th grade & below

Female/Male

5 –30 members

 

*Junior High/Middle School and Junior Varsity divisions will be split into

Small (5-16 members) and Large (17-30) if there are at least 2 teams in each division.

 

 

**Junior Varsity Open and Varsity Open divisions are "open" to accommodate teams who do not fit into the traditional divisions. Please review School Open Scoresheets.  Teams in "open" may be all music, may have 30 seconds of cheer and 2:00 of music, etc.  The division is open for variations. 

 

Varsity Tumble divisions will be split into Division 1 (schools with total student enrollment of 901+ students) and Division 2 (schools with total student enrollment of 900 or less students) if there are at least 2 teams in each division and additionally split as follows: Small (5-12); Medium (13-20); Large (21-30).

Non-Mount is not split.

 

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

 

HOW TO QUALIFY

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 are 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 - Pre-state/Regional Cheer Ltd events, NCHSAA Invitational, or approved sanctioned events.  Cheer Ltd. host events across the eastern United States where teams can earn a bid to compete at Nationals.    This bid is an invitation to attend Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM.  To register for a Cheer Ltd. event Click HERE!

 

  • 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, 2018 and is $150 for the team to submit video.  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 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 form below. 
VIDEO QUALIFICATION REGISTRATION.pdf
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"Another great quality event!  The best we attend all season without a doubt!" - C. Niklaus,

 

Nationals Registration Forms

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

 

 

 

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

CLICK HERE FOR DANCE INFO

March 16-18, 2018

General Preliminary Schedule for Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

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

 

Saturday, March 17, 2018

9:00 AM - Day 1 Team Competition

 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

9:00 AM - Day 2 Team Competition

Award Ceremonies

 

2017 Results

Check out RESULTS from 2017 to see who experienced the BEST competition weekend!

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