Registration will be open approximately an hour before the competition begins, please pick-up your registration pack during this time. If you are unavailable at this time, please see the ticket booth for pickup. In your registration pack you will find the final runsheet and wristbands for your athletes for Day 1 and a separate wristband for Day 2. You will also receive your competitors gifts.
All athletes and coaches must wear their wristbands to enter the arena and backstage area's.
Gyms will receive 1 coach wristband for each cheer team (up to a maximum of 6) and 1 coach wristband for every non-crossover dance team. If you need more wristbands for extra coaches please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add these to your registration pack.
backstage warm-up CHEER Teams
Teams Day One - Each team will be scheduled a 15min warm-up time backstage, please note this includes traveling time between stations:
- 5mins on warmup cheer mats
- 5mins on spring tumble strip
- 5mins on a full cheer floor (non-sprung)
Specialties - Each specialty will be scheduled 5mins on 2 cheer mats. Plus for tumble 5mins is allocated on the main floor to warmup tumble passes. Please note there is NO music player available in the warmup area for specialties, you are however, welcome to bring your own.
Day Two - Each team will be scheduled a 16min warm-up time backstage, please note this includes traveling time between stations:
- 4mins on warmup stunt mat
- 4mins on warmup pyramid mat
- 4mins on spring tumble strip
- 4mins on a full cheer floor (non-sprung)
backstage warm-up dance TeamsDance - Each team will be scheduled a 10min warm-up time backstage:
- 5mins to stretch or warmup in a marked area,
- 5mins on a marley dance floor (please note the backstage floor is not the same size as the competition floor).
Dance Specialties - Each specialty will be scheduled 5mins on 2 marley strips. Please note there is NO music player available in the warmup area for specialties, you are welcome to bring your own.
No friends or family will be allowed in the rehearsal area.Crossovers: please note that athletes may miss scheduled warm-ups for crossover routines. We will make every effort to provide time for uniform changes and/or rest between crossover routines, but we cannot guarantee more than 10mins.
No friends or family will be allowed in the rehearsal area.
Deduction Sheets: will be available within 30mins after the conclusion of your teams division. These can be collected from the table at the side of the judges curtain. Challenges may be made within 1 hour of collection, by filling in the challenge form and leaving in the challenge box at the collection table. You will also receive an email and text from our cheer replay system regarding any deductions you receive. Please ensure we have the correct email and cell phone number entered in our online registration system to ensure you receive these notifications.
Day 1 Scoresheets & Rankings: will be available within 2hours after the conclusion of your division. Your score sheets and team rankings can be picked up from the side of the judges riser. Ranking lists will be posted on the results card.
Acuscore: if you wish to challenge your day 1 scores, please fill in the judges review form and drop off to the judges area. Generally, difficulty and range scores can be questioned, but if you are within range, you can not challenge where in that range you sit.
30/70 split: Day 1 scores will account for 30% of your total score, and this will be carried forward to Day 2.
MP3 Device: Music should be played on MP3 device. It is recommended that you bring TWO HIGH-QUALITY copies of your music to the event. We highly suggest that a coach plays the music for your team and not a participant. This person will be asked to hold onto their own music until the time of performance and to take music back following the performance.
Music Interruption: If the fault is due to event equipment or team's music failure - the coach will have to decide within 2 minutes if they would like to perform again. Judging will resume at the point where the music was interrupted. The team will be required to take the stage immediately for the 2nd performance.
coach & vip seating
There is coach seating available at the front of the stage. This is available for the coaches of the teams that are about to perform to sit. However, if the seats are free and you have a spare minute please feel free to sit there, we just ask that you the 3 middle seats free for any coaches of the teams that might come along.