General Routine Requirements:

Performance Area:

  • All teams will compete on a 54’ x 42’ springboard floor.

Warm Up Area:

  • 54’ x 42’ Carpet bonded full floor
  • 60’ x 12’ Double Wide Tumble Strip
  • Stretch Area
  • CD Player Provided for full floor run through

Length of Cheer Routine:

  • All teams may perform a maximum of 2.5 minutes (minimum 2 minutes) cheer and dance routine.
  • Recreational and Scholastic Cheer Teams may select to perform their entire routine to music
  • Elite Reserves the right to ADD, DELETE, COMBINE OR SPLIT divisions in the interest of the competition

High School Cheer


Varsity Grades 9-12


For all categories: Small 12 & Under, Medium 13-16, Large 17-20, Super Large 21-36


Category                                                                    Division


Mount                                                                         Small, Medium, Large, Super Large, Co-ed (2 or more males)


Non-Mount                                                                Small, Medium, Large, Super Large, Co-ed (2 or more males)


Non-Gymnastics                                                        Small, Medium, Large, Super Large, Co-ed (2 or more males)


Category                                                                    Division


Junior Varsity 11th Grade and Below                      Mount, Non-Mount, Non-Gymnastics


Junior High  Grades 7,8,9                                         Mount, Non-Mount, Non-Gymnastics


Middle School Grades 6,7,8                                      Mount, Non-Mount, Non-Gymnastics


Elementary    6th Grade and Below                         Mount, Non-Mount, Non-Gymnastics




Dance Divisions

All Dance divisions will be offered in Small (12 and under) and large (13 and over) groups


Category                                                                    Division


High School Dance Grades 9-12                              Jazz, Pom, Hip-Hop


Middle School/Junior High Grades 9 and Below   Jazz, Pom, Hip-Hop


Recreational Divisions


Division                                                                     Age


Twerps                                                                       6 and under

Termites                                                                     7-9

Mighty Mites                                                              10-12

Midgets                                                                      12-14


Rules Interpretation:


If you have any questions concerning the safety guidelines or legality of a stunt, pyramid or dance move, please follow the steps listed below:

Compliance with the rules is the coach’s responsibility.

  1. All correspondence must be in written form.  Due to the difference of interpretation and terminology, no phone calls will be accepted with regard to this matter.
  2. Send a videotape which contains the mounting and dismounting of the stunt, pyramid or dance move in question.
  3. We will review and respond back to you in written form.