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  1. cheernerd5678

    cheernerd5678 Slow your roll, Sparkle. Bracket Winner

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    Do you prefer doing it this way? I like this way of doing it! Ours is like that and it's $200 a month, and like $150-$175 for minis. We only pay for apparel outside of that, and of course travel expenses. My dad was a little freaked out at first but once I explained to him that he didn't have to pay random extra bits of money he was fine.
     
  2. TheVipersMom

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    Our fees this year :)
    Stars Vipers


    Just got an email today and some dates were changed so here they are


    May28/29
    $300 uniforms
    $132 warm ups it is mandatory
    $25 bow
    $14 sports bra


    June 15
    $300 choreo camp

    June 20
    $150 practice wear

    Competition fees (4) installments due:
    $431 August 1
    $431 September 1
    $431 October 1
    $431 November 1


    The comp fees cover 9 competitions with 4 of them being large jacket winning national comps. Also it does include this year 4 nights on Disney Property for UCA. So part of the increased comp fees is paying for your actual stay for UCA.

    Also we will have $70 shoes, $40 make-up/stickers that I do not know when it's due. We will also have to purchase national shirts and we have to pay a booster fee but I forgot the amounts.

    We have 5 comps that are travel comps so those of course require hotel stay such as NCA, UCA, ACA and a few others. So of course we have those costs too.


    All of that on top of our monthly tuition which is now at $155 a month PLUS an extra $50 a month for stretch class if your kid is chosen as a flyer.


    I save $300 this year by not buying a uniform- I need everything else though!

    The only thing I will say negative is that everything but monthly tuition has to be paid cash or check. You cannot pay using a credit card! I don't have a CC but if I did I sure would be bummed I can't use it!
     
  3. Sharkie

    Sharkie I have my own cheer message board

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    I'm so going to put a link to this thread on the information letter for the parents. They always complain about cheerleading being so expensive, and we're really cheap compared to this:)
     
  4. GreenStorm

    GreenStorm I have my own cheer message board

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    Yes. Totally agree. The monthly tution here in germany is more than cheap compared to this (15-30 Dollars a month ). So when parents complain about: Does Suzie really need a cheer short for 15 $ - can't i buy a similar, cheap (??) one....
    We had a 2 day comp - with travel and all was 150.- € and parents complaining.
    Drives.me.nuts.
    Thanks to all for sharing this information.

    My gym costs for this season:
    10.-€ monthly tution
    90.-€ for uniform (get back if you quit)
    ~ 40.-€ for shoes (not needed if you already have cheer shoes)
    15.-€ Bow
    15.-€ Shirt
    15.-€ Sports Bra
    30.-€ One-day Nationals
    150.-€ Two-Day Comp
    Next comp will be around 40.-€ because it's non-travel 1-Day literally in our back yard :-D
    That's all.
    Next year planning to do more competitions, but if the girls/parents can't afford (and are not willing to fundraise), we will do just 2-3.
     
  5. Cheer4bella

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    My gym has the all inclusive fees as well.

    Mini teams and Level 1: $270
    Level 2-3: $345
    Level 4-5 teams: $395
    Includes:
    -Monthly Tuition
    -Choreography
    -Music
    -Gifts
    -Family Events/Awards
    -Competition Entry Fee (Local, Regional, National)
    -Team Photos
    -Makeup
    -Team Summer Camp
    -Training Fees
    -Registration and Administration Fees

    Not included:
    -Lodging and Transportation at Nationals
    -$10-$15 for team parties
    -Uniforms/Warm-ups


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  6. CoreMom

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    I think i'd like to have my cost inclusive too. That way parents don't have to scramble to find 560 for comp fees two months before Christmas :) lol
     
  7. cheermommaRN

    cheermommaRN Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Or my most hated month...August...at old gym that is when our monthly tuition+choreography+comp fees were due! Usually ended up writing a check for almost $800!
    And as long as the youth uniform doesn't change I got one used on standby to buy from another gym member! Also bypassed the optional sports bras to save for a warm up...way more needed during those winter comps!


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  8. Bling it On

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    My total cheer bill last year with travel ended up being equivalent to a monthly tab with three zeros left of the decimal :)


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    Me too! Except after adding in privates along with travel.


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  10. sikwitit

    sikwitit They call me Susie

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    Raleigh is 140...

     
  11. dawgshow

    dawgshow Slow your roll, Sparkle. National Champion

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    That's cheap! I'm jealous.
     
  12. Cheermom1969

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    You just depressed me. I try NOT to remember all of that! LOL!
     
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    Ca is still only the athlete costs:). Not parent costs to watch


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  14. goddessmommy

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    As my first year I think I'd love the all inclusive-am I assuming that means that CA takes EVERYTHING that is mandatory for the entire season and breaks it out into a monthly cost? That would seem so much better in my opinion. We have monthly tuition (which is cheaper of course as a tiny) but then music fee, uniforms, warm up, comp fees etc. and while its nice its spread out over the season (mostly-I just paid uniform/mandatory practice/music fee all in a 4 week time frame) it would be so much easier to just make one check a month total.
     
  15. hawkeye87

    hawkeye87 I'm an announcer on CBS for Worlds (or should be)

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    I had a mini heart attack until I saw your post and now i have managed to get my breathing under control