Individuals Questions...

Discussion in 'Discussing the Cheerleading Industry' started by allstar_cheer_diva93, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. allstar_cheer_diva93

    allstar_cheer_diva93 Last Pass... on International Open 1

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    First, I appologize if I posted this in the wrong section. I have a few questions about doing individuals at competitions. Any help would be appreciated.


    1.) Are there multiple divisions for individuals? By this, I mean do they separate the competitors by age level AND skill level or just age level?

    2.) If I wanted to compete at a competition that allows individuals but my program is not attending that competition, can I still attend to compete in the individual event? For example, say I wanted to go to American Cheer Power Summer Nationals. They allow teams and individuals. But let's say I want to go to compete in the individual events, but none of the teams from my program are going. Would I be allowed to go? Would my coach have to be present?

    Thank you! :)
     
  2. miss_kacie

    miss_kacie I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    yes if you want to compete in individuals and your team does not go you are still able to perform. and they only seperate the athletes based on ages not skill level.
     
  3. cheergirlbrey

    cheergirlbrey I text ACEDAD all the time

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    A few companied separate by age and level. We have competed in a few locals by level and will be at The American Superstarz.
     
  4. Momof1now

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    Your best bet is to check the competition company's website...they ususally have the divisions listed that they offer for individuals and stunt groups.

    All the competitions we have gone to separate by age and by level and the older ages usually by sex also.
     
  5. AlaskanAssassin

    AlaskanAssassin They call me Susie

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    American Cheer Power does a great job with seperating skill level.
    They also have specialty divisions such as jump only or tumble pass.
    They have a crowd pleaser and cheer only for non tumbling individuals.
    Then they have a best for tucks and only and elite best for twists and under.
    They treat their individuals well, they also have Nation's Best where they award scholarship money for senior division
     
  6. ian

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

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    If you have an Athletic Championship competition in your area, I advise you to DO IT! I did one this year, and for 1st place, I got a HUGE trophey, its the same size at the teams tropheys.
    Here's a picture. I know its crappy quality but its the first one I found off google :)
    http://media.nj.com/suburbannews_impact/photo/9122725-large.jpg
     
  7. allstar_cheer_diva93

    allstar_cheer_diva93 Last Pass... on International Open 1

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    That is one pretty trophy! And it would look pretty in my bedroom! Hahahaha
     
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    How much does it cost to do an individual? What do you have to pay for?
     
  9. Momof1now

    Momof1now Last Pass... on International Open 1

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    Depends on the competition company anywhere from $35 to $99 or more for registration fees.