Spirit Sports Northeast Knockout 1/7-1/8

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  1. njallday

    njallday Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Is this is a new competition (or newer)? I didn't know Spirit Sports had anything in the Northeast.

     
  2. NJ Coach

    NJ Coach 10's Across the Board....literally. Staff Member National Champion

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    They've had it for a few years
     
  3. quitthedrama

    quitthedrama I buy my Insta followers

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    I think I have attended this competition for at least 7 years, probably more. It's not a bad competition, but this year it just dragged. There were 10-15 minute breaks (scheduled but seemed unneccesary) between almost every team in the later sessions (not sure about the morning/afternoon). Competition ended just after 6 on day 2 and awards were at 7:30 - and the venue was closed except for the one awards room so the kids were starving and there was no concessions available. I also have an issue with the 2 day rate being published on the website at $35 but them actually charging $40, and no social media updates or placements available. Just seems like this competition has gone downhill but got more expensive. Since it is our first one of the season besides Cheer Alliance, I'm hoping it isn't a trend with all EPs.
     
  4. coach12

    coach12 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I think the competition itself is very well run. We've also been coming here for years. I have always found the problem to be more with the venue. And the workers for the DCU Center are mean and nasty. And they have so many dumb rules.
    I wish Spirit Sports can find a different venue in the area.
     
  5. cheermomforever

    cheermomforever Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I think they really upped the prices! I don't remember it being over $30 for both days.


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  6. NHcheermom

    NHcheermom I shimmy daily

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    The misrepresented entry price was highly annoying and the staff definitely didn't care, having to walk outside in the middle of a snow storm to get between the buildings also was kind of frustrating but other than that I thought the event went pretty well...yes there were a lot of breaks but they still seemed to run a few minutes early and there was plenty of seats for everyone :)

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  7. NHcheermom

    NHcheermom I shimmy daily

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    Elite all stars sr1 were lvl1 grand champs and PRO took lvl 2 and 3...those were the only ones I was still there for

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  8. NHcheermom

    NHcheermom I shimmy daily

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    So I'm just currious....I saw ECE take 2 D2 champion awards.....does the whole franchise thing only count toward bids? They're are so many new rules it's very confusing

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  9. ryleighsmum7

    ryleighsmum7 I shimmy daily

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    I think they made the correction... we r not d2


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  10. NHcheermom

    NHcheermom I shimmy daily

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    Lol....I wasn't sure I know there are smaller locations of ECE but varsity changes their rules and qualifications so often it's really hard to keep up....congrats on your weekend your teams looked great :)

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  11. quitthedrama

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    It was an error on Spirit Sports part
    ETA saw this was already answered!
     
  12. Fleximom

    Fleximom I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    I saw that pro j2 got the highest score of the day, but pro j3 got paid summit bid. How does that work?
     
  13. Mom23cheergirls

    Mom23cheergirls Just trying to understand it all National Champion

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    They do consider the depth of the field also, but all-star scoring doesn't seem to be standard all the time and honestly I have not taken any training but to the lay person somethings just doesn't make sense.

    I agree with everything you said except I personally was not there for the last session, left about 6. These companies do need to step up their social media game. The price thing is unacceptable; I didn't have much time to argue as I had a performance to catch.
     
  14. Mom23cheergirls

    Mom23cheergirls Just trying to understand it all National Champion

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    Also there is this little disclaimer:
    1. The Committee may take into con- sideration the following criteria when awarding bids:

      •  Scores/ Percentage of Perfection

      •  Depth of Division

      •  Sportsmanship

     
  15. cheermomforever

    cheermomforever Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Judges can always do whatever they want to and there's nothing we can do about it.


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