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Competitive

Blast your inner strength.

The TNT Cheer Competitive All Star Cheer program teaches athletes self-control, self-discipline, respect, athleticism and dynamite speed.  For the 2019-2020 competitive season we have the following teams:

  • Aces Mini
  • Lady Luck – Youth
  • Wildcards – Junior
  • Blackjacks – Senior Coed

For current season information, please see our 2019-2020 All Star Handbook.

Evaluations

We do not hold traditional “tryouts” as we have a team for EVERYONE at TNT Cheer regardless of experience or skills. For those who are interested in joining TNT Cheer’s All Star Cheer program, please contact us at info@tntcheer.org as we have limited openings at this time.  In addition, TNT Cheer offers an All Star Prep program which is a half season competitive cheer program.  Evaluations will be held in August with the team(s) practicing September through March and competing February through the first week in April.  Please contact us at info@tntcheer.org to get on the mailing list for when this information will be available.

Skill Levels:

  • Level 1: Back walkovers, roundoff backbend kickovers, cartwheel back walkovers
  • Level 2: Standing back handsprings, roundoff multiple back handsprings
  • Level 3: Standing multiple back handsprings, roundoff back tuck, roundoff back handspring back tuck
  • Level 4: Standing back tuck, standing back handspring back tuck, roundoff back handspring layout
  • Level 5: Jumps to standing tuck, roundoff back handspring full, standing back handspring to full

Age Levels:

Teams are also determined by age. Some exceptions to age are made depending on the athlete’s maturity level and the specific needs of the teams. Mini: Ages 5-8 as of 8/31/2019 Youth: Ages 5-11 as of 8/31/2019 Junior: Ages 5-14 as of 8/31/2019 Senior: Ages 11-18 as of 8/31/2019

Cost

AT TNT Cheer, we use a budget billing payment system for our Competitive All Star program. This program includes:

  • all monthly tuition
  • a tumbling class
  • camp fees
  • practice outfits
  • USASF membership fee
  • competition fees
  • coaches’ fees
  • choreography and music

Please contact TNT Cheer to learn more.

Practice

For the safety of our athletes, TNT Cheer has the following policy:

  • Approved attire generally consists of t-shirts, tank tops, sports bras, spandex, shorts, leggings, and a cheer bow
    • No sweatshirts or sweatpants will be allowed
    • No apparel supporting any other local gym will be allowed – this include all of our local competitors
  • A clean pair of tennis shoes are required that are to only be worn at TNT Cheer
  • No jewelry
  • Finger nails must be kept cut such that the tips cannot be seen when looking at the palm side of the hand
  • Hair is to be pulled back and secured
  • Your coach will give you a specific schedule for practice apparel which all athletes will be expected to follow

TNT Cheer will be closed the following dates:

  • Monday, May 27th: Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 1st – Thursday, July 4th: 4th of July
  • Sunday, September 1st and Monday, September 2nd: Labor Day
  • Thursday, October 31st: Halloween
  • Thursday, November 28th: Thanksgiving
  • Sunday, December 8th: Athletic Championship Competition
  • Sunday, December 22nd – Thursday, January 2nd: Holiday Break
  • Sunday, February 16th: Duel in the Dells Competition
  • Sunday, March 1st: Iowa Showdown Competition
  • Sunday, March 8th: The Showdown Grand Nationals Competition
  • Sunday, March 15th – Thursday, March 19th: Spring Break
  • Sunday, April 5th: US Finals
  • Sunday, April 12th: Easter