What is Competitive Club Cheerleading?
During a competition routine, a team performs carefully choreographed stunting, tumbling, jumping and dancing to their own custom music. Our competitive cheerleaders are placed into divisions, which are grouped based upon age, size of the team, gender of participants, and skill level. Age levels vary from age 3 to age 18.
Full Year Teams - Elite Club
- Year round commitment June through May
- Practices are required 2-3 times per week
- Ages 5-18, teams divided by age and skill level
- 6- 8 competitions per season
- Competitions include 4-6 overnight, travel destinations for full travel teams. Destinations may include Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, and Louisville.
- Limited travel options are also available!
Half Year Teams - Elite Prep and Novice
- Half year commitment October through April
- Ages 3-18, teams divided by age and skill level
- Practices are held once per week on Mondays
- 3-4 local competitions per season including Detroit, Battle Creek, and Lansing area locations
Recreational Teams - ShowCats
- Non-competitive introduction to cheerleading focused on the fundamentals of tumbling, stunting, dancing, and jumping
- 12-15 week program - Session 1 runs from July through October and Session 2 runs January through April
- One practice per week with a family and friends showcase at the end
- Athletes will receive a t-shirt and a bow included!
CheerAbilities - Super Power Program
This program is a special opportunity for exceptional athletes with physical or developmental disabilities to participate in the sport of cheerleading! This program is open to all ages. Our buddy program keeps all athletes exploring and learning throughout the 60-minute practices in a safe and fun environment. We are excited to now offer TWO Cheer-Abilities teams exhibition SuperCats or elite PowerCats where athletes will perform or compete at 3 of our local competitions. Email for more information and a copy of our Super-Power Program team handbook. We start every Fall!
WILDCATS Cheer Pride offers many different options!
Full year competitive teams with full or limited travel options as well as half year limited travel teams are available for those looking for the competitive side of the sport. Both types of teams are offered every year and require various amounts of time and financial commitment. Not looking to be on a team just yet? Sign up for a class! Classes are available for all ages and all skill levels. Give us a call at 517-331-7161 or shoot us an email at [email protected] and we will help you plan the best path to becoming a WILDCAT!
Remember there is a place for everyone at WILDCATS!
NO experience is required to start. We will train you!
Why should I choose cheerleading at WILDCATS Cheer Pride?
Cheerleading offers a combination of gymnastics, dance and acro. It is a team sport like no other with an endless amount of skills to gain, life lessons to learn and bonds to build. WILDCATS is a step above the rest with structure, organization, competitive teams, top notch training equipment, and highly trained and qualified staff. Unlike cheerleading through your school, club cheerleading prepares athletes for a higher level of cheerleading to better prepare them for college tryouts. Even more, cheering with new friends from all over Mid-Michigan is a blast!
What is competitive club cheerleading?
Many times the buzz word "all star" cheerleading is used for our sport. Competitive cheerleading features a traditionally 2 minute and 30 second competition routine where a team performs carefully choreographed stunting, tumbling, jumping and dancing to their own custom music. Our competitive cheerleaders are placed into divisions, which are grouped based upon age, size of the team, gender of participants, and skill level. Age levels vary from age 3 to age 18. For more information on the USASF, go to www.usasf.net.
How much does it cost?
Team memberships are all inclusive (competition fees, choreography, merchandise and more!) and start at about $100 a month and go up to $300 a month for our highest level, most competitive teams. We offer many different commitment options so feel free to email us at [email protected] to set up a tour and learn more about our different programs at all different price points!
Can I get sponsorships?
We have had many families have great luck getting sponsorships! Many local businesses may generously sponsor your athlete and we have put together a brief document for them to fill out that includes the benefits of sponsoring a WILDCATS athlete. You may download the document here. Please contact the EYC for their additional form to complete your sponsorship.