21-22 Teams & Divisions

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  1. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    I wouldn't say "everyone gets a trophy" because that's not the case.

    I don't think anyone at Worlds got an uncontested win in recent years (every division has a good few teams in it), but at the Summit/Regional Summit (levels 1-5 and J6), there were at least 1-3 divisions with only one team (and thus, Summit winners by default because no other teams against them.) Those are usually the same divisions that rarely have competition at other comps throughout the season. (ex: Open 5, Y5, etc.)
     
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    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    STAR ATL 21-22

    Rookies - Tiny Novice
    Jackpot - Youth Prep 1.1
    Strike - Junior Prep 2.1
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    Hype - J2
    Aces - J3
    Crush - J4
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    Swoosh - S4
    Fame - S4.2
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    Smack - Senior Coed 6 (new first-time Worlds team - no division or size noted.)

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  3. Knowcheering

    Knowcheering Somewhere... some one.... is giving me a slow clap

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    Another NJ Worlds team bites the dust. Someone on this board a long time ago predicted this would happen.


    Does Prodigy really have no Sr teams until Level 6? Even with the wacky age grid, it must be rare to have absolutely no high school Srs in the lower levels.

    I get the frustration. But the non-cheer world will probably never take cheerleading that seriously, so I don't worry about them. It seems like new divisions keep being created to accommodate every gym's situation, and it really dilutes the competition. There are so many Intl divisions, Prep divisions, 4.2, U19, and divisions I didn't know existed (Open 5?), it's out of hand. Nobody outside the sport would ever be able to make heads or tails of it. But it's probably like this in many youth sports--- they purposely create a ton of divisions and a ton of winners.

    There are a few too many divisions at Worlds, but at least there's good competition in every division. It's as close to an exclusive event as our sport gets. There's legitimate prestige in becoming a World Champion; you're at the top of your entire sport (although I don't think NT divisions should be at this event). Worlds might be the only competition where no team ever competes against themselves.

    Then there's the Summit, where a few divisions are sparse and occasionally a team will go against themselves. The D2 Summit even has Extra Small Lvl 6 divisions, which nobody usually enters (because obviously they compete at Worlds instead). There was one XS Lvl 6 entrant at D2 Summit this year and they "won" with a disastrous score. Nobody is entering divisions like this or Open 5, yet Summit still has them. The way we give rings to Level 1s and have kids believing Summit is some sort of "Worlds for lower levels" I'm sure creates some complacency in some of the athletes, as does having hundreds of winners at every competition. But as long as all these competitions/divisions are money makers, they're here to stay.
     
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  4. wishfulthinking

    wishfulthinking Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Okay, what are the U divisions?
     
  5. CheerVA

    CheerVA I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    Please say it again.. for the moms in the back banking on full ride cheer scholarships!
    I was at the gym other day. The mini prep moms were talking about sending Susie to university of Kentucky camps
     
  6. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    U = IASF divisions so they use the designation that IASF/international teams use. Think "people under 17" or "people under 19."
     
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    Woodlands Elite Texas Worlds tumbling teams:
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    Woodlands Elite Texas Non-tumble Worlds team:
    GI Janes
     
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    morganontheweekends I shimmy daily

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    Few thoughts haha:
    I'm excited University Cheer Air Force is having a Worlds team! They haven't had one since before All - Star Revolution opened! Looking forward to what they end up being.

    Based on General's tweets, I really thought they were going to change sizes.

    Midnight and WE Black Ops in medium coed is going to be fun to watch!
     
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    Really wanted to see gens in lag
     
  12. Knowcheering

    Knowcheering Somewhere... some one.... is giving me a slow clap

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    Yeah I feel like I haven't heard that name in a while (sometimes I get them mixed up with University Cheer Force in California). I wonder what type of team they can put together-- offering free everything to all team members sounds rather desperate-- but it's great to see such an effort being made to make a Worlds team.
     
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    World Cup SC location teams 21-22

    Rock Hill:

    Unicorns - Mini 1
    Sky - J2
    Sirens - S3
    Athena - S4.2
    Titans - IONT6


    Columbia:

    Cupids - Mini 1
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    Aphrodite - J4
    Olympus - SCoed5
    Zeus - IOCNT6
    Goddesses - Senior Open 6
     
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    People are really pushing for a Worlds team nowadays.
     
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    stcchamp Somewhere... some one.... is giving me a slow clap

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