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All State Cheer Team

ATTENTION- ALL ICCA ALL-STATE APPLICATIONS should be available by the end of AUGUST.

The All State Application Deadline is Midnight November 15th, 2020.

If you have a passion for the sport of cheerleading and would love to be recognized for your hard work and effort, then YOU need to apply for the ICCA All-State Team!  A lucky group of outstanding athletes are selected from the best Varsity level cheerleaders throughout the State of Illinois.  Freshman through Senior athletes are eligible to apply provided you are a member of your Varsity cheerleading team. If you are also applying for the ICCA Scholarship, we’ve made it even easier for you to apply for all-state. The video requirements are exactly the same!  How easy is that?! If selected, you must be able to attend the award presentation at the ICCA Championships on January 11th, 2021. Make sure you are or your school is an ICCA member then check out a list of requirements and apply online at the link below.  Good Luck!

PLEASE HAVE YOUR SKILLS VIDEO COMPLETED AND UPLOADED TO AN ONLINE HOSTING SITE SUCH AS WWW.YOUTUBE.COM ETC., PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE FORM. YOU WILL NEED THE LINK FOR YOUR VIDEO IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Should you submit your application and change your video online afterwards, the application link to your video will no longer be valid as each video URL is unique. Please contact GINA DAILEY at: [email protected] 

Instructions: Applicant must be in uniform. Other athletes must be in practice clothing. All skills must be performed on a cheer mat (no spring floor). No other cheerleaders should be on the video except for the stunt portion of the video.

HELPFUL HINT: The All State and Scholarship video requirements are the SAME! Also, athletes do not need to announce each skill in which they perform prior to the skill on the video.
The video must be a maximum of 2 minutes and in the following order:

1) Floor Cheer (No stunts but may incorporate jumps and/or tumbling)
2) Dance (Dance should have three 8-counts.)
3) Combination Jump (Demonstrate your best triple jump.)
4) Tumbling (Include your best standing AND running pass.)
5) Stunt Sequence (Applicant may base, top or be a back spot but not front spot.)

*Videos not submitted in the correct order will not be considered for the All State Team.*

For questions about the All-State team or process, please email All-State Director Gina Dailey at: [email protected]

*** The ICCA would like to have EACH member of the final ICCA All-State team participate in this year’s Championship weekend by throwing out T-shirts, taking fun photos with other athletes at the photo booth and participating in the event arena environment! Please plan on joining in the festivities at this year’s Championship!***

Click the link to complete the form online: All State Application Form