2018 Collegiate Championships & Collegiate Expo


The 25th Annual USA Collegiate Cheerleading and Dance Championships will be held Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25, 2018, in Anaheim, California! Finals for 2018 will be held in the Arena on Sunday night. The competition will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, which is located within walking distance of various southern California amusement attractions, including the Disneyland® Resort. All warm-up and performance venues are indoors at the Anaheim Convention Center.  Preliminary competition for college school-based teams will take place on Saturday with finals on Sunday. All teams will advance to finals. 

Registrations will be processed only when the entry form, full payment, squad roster, signed medical release and appearance forms and signed articles of understanding are received in the USA office. Once all components are received, that date will be used for the performance order.



Expose nearly 10,000 game day and competitive high school cheerleaders and song/pom dancers, as well as their parents, to your program by hosting an information table at the 2018 USA Collegiate Expo. This unique opportunity will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center during the busiest cheerleading, song/pom, mascot and dance competition weekend in the western United States, USA’s High School Spirit Nationals and possibly USA’s High School Dance Nationals. Over 40 regional competitions lead up to this premier event, attracting thousands of talented athletes, dancers and parents who are dedicated and interested in future opportunities. Feature your program and school’s strengths while informing potential applicants of your tryout dates, procedures, skill requirements and more! This face-to-face encounter can make all the difference when it comes down to making that final difficult decision of which college to attend. Don’t miss out on this phenomenal opportunity to reach this target audience!

Where: Anaheim Convention Center

When: During USA High School Spirit Nationals weekend, Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Time: Set up is available from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on February 24, 2018. Exhibition time is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 24, 2018.

Fee: All competitors registered for USA’s 2018 Collegiate Championships or camp attendees registered through USA for the combined USA/NCA/NDA 2018 College Camp in Las Vegas will be given table space at no charge, but acceptance of this opportunity must be confirmed by February 10, 2018.

All non-competitors or non-camp attendees will be charged a fee of $200.  Fees must be paid by February 10, 2018. No refunds will be issued after February 10, 2018. 

Each space will include table space (with tables provided and no guarantee of a full 6 feet).  No electricity will be available. Nothing may be sold at your booth. Recommended items to bring include:

• Branded tablecloth with your school’s name or tablecloth in your colors

• Trusted and knowledgeable representatives of your program

• Photos of your team, from competition to practice to game day

• Photos or brochures highlighting your campus

• Fliers with tryout dates

• Information on tryout procedures and skill requirements

• Information regarding entrance statistics

• Entrance requirements, i.e., exams needed, etc.

• Promotional giveaways if available

• Décor for your table space

Register Online: CLICK HERE to reserve your table!

Contact: Kristine Cather, Director of Marketing and Promotions (kcather@varsity.com )

Please note that we will provide up to three complimentary admission wristbands per booth. Parking is a separate fee charged by the Anaheim Convention Center.