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Cheerleading Program overview

OVERVIEW:
The AJAA Cheerleading program is designed for children going into grades K-6 for recreational cheer.  Cheerleaders cheer for our rec Fall Football players.

Our programs goals are to teach the future cheerleaders of Avon basics such as motions, jumps, and some stunting, depending on their grade. We also hope to instill a feeling of accomplishment, team spirit, and good sportsmanship, along with giving the athletes a fun season.


AGE DIVISIONS:
Cheerleaders in Kindergarten through 6th grade for the 2021-22 school year.
Cheerleaders will be assigned teams based on grade. KG-2nd, 3rd & 4th, 5th & 6th


CHEER SEASON:
Games start: August 14th *Date could be subject to change
Regular Season ends early October


ALL-STAR CHEERLEADING: 
If there is enough interest, we will have an All-Star Cheerleading squad that cheers for the All-Star Football teams after the rec season. Try outs are MANDATORY! To participate, Cheerleaders must have been registered in the rec season.

This is a travel cheerleading squad, with a possible trip to Rocky Top, TN. Please plan accordingly, attendance is required for all tournaments. Please be advised, this will have a separate program fee. 


All-star cheerleading is only offered to 3rd - 6th Grade 2021 Rec Cheer participants. 

All-Star cheer season starts after rec & throughout mid November


COST:
Kindergarten through 6th grade registration and uniform fee: $165
*Refund Policy – Please view our refund policy HERE
**For info on how refunds will be handled should the season be cancelled due to COVID-19 click HERE.

Interested in knowing what a registration fee covers?  Click HERE for details.

WE ARE GETTING NEW UNIFORMS!!


REGISTRATION:
Registration opens April 1st 2021  - June 7th, 2021 at Midnight.
  
Once squads are rostered and posted, families will use the Team Manager App to see practice and game info.

**AJAA does not guarantee requests for cheerleaders to cheer for a specific team or requests to be on a specific squad/with other cheerleaders. 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE IMPORTANT DATES:
MANDATORY UNIFORM FITTING DATES: May 26th, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The AJAA Office or June 9th, 2021 6:00pm - 6:30pm  @ The AJAA Office 
(6319 E US HWY 36 Avon, IN)

Parent Meeting & Cheer Camp Kickoff : July 14th 6pm-8pm
Location: TBA
Practices start: July 19th 6pm-7pm & occurs every Monday at Cedar Elementary
Mandatory Conditioning Practice 3rd - 6th grade starts: July 22nd 6pm-7pm & will occur every other Thursday at Cedar Elementary
Drafting Squads: TBA (Once Football drafts, we can create teams)

Please click HERE for more information regarding the season

PRACTICES AND GAMES:
K-2nd Grade group practices for cheerleaders are generally once per week. 3rd Grade - 6th grade group practices for cheerleaders are generally once to two times per week.  Days and times are at the commissioner/coach discretion. 

Conditioning Days are mandatory & happen once every other week. 

Practices will be at the field in front of Cedar Elementary.

Currently looking for an indoor option- If you have any ideas please contact your commissioner/coach.


**Majors cheer squads will rotate turns & cheer at Home games for Jr. Orioles. There may be times you will have two games on Saturday. Please plan accordingly. 

GEAR REQUIRED:
Cheerleaders will buy the required uniform when they register for this season. They will also receive a bow & their own set of pom poms.  Other gear that will be REQUIRED to purchase are: white cheer shoes, black briefs, and an optional long sleeve black shirt

Dicks Sporting Goods Special Offers

AJAA Cheer Spirit Wear

Click HERE to order your AJAA Cheer spirit wear!
Hurry! Store closes August 23, 2021

Important parent/coach information

RULES FOR THE 2021 SEASON

CHEER MOTIONS


USA CHEER YOUTH REC SIDELINE RULES

Tentative Season Calendar

AJAA Cheers

Join us on our PRIVATE Facebook page for all current season participants!
Search: AJAA Cheerleading


volunteer opportunities

AJAA Cheer is not able to operate without volunteers.  We appreciate your support and your commitment to volunteer as a League Coordinator, Head Coach or Assistant Coach.  

COMMISSIONER
Kate Brown
[email protected]

COORDINATOR
3rd - 6th Grade

Sarah Snyder
[email protected]

COORDINATOR
K - 2nd Grade

Ivy Daley
[email protected]

FUNDRAISING/EVENT COORDINATOR

Cassie Rumple
[email protected]



LEAGUE COORDINATORS

We are currently looking for league level League Coordinators.  If you are interested, please contact Cheer Commissioner Kate Brown: [email protected]
Criminal Background Check required

HEAD COACHES
Volunteer Coaches are needed for every league, every team.  Please consider registering as a coach when registering your child.  

Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts.  More details on that to come. 
Criminal Background Check Required.

ASSISTANT COACHES
Assistant Coaches are also needed.  Please consider registering as an assistant coach when registering your child. 
Criminal Background Check Required

team/player/parent communication

AJAA Coaches will utilize Game Changer/Team Manager to communicate with players/families.  Please download the Game Changer/Team Manager app on your smartphone.  Once your player is rostered to a team, you will see your player's team info.  Click HERE for the Game Changer/Team Manager info sheet.

Contact

Avon Junior Athletic Association
866 S County Rd 625 E 
Avon, Indiana 46123

Phone: 317-839-5480
Email: [email protected]

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