Limelight Allstar Cheerleading


The Limelight Beat w/ Jerry Episode 1. Overview of Allstar Cheerleading

  1. Allstar started in the foundations of sideline cheerleading but has developed over time
  2. Recreational is a fun way to learn the sport
  3. Allstar Prep is the gateway to competitive
  4. Competitive Allstar is the truest form of the sport of cheerleading. Is all over the world and growing each year.
  1. Cheerleading is a recognized Olympic sport now, but not official in Canada. The process takes a long time in Canada.
  2. Canada will be entering the Olympics with a team beginning in 2024
  3. Limelight will soon begin an Olympic program in our gym
  1. A direct line into the Olympics
  2. Sets the rules and regulations for national team requirements
  3. Does not manage Allstar, school or any part of the sport other than the national teams.
  1. Creates rules, scoresheets, divisions and overall safety guidelines
    1. The 2022-2023 divisions have changed and will affect us all
    2. They change things often, which can be frustrating.
  2. Hosts a world championship for IASF divisions only
  3. Globally recognized
  1. Even more recent than the OCF
  2. Working to get cheerleading recognized as a national sport. We are not now
  3. Because we are not an official sport, we are in a state of limbo often. We are not required all the same stuff as official sports, although we try to follow them.
  1. Recently became a true PSO or provincial sport organization
  2. Sets guidelines for the sport in our province
  3. We pay membership to the organization to further advancement of the sport
  1. The sport of Allstar cheerleading is taught at these centers.
  2. Growing in Ontario, but still seems to be NEW to many people
  3. Each Gym develops its athletes and teams to compete with other programs.
  1. We offer various levels of the sport from beginner to advanced
  2. We pride ourselves on years of winning, Worlds events and Summit Bids, but mostly on the fact that our athletes, families and coaches are such amazing people.

Thank you and I hope to see you on the next episode of The Limelight Beat