How old do you have to be to on all-stars?
Children can start as young as 5 years old if they can follow directions and stay focused for an hour or more of instruction time. You can be as young as 3 years old for our tumble classes.
What is the cost for tryouts? How much is All-stars?
Currently, All-star tuition is $90.00 a month and is due by the 10th of each month. This includes 1 All-star practice and 1 tumble class per week. There is a $45.00 registration free, which is non-refundable and is due at tryouts or initial sign-up.
What time are classes held?
Classes are set depending upon enrollment and team assignment. Most classes are after school or on weeknights with occasional weekend practice times during competition season or camps.
Does everyone make a team? How is my child placed on a team?
The purpose of tryouts is to clearly register and enroll in cheerleading for the 2008-2009 season. In addition, schedules will be provided to let each all-star know which tumble classes based on skill level is recommended for the month of May. Teams will be announced in early June based on preliminary tryouts and class performance during May, and an additional June final tryout (which will be scheduled during the course of the regular work week.) Routine and Choreography Camp will be in the summer as well as special tumble camps.
Tiny - 5 years and under
Mini - 8 years and under
Junior - 14 years and under
Senior - 11 to 18 years old
Level 1 -No tumbling skills, Cartwheel, Roundoff, Rolls and Walkovers
Level 2 -Standing Backhandspring, Round-off Backhandspring, Round-off Backhandspring series
Level 3 -Standing Series of Backhandsprings, Toe Touch Backhandspring, Round off backhandspring Tuck
Level 4 -Toe Touch Backhandspring Series, Standing Backhandspring Tuck, Standing Back Tuck, Round-off Backhandspring Layout
Level 5 -Triple Toe Touch Back Tuck, Round-off Backhandspring Full
What if my child misses a practice?
We ask that if you are unable to make a practice, especially during competition season, that you make every effort to contact the gym and let us know of the absence. All-star cheerleading is a team sport and the team's performance depends upon you being there. Tuition will not be reimbursed for missed classes unless there is a serious medical reason and a note from your physician. If you start in the middle of the month, the tuition is pro-rated.
Is there a lot of travel?
Most travel is to local regional competitions in North Carolina, and 2 National competitions. Over the years we have traveled to Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia for our Nationals.
Do you do fundraisers to offset costs?
Yes we have an active Booster club that is a 501-3-C with all donations being tax deductible. In past seasons, the Boosters have raised funds via golf tournaments, raffles, sponsorships and BBQ chicken dinners. They have paid or partially paid for make-up, tumble clinics, t-shirts and end of year awards banquet.
Where is the gym located?
Take I-40 East to Highway 52 South and take Exit #97 (Welcome exit). Turn right onto Old 52 (Hwy 8). At the third stoplight, turn left on to Hinkle Lane. The gym is on the right after you go over the railroad tracks.
From Charlotte and the South
Take I-85 North. Follow Business 85/ Highway 52 North after crossing the Yadkin River. Follow Hwy. 52 North towards Winston-Salem. Take Exit #97. Coming from the south, it will be the first Midway exit. Turn right onto Old 52 (Hwy 8). At the third stoplight, turn left on to Hinkle Lane. The gym is on the right after you go over the railroad tracks.
From Greensboro/Burlington and the east
Take I-40 West to Exit 193A - Highway 52 South to Lexington. Take Exit #97 (Welcome Exit). Turn right onto Old 52 (Hwy 8). At the third stoplight, turn left on to Hinkle Lane. The gym is on the right after you go over the railroad tracks.
Take Old Hwy 52 North into Welcome and turn right at the stoplight onto Hinkle Lane. The gym is on the right after you go over the railroad tracks.
Take new Hwy 52 North and take Exit #97, the first Midway exit, and turn right onto Old Hwy 52.(Hwy 8). At the third stoplight, turn left on to Hinkle Lane. The gym is on the right after you go over the railroad tracks.