Cheerleading at BSAC

Brandon Thunder

Brandon Thunder All Star Cheer

Welcome to the Brandon Thunder! We are a new and exciting All Star Cheer program dedicated and focused on teaching your child the skills he/she need to become a confident & successful athlete! Our goal is to improve each athlete’s individual skill level, character, and self-confidence, all while creating a collaborative environment focused on teamwork and commitment! 

Becoming an All Star Cheerleader requires a huge commitment not only of the athlete, but also from the athlete’s parent/guardian.  It’s important to understand the details of this commitment all of which are described below.

We are looking for athletes (female & male) ages 5-15 to join our team!

Registration Information:

When: 2/16/2016, 2/17/2016, & 2/26/2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Where:

Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center

405 Beverly Blvd. Brandon, FL 33511

Financial Commitment:

Annual Registration fee - $350 ($150 due at registration - the remaining balance must be paid no later than 4/18.) This fee covers the following expenses:

Uniform rental

Bloomers

Competition Shoes

Cheer Bag

2 Practice Shirts

Competition Warm ups

Competition Bow

Competition Makeup

USASF athlete membership fee

**The athlete keeps all of the items above with the exception of the uniform. The uniform must be returned at the end of the season in April. Otherwise we will charge full price for a replacement uniform. 

Monthly Tuition = $150 per athlete (12 month commitment from March to March) *10 % sibling discount is available

*You may choose to pay the full annual tuition in advance & will receive a 10% paid in full discount.

The monthly tuition covers – gym, choreographer, music, coaches, tumbling, competition fees, etc.

 

Practice Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm 

*As we get closer to competition season there will be some Saturday practices.

*There will also be separate tumbling classes offered to enhance skills. These classes will be held at a different location.

Expectations: Attendance is mandatory. Every cheerleader plays an important role. If one athlete misses practice the entire team suffers. Also - Please try to schedule family vacations etc. during holiday time off and/or during our off-season (May-June). 

 

Competitions:

All competitions are mandatory! Every athlete is essential to the success of the routine & must be present at every competition. No Exceptions!

The majority of the completions will be local; however, there may be a couple that require in-state travel and if applicable, overnight stay. You are responsible for travel expenses and for getting your athlete to & from the competition(s). 

October 2016: Mid-Florida Throw Down (FL State Fairground) 

November 2016: Gulf Coast Cheer Classic (The Lakeland Center)

October/November 2016: Spirit Champions (Winter Haven)

February – April 2017: To be announced

Tryout Information:

March 5th 10 AM – 2 PM (More details to follow)

  • EVERY child will make a team.
  • The tryouts are to determine the athlete's skill set so that he/she is placed on the correct team and in the correct position. 
  • Tryouts will be conducted after the athlete attends 3 days of learning the fundamentals of cheer. On day 4 the athletes will be placed in groups of 3-4 to tryout. The athletes will be required to demonstrate basic cheer motions, jumps, a short cheer, stunting, and tumbling…all of which they learned during the prior 3 days as indicated above.  The tryouts will be closed to avoid nervousness/shyness. 
  • Girls will receive a tryout registration number the first day of tryouts.  Results will be posted on the Facebook page and/or website by registration number.