Chihuahuas Cheer & Dance Classic

Saturday, January 19, 2019 Southwest University Park
1 Ballpark Plaza
El Paso, Texas 79901

In case of inclement weather, The Chihuahuas Cheer and Dance event will be held at: Pebble Hills High School, 14400 Pebble Hills Blvd, El Paso, TX 79938

Dance Competition

We are excited to partner with the El Paso Chihuahuas to bring you the Chihuahuas Cheer & Dance Classic!

For the dance portion of the classic, we will be featuring dance groups. If you have a solo participant, please see our Solo Competition for more information.


Registration begins at 9:00 AM

Competition begins at 10:00 AM

Categories

Open

Jazz

Hip Hop

Folklorico

High Kick

Lyrical/Contemporary

Age Divisions

Youth/Elementary - Open Category Only - (6th Grade and under)

Junior High/Middle School - Jazz & Open Categories - (6th - 8th Grade)

Junior Prep - Open Category Only - (11 years & younger)

Varsity - All Categories - (9th - 12th Grade)

All Star Junior - (14 years & younger)

All Star Senior

Awards

1st, 2nd, 3rd Trophies in each category/division

Studio Grand Champion Award

School Grand Champion Award

 

 
 

Team (7+ people)

 
$100/team

Ensembles

 
$75/ensemble

Exhibition

 
$100/exhibition

 

 
 

General Guidelines

Time Limits

  • Maximum performance of 2 minutes and 45 seconds for Duets and Trios
  • Maximum performance of 3 minutes and 30 seconds for Groups
  • There is no minimum time requirement

If performance proceeds the specified time there will be a point deduction

Performance times will be strictly adhered to in order to ensure a smooth running show for all participants. Each performance will be announced by the MC. If music runs over specified time limit then music will be cut off. All participants must be lined up and ready to perform no more than 3 performances before their set and no less than 1. If participants name has been announced and the music starts and you are not ready to perform, the participant will be eliminated from the competition and there will not be any refunds. It is very important that all participants be prepared and ready to go when stage runner calls you in order to ensure a pleasurable experience for all.

Overall General Rules

All teams will follow standard competition and safety guidelines as printed on the waiver form. If you have any questions, please contact Cecil Crabtree, ccrabt@sisd.net.

To ensure the competition runs as efficiently as possible, no teams will be allowed to change their performance order. Additionally, there will be no division changes allowed after the registration deadline. No refunds will be given once a team is registered.

Before the day of competition, all participants must complete the Release and Waiver Form. This MUST be signed by Parent or Legal Guardian in order for the participant to be able to perform. All Participant forms must be given to the Registration Table upon checking into the competition.

Competition Spectators

Friends and families are more than welcome to watch the cheer & dance competition. Tickets will be sold through the Chihuahuas box office and can be purchased before and on the day of competition. Buy tickets today!

  • Adults - $10 plus tax
  • Children under 3 - Free
  • Students - $5 plus tax
  • Military - $8 plus tax - purchased at BOX Office with Military I.D.

Registration Checklist

  • Complete Dance Registration Form
  • Check division
  • List number of participants in each specific division
  • Indicate number of teams and total due
  • Complete online registration
  • Registration form should be completed by January 4, 2019. Payment should be completed and/or postmarked by January 11, 2019.

Please, no personal checks

Methods of payment: School or business checks, money orders, school purchase orders, or paypal.

Late Fee Policy

It is extremely important we receive your payment before the deadline. If payment is not received by January 11, 2019, the prices will increase to:

  • Team - $150/team
  • Ensembles - $125/ensemble
  • Exhibition - $150/exhibition

Refund Policy

A full refund will be made for any registered event up to the designated cancellation deadline. After the designated deadline, there will be no refund and arrangements for full payment will need to be made. If payment is not made by the designated deadline, responsible parties will need to arrange for payment ASAP.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of any registered event must be made in writing to Superior Festivals by the designated registration deadline.


Cheer Competition

We are excited to partner with the El Paso Chihuahuas to bring you the Chihuahuas Cheer & Dance Classic!


Registration begins at Noon

Competition begins at 2 PM

Categories

Mini Division - 8 years & younger

Recreation A - 12 years & younger

Recreation B - 16 years & younger

Youth/Elementary Non-Build - 6th Grade & younger

Youth/Elementary Build - 6th Grade & younger

Junior High/Middle School Non-Build - 6th - 8th Grade

Junior High/Middle School Build - 6th - 8th Grade

Junior Varsity & Freshman Non-Build - 9th - 11th Grade

Junior Varsity & Freshman Build - 9th - 11th Grade

Varsity Non-Build - 9th - 12th Grade

Varsity Build - 9th - 12th Grade

Varsity Co-Ed - 9th - 12th Grade

All Star Youth - 11 years & younger

All Star Junior - 14 years & younger

All Star Junior Co-Ed - 14 years & younger

All Star Senior - 18 years & younger

All Star Senior Co-Ed - 18 years & younger

Elite All Star Co-Ed - 18 years & younger

Elite All Star - 18 years & younger

Exhibition

Awards

Solo Medallions - Gold, Silver & Bronze Ratings

1st, 2nd, 3rd Trophies in each category/division

Studio Grand Champion Award

School Grand Champion Award

Plaque for Exhibitions

 

 
 

Team

 
$150/team

Solos

 
$25/solo

Exhibition

 
$100/exhibition

 

 
 

General Guidelines

Time Limits

Team or Rec - Rules & Restrictions

  • Each team will perform a choreographed routine not to exceed 2 minutes and 30 seconds (150 seconds).
  • Up to 1 minute and 30 seconds (90 seconds) of the routine my be performed to music
  • 1 minute must equal cheer.
  • No voice-overs or words my be recorded to make the team’s vocal projection sound louder.

All Star - Rules & Restrictions

  • Each team will perform a choreographed routine not to exceed 2 minutes and 30 seconds (150 seconds).
  • Music is required for all of the routine
  • A .5 penalty will be assessed if music is not used for the entire routine.

Best Cheerleader - Rules & Restrictions

  • Each participant will perform for a maximum of 90 seconds and in the following order: three consecutive jumps, tumbling pass, and a cheer.
  • Music IS NOT allowed.
  • A partner may not be used during the performance.
  • Judging is based on voice projection, showmanship, cheer execution, spirit, and ability in the areas of jumps and tumbling, as well as overall impression.
  • There will be a .5 penalty if more than five tricks are performed in your cheer and a separate penalty if the routine exceeds the time limit.

Top Stunt - Rules & Restrictions

  • Groups of no more than 4 cheerleaders. May have only 1 male per group
  • Participants must be 9th – 12th grade and must be from the same squad/school/gym.
  • Groups will have no more than 45 seconds to perform their stunt sequence
  • Each group must have at least 1 extended stunt from a full down
  • Group will be judged on difficulty, execution, overall technique, and overall performance.

Overall General Rules

All teams will follow standard competition and safety guidelines as printed on the waiver form. If you have any questions, please contact Cecil Crabtree, ccrabt@sisd.net.

To ensure the competition runs as efficiently as possible, no teams will be allowed to change their performance order. Additionally, there will be no division changes allowed after the registration deadline. No refunds will be given once a team is registered.

Before the day of competition, all participants must complete the Release and Waiver Form. This MUST be signed by Parent or Legal Guardian in order for the participant to be able to perform. All Participant forms must be given to the Registration Table upon checking into the competition.

Competition Spectators

Friends and families are more than welcome to watch the cheer & dance competition. Tickets will be sold through the Chihuahuas box office and can be purchased before and on the day of competition. Buy tickets today!

  • Adults - $10 plus tax
  • Children under 3 - Free
  • Students - $5 plus tax
  • Military - $8 plus tax - purchased at BOX Office with Military I.D.

Registration Checklist

  • Complete Cheer Registration Form
  • Check division
  • List number of participants in each specific division
  • Indicate number of teams and total due
  • Complete online registration
  • Registration form should be completed by January 4, 2019. Payment should be completed and/or postmarked by January 11, 2019.
Superior Cheer Competition


Superior Cheer Competition

Please, no personal checks

Methods of payment: School or business checks, money orders, school purchase orders or PayPal.

Late Fee Policy

It is extremely important we receive your payment before the deadline. If payment is not received by January 11, 2019, the prices will increase to:

  • Team - $200/team
  • Solos - $50/solo
  • Exhibition - $125/exhibition

Refund Policy

A full refund will be made for any registered event up to the designated cancellation deadline. After the designated deadline, there will be no refund and arrangements for full payment will need to be made. If payment is not made by the designated deadline, responsible parties will need to arrange for payment ASAP.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of any registered event must be made in writing to Superior Festivals by the designated registration deadline.