It’s exciting to know that many athletes already have begun training at their gyms or studios for the upcoming season! As you prepare, we invite you to take a peek at our all-new What to Expect from the All Star Experience - A Parent's Guide. We think it will become a valuable reference for you in the upcoming season. In it you’ll find:
We want you to know that your membership and trust in the USASF matter. It’s the best way to support the mission of the USASF which has always been to protect and enrich the life of YOUR All Star athlete.
Athletes 1st is a forward-thinking dynamic initiative that champions the care, development, safety and inclusivity of All Star athletes. The foundation of Athletes 1st is an all-encompassing focus on the athlete including sport safety, safety while training, minor athlete abuse and misconduct prevention, and athlete personal development. Keeping the well being of athletes at the center of All Star fosters a respectful training and performance environment for all participants.
Athletes 1st equips owners, coaches, parents and athletes with the power to influence, shape, cause action and help make All Star a better place for all.
FREE SafeSport Training for Parents
The U.S. Center for SafeSport™ offers a FREE Parent’s Guide to Misconduct in Sport. This course explains the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.
If you are a parent looking for resources on keeping your athlete safe, you can access this training at no cost. Simply follow SafeSport Training and Educational Services link, create an account, add the parent training to your bag, and you’ll be able to access the training.
What’s your IQ and What’s your IQ Junior
Elevate your Integrity Quotient with this monthly activity that builds individual character and team unity! Athletes and coaches introduce a new word each month that supports the overall theme of “Integrity.” This activity encourages conversation in gyms studios about how athletes, teams, coaches and owners can exemplify and encourage others to demonstrate that month’s word.
USASF is excited to partner with Project Love in the I Pledge to Stick Together Against Bullying campaign. This initiative stresses that each child is treated the way we all want to be treated – with kindness, caring, respect and empathy.
Season of Service
Giving hope and motivating others is something All Star cheer and dance athletes do naturally. Many of you reach out in your communities and go the extra mile to spread kindness — and the USASF celebrates that! Created by the USASF Leadership team and Athlete Alumni Group, The Season of Service showcases all of the fantastic things #AllStarNation does! Congratulations to the top six project winners this year!
All USASF member athletes entering grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in the exclusive BOLT/MARCH leadership training opportunity. BOLT/MARCH workshops activate young cheer and dance leaders to become strong peer role models who:
Developed and led by alumni of the USASF Mentoring Leaders program, BOLT/MARCH will set young athletes on their path to success.
Not only do participants rave about their BOLT/MARCH experience but completion of the workshop can lead to next level opportunities such as eligibility to:
The USASF Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 to recognize and reward outstanding All Star Athletes. Thanks to our generous sponsors, the USASF Scholarship Fund awarded $55,000 in 2020. Applications are open to USASF member athletes who are college-bound seniors participating with any USASF member program. Applicants are not required to cheer or dance in college.
The U.S. All Star Federation is pleased to announce the 2022 Class of USASF Scholarship Recipients.
The USASF Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 thanks to the help of our generous sponsors. The USASF Exceptional Athlete Scholarship is for USASF members that are Graduating Seniors or Graduates pursuing higher education currently participating in an All Star Exceptional Athlete Division.
Please log into your current USASF Athlete/Parent membership account for complete details.
Once logged in, click on your name in the top right of the page to access the dropdown and select the Scholarship link.
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Playing sports at any level can be a key part of a young person’s development and have a lasting impact on their life. Among its many benefits, being involved in athletics develops friendships, independence, confidence, mental focus, and, of course, physical fitness. Sports can teach valuable lessons about grit, discipline, teamwork and, most importantly, the respect that comes with inclusion. These benefits are universal for all individuals, including those with disabilities. That’s the goal of USASF’s Exceptional Athlete Division — to empower individuals with disabilities with an “I can do” attitude.The USASF has carefully designed CheerABILITIES and DanceABILITIES Program for the Exceptional Athlete that
Exceptional Athlete Scholarships
The USASF Exceptional Athlete Scholarship Fund was established in 2021 thanks to the help of our generous sponsors. The USASF Exceptional Athlete Scholarship is for USASF members that are graduating seniors or graduates pursuing higher education currently participating in an All Star Exceptional Athlete Division.
25% Highlight video
20% Industry/Community involvement/Transitional Services
10% Academics/Work Performance
Scholarships will be presented to two well-deserving Exceptional Athletes. Please log in to your USASF Athlete profile for complete details. Once logged in, click on your name in the top right of the page to access the dropdown and select the Scholarship link.
Your Athlete Membership benefits from and enables the USASF to maintain the resources and safeguards necessary to maintain the high levels of safety, fairness and accountability in practice and in competition. Membership is required of all athletes on Novice, Prep, Elite, Exceptional*, Show, Exhibition or Parent teams affiliated with US-based All Star Cheer or Dance Programs. Athlete Membership for 2021
When you join the USASF you’ll enjoy a wide array of benefits, including:
* The USASF waives its membership fee for Exceptional Athletes.