May 5-7, 2017
Walt Disney World
Orlando, FL


May 5-7, 2017
Walt Disney World
Orlando, FL

May 12-14, 2017
Walt Disney World
Orlando, FL



D2 Summit Bid Events & Wild Card Bids

D2 Summit will now be offering Wild Card bids across select Varsity All Star events! These Wild Card Bids give Youth, Junior and Senior teams the chance to earn their way into the D2 Summit. The Wild Card round of D2 Summit will take place Friday, May 12th at the Walt Disney World Resort® in Orlando, FL. 1st and 2nd place WILDCARD teams advance straight to FINALS on Sunday and 3rd place WILDCARD teams will move to Saturday. 

 

Teams accepting Wild Card Bids are NOT eligible to accept At-Large D2 Summit Bids, however, they can upgrade to a Paid D2 Summit Bid. Unused Wild Card Bids will not be passed down. More information about the D2 Summit Wild Card Bid Declaration will be available at a later date.

 

D2 Summit Roster Policy

You MUST compete with the number of athletes that you qualify with. You can compete with less as long as it keeps you in the same division.  You will only be able to replace 25% of your roster from the time you received your bid until you compete at the D2 Summit.  Example:A team of 20 competes and receives a bids, they can only replace 5 athletes at the time of the D2 Summit competition.

 

D2 Summit - Bid Eligibility

NEW THIS YEAR- Single location D2 programs are the ONLY teams eligible for D2 Summit bids. Gyms must be of Division II size (125 athletes or less) when they receive a D2 Summit bid and MUST  remain a D2 size gym when they arrive at the D2 Summit. Once a program goes above 125 athletes they will have to release their D2 bid, if they have one, and will not be eligible for D2 bids the remainder of the season.

 

 

Definition of multiple location

1.      Share a tax ID

2.      Share an owner

3.      Have a franchising/liscending agreement with another gym

4.      Have similar enough name OR branding it would confuse the consumer as to being part of a bigger gym

5.      Share family plan or use multiple locations to meet family plan 

6.      If there is any possible confusion it is on the owners of the locations to prove to Varsity and the customers they are not a multi-location gym

Exception:

The only multi location programs that are eligible to compete at the D2 Summit can not have more than 125 athletes total between all locations and meet the USASF requirement for a D2 program. 

 

 

D2 Summit - Division Splits at Bid Events

A team can declare at any given competition that they are going for an Summit or D2 Summit bid, but if that team is split into a D2 division at that competition, they must either go for the D2 Summit bid or move into a standard division to compete against teams going for The Summit bid.

 

Once your team earns a bid for D2 Summit or the Summit, they MUST stay with that specific track to earn a higher bid throughout he reminder of the season.

 

D2 Summit - Trading of Bids

NEW THIS YEAR- Once your team accepts a bid for Summit or D2 Summit, you MUST stay with that specific track to earn a higher bid throughout the remainder of the season

 

  • Wild Card D2 Summit Bid- You can ONLY upgrade to a PAID D2 Summit bid.
  • Paid D2 Summit Bid– You must use your Paid D2 Summit bid. This bid type or location cannot be changed.
  • At-Large D2 Summit Bid– You can ONLY upgrade to a PAID D2 Summit bid.
  • Wild Card/ At Large Summit Bids– You can ONLY upgrade to a PAID Summit bid. 

 

 

D2 Summit- Crossover Policy

 An all star cheerleader is limited to crossing over to 2 (two) additional cheer teams from their gym during the competition.

1.      Participant may only represent one gym.

2.      Participants must pay an additional registration fee for each additional team performance.

3.      The MAXIMUM number of individuals allowed to crossover from the 2017 Cheerleading Worlds to the D2 Summit will be 5 athletes per team. Level 5 athletes that competed at Cheerleading Worlds can only cross to level 4 & 5 Summit divisions (Excluded: Level 4.2).  

o   Exception: Junior 5 ( NOT restricted) will be allowed to have up to 8 crossovers from The Cheerleading Worlds to the D2 Summit.

 

D2 Summit- Final Advancements

NEW THIS YEAR:

  • All divisions with 10 or less teams in Semi Finals will have 5 teams advance to finals.
  • All divisions with 11-19 teams in Semi Finals will have 50% of the division advance to finals.
  • All divisions with 20 or more teams in Semi-Finals will have 10 teams in the division advance to finals.

American Cheer Power 2017 D2 Summit Bid Declaration

WILD CARD BIDS
- 1 Bid- The Selection Committee will award one of the Highest scoring eligible Team with the Bid
- 2 Bids- The Selection Committee will award one of the Two Highest scoring eligible Teams with the bids
- 3 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 Wild Card D2 bids to One team from the Highest Scoring Youth, Junior, and Senior divisions regardless of level.

AT-LARGE BIDS
- 1 Bid- The Selection Committee will award one of the Highest scoring eligible Team with the Bid
- 2 Bids- The Selection Committee will award will award one of the Two Highest scoring eligible Teams with the bids
- 3 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 At-Large D2 bids to one team from the Highest Scoring Youth, Junior, and Senior divisions regardless of level.
- 4 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 At-Large D2 Bids to ONE team from the Youth, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. The 4th bid will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.
- 5 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 At-Large D2 Bids to ONE team from the Youth, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. Any Additional At-Large bids will go to the next deserving teams, regardless of Age Group.

PAID BIDS
- 1 Bid- The Selection Committee will award one of the Highest scoring eligible Team with the Bid
- 2 Bids- The Selection Committee will award one of the Two Highest scoring eligible Teams with the bids
- 3 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 Paid D2 bids to one team from the Highest Scoring Youth, Junior, and Senior divisions regardless of level.
- 4 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 Paid D2 Bids to ONE team from the Youth, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. The 4th Paid bid will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.
- 5 Bids- The Selection Committee will award 3 Paid D2 Bids to ONE team from the Youth, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. Any Additional Paid bids will go to the next deserving teams, regardless of Age Group.

TIE BREAKER: In the event of a tie for any bid position, the bid will be awarded to the team with the highest Day 2 score.

The Selection Committee will review ALL “ELIGIBLE” Summit Bid teams. The Committee may take into consideration the following criteria when awarding bids:
- Scores/ Percentage of Perfection
- Depth of Division
- Sportsmanship

*This bid distribution procedure is subject to change at the discretion of the event producer.

 

 

Summit Bid Events

NEW FOR THIS YEAR:
The Summit will no longer pass down bids from teams who decline bids or teams that are upgraded to Paid Bids. 

Wild Card:
 Any Wild Card bid giving event that moves their event outside of the Wild Card bid giving months, October- March, will lose their Wild Card bids. The Wild Card round of The Summit will take place Friday, May 5th at the Walt Disney World Resort® in Orlando, FL. 1st and 2nd place WILDCARD teams will advance straight to FINALS on Sunday and 3rd place WILDCARD teams will move to Saturday. 


Summit Roster Policy- NEW FOR THIS YEAR


You MUST compete with the number of athletes that you qualify with. You can compete with less as long as it keeps you in the same division.  You will only be able to replace 25% of your roster from the time you received your bid until you compete at The Summit.  Example: A team of 20 competes and receives a bids, they can only replace 5 athletes at the time of The Summit competition.


Summit Crossover Policy

  1. Only 5 athletes can crossover from The Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit. 
    • Exception: Junior 5 (NOT restricted) will be allowed to have up to 8 crossovers from The Cheerleading Worlds to The Summit.
  2. Athletes can compete on no more than 2 cheer teams at The Summit. 
  3. All Level 4.2 athletes may only crossover to levels 2, 3 or 4. 
  4. Athletes can only cross up or down a level at The Summit.  Level 5 athletes that competed at Cheerleading Worlds can only cross to level 4 & 5 Summit divisions (Excludes Level 4.2). 
  5. No crossovers will be allowed to compete on both a cheer and a dance team at The Summit. However a Cheerleading Worlds athlete may compete at the Dance Summit and a Dance Worlds athlete may compete at The Summit.
  6. Reminder that we do not guarantee crossovers at The Summit during the Semi-Finals Round or Finals Round.

American Cheer Power 2017 Summit Bid Declaration

Galveston, TX | January 7-8
- 2 Paid & 5 At-Large Bids
- 2 Paid Bids will be awarded to one of the two of the Highest Scoring Division Winners (eligible level grand champs will be looked at first)
- The Selection Committee will award At Large Bids to eligible teams from each of the following levels: 1,2,3 & (4and5 combined). The additional bid will go to the next deserving team, regardless of age group or level.

San Antonio, TX | February 3-5
- 4 Paid & 10 At-Large Bids
- The Selection Committee will award 3 Paid Summit Bids to ONE team from the Youth,, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. The 4th Paid bid will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.
- The Selection Committee will award 10 At-Large Summit Bids to TWO teams from Each level 1,2,3 & (4-5 combined) with the stipulation that every Age group is guaranteed at least ONE At Large Bid. The other 2 At-Large Bids will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.

Columbus, OH | March 31– April 2
- 4 Paid & 10 At-Large Bids
- The Selection Committee will award 3 Paid Summit Bids to ONE team from the Youth,, Junior and Senior divisions regardless of level. The 4th Paid bid will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.
- The Selection Committee will award 10 At-Large Summit Bids to TWO teams from Each level 1,2,3 & (4-5 combined) with the stipulation that every Age group is guaranteed at least ONE At Large Bid. The other 2 At-Large Bids will go to the next deserving team, regardless of Age Group.

Tampa, FL | April 8
- 3 At-Large Bids
- The Selection Committee will award 3 At-Large Summit Bids to the deserving teams regardless of age group.

TIE BREAKER: In the event of a tie for any bid position, the bid will be awarded to the team with the highest Day 2 score. The Selection Committee will review ALL “ELIGIBLE” Summit Bid teams. The Committee may take into consideration the following criteria when awarding bids:
- Scores/ Percentage of Perfection
- Depth of Division
- Sportsmanship *This bid distribution procedure is subject to change at the discretion of the event producer.



 

 

 

 

 

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