The VIP Gala & Awards is a celebration of excellence and accomplishment in All Star. Held the evening before The Cheerleading and Dance Worlds preliminary competition begins, coaches, program owners, event producers, media partners and industry affiliates gather to “kick off” Worlds weekend and to congratulate peers for their achievements.
Industry publications including Inside Cheerleading, CheerBiz News and The Cheer Leader Magazine, along with Dance Coach Association and the NACCC join the USASF in presenting the following awards annually. Each media partner creates and manages its own nomination and selection process. The USASF collected details from each partner and has posted them online so that members may see all awards processes in one location. Be a part of the process! Go nominate someone deserving today!
- USASF Hall of Fame Presented by: USASF
- LEADERSHIP THROUGH SPORTSMANSHIP Presented by: USASF
- SMALL GYM OF THE YEAR Presented by: Inside Cheerleading Magazine
- COACH OF THE YEAR Presented by: CheerBiz News Magazine
- GYM OWNER OF THE YEAR Presented by: NACCC
- CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Presented by: The Cheer Leader Magazine
- DANCE COACH OF THE YEAR Presented by: Dance Coach Association
- CHAIRMAN’S CUP USASF COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD Presented by: USASF
Click Here to read about the awards and submit your nominations!
The staff at Inside Publications is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2013 Small Gym of the Year and Coach of the Year awards, presented by Inside Cheerleading magazine and Cheer Biz New, respectively.
This is the seventh year that that Inside Cheerleading has presented the Small Gym of the Year award, and the first year that Cheer Biz News will be presenting the Coach of the Year award. Central Mississippi Cheerleading (David & Kendall Hanbery) received the honor of Small Gym of the Year for the 2012 season, and Randall Harper walked away with the distinction of 2012 Coach of the Year.
Nominations for each award will be accepted through Friday, April 5. Finalists will be announced and online voting will commence on Monday, April 8 on www.insidecheerleading.com and www.cheerbiznews.com. Online voting will close Friday, April 12 and winners will be announced at the 10th Annual USASF Awards Gala in Orlando, Fla. on Friday, April 26.
Award Qualifications: Must be a current USASF Gym Member in good standing and be defined by USASF standards as a “Small Gym” for the 2012 – 2013 All Star season.
Nomination Process: Nominations (in the form of formal letters of recommendation) will be accepted from various event producers who have the unique opportunity to work with gyms on a daily basis. Nominations should speak to how the small gyms conduct themselves during all facets of the event, including, but not limited to, registration processes/procedures, warm-up, competition, awards presentation, etc. Nominations/letters of recommendation should be sent to Shelly O’Brien, [email protected] Nominations will be accepted from April 1–April 5.
COACH OF THE YEAR Presented by: Cheer Biz News
Nomination Process: Nominations (in the form of formal letters of recommendation) will be accepted for individuals who have served as a coach during the 2012–2013 All Star season. Each nominee must receive three formal letters of recommendation, one from a parent of the program, one from a cheerleader of the program and one from a fellow coach/peer of the program. Nominations/letters of recommendation should be sent to Shelly O’Brien, [email protected] Nominations will be accepted from April 1–April 5.