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Welcome to Fairfield Youth Cheerleading

 


On behalf of the Cheer Program, we would like to welcome all new and returning cheerleaders and their families to the 2019 Season!
We are proud to announce that Fairfield Youth Cheer is part of the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner League. SCPW is a non-profit league that has been in existence for over 50 years. The mission of all Pop Warner organizations is,
"To enable children to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. Through this active participation, our program teaches fundamental values, skills and knowledge that children will use throughout their lives”.
Fairfield is proud to carry on this tradition with our cheerleaders!

Cheerleading is a huge commitment that requires a lot of spirit and dedication from both cheerleaders and parents. 
 
Please remember our entire league is run by volunteers; there are no paid positions within our Organization.

The 2019 Season officially starts 
on 8/1/2019.
This season Fairfield offers a cheer program for ages 5 - 14 years old. Our program is divided into three teams:
Teams
Junior Varsity: ages 10 - 14
Junior Pee Wee : ages 8 - 11
Tiny Mite* : ages 5 - 7


** Please note Tiny Mite is an Instructional Side Line Cheer Team only. This team will meet on Saturdays for a 6 week period starting in August.
Cost of Program: $150

Important Information for our
Junior Varsity and Junior Pee Teams:
Season Starts : August*
Season Ends:   Nov / Dec *
Cost of Program: $375

* Practice Dates to be determined by          Coach(s) and Season Ends based on 
how the team places at Competitions. 


Cheer Practice:
Practice dates, times and location will be determined by the coach assigned to each team. Practices are usually four days a week in August, then two to three days a week during the months of September thru December.

Side Line Cheer:
Teams are required to cheer and support our Fairfield Youth Football Organization. During the months of September through November both teams are required to cheer at one game weekly. In order to participate in competitions all participants must be present at all games unless the coach approves of the absence. 

Competitions:
Junior Varsity and Junior Pee Wee Teams are required to compete at the Southern CT Pop Warner Local and State Cheer Competitions which are held at the Field Houseon Sherman Parkway in New Haven, CT. If either of teams place 1st or 2nd at the Southern CT Pop Warner State Competition, they will advance on to the New England Regional Cheer Championship held in Massachsetts. Any team placing 1st or 2nd at the Regional Championship will advance to compete for the National Championship in Disney!

IMPORTANT DATES:
October 5 - State Competition - New Haven, CT
October 15 - Local Competition - New Haven, CT 
November 3rd/4th - Regional Competition - Massachusets December 8th-13th - National Competition - Disney
** All competitions are mandatory.

Mandatory Paperwork :
All cheerleaders must present and submit an original raised seal birth certificate as well as a copy prior to August 1st, if they have never participated under the Pop Warner Organization. Original birth certificates will be returned after the Cheer Coordinator presents and certifies the teams.
Prior to the start of our season, a mandatory parent and participant meeting will be held and all of the additional paperwork will be presented and reviewed. 

We strongly encourage early registration to ensure that your child has a spot. Before registering your child(ren) a parent or guardian must set up an account by clicking on the registration button. Only one account should be created per family in order for a sibling discount to apply. All registrations and payments must be completed online. All cheerleaders will be placed on a first come/first serve basis in the order of their online registration. There will be NO walk-in registrations. 

If you should have any questions regarding the cheer program please do not hesitate to contact:
Cheer Coordinator: Susan Pennino - usanpennino1@gmail.com
Cheer Varsity Team Mom: Mindy Morgan -