Maryland Cup Nationals
Maryland Cup Nationals is open to all cheer and dance levels and divisions and all states! Here’s what you can expect at the Maryland Cup Nationals:
• Prizes and giveaways for audience members
• Clear and reliable sound system
• Audience-approved emcee
• Banners for every team
• Grand Champions Award
|Pricing Group||Price per Participant (Early)||Price per Participant (On-Time)||Price per Participant (Late)|
|All Star Prep & Novice||$48||$48||$58|
|CheerAbilities Competitive||$150 Per Team||$150 Per Team||$160 Per Team|
|CheerAbilities Exhibition||$150 Per Team||$150 Per Team||$160 Per Team|
PLEASE NOTE: To qualify for Early Pricing you must be fully registered with a $12.00 deposit per athlete by November 1st & must pay IN FULL by the on-time deadline.
Epic Pass: $20
Epic Pass (Summit Eligible): $39
Additional Dance Performance: $375 (per performance)
*All teams must pre-register
Coaches enter FREE! (max of 2 per team)
Additional coaches: $35
Early Registration Deadline: November 20, 2018
On-Time Registration Deadline: December 18, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: December 26, 2018
Registration Closes: December 29, 2018
*All registrations must be complete and invoices must be paid by deadline above to receive that rate.
Registration Area will be located in the main entrance of the facility (see facility diagrams). Please arrange a pre-determined meeting location for your team/organization prior to entering through Registration.
USASF Coaches/Gym Owners – you must turn in your printed, up-to-date roster for each team and each coach must have their USASF ID card. Only coaches listed on the USASF team roster, who have a “green light” status, will receive a wristband for clearance to restricted areas.
Check back for registration times.
AWARDS / win big
Multiple award ceremonies could occur throughout the day. Please see the Performance Order for your division’s award ceremony time and location. We kindly ask that teams remain in their competition uniform (No warm-ups please).
• ALL teams will receive a team banner.
NATIONAL CHAMPION AWARD
• National Champions will receive a banner & a National Champion backpack.
GRAND CHAMPION AWARD
• Grand Champions will receive a banner.
HIGH SCORE AWARD
• High Score team of each session will receive a banner.
AWARDS / Bids
THE U.S. FINALS
Celebrate the end of your season at The U.S. Finals! Every cheer and dance team works hard all season long, and The U.S. Finals is a spectacular way to celebrate the end of your season.
This event is Qualifier Event for The U.S. Finals! We will be awarding Placement Bids to the Top 3 teams in EVERY division, and we will also award a limited number of GOLD BIDS! Want to know more about The U.S. Finals? Just click here
SCHEDULE / don't miss a performance
SCHEDULE RELEASE DEADLINES
- Friday (15-16 days prior to the event) – Preliminary Schedule (by midnight)
- Monday (12-13 days prior to the event) – all requested changes must be submitted before 10:00 AM
- Wednesday (10-11 days prior to the event) – FINAL Schedule (by midnight)
- FINAL Schedule – Wednesday prior to event (by 5 PM EST).
CHANGE FEE / DEADLINES – corresponds with above schedule releases
- Monday (after 10:00AM)-Wednesday – $250.00 fee per team
- Thursday-Friday – $350.00 fee per team
- Teams changing their division the day of the event will be charged the latestdeadline Change Fee.
*Coaches will receive their schedules via email and spectator schedules will be posted on the website.
SPECTATOR FEES / the best audience starts with you
Adults (ages 13 – 64 years) – $16
Children (ages 6 – 12 years) – $10
Seniors (65 years & up) – $10
Children (5 years & under) – FREE
VENUE SPECIFICS / get to know your event location
The Convention Center policy prohibits HOVERBOARDS and teams/individuals from TUMBLING and STUNTING in the hallways, empty rooms and/or outside of the convention center. Teams may ONLY practice/warm-up in the designated Warm-Up Areas during their designated times. Stretching only is permitted as long as hallways and emergency exits are not blocked. ANY team/individual found stunting or tumbling in areas not permitted will subject your team to an Unsportsmanlike Conduct deduction to their team’s scoresheet.
Upon arriving at the competition venue, please be aware that General SEATING is OPEN and saving seats is prohibited. Arena seating is provided for all teams and spectators. All teams/spectators have the opportunity to view the entire event. Please inform all organization spectators to not block aisles or other spectator’s views.
*PLEASE NOTE* – No outside food or coolers/ice chests are allowed to be brought into the arena.
This event meets all USASF sanctioning standards for All-Star Cheer in all performance and warm-up areas.