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competition teams 2024-25 

Tryouts
Competition Teams

Welcome!

Tryouts for our competition teams for the 2024 - 2025 season are coming soon!!!

 

Tryout slots are now available to book via our iclasspro booking site or app. Click here to book a tryout slot.

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Royals competitive members must commit to their team's competition dates

(Comp details to be announced following event provider info releases)

Each team will enter between 4-6 of the below competitions (to be decided following tryouts).

Entry fee per comp will be between £35-60 per athlete per entry. Deadlines and entry fees TBC. 
 

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FC Winter Wonderland

Essex University

Colchester

7th - 8th December 2024

AllStar teams

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FC Essentials

K2

Crawley

22nd - 23rd March 2025

Teams TBC (no Allstar)

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BCA Nationals

Telford International Centre

24th - 25th May 2025

Teams TBC

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FC Essentials Nationals

MK Arena

Milton Keynes

14th - 15th June 2025

Prep & Novice teams 

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FC Essentials

Surrey- Location TBC

24th - 25th January 2025

Prep & Novice teams 

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Legacy Dream Extreme

Resorts World Birmingham 

29th - 30th March 2025

Teams TBC

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Legacy Nationals

Resorts World Birmingham 

7th - 8th June 2025

Teams TBC

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FC Internationals

Bournemouth International Centre

20th - 22nd June 2025

AllStar teams

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Legacy Just Believe

Wembley Arena

London

15th - 16th February 2025

AllStar teams

FC Adventure in Atlantis

NAEC
Stoneleigh

5th - 6th April

Teams TBC

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Jamfest Europe

Manchester Central

Manchester

7th - 8th June 2025

Teams TBC

OUR COMPETITIVE TEAMS

We're excited to offer a range of levels and divisions to suit our diverse athlete pool. It's our policy that an athlete is to try-out for the programme (not a specific team) - the Royals coaching staff will place athletes on a team that best suits the athlete. Please trust this process! 

Age Grids:

 

Royals follow the IASF/SportCheerEngland guidelines on age groups and skill levels. We will continue to adhere to these guidelines to ensure the best experience for all athletes. Age for the season is determined by the athlete’s year of birth or by the athlete's age AS OF 31st AUGUST 2024. (E.g If an athlete is 14 as of 31 August 2024, but turns 15 on 1 September 2024, their age for the season is still 14 and they’re eligible for Junior age category).

 

All teams are open to all genders.

 

Training Schedule:

  • Training days and schedule will be released following tryouts and team placements

  • You may also be invited to or request to cross over and be on two cheer teams.

Prep Vs AllStar Division

 

What's the difference between a Prep team and a AllStar team? Well, in practice there isn't a lot at Royals. All teams have the same access to experienced coaches and train at our state of the art facility in Cobham. Prep division is designed for athletes who have a little experience with cheer, in the first few seasons of their cheer career or are beginners. 

At tryouts we have different entry criteria for each level - see below for this criteria.

Prep Level 1 Skill Requirements:

⭐️ Stunts: Beginners welcome, all stunts taught from the ground up

​⭐️ Required Tumbles: No previous experience required.

​⭐️ Permitted Tumbles: Forward & Backward roll, handstand, cartwheel, round-off, walkovers.

We also look for athletes who are eager to learn and are team players!

AllStar Levels 1-5 Skill Requirements:

1

AllStar Level 1

⭐️Stunts: Gut stands, gut libs, basic preps. Single leg skills below shoulder height, braced extended 2 leg skills.

⭐️Required Tumbles: Forward & back roll

Handstand 

Cartwheel 

Round-off

⭐️Advanced/Elite tumbles:

Front & back walkover 

Valdez 

Cartwheel back w/over

Front w/over cartwheel 

Handstand forward roll

2

AllStar Level 2

⭐️Stunts: Single leg skills at shoulder level, extended 2 leg stunts, ½ twists, straight tosses.

⭐️Required Tumbles:

All of level 1 

Standing back handspring

Round off back handspring

⭐️Advanced/Elite Tumble examples: Round off series back handspring

Back walkover back handspring

Back handspring to one, back walkover, back handspring

Forward walkover round off back handspring

3

AllStar Level 3

⭐️Stunts: Full twisting release skills, full twisting transitions, extended single leg skills, inverted transitions.

⭐️Required Tumbles: Levels 1 & 2

Round off back handspring back somersault

Series standing back handsprings

⭐️Advanced/Elite Tumble examples: Running front somersault

Handspring to one, series back handspring

Forward walkover round off handspring back somersault

4

AllStar Level 4 

⭐️Stunts: Double twisting release skills, one and a half twisting transitions, two trick basket tosses, advanced single leg skills

⭐️Required Tumbles: Level 3 

Standing back somersault 

Standing back handspring to tuck

Round off back handspring layout

⭐️Advanced/Elite Tumble examples:

Free walkover 

Whip passes 

Front somersault step outs

Forward walkover round off handspring layout

5

AllStar Level 5

⭐️Stunts: Double twisting release skills from one leg, three trick (one twist) basket tosses, advanced single leg skills at/up to extended level

⭐️Required Tumbles: Level 4

Jump connected to standing back somersault

Standing back handspring to layout

Round off back handspring full twisting layout

⭐️Extra Tumbles: Front somersault step out/ handspring/ walkover through to full twist. Standing back handspring to whip variations.

What Happens at Tryouts?

We've put together a video to explain what happens at tryouts

- have a watch and then don't forget to sign up for tryouts here:

Competition Team fees 2024-25
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2024-25 MEMBERSHIP

£60 - Due 1st Aug 2024

Includes:

  • Royals training tee

  • Summer ball entry

  • Personal injury insurance

  • Music

  • Choreography

  • Access to Members Zone training resources

  • Payments via iClass Pro

Calendar

MONTHLY FEES

First due 29th July 2024

  • Monthly fees vary per team ranging from £50-£75 per month. Team fees will be released following tryouts.

  • Payable on the 1st of the month, starting in July and ending in June 2025. The full cost of a year’s training and admin is evenly split over 11 months. 

  • Payments via iClass Pro

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CROSSOVER FEES

First due 29th July 2024

Uniform

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All Royals competition members wear the same uniform to all competitions and to the annual gym showcases. 

Pricing- The uniform and bow will cost £200. This new uniform will remain until the end of the 2024-2025 season. 

Second hand options will also be available
 

Additional merchandise and training kit available to purchase online - we will also hold some stock at the gym.
 

 

Before contacting us with your question please read our FAQs incase we've  answered your question already!

 

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