worlds 2019 cheer usasf

MEMPHIS, TN  – The governing body for all star cheerleading in the United States, the USASF has announced Cheerleading Worlds Divisions for the 2019 Cheerleading World Championship.  The annual end of season event is to be held at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports in April 2019.  This announcement makes modifications to previously existing divisions, in addition to the announcement of new divisions to be offered at next years championship.


  • Open 5
  • Open Small Coed 5 (1-4 males)
  • Open Large Coed 5 (5-12 males)

Other previous Cheerleading Worlds Divisions returning in 2019:

  • Senior Extra Small All Girl 5 (see eligibility modifications below)
  • Senior Small All Girl 5
  • Senior Medium All Girl 5
  • Senior Large All Girl 5
  • Senior Extra Small Coed 5 (see eligibility modifications below)
  • Senior Small Coed 5
  • Senior Medium Coed 5
  • Senior Large Coed 5
  • International Small Coed 5
  • International Large Coed 5
  • International All Girl 5
  • International Small Coed 6
  • International Large Coed 6
  • International All Girl 6





The Senior Extra Small All Girl and Senior Extra Small Coed 5 divisions, once protected by the rule that a program could only enter the division if the program (including franchises) has ONLY one “Worlds Team” has been relaxed for the 2018/2019 season.  Meaning, ANY program regardless of number of “Worlds Teams” housed at that location or any other location(s) may field a team in the above mentioned divisions.

Additionally, the division moves to accommodate up to 16 athletes for 2018/2019.

As with everything, we may never fully know the intentions or ramifications of our decisions until they are fully vetted or tested.  We will continue to update this story as more information from the USASF, and more information from The Cheerleading Worlds becomes available.  For the latest from the U.S. All Star Federation, visit them online at

Future Dates for The Cheerleading Worlds:

  • 2019 – April 27-29
  • 2020 – April 25-27
  • 2021 – April 24-26
  • 2022 – April 23-25

Learn more about the history of The Cheerleading Worlds, and this years past event at cheerUPDATES Worlds Info.