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SM Cowboys Cheer - 2023 Season Info

Proudly representing the communities of:

  • Irvine
  • Ladera Ranch
  • Laguna Niguel
  • Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Rancho Mission Viejo
  • Trabuco Canyon
  • San Juan Capistrano

2023 Cheer Fees

  • $400 – Seasonal Competition Team (Tiny Mite, Jr Mitey Mite)
  • $450 – Regional & National Competition Team (MM, JPW, PW, JV, Varsity)

*$75 discount for returning athletes
*All athletes have a league fundraising obligation. Athletes can fulfill their obligation by  A) Selling 15 dining discount cards or B) Paying $200in lieu of selling cards

Due to the timing of uniform orders, we encourage those interested to sign up as early as possible, but no later than June 1st, 2023.  

Seasonal Competition Cheer Team:

Tiny Mite Cheer – TM (Ages 5-7) + Jr. Mitey Mite Cheer - JMM (Ages 7-8)

TM and JMM cheer is a fun instructional level of cheer which teaches the basic principles of cheerleading and teamwork, while still having FUN!!!   The season starts August 1st and is over the end of October/early November. During this time the cheerleaders will cheer at home and away games on the weekends. Practices are 1 to 2 nights a week for two hours a practice, days of the week are determined by the coach’s availability. 

These teams will compete at a regional level at our Orange Empire conference in October, and if the team advances they will compete at the WESCON regional competition in November. In addition to these competitions they will perform at the SMPW Opening Day Carnival, and SMPW Competition Season Kick-Off for family and friends. All games, practice and performances are mandatory per head coach’s discretion. 

Practice days, times and locations will be determined by the head coach. If you have any interest in coaching or volunteering at any capacity we would love to hear from you. Please email [email protected]  

Included in registration are: Athlete certification fee, Photo Package, Preseason Conditioning Clinic, Spirit Week, JAMZ Cheer Camp, Orange Empire Conference Competition, WESCON Regional Competition

Items included in registration: Game Day Uniform, Pom Poms, SM Spirit Wear, practice bow and (these are yours to keep at the end of the season)

Items NOT Included with registration:
*Custom competition uniform $185 due at time of uniform fitting
Additional optional clothing Items NOT included in registration fee: (estimated cost based on 2021 prices). *Warm-ups $65 | Personalized Backpack $30 | *Additional spirit wear (while supplies last)

Year Round Competition Cheer:

Mitey Mite – MM | Junior Pee Wee – JPW | Pee Wee – PW  |  Junior Varsity – JV | Varsity 
Ages 7-15 

Our Competitive levels are broken up into five divisions: Mitey Mite, Junior Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Junior Varsity and Varsity. Cheerleaders are placed on teams/levels based on age, and what is best for the athlete’s development and the league. SMPW Cheer is highly competitive and sends teams to Nationals in Florida on an annual basis. Eight and Nine year olds with prior SMPW experience may be moved up to a competitive level; please see a cheer coordinator for consideration. Competitive Cheer is a dedicated sport that requires full participation and commitment from each athlete. The season starts August 1st and has the possibility to continue throughout March with multiple State and National competitions.

Competition Cheer will compete at our local conference competition, if advancing they will move on to Wescon Regional Competition, and Pop Warner Nationals the 1st week in December in Orlando Florida if they continue to advance. These teams will attend the JAMZ cheer camp event to kick off the season, and perform at our annual SMPW Opening Day Carnival as well as our SMPW Competition showcase for family and friends. They will also cheer at home and away football games on the weekends that start at the end of August. All practices, football games, performances and competitions are mandatory.

The regular season ends at the end of October and playoffs continue on to the end of November. Cheerleaders will continue to cheer for football teams at games as long as they’re football team continues in playoffs.

Practice for Competitive Cheer starts 4-5 nights a week in August 2 hours a night and will drop to 3 nights a week around Labor Day. Cheering at games the weekend prior to competition and attendance at all practices the week of competition are mandatory. All coaches are Pop Warner Practice days, times and locations will be determined by the head coach. 

If you have any interest in coaching or volunteering at any capacity we would love to hear from you. Please email [email protected]  

Included in registration are: Athlete certification fee, Photo Package, Preseason Conditioning Clinic, Spirit Week, JAMZ Cheer Camp, Orange Empire Conference Competition, WESCON Regional Competition

Items included in registration: Game Day Uniform, Pom Poms, SM Spirit Wear, practice bow and (these are yours to keep at the end of the season)

Additional optional clothing Items NOT included in registration fee: (estimated cost based on 2021 prices). *Warm-ups $65 | Personalized Backpack $30 | *Additional spirit wear (while supplies last) 

NOT INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION:
Year Round Competitive teams only: $150 travel deposit due September 1st.  These funds go toward competition costs.  
*Custom competition uniform $185 due at time of uniform fitting
Travel deposit + Uniform payment is non-refundable if participant voluntarily drops or is dropped from any team.


Contact

SMPW Football & Cheer
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Suite A-110
RSM, California 92688

Email: [email protected]

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