Recreational Cheer

                                                                           2023 RECREATION CHEERLEADING INFORMATION

                                                                                                                REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE  

                                                                                                                                        COST: $65   (Late fee add $10)

Registration will begin July 10, 2023 through August 5, 2023. Late registration is August 7-11, 2023


Age Control Dates – Cheerleader must be the appropriate age on or before September 1, 2023 for all age divisions. AGES 4-5 will be mascots for tackle football teams. You must be 4yrs old by Sept 1, 2023. NO exceptions.

Team Roster – The cheer coaches will receive their rosters no later than Aug. 10th.  Cheerleading practices may begin on Aug. 15th.  If you have not heard from a coach by Aug. 18th, please call the athletic department.  Once rosters are complete, they are final and no swapping of teams will be permitted. We will make every effort to have siblings cheering and playing for the same team if they are in the same age division.

The CPSA will provide one shell top, uniform skort/skirt and brief for each cheerleader.  The uniforms will be given to the head coach for distribution to each cheer participant at their convenience. 

Uniform sizing for cheerleader  will be  Monday  Aug. 14th  and Tuesday Aug. 15th  at the Athletic Bldg/Soccer Complex. 1000 Pro 3 Parkway St. Marys Ga 31558

Cheer Uniform Try-ons- Last name begins with the following letters

  • N--Z – TUESDAY AUGUST 15TH 5-7 PM  

Purpose – The purpose of recreational level cheer program is to provide a wholesome recreational activity for girls between the ages of 3 – 12 that will help them to learn some very basic fundamentals of cheerleading. The goals of this program are: A.To aid participants in learning the elementary skills of cheerleading. B. To aid the participants in learning self-discipline and build positive intangibles such as teamwork, respect for authority and good sportsmanship. C. To teach the benefits of a positive attitude and building the spirits of others.  

Coaching Requirements – A cheer coach should be a person of high moral character and a respected member of the community. All potential cheer coaches must successfully complete a criminal background check. Cheer coaches should have a basic knowledge of the sport and should portray a positive personality. Cheer coaches should be available for practices and games on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and available for games on Saturdays. A cheer coach should conduct themselves at all times in a manner that is exemplary and should never use profane or abusive language. A cheer coach should never incite participants or parents by criticizing game officials, the opposing team, department officials or judges. A cheer coach should attempt to keep all of the cheerleaders interested in the program by establishing fun, organized, informative practices. Any coach discovered to have a participant that is not officially registered will be suspended for the remainder of the season. Any coach whose behavior is deemed inappropriate and/or does not reflect good morals will be disciplined by the CPSA.  

Cheers - All cheers must be of a positive nature. No profane or crude language or lewd gestures are permitted.  Dance moves should be in good taste and reflect positive moral values.  


REFUNDS:  There will be NO refunds. NO EXCEPTIONS   

Practices days will depend on coach’s availability. Practices could be two to three times a week until games begin. Practice days could Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.  


Practices times will depend on coach’s availability. We asked all practices to not begin until 5pm and last no longer than 1hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours.


GAMES: Should begin Mid-Sept and end the end of Oct. The teams usually have two games per week.  Game days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  The games are played in Woodbine at the Woodbine Hwy 110 Community Park Football Field, in St. Mary’s at the St. Mary’s Rec Authority Park Football Field and in Kingsland at Chris Gilman Stadium.  


Games will begin on weeknights at 5:30pm and on Saturdays at 9am.


PICTURES: PSA Athletics will schedule a day/date for pictures for all teams. No exceptions 


 TROPHIES: The team should elect to purchase end of season trophies. This is optional and the cost is the responsibility of the parents.