Competition/Sideline Cheer: NEW Uniform, Competition Cheer Shoes, Game Sweatshirt, Practice T-Shirt, 3 Cheer Bows, Competition Registration Fees, Licensed Competition Music, Indoor Practice Space, Use of Poms and Trophy. Additional costs may include: State Competition Fees and Sideline Cheer Shoes.
Flag Cheer: NEW Uniform; Sideline Cheer Shoes, Game Sweatshirt, Practice T-Shirt, 2 Cheer Bows, Use of Poms and Trophy.
Eagles Cheer is a 100% volunteer organization that provides cheerleaders with the opportunity to learn fundamental cheerleading and stunting skills with an emphasis on sportsmanship, teamwork and safety. Additional costs may apply.
Flag Cheer (entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade): Flag cheerleaders will cheer on the sidelines for Eagles flag football teams and perform short halftime routines. Practices will be one day a week and games are held on Saturday or Sunday. Season runs from the beginning of August through Mid-November.
Competition and Sideline Cheer (entering 1st - 8th grade): Cheerleaders will support our Eagle football teams by cheering on the sidelines and performing short halftime routines at home and away football games. Cheerleaders will also compete in 3 IRCA cheer competitions PLUS State Competition if your squad qualifies. All competitions are held in Illinois. Practices will be a minimum of 2 days a week. Cheer season runs from the beginning of August through IRCA State Competition weekend in December.
We believe that the Elk Grove Youth Football Cheerleading program offers our athletes the ability to reach their highest level of skill by providing them with proper training, coaching, motivation, and discipline. Through the participation and instruction in our cheerleading program, we will promote the ideas of good sportsmanship, personal integrity, perseverance and healthy lifestyle. By providing these opportunities, we expect to achieve excellence on the sidelines as well as the competitive mat.