Cheerleading FAQ's

 

CFPO Cheer is a recreational cheerleading program

What are the ages for cheerleading?
 4-12 years old, birthday must be before Septmeber 1st, through 6th grade 


How many Teams are there in the CFPO?
There are currently cheer squads for the Buda BANDITS, Hays OUTLAWS,  Lockhart LIONS, Luling EAGLES, Marion BULLDOGS New Braunfels (TOROS and UNICORNS), Nixon-Smiley MUSTANGS, San Marcos  (COLTS and COWBOYS), Seguin MATADORS, South Austin BADGERS, Stockdale BRAHMAS


When and where do the teams practice?
Each team has a specific location in their home city. Practice locations will be provided by your coach at the equipment draw. Cheer practices begin the second Monday of August

How long are the practices?
Practices usually last 1-2 hours, however this is up to your head coach.

When do games begin?
Games begin Saturday after Labor Day. The season is over in mid November

How are the coaches chosen?
Coaches are required to fill out an application and are accepted by  CFPO. After that process then they must take a certification course, background check and 3-5 hours of classroom training. After that they will be placed on a team.

Can we pick what  team our child cheers on?
Not unless a parent is coaching on that Specific team. If a sibling is playing football your daughter will be placed on the coordinating cheer squad. 

How are the players chosen to a squad?
Children are first placed on a squad to coincide with a sibling’s football team. If there is not a sibling playing the child is placed on the squad in their area with the fewest members.

 What are the registration fees and what does the league provide for these fees?
$60.00 and will require a $130.00 uniform fee. You get to keep the uniform at the end of the season and if it fits the next year you won't need to purchase another. Uniform includes shirt, skirt, bloomers and metallic pompoms.

Are there any family discounts for cheerleading?

There are no family, sibling or officer discounts for cheerleading. 

What does the league provide for the registration fee?
Supplemental insurance, a highly trained coaching staff and safe places to practice and play.

What do the players have to provide?
The only things the player will provide will be ankle socks and white cheer shoes. Bow purchase will be arranged by cheer coaches. 
 
What are the deadlines for cheerleading?

Registration and uniform fees will be due no later than July 22 during your child’s uniform fitting.