Important Information

2016-17 Coaches Cheer Presentationclick here (PDF) 
Classification Information and FAQ: click here (PDF)
2017 FHSAA Classifications: All Girl | Non Tumbling | Co-Ed

Important Dates

EL7 & EL12 forms due to AD (Week 16) – Oct. 10
First practice date (Week 16) – Oct. 10
Preseason classic competitions (Week 18) – Oct. 24-29
First regular season playing date (Week 19) – Oct. 31
State entry list/AACCA certificate due (Week 20) – Nov. 7

2017 Florida High School Competitive Cheerleading State Championships

Florida High School Competitive Cheerleading State Championships

Coaches Presentation for the State Championships (PDF)

When: Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 28-29, 2017
Where: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Host: Gainesville Sports Commission
Admission: $10.00 - cash only (tickets can only be purchased at Arena Box Office on event days)
Parking: Free (Spectator Parking Map | Bus Drop-off Map
FHSAA Direct Lodging Website: List of participating hotels (provided by host organization)

Live Webcast: NFHS Network
Highlights Recap Show (Television only): Spectrum Sports

Schedule of Events: 
Saturday, Jan. 28click here  FINALS (The first team of the day will check in at 8:20am and perform at 9am.)  
Sunday, Jan. 29click here  FINALS (The first team of the day will check in at 11:20am and perform at 12:00pm.)  

Regional Meets


  • Region 1: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - Oakleaf High School
  • Region 2: Friday, January 20, 2017 - Spruce Creek High School @ 4:30 p.m.
  • Region 3: Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Plant City High School
  • Region 4: Friday, January 6, 2017 - Coral Springs High School

Where: Listing of sites | Listing of regions
Regional results: click here
Orders of competition:

Admission: $6.00

Competitive Cheerleading Information

Competitive cheerleading information and guidelines: 2016-17 information | rules changes | rule interpretations | coaching guidelines 

Regionals:  One regional competition will be held in each FHSAA Administrative Section.  Each site/date will be posted at once confirmed.  Each team will be required to participate at their regional competition prior to participating in the state semifinal and state final events.
Regional assignments: To view competitive cheerleading regional assignments click the State Series Assignments link above.

For questions regarding NFHS Spirit Rules interpretations please contact: Kellie Doucette at kdoucette [at] fhsaa [dot] org or TBD.

Sport Contacts

Sport Administrator:
Kellie Doucette
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x450
Fax: (352) 244-5046

Media Contact:
Quinten Ershock
Phone: (352) 372-9551 x190
Fax: (352) 333-2191
media [at] fhsaa [dot] org