Frequently Asked Questions
How many times a week does Hornets Cheerleading practice?
There will be two practices a week for each squad that will run approx. 1hr and 30 minutes depending on the age of the squad. There will be an additional 2 hour Friday or Saturday practice once a month on a full floor. Competition cheerleading is a team sport. Attendance at all practices is critical and mandatory and should be a #1 priority. Please be aware that Impact Nationals competition is January 5th so there will be crucial practices during the holiday season between Christmas and New Years and we ask that our families please keep these practice times in mind as they plan their holiday activities. There will be no practices on Wednesdays or Sundays.
When are Hornets Cheerleading competitions?
There will be 6 competitions and 1 exhibition this season:
September 28, 2012 – Hebron Cheerleading Exhibition at Hebron Church
October 20, 2012 – Atlanta Kick Off Classic-Douglasville, GA
October 27, 2012 – Johnson Ferry Classic – Marietta, GA
November 10, 2012 – Hebron Classic – Dacula, GA
December 1, 2012 TBA – Atlanta area
December 15, 2012 – Georgia State Championship – TBA
January 5th, 2013 – Nationals at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fl.
**All squads are required to attend all competitions! **
What will my child do at practice/competitions?
Each squad will learn a 2-1/2 minute routine that consists of Cheer, Dance, Tumbling, and Stunting. Our trained coaches will teach the kids from the ground up. Each child will receive a devotional book for the season . Devotions and memory verses are taught at practice. We consider this to be #1 priority in their training to become future leaders and role models.
How much does it cost to participate in Hornets Cheerleading it and what does the cost cover?
Registration cost is $500 for the 2012/2013 season, (there will be a one time $10 sibling discount). This fee will be broken down over 5 equal monthly payments of $100 a month. There will be a $15 discount for payment in full at the time of registration. Contact Susan DuBose (404) 751-8405 about alternative payment plans for registration.
Our Special Needs squad will cost $300 to participate. This fee will be broken down over 5 equal monthly payments of $60 a month. There will be a $15 discount for payment in full at the time of registration.
Registration Fees cover:
Shoes (Varsity Brand)
Practice TShirt / Practice Short (**NEW** this season)
Roster TShirt / Shorts (**New** style shorts this season)
Official IMPACT TShirt
Practice Ribbon ( **NEW**)
IMPACT DVD, CD, and Devotional
Hornets Monogrammed Bag (**NEW** style this year)
Competition Snack Bucket
FCC Nationals Gift
End of Season Award
Coaches Gifts ( Christmas and End of Season)
Comp Fees (**NEW** 6 Competitions in addition to our Exhibition this year)
Kick Off Clinic and Stunt Clinic
Optional: (can be sized and ordered at Uniform Fittings)
Warm-up jacket – $30
Warm-up pants – $20
Are there additional cost?:
NO, You will not be asked for money during the season. There will be Spirit items available for sale throughout the season, however, these items are strictly optional for your family! If there are any questions about our fee breakdowns, please contact Susan DuBose.
Will there be additional activities?
During the course of the season we will have squad socials and program-wide potluck dinners. We are also going to provide the older cheerleaders with opportunities for developing mentor relationships with the younger cheerleaders. We will also provide the cheerleaders with public service and mission opportunities throughout the season.
When does the Season start/finish?
There will be Mandatory evaluations for ALL ages June 30,2012, Time and place TBA!!!
We will start our season with a mandatory 3 day kick-off camp July 26- July 28, 2012. There will be a mandatory parent meeting the morning of Saturday, July 28th! Uniform sizings will be held on the evening of August 2, 2012. Practices will begin the week of August 6th and we will bring our season to a close January 25, 2013 at our Awards night after we return from Nationals in Orlando, Florida!!!
How old does my child need to be in order to participate?
We are taking boys and girls alike, ages 4 years through rising 12th graders
When and where can I sign up?
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 7, 2012 and end on June 28, 2012. SPACE IS LIMITED. We expect our squads to fill up quickly, SO REGISTER EARLY! Age groups will close as squads are filled. You may sign up online or in the Hebron Recreation office Mondays-Thursdays from 8-6.
I have more questions. Who can I talk to?
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