Deva Cheerleading Academy

Cheerleading in Chester

FAQ

Joining

  1. I haven't cheered before, do I need experience?

    No. Most of our members start as absolute beginners.

  2. I can't tumble, can I still join?

    Yes! Each member works towards their own tumbling goals, whether it's a forward roll, a cartwheel or a back handspring. You'll learn to tumble at your own pace.

  3. Do you have tryouts?

    No. Anyone can join us whenever we're recruiting.

  4. Is this for girls only?

    We have previously competed as a co-ed team, however have no males on the team at present.

    If you're male and want to join, you'll be made welcome!

  5. I'm over 18, can I join?

    Yes! Our team currently ranges from age 5 to 35, we don't have an upper age limit.

  6. When can I start?

    You can usually start at any time, except when we're in the run up to a competition. If you contact us we'll let you know if you can join straight away.

  7. Can I bring a friend?

    Of course, the more the merrier!

  8. Can I come watch a training session before I join?

    Unfortunately due to Covid procedures, we can no longer allow spectators at training sessions. But come along, give it a go, and see if you enjoy it!

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Training

  1. How much does it cost?

    Our costs are £5.00 per session on a pay as you go basis.

    There is a membership fee which includes training wear and bow, this is set on a yearly basis. 

    During competition season we have a monthly fee to include all competitions. This is non-negotiable as all members are expected to compete at all competitions.

  2. What do I wear to training sessions?

    Shorts/joggers/leggings and t-shirt/vest with sturdy trainers. No jewellery is allowed and hair must be tied back. When you become a member you are provided with a team tshirt.

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Uniform

  1. What is your uniform?

    Our uniform consists of a black lycra top with DCA on it in rhinestones and zebra print accents, a black skirt with a red insert, worn with zebra print briefs underneath,

    The uniform is accessorised with a zebra print bow and white trainers.

  2. How much is the uniform?

    We subsidise the cost of the uniforms to £80.

    We also have a yearly rent option at £45 per year.

  3. Do I have to buy the uniform straight away?

    No. We give you a few options.

    You can buy the uniform outright. This is yours to keep and your responsibility.

    You can rent the uniform off the team each year. This uniform belongs to the team and must be returned at the end of the year or if you leave. If you need a new size uniform, we can swap it at anytime if we have another size available.

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