School Competition Grid

2019-2020 Season Scholastic Grid

If a division is deep, the event producer may elect to subdivide the divisions based on team size. Cheer Canada recommends to split the divisions equally so there will be 50% of the teams in each division.

Cheer Divisions
GradeICU LevelGenderTeam Size
1-4
Primary
Beginner
Novice
All Gender5-30
4-6
Elementary
Novice
Intermediate
All Gender5-30
6-9
Junior High
Novice
Intermediate
Median
All Gender5-30
9-12
Senior High
Intermediate
Median
School Advanced


Game Day
All Gender
All Gender
All Girl
All Gender
All Gender Non-Tumbling
All Gender
5-30
CEGEP /
Community College
/ Polytechnic
(Institutions that only offer 1-2 year programs)
School Advanced



Premier
All Girl
Small Coed (1-4 males)
Large Coed (5+ males)


All Girl
Small Coed (1-4 males)
Large Coed (5+ males)
5-36

University/
Degree Institutions
(Institutions that only offer 3-4+ year programs)

School Advanced



Premier

All Girl
Small Coed (1-4 males)
Large Coed (5+ males)


All Girl
Small Coed (1-4 males)
Large Coed (5+ males)
5-36
Performance Cheer/Dance Divisions

Grade
ICU LevelGenderTeam Size
1-4
Primary Novice
Performance CheerAll Gender5+
4-6
Primary
Performance CheerAll Gender5+
6-10
Junior High
Performance CheerAll Gender5+
9-12
Senior High
Performance CheerAll Gender7+
Post SecondaryPerformance CheerAll Gender5+
AbilitiesPerformance Cheer – Dance AbilitiesAll Gender

PSO’s shall have the ability to make exceptions to the Scholastic Grid in order to best meet the needs of their province. The intent of this is to assist programs who cannot field a team in the current grid.