Cheer Extreme Allstars

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Cheer Extreme
Cheer extreme logo.jpg
Sport Cheerleading and competition dance
Founded 1993
Based in North Carolina
Colors      Teal,      Black, and      White
Owner(s) Courtney Smith Pope, Ben Pope
Head coaches /
No. of teams 11 locations in North Carolina, Virginia, Illinois, Chicago and Maryland with over 82 teams (2015–2016)

Cheer Extreme Allstars is a branch of cheerleading and competition dance gyms found throughout North Carolina, Maryland, Illinois and Virginia.[1] Cheer Extreme is most well known for its Small Senior and Large Senior teams, which received numerous national titles and have ranked in the Cheerleading Worlds competitions, with Cheer Extreme Senior Elite winning the first-place title in 2010, 2012 and 2013. At the 2015 Cheerleading Worlds, Cheer Extreme's Coed Elite won first place. Also at the 2016 Cheerleading Worlds Cheer Extreme's SSX won first place. Cheer Extreme has over 850 National Champion titles.[2] In 2009, owner and coach Courtney Smith Pope, who was a cheerleader for Wake Forest University, won Coach of The Year sponsored by The USASF. In 2013 Cheer Extreme opened a location in Roanoke, Virginia. In 2015 Cheer Extreme opened its newest location in Waldorf, Maryland.[3]

Cheer Extreme was founded in 1994 by Betsy Smith, and is now owned by her daughter and son-in-law, Courtney Smith Pope and Ben Pope.[4]

Publicity[edit]

Cheer Extreme Senior Elite was invited to a private audition in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the reality television show America's Got Talent, but did not make it on the actual televised show. They have also been featured in Inside Cheerleading Magazine.[5] In 2011, CNN featured specials on Cheer Extreme's Senior Elite and SSX teams while they made their way to the 2011 Cheerleading World Championships.[6] In the making is a documentary that is reportedly following them through the 2012–2017 seasons.[needs update] It is being produced by Sarah Tekeste.[7] Cheer Extreme also have their own YouTube channel (JTV), where videos of practices or performances at competitions can be found.

Awards[edit]

  • Worlds 2017
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 3rd Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 5th Place
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX Sharks - 4th Place
    • International Open All Girls - IAGX Cougars - 4th In The World
    • Senior Medium Coed - Smoex - 3rd Place
    • Senior Medium All Girls - Lady Elite - 21st Place
    • Senior Medium All Girls - Passion - 18th Place
    • Senior Medium All Girls - Shade - 16th Place
  • Worlds 2016
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 5th Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 5th Place
    • Senior Medium All Girls - Shade - 8th Place
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 1st Place
    • International Open All Girls - IAGX Cougars - 1st Place In U.S Trials: 2nd In The World
    • Senior Large All Girls - Ladies Of Teal - 10th Place
    • Senior Medium Coed - Smoex - 8th Place
  • Worlds 2015
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 2nd Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 1st Place
    • International Open All Girl IAGX Cougars - 1st Place In U.S Trials: 3rd In The World
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX Sharks - 5th Place
  • Worlds 2014
    • International Open All Girls - IAGX Cougars - 3rd Place In U.S. Trials: 7th In The World
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 3rd Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 3rd Place
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 4th Place
  • Worlds 2013
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 2nd place
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 1st Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 3rd place
  • Worlds 2012
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 1st Place
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 3rd Place
    • Senior Large Coed - Coed Elite - 4th Place
  • Worlds 2011
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 3rd Place
    • Senior Unlimited Coed - Coed Elite - 2nd Place
    • Senior Small All Girl - SSX Sharks - 4th place
  • Worlds 2010
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 1st Place
    • Senior Unlimited Coed - Coed Elite - 3rd Place
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 2nd Place
  • Worlds 2009
    • Senior Small All Girls - SSX - 2nd Place
    • Senior Unlimited Coed - Coed Elite - 3rd Place
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 3rd Place
    • International Open All Girls - IAGX Cougars - 2nd In The World
  • Worlds 2008
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 2nd Place
    • International Open All Girls - IAGX Cougars - 2nd Place
  • Worlds 2007
    • Senior Large All Girls - Senior Elite - 3rd Place
    • International Coed - Unknown Team - 3rd Place
  • Summit 2016
    • Senior Large Coed 4.2 - Angels - 1st Place
    • Youth Large 4 - Sharkbites/Youth X - 1st Place
    • Senior Large Restricted All Girls 5 - Passion 1st Place
    • Senior Large All Girls Restricted 5 - Lady Elite - 2nd Place
    • Junior Small 2 - Diamonds - 2nd Place
  • Summit 2015
    • Youth Large 5 - Youth Elite Butterflies - 1st Place
    • Junior Large Coed 5 - Junior Coed Crush - 1st Place
    • Youth Large 1 - Lady Mermaids - 1st Place
    • Youth Large 3 - Glitter Penguins - 2nd Place
  • Summit 2014
    • Youth Large 5 - Youth Elite Butterflies - 1st Place

Locations and teams[edit]

There are 11 different locations and 95 teams (2016-2017).

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Cheer Extreme Allstars". Cheer Extreme Allstars. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Charlotte". Cheer Extreme Allstars. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Cea Coaching Staff". Cheerextreme.com. Archived from the original on July 20, 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  5. ^ "Inside Cheerleading". Inside Cheerleading. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Cheerleaders prep for hours in search of 2½ minutes of perfection". cnn.com. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  7. ^ "seniorelitemovie". twitter.com. Retrieved November 16, 2015.