New England AYF is dedicated to teaching youth through positive role models. Emphasis is on learning, playing, and enjoying the sport of football and cheerleading while instilling high moral standards by stressing the importance of academic achievement an

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Cheer Divisions

The following cheer divisions are offered.

Division Ages Level
Division 8 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 White & Red
Division 10 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 White & Red
Division 12 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 White, Red & Blue
Division 14 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 White, Red & Blue

Division 18

14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 Red & Blue

 

 

Age cut off for all Divisions is July 31.

Note: Divisions 8 thru 14 have a 4 year age span, Division 18 has a 5 year age span.

Division 18 teams are not required to cheer at weekly gams. Athletes that have graduated high school are not eligible to be a participant.

COMPONENTS OF AN AYC COMPETITION ROUTINE
• Up to 2 ½ (2:30) minute routine consisting of all music, no minimum time required
• A cheer portion is NOT required but a short chant over music is allowed


Cheer Categories

Cheer Squads are divided into 3 categories:

White - introduction to less experienced squad
Red - beginner to intermediate squad
Blue - more advanced intermediate to advanced squad


Cheer Size

Cheer squads are divided into 2 size:

Small consisting of 5 to 18 participants per squad
Large consisting of 19 to 36 participants per squad