WORLDS TEAM ROSTER & MUSIC LICENSE VERIFICATION PROCESS
ROSTER AND MUSIC VERIFICATION PROCESS
All U . S . -based teams attending Worlds will go through an on-site roster verification once they arrive in Orlando . 1 . Contact your USASF regional director to schedule your appointment . 2 . Bring a printed copy of your Worlds Team Roster for The Cheerleading Worlds . 3 . If you have non-U . S . citizens on your team , bring a printed copy of the International Athlete List and the appropriate original documentation that permits them to compete on a U . S . -based team . This form is available from your USASF regional director . 4 . Bring proof-of-licensing for all music used throughout your routine . Proof-of-licensing details can be found on page 24 under
Music and Limitations .
5 . During the verification appointment , you will meet with a USASF event official to review each team ’ s final roster . During the review process your final roster will be checked against the roster that was certified by the event producer . Any changes must follow the rules for eligible substitutions | alternates ( reserves ) as outlined in this guide . In addition , the paperwork for any | all athletes who are not U . S . citizens , but participating on a U . S . -based team , will be reviewed .
6 . Once your roster is verified by a USASF event official , it will be locked and considered your official roster for The Cheerleading Worlds and will be used during the athlete ID check prior to your team entering the warm-up room . Any changes made after this time must be reported to and verified by your USASF regional director .
U . S . -BASED TEAM ROSTER
• All teams based in the United States will submit rosters through their USASF club membership portals as they have throughout the 2022-2023 season .
• All athletes must meet all participation , substitution and alternate guidelines . See page 8 for more information .
• All U . S . athletes listed on your official roster for The Cheerleading Worlds must be USASF member athletes and denoted as such . This includes all active and reserve athletes .
• Athletes not listed on the roster as active or reserve athletes will not be permitted to take the floor at Worlds .
• For additional instructions , please contact your USASF regional director .
ALL athletes on U . S . - based OPEN teams ( divisions that do not have a top age ) must complete abuse prevention education .
ATHLETE PHOTO ID CHECK — U . S . -BASED TEAMS AND NON-U . S . -BASED TEAMS
Prior to entering the warm-up room , USASF officials will verify the identity of each athlete on your official event roster for The Cheerleading Worlds . 1 . Athletes will line up in the same order as on the roster . 2 . They will present the USASF official with their government-issued photo identification . 3 . A USASF official will use the ID to verify the athlete on the verified official worlds roster .
Acceptable forms of government-issued photo identification are :
• driver ’ s license
• state ID
• military ID
Each athlete must have an acceptable form of identification as shown above . A state ID may be obtained through your local DMV office and may take as many as six to eight weeks to receive . The minimum age required for a state ID varies by state . Passports typically take six to eight weeks . Please plan accordingly . It is the responsibility of the club and its representatives to allocate ample time to receive acceptable forms of identification so that athletes may enter the warm-up room and compete . International competitors on a U . S . -based team may show passports or visas . Photo IDs are not a requirement for Exceptional Athletes .
DON ’ T DELAY !
GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO IDS REQUIRED FOR ALL WORLDS ATHLETES .
Be sure to allow ample time to process and receive acceptable forms of ID . Exceptional Athletes excluded .