Watch The 2018 America's Best National Championship LIVE

We’re only days away from the 2018 America’s Best National Championship in Kansas City, Missouri and we’ve got the inside scoop on all event details! ABKC kicks off on Saturday, December 15th and wraps up on Sunday.

America's Best Kansas City 2018 Highlight

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The competition will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center inside of Bartle Hall.

All star cheerleaders will be competing for a bid to the U.S. Finals, The Summit, The D2 Summit, and The 2019 Cheerleading Worlds. It's going to be an exciting weekend filled with some of your favorite all star teams!

The Cheerleading Worlds 2019 Bids Up For Grabs

  • 1 PAID to Senior team (excluding any open & non-tumbling divisions)
  • 1 PAID to any bid eligible teams (excluding non-tumbling divisions)
  • 2 At-Large to Senior team (excluding any open & non-tumbling divisions)
  • 2 At-Large to any bid eligible teams (excluding non-tumbling divisions)
  • 1 At-Large to a Non-Tumbling team only 

The Summit 2019 Bids Up For Grabs

  • 3 PAID Bids
  • 6 At-Large Bids

The D2 Summit 2019 Bids Up For Grabs

  • 3 PAID Bids
  • 5 At-Large Bids

The 2018 America’s Best National Championship is also a Gold Bid Qualifier for The U.S. Finals.

Last year, Twist and Shout Diamonds took the top spot in the Senior Coed Small Level 5 division and this year they're taking on a NEW division. The Level 5 Senior Coed Extra Small division made it's debut last season, so the Diamonds are taking a shot at it!

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Also, in the Senior Restricted Coed Level 5 division, Twist and Shout Rev5 swept the competition! Will the gym come out on top once again, or will there be a new champion crowned?

For event info, general schedules and more, head over to America's Best to check it out.

Be sure to tune in both days and watch all of the action LIVE on Varsity TV!

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