2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals

Insider Info: 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals

Insider Info: 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals

Everything you need to know to watch the 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals on January 28 & 29, live on Varsity TV.

Nov 21, 2022 by DJ Greenzweig
Insider Info: 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals

Get ready Mesa, AZ- the 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals is coming to you! The competition will be fierce as all star cheerleading teams come together to showcase their skills in pursuit of titles, bids, & up to 500 points to The League! 

Can't make it to Arizona to watch the action? Don't worry, Varsity TV has YOU covered. Tune in LIVE to watch all your favorite teams compete on January 28-29!


Who: All Star Cheerleaders

When: January 28-29, 2023

Where: Legacy Sports Center in Mesa, AZ

Watch: LIVE on Varsity TV

Rebroadcast: Watch HERE

The League: 500 Points Up For Grabs


Venue Insider 

Traveling to the 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals in Mesa, Arizona? You're in luck- you'll be heading to the Legacy Sports Center! As the largest sports and entertainment facility in North America, this venue is ready to host your favorite team! The venue is located within Bell Bank Park and you can click here to find directions and parking information

Looking for a bite to eat after the excitement of the competition? Visit Mesa has a great list of some options close to the venue for any taste!

If you're planning on staying the weekend & looking to experience all that Mesa, Arizona has to offer, consider checking out the best things to do during your stay! From goat yoga, to theaters, and more, Mesa is sure to offer a fun-filled weekend to complement your competition celebrations.


The Competition Is On!

Last year's event brought out some fierce competition and sent top teams home with end-of-season competition dreams. With the number of bids being awarded at the 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals, it is sure to be a must-watch weekend event!

Bids Up For Grabs 

  • 2 Partial-Paid Bids to The Summit
  • 1 IASF At-Large Bids to The Summit
  • 4 At-Large Bids to The Summit
  • 2 Partial-Paid Bids to The D2 Summit
  • 4 At-Large Bids to The D2 Summit
  • 1 Partial-Paid Bid to The Youth Summit
  • 1 At-Large Bid to The Youth Summit
  • At-Large Bids to The Regional Summit for The Top 3 Teams In Each Division 
  • Golden Tickets to The U.S. Finals 
  • 3 At-Large Bids to The Quest
  • 1 Bronze Bid to The Quest
  • 500 Points for The League

The League By Varsity All Star

The League is the official points system for the sport of All Star cheerleading.

Every team who competes at a Varsity All Star Event this season will be included in The League. Team standings are determined by the Points System displayed here. At each Varsity All Star event your team completes, your team will earn points based on the assigned event and placement point value. 

At the end of the season, your top 5 Varsity All Star event scores will be used to calculate your final standing. In total, 120 winners will be recognized from 1st – 3rd place across each region. One champion will be crowned in each of the 5 regions across the 8 eligible divisions, meaning 40 champions will be awarded in total. Champions will win cash and prizes!

Click here to learn more about The League

500 Points Up For Grabs

  • First-place teams will receive 500 points for The League! 

Click here to view the full Points System breakdown

This event will be crowning some champions & making dreams come true as teams earn their spot to compete at the next level later this season. Tune in to Varsity TV on January 28 & 29 to catch the action LIVE from the 2023 Athletic Championships Phoenix Nationals!