Team Champion’s Holiday Classic Cheer took place December 3-4, 2016 in Dekalb, IL. They were one of the first competitions to award bids to the Cheerleading Worlds, alongside Spirit National Championship and America’s Best National Championship.

Team Champion’s Holiday Classic awarded nine bids to The Cheerleading Worlds, six at-large and three full paid. A huge congratulations to the nine teams who were able to obtain Worlds Bids so early in the season, we’ll see you in Orlando!

Standout Performances

Worlds Bid Winners

Full Paid

  • ICE Thunder
  • Platinum STL Onyx
  • ICE Lady Lightning


  • GymTyme Fever
  • Ultimate Athletics Legacy
  • United All Stars
  • Platinum International Open Coed 5
  • ICE Weathergirls
  • ICE Radar

Small Senior 5

  1. ICE Lady Lightning
  2. Fire House Gym TNT Lady Boom
  3. Midwest Xplosin Blackout
  4. Nebraska Cheer Center Royalty

Small Senior Coed 5

  1. ICE Thunder
  2. Platinum Athletics STL Onyx
  3. GymTyme Illinois Fever
  4. Midwest Cheer Elite Sabres
  5. Mega’s MSC Allstars Surge
  6. Dynasty All Star Cheer Empire
  7. Lions Cheer Co Pride

Medium Senior 5

  1. Ultimate Athletics Legacy
  2. ICE Weathergirls
  3. Cheer Extreme Chicago Passion

Medium Coed 5

  1. Tribe Athletics Senior Coed

Large Coed 5

  1. ICE Radar

International Open Large Coed 5

  1. United All Stars LLC Eclipse
  2. Platinum Athletics STIL Chrome