||5 - 6 - 7
7 - 8 - 9
|Jr. Pee Wee
||8 - 9 - 10, older lighter 11
||9 - 10 - 11, older lighter 12
||10 - 11 - 12 - older lighter 13
||11 - 12 - 13 -14 , older lighter 15
Putnam Athletic League offers a highly competitive cheerleading and dance program in the Southeast Region and the United States. With 4 national placements and over 8 regional titles in the past 5 years, Putnam Athletic League has become a recognized name in Pop Warner.
Associations within the Putnam Athletic League may provide Cheer and Dance Squads in the divisions outlined in the table. All Pop Warner Rules and regulations must be upheld in each division. Tryouts of any kind within Pop Warner are prohibited. Team availability is based on each Association's ability to fill a team. The Jr. Pee Wee through Midget divisions are categorized as Pop Warner Level 1(PW1), Pop Warner Level 2(PW2), Pop Warner Level 3 (PW3) or Pop Warner Level 4 (PW4) depending on their skill level. These skill categories are declared by the Association and League Cheer Coordinators. The participant’s age on July 31st of the current year shall be the participant’s age for the coming season. All cheerleaders must pass a physical that is dated after January 1 of the year participating.
Tiny Mite and Mitey-Mite squads are considered entry level squads and are not permitted to compete. These age groups are designed for participants to have the opportunity to learn basic skills without the pressure of competition. These squads are permitted to perform an exhibition routine at their local, region and if accepted the national competition for fun and experience only.
The Jr. Pee Wee through Midget divisions will participate in a local competition sometimein October. The 1st and 2nd place winners from each division in all three categories will be invited to represent the Putnam Athletic League at the Southeast Region Cheer and Dance Competition Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando, Florida. The Southeast Region consists of teams through out the State of Florida, South and East Georgia. Teams that place first and second at Regionals will be invited to attend the National Pop Warner Cheer and Dance Competition at Walt Disney World's Wide World of Sports Milk House Arena in early December.
For additional information about the cheerleading program in your area, please contact the appropriate Association representative. Select Associations from the sidebar for a complete list of Associations in Putnam Athletic League.